Monday Marvels: This Week’s Top 5 Wonders

Monday Marvels: August 6th – 12th [easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”B007D7W6DM” locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/310UrTB017L._SL160_.jpg” width=”90″]1.) Will Grandma be the Next Terminator? Cyberdyne, an actual company located in Japan, has created HAL:  a robotic exoskeleton that allows patients who have suffered stroke and related conditions to walk and climb stairs despite their weak legs. This may be the…

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The Telepathic Future: Thought Controlled Life

[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”B0071FK66K” locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/31JL2rd9CjL._SL160_.jpg” width=”128″] Imagine a world where all the headlines of the latest happenings or news that you are concerned with from your preferred sources list themselves on a screen or in a holographic projection near your bed each morning you wake up. Or perhaps they would be near your breakfast table…

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Monday Marvels: This Week’s Top 5 Wonders

Monday Marvels: July 30th – August 5th 1.) Pictures Leaked Regarding the Sony’s Honami Device Supposedly, this device will don both an 8 and 20 mega pixel option for consumers. Rumors about the alleged Xenon Flash may have been debunked, for the photos indicate the typical LED light. An official announcement will no doubt be…

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True New Age: Self-Evolving Technology

[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”B003F1KETI” locale=”us” height=”107″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41oRx9gCiWL._SL160_.jpg” width=”160″] No, this is not about Sky Net from the Terminator franchise. This is not about machines and robots taking over the world. This is about technology that would hardly ever go obsolete, because it will keep evolving itself. Whether it is self-powering electricity generators or self-evolving computers that innovators…

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What’s Happening in your Favorite Athlete’s Brain?

[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”B00AJS5OC2″ locale=”us” height=”100″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/21Xr-cpMcxL._SL160_.jpg” width=”100″]How many times have you watched your favorite football player fumble the ball only to yell out, “What were you thinking?!” Now imagine live sports commentary that answers that very question for you. The latest in EEG technology is the Emotiv which has the capability to monitor user’s emotional…

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History and Future of Computer Input

[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”B007N9217Q” locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/418hTsPu5gL._SL160_.jpg” width=”107″]As technology increases in complexity, with more servers crunching more data, shouldn’t the way the humans interact with computers also grow in complexity? At the same time, shouldn’t they also be ameliorating to a state where complex objectives can be executed without equally complicated computer input? As the vastness…

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Monday Marvels: This Week’s Top 5 Wonders

Monday Marvels: July 22nd – 29th, 2013 1.) Dawning a Second Skin: From Wearable Gadgets to Breakthrough’s in Medicine Researches from the University of Tokyo have developed a multipurpose electronic skin, no more than a nanometer in thickness and near indestructible. This life-like membrane offers the future potential to monitor your vital signs, be a…

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Wearable Technology: Bend it, Wash it, Wear it

At the 2013 Wearable Technology Conference in San Francisco, Google Glass is already old news. That may seem surprising since most people have never tried one on yet. However, to the hundreds of engineers and executives that crowded Fort Mason’s conference center this week, the question on everyone’s mind was: What’s really new? The answers…

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World Future Society Conference 2013

The World Future Society 2013 annual conference was held last weekend in Chicago. It was my second year attending this conference. The information was dense, the crowd was diverse and the thinking was futuristic. Imagine a virtual information tsunami of foresight, futuristic language and innovation bearing down on you. That was just the first day. I took…

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R.I.P. Smartphone

Editor’s Note: This article is a complimentary opinion piece on ‘Wearable Technology and the Death of the Smartphone‘ by Gray Scott. [easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”B00894K248″ locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51zBgZ%2BWDLL._SL160_.jpg” width=”84″]The mobile phone was a ‘disruptive technology‘ that affected the pager industry. Since rendering the pager obsolete, the mobile phone  has continued to evolve, moving from being just…

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iPad Only: Your Last Laptop

I just bought another Macbook Pro, to replace the one that I have to give back to the University of Colorado Boulder in less than a week, since my gig working there is over. I wonder, will this be the last laptop computer I buy as my primary work machine? The answer is yes. I’m…

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ProDesk3D Futuristic Desktop 3D Printing Has Arrived

ProDesk3D is a beautiful futuristic desktop 3D printer. These guys really understand the importance of design, esthetic and engineering. A rare combination. A company called botObjects is the design and manufacturer of ProDesk3D. The ProDesk3D printer is the first full color 3D desktop printer that delivers production-ready objects. The system uses compact safe engineering, eco-friendly-re-usable cartridge system and seamless software…

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