Farm 432 Harvests the Food of the Future

Whatever our lives are like in 2050, we will live with a lot less water. The Stockholm International Water Institute reported that with current consumption trends, there won’t be enough water for the expected 9 billion people living on our planet. Much of our water supply is used on livestock farms, and if people continue…

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Gesture, Monitor, Track, Control: The Ninja Sphere

Almost all of our devices are wireless, and with enough hacking and modifications, one device controls the other that controls another. Picking-up with current technology, and anticipating the future, the Ninja Sphere commits to almost complete control of your environment. Using Bluetooth, WiFi, and Zigbee personal area network protocols, the Ninja Sphere can manage and…

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GEOMETRIC SNOWFLAKES: BEHOLD THE SIMULATION!!!

Russian photographer Alexey Kljatov captures amazing geometric snowflakes that give us SERIOUS WONDER! Look at the last slide below. A column with caps! Who said nature never makes straight lines? In fact, as I have said before, technology is a natural byproduct of nature. Technology is emergent, and we will continue to find these geometric…

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Looking Forward with the Skully HUD Helmet

Head-up Displays (HUD) are a staple of first-person video games. And for fans of viewing data with this layout who are eager for a real-world version, the team at Skully Helmets has a beta version of a HUD helmet for motorcyclists. Currently in testing, Skully’s HUD helmet will reducing motorcyclists’ movement to eyes-forward, a safer…

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How Sensors Will Save Us

Thousands of people die every year due to drunk driving. It’s a statistic that’s both appalling and frightening. We all like to party, but then when the party’s over, many still refuse to recognize the danger they not only put themselves in, but others as well when they choose to drive while mentally impaired. Thankfully…

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On the Horizon, a Tube City

Although more people are moving into cities than ever before, urban spaces tend to stick to a familiar form. But Indian designer Abhinay Sharma has planned a tube city that will hover above the Yamuna River near Delhi. Well, the tube city won’t hover; it will be supported by massive pylons. But Sharma’s intention with…

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The One Smarty Ring to Rule Them All

The future of technology will be wearables, and the Smarty Ring is ushering-in that future. With Bluetooth technology, the Smarty Ring controls your smartphone without ever touching it. The Smarty Ring will display call notifications, text and eMail alerts, social networking updates all without ever interacting directly with your smartphone. For those of us who…

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