The Movie That Stares Back At You

“Technology, for me. Is probably the most misunderstood subjects on the planet. We keep thinking about it as another category like the economy, like culture, like religion, like war. It’s as ubiquitous as the air we breath. We’re strapped in and on the ride” – Godfrey Reggio Known for his non-narrative films; Director Godfrey Reggio shares with…

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This Should Be The New Apple iWatch

Designer Kwan Yoo has created a brilliant futuristic smart watch concept called Watch-ME.  Apple iWatch rumors have been a hot topic in the wearable tech community. Designers and futurists are predicting that the iWatch could include solar-charging technology, a fully flexible plastic OLED screen, or curved Gorilla Glass. A truly innovative iWatch could be the next big…

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Particle Fever Review

I was recently sent an advance screener for a new film called Particle Fever. The film is based on the years leading up to the first test of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at the CERN laboratory. The LHC is the biggest machine ever built by human beings. LHC is made of multiple experiments in…

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Cycling Safer with the Smart Suit

As an obsessive biker, in the warmer seasons that is, and as an unlucky casualty of a bike-against-car accident, visibility and safety are paramount to me. “Casualty” may be severe, but after weeks in bed while recovering, I acknowledged that a more startling appearance (although I was wearing a bright orange jacket) may have saved…

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The Nanoleaf is the Future of Light

Call me what you will, but I think that lighting technology will herald the future faster than anything else. And I think that improved efficiencies in home and commercial lighting indicate how far we’ve come with technological change. But all you care about is flipping the light switch on and off. It seems that the…

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A Virtual Ride On The Future Of Flight

A virtual reality world will soon be assigned to each passenger on an aircraft. Known as VR Hyperspace, this project is led by the University of Nottingham and is funded by the European Commission under their 7th Research Framework Programme (FP7). There’s a growing population of airline passengers and less space and comfort to accommodate…

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The Future of Underwater Breathing

In The Phantom Menance, the maligned but nevertheless influential first episode of the Star Wars space opera, there is a scene in which Qui-Gon Jinn and Jedi apprentice Obi-Wan Kenobi bite down on respirators that will allow them to breath as they swim below the surface of Naboo to the Gungan city. For those of…

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