Bathing in Concept Design

[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”B002OLZJG8″ locale=”us” height=”110″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51aqUBZk7SL._SL110_.jpg” width=”87″]Concept appliances usually approach a problem that isn’t addressed out of sluggishness. Not the least of our problems is the fact that a lot of bacteria is left on our hand and body towels after bathing, and we usually just hang the damp towels on a rack while they…

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Facial Recognition Will Service Targeted Ads

[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”0805083391″ locale=”us” height=”110″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51KisFUjtoL._SL110_.jpg” width=”69″]Facial recognition tools are still a little crude and very prone to controversy. Facebook’s friendly faces feature that catalog’s tags users set on their photos was the subject of much argument when in was unveiled. But in some kind of middle road between the privacy conscious and the eager business minds, the British grocery chain Tesco will start using face scanners to show targeted ads to shoppers.

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Future Physics Can Be Influenced By Monument Valley

[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”B00140P9G0″ locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41UvorjkGmL._SL160_.jpg” width=”113″]Future physics in gameplay can change the way we think and interact with physics in the future. Monument Valley, an upcoming iPad game created by ustwo, puts the player in control of a girl named Ida who solves puzzles and exists in an isometric world inspired by the works…

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Artificial Meat: Our Future Diet

[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”0312622376″ locale=”us” height=”110″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41C0HF5kuwL._SL110_.jpg” width=”73″]Artificial meat has been around for a few decades, and it usually conjures some unappetizing images. Strange tofu-derived turkey substitutes resemble nothing like a Thanksgiving turkey, and tofu by itself isn’t very savory. But as technology and food science improve, the difference between an artificial slice of ham and the actual derivatives of a pig may soon be very hard to discern.

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World Technology Summit 2013 Live Blog – DAY 2

World Technology Summit Live Blog – DAY 2 9:00am –  Interview w/ Danielle Nierenberg, Co-founder, Food Tank; with James P. Clark, Founder/Chairman of The World Technology Network James Clark, on Encouraging Serendipity at the World Technology Summit: “If you could get some of the most innovative, creative people in the world together, why not devote some of that…

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The OP-1 From Teenage Engineering

We love creative instrument design here at Serious Wonder, so last weekend when I got my hands on Teenage Engineering’s OP-1 I had to write about it. The  Japanese instrument makers created something special with the OP-1, I’m floored by the physical design, interface, and quality. The OP-1 is an intriguing instrument for a few…

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