Dreams: The Future of Social Networking?

[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”B004ZLV4JG” locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41UywapRmbL._SL160_.jpg” width=”88″] Facebook and Google+ are all about sharing our times and joys with the world, to paint the image of our lives or the personality of ourselves that we desire others to see. That is what Social Networking is about today; sharing the sights we enjoy in different locations, whether on…

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Virtual Reality: The Future of Social Media

[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”B0018QOWEU” locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/31BdF6eXTzL._SL160_.jpg” width=”160″] Whether you dismiss it as science fiction or not, virtual reality is inevitable. Just as self-flushing toilets that rely on sensor flush systems are a common reality today, though once probably a subject of humor, the communication of tomorrow is voiceless, virtually telepathic and touch-free; in other words,…

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Spyware for Your Brain

Since the launch of Google Glass, Oculus Rift, and the Google Chip, there is seemingly only a matter of time before the majority of human interface will take place through some type of virtual or internal lens.[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”B002SUCMUG” locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/21ZgWG46YaL._SL160_.jpg” width=”160″] These innovations offer new opportunities for interpersonal growth and technological expansion; and…

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Your Next GUI Will be a BUI

[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”012375030X” locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/61M9NAaydvL._SL160_.jpg” width=”129″]When the common language of computers was first being established, engineers had to agree that the piece of code 1101 was the equivalent to an A (example). This collaboration helped create a standard working model that current and future developers could use to build off of. As computers continued…

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The Psychology of Failed Predictions

Psychology plays a role in every decision that we make, from choosing a mate and starting a family to the advertisements that persuade us in purchasing the latest electronics. But what role does [easyazon-link asin=”1482098229″ locale=”us”]psychology[/easyazon-link] play when it comes to our ability to predict world events or the latest emerging technologies? Is it possible that we…

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I’s: Film Project Takes on the Singularity

For anyone with their eyes on the future, the merging of biological existence with technology seems certain. There are several different predictions for how this will all play out, and many points of view that are heavily dystopic in nature. However, on the more positive side of things, individuals such as Ray Kurzwiel have predicted…

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Technology and the Age of Transparency

Fears and concerns about an individual’s right to privacy have often been felt or vocalized in some respect, ever since surveillance technologies became widespread.  While measures like the Patriot Act and NDAA (National Defense Authorization Act) continue to raise flags and cause unrest in many, perhaps none of the above has garnered as much attention…

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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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Jack’s Reservation

Jack’s Reservation Had it happened? The point was endlessly debated by the infinite spectrum of cognizance that made up the machine over-mind. Many philosophers and technicians claimed we were “post-singularity” whereas, ironically enough, the AI avatars and cyborg humans claimed we weren’t there yet. The machines claimed that because the rate of technological growth was…

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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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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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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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