Augmented reality touch continues to be a subject of research and development Disney Research shook the technology world with its augmented reality tactile system called REVEL, but it is not the only one experimenting ...
Wow. I really want to see this. I was also happy to see/hear Howard Rheingold in this film preview. I took a course from him last year.
Tiffany Shlain, founder of the Webby Awards, talks about today's interconnected society at The Economist's Ideas Economy: Information 2012 event in San Francisco. I wanted to bring this to your attention because what she is speaking about concerns all of us
What does it mean to live in a connected world? How is it changing us, our culture and the planet?
Her film "Connected" is a must see! It's thought provoking and captures the essence of the experience, the anxiety, overwhelm, mystery, commonality, rapture, looks at the potential and wonder of what innovation, knowledge, discovery lies ahead.
"Go as far as you can see and when you get there. you'll be able to see even farther"
Selected by Jan Gordon covering "Exploring Change and Ongoing Discussions"
ForbesThe End of Gun Control?Forbes3D printing allows you to build things that are, as the name implies, three dimensional. A few years ago 3D printers were very rare, hugely expensive, and hard to use.
: Harvard’s Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering announced that it has received a $2.6 million contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop a smart suit that helps improve physical endurance for...
Sydney Morning HeraldRise of the robots is on our doorstepsSydney Morning HeraldThe student-designed robots performed well on the basketball court-size field, and organisers hope to create an intercollegiate mechatronic football league that accelerates...
SlashGearGoogle Glass Sessions teach us why we need augmented realitySlashGearGoogle knows that it'll take some education before we're all wearing Google Glass headsets, and so the company has kicked off what it's called Glass Sessions:and more »...
Mobile MagazineLeap Motion to bring Minority Report Motion-Based UI to SmartphonesMobile MagazineWe are constantly at an age where we are inspired by science fiction movies like Star Trek and Total Recall, trying to turn them into science fact.
Steve Watson | DARPA enlists makers of "BigDog" to construct machines that can think for themselves. The Department of Defense has awarded a lucrative contract to an engineering and robotics design company to develop and build humanoid robots that can act intelligently without supervision.
The constant advancements in computing power, machine learning algorithms and breakthroughs in relevant technologies is setting the interaction between humans and computers on a road where sometime in the near future advanced Artificial Intelligences (A.I.) will engage with people in many meaningful ways.
The possibility of a machine with consciousness raises many philosophical, psychological and sociological questions about the nature of consciousness itself and what it really means to be intelligent. The computational modelling of human cognitive abilities can play a significant role in the advancement of cognitive psychology, giving a better understanding of people’s own intelligence. Going from natural to Artificial Intelligence, there are many challenges and risks to be met, but also great opportunities.
As the name suggests, smartphones possess smarter capabilities than mobile phones, providing then additional, now essential functions like web browsing, multimedia entertainment, games etc – much like mini-computers, only small enough to fit in...