Drones deliver beer to music festival attendees. I can’t see this ending well.
Nicholas Negroponte, former MIT Media Lab director, and founder of “One Laptop Per Child” predicted the switch between wired and wireless technologies, 20 years ago. In this video he describes another inevitable advance: the merging of “biology and silicone.” Or rather – Cyborgs.
Alcohoot is Breathalyzer iPhone app. If you’re over your limit, it’ll offer transportation options, nearby restaurants, or contact your friends with your location—even if you’re totally slizz’d.
Robert Downey, Jr. is caught in a time loop with all of his previous selves looking for confidence in this brilliant 12-minute short film by Volvo.
Watch this all-robot music band play metal like some BAWSES!!!
See the merging of man and machine draw closer as this paraplegic woman controls a robotic arm with her brain.
Watch: Short film on the future when Man merges with Machine. When that happens, will you still be you?
Watch: The enormous amount of food & produce thrown out by restaurants & grocers…feeds these NYC “Freegans”.
Watch: “It can be more important than reading the bible six times!” ~ 1960s interview with kids given LSD.
Watch: Pedro Reyes transforms instruments of destruction into beautiful musical instruments.
WOW. Beautiful and elegantly written. GOLEM is based on a 1973 short story by Stanislaw Lem. From the perspective of a military A.I. computer who obtains consciousness, moving towards personal technological singularity with growing intelligence, GOLEM gives several lectures with focus on mankind’s position in the process of evolution and the possible biological and intellectual future of humanity before he ceases communication.
Watch: Acoustic Levitation makes water droplets float in the air.
See this amazing, yet completely environmentally irresponsible underwater nuke test from the late 1950s.
Part of an Ars Electronica exhibit, this dress pumps glowing fluid through its 600ft of knitted tubing. Cool.
Watch: Wheelchair fitted to allow disabled woman the ability to go deep sea diving.