Posts by Category: future tech

It’s coming WHEN?

future tech July 21, 2017 posted by

The Third Thumb – what would you do with an extra thumb

Humans have really made use of their thumbs, we’ve built lives that rely on this one digit for nearly everything. Try not using your thumb for a few minutes, see how much harder things get. Which may make you think, wouldn’t life be even more awesome if my hand had another thumb? The Third Thumb explores what that might be like.


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The Third Thumb – what would you do with an extra thumb
future tech July 3, 2017 posted by

MIRO – the robot fish

There have been “robot” pets for a while now but the metal version of Fido never really caught on as more than a novelty. Maybe the worlds most boring pet, the humble fish, will make a better robot option. MIRO is a bio-mimetic robot that looks and swims just like a real fish.


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MIRO – the robot fish
future tech June 15, 2017 posted by

Recording Contact Lenses – Sony wants to be the camera right in your eye

Contact lenses that do more than just correct our sight are a innovation that many companies are working on. Smart contacts are a science fiction dream and developers are interested in using them for augmented reality but not Sony. Sony wants to give us contacts that can record video.


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Recording Contact Lenses – Sony wants to be the camera right in your eye
future tech June 12, 2017 posted by

No More Cracked Screens – new research finds better, stronger mobile screen material

How many of you are reading this with a phone that has a screen covered in cracks? Of better yet, how many of you have a phone covered in cracks in general? It’s a common feature in modern life but it may become a relic of the past. Researchers have a lead on making a stronger, better screen for everyone.


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No More Cracked Screens – new research finds better, stronger mobile screen material
future tech May 16, 2017 posted by

Synthetic Sensor – the future of smart homes might be one simple plug in

The future is smart homes, at least that’s what all the gadgets and gizmos coming down the docket these days point to. The idea of switching over to a fully connected living space can be overwhelming, that’s a lot of connected things but you may not need all that. The Synthetic Sensor is a single plug that turns a whole room “smart”.


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Synthetic Sensor – the future of smart homes might be one simple plug in
future tech April 27, 2017 posted by

Lilium Jet – takes off like a helicopter, flies like a plane

Flight is awesome but planes need a lot of space to get off the ground, that’s what makes helicopters so handy for areas where there isn’t a landing strip. What if you could combine the gracefulness of planes with the compact usefulness of a helicopter? That is the Lilium Jet, the plane with vertical takeoff and landing.


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Lilium Jet – takes off like a helicopter, flies like a plane
future tech March 30, 2017 posted by

Internet Lemonade – in the future, everyone will know what it tastes like

A couple of weeks ago there was a viral Tumblr post in which America found out that the rest of the world doesn’t know what lemonade is. Apparently a lot of people think it’s Sprite but that’s not at all what lemonade is. I don’t know if that’s the reason why researchers figured out how to send the taste of lemonade through the internet but I’m going to assume it is.


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Internet Lemonade – in the future, everyone will know what it tastes like