“Bad medical science is always drifting around social media: from a Facebook friend talking about how to lose weight using body wraps, to deadly nutrition advice on thinspo Tumblrs, to anti-vaxxers sowing doubt on Twitter. And false cures and panic-inducing conspiracy theories have historically followed sudden outbreaks of diseases like HIV. The conversations about Ebola combine these two trends.”
And nobody seems to like it.
“We’re the last generation of people who knew what life was like before smartphones.”
In “After Dark,” Internet users around the world control a team of robots that livestream the Tate’s collections into the wee hours.
The Om One is a Bluetooth speaker with an anti-gravitational twist. It hovers and spins in mid-air, spitting out tunes like some sleek Death Star of sound.
What if the jet of the future just replaced windows with cameras and giant digital displays?
The views afforded by the tiny airplane window—whether it’s cloud cover, city skylines, or mountain ranges—apparently aren’t good enough for design firm Technicon. Their French office has created a concept for a private jet called the Ixion that would replace windows with floor-to-ceiling digital screens that show passengers a high-resolution panoramic livestream of their external environment inside the cabin.
This 3-D simulation of a hike up Mt. Everest will make you wish you were there, while also making you really grateful you probably never will be.
Technology is the exact opposite of nature, and yet it can bring us closer to parts of nature we might not have experienced otherwise—Mount Everest, for instance. A new interactive online experience allows users to virtually hike up to the the summit, and realize why it might be best not to do so out in the world, wearing more than pajamas.
Your questions: Answered!
On Thursday, the Wall Street Journal reported that Apple is sinking $700 million into a new material for the iPhone’s touch screen. It’s called sapphire, a super-tough substance that, if it ends up being implemented into the iPhone 6, could cut down on the multitude of sad and shattered iPhone displays floating around out there. Here’s what you should know about it.
They aren’t waiting around or keeping their heads down, no matter what anyone says.
Young, hopeful entrepreneurs are never at a loss for free advice from those who have “been there, done that.”
The best companies have millennials and women in charge, so it’s no surprise there are countless well-meaning people ready to dole out their two cents.
But how do you separate the distractions from truly valuable advice? These five women in the tech and business industries made their own ways, but sifted through their share of unsolicited chaff in the process.
The Lego Fusion Town Master set blends brick building with Sim City. And—spoiler alert—the kids will have a blast with it.
The photo is a bit too much, but I am honored to have been profiled by the publication… they even had it as the front page cover story at one point. Read More>
The article led to me hosting a live Q&A chat: Innovation Uncensored New York: Google Glass And The Future Of Journalism
All-emoji chat apps are here to test your powers of nonverbal expression.
If someone adds a happy face to the end of a text message, you know what it connotes. But what about messages without any text, only little yellow faces? Can people really communicate exclusively in emoji?