Super strength. Super hearing. Super artistry. Super expression. The future of wearables is really a quest for human enhancement.
It’s not a far-fetched idea that we could all be wearing cameras one day. How will we handle privacy then? A new study gives hope: Even your average college kid doesn’t want to be a glasshole.
We took the Cadillac ELR out for a spin in Manhattan with Pam Fletcher, the executive chief engineer at GM for electric vehicles. The ELR has a 5.5’ battery in the chassis and a small gasoline engine up front. It also can be plugged in, making it a true plug-in hybrid.
"The ELR is the ultimate design statement: a luxury coupe, that, oh by the way, happens to be an electric car,” says Fletcher. With a nine-gallon tank and a total range of 380 miles, 37 of which are electric, the ELR is certainly eco-friendly. But is the price tag justified? Fast Company's Chris Dannen finds out.
But he isn’t just some maniac howling at the moon. He’s our maniac howling at the moon—and he’s really smart and often makes very good points. To wit: As part of our new show, The 29th Floor, Jason very persuasively expresses why it’s so important to delete the free U2 album that Apple recently uploaded to customers’ iTunes as part of an iPhone 6 promotional push. Take it away, Jason! After you watch the above vid, it’s your turn: tweet about ditching the tracks, and tell us all about it with hashtag #LeaveMeAlone.
“I came to an ugly realization that there was something wrong over here; that it was like the Twilight Zone for me. You come here and you notice something really weird. Where are the women?”
The three-city professional StarCraft II tour ends in D.C. with South Korea’s Choi “Bomber” Ji Sung winning the Grand Finals.
Air travel is expensive and uncomfortable. Take that trip with just a headset and a vibrating floor, instead.
What happens when you spend billions to build a renewable-energy powered, entrepreneur-fueled city in the middle of the Arabian desert? As this video shows, you can build it, but no one comes.
Parents say it’s a form of digital kidnapping. Instagram isn’t sure what to say.
The iPhone 6 is already in the palms of many of the people reading this right now, who are following these words on a satisfyingly large screen, setting off a thin and lightweight body almost like air in the hands. The new phone is a technological marvel—and, as this GIF makes clear, it’s merely the latest in the evolution of a technological marvel that began in the summer of 2007.
Anki, a robotics and artificial intelligence company, has its sights set on big ideas in robotics, but it still sees the benefits in starting small. Really small.