"It’s the buzz that makes the lightsaber sound dangerous." - How The “Star Wars” Lightsaber Was Designed
“Q: How do you stay motivated?
A: Being able to have ownership of what we’re doing and creative control, that’s why I got into filmmaking. That’s the motivation. I want to make movies. And I’m not making them for anyone else besides myself and my friends. You don’t need any other motivation than that.”
The actor-director has used his star power on YouTube to galvanize his fans and fund the largest crowdfunding campaign in web series history. Now he wants to use that model to take over Hollywood. More>
Cord cutters will be able to watch shows like The Colbert Report and South Park on the go.
“[Google] could just be pulling the wool over our eyes.”
Want to foster creativity? Skip the foosball table and opt for a war room instead. Google Ventures’s Jake Knapp shows you how. Plus: a peek inside Google Ventures’s own war room. Read more>
If you’re walking, you really shouldn’t be texting. While not as perilous as texting and driving, there’s no surer way to annoy fellow pedestrians than by zigzagging across a sidewalk, eyes glued to your precious screen. But if you absolutely must walk and text, Apple might have a new feature that could make that action safer.
Facebook’s new Connectivity Lab wants to use airplanes, satellites, and lasers to blanket the world with Internet access.
In the future, we will have robot overlords. This uncomfortable experiment (captured in hilarious video) shows just how easily humans will roll over when we work for the machines.
Want to be a wildlife photographer without getting mauled by angry predators? This inventor’s “BeetleCam” can get right up in their faces—and take a bite or two.
Cyber Warfare Real Time Map
Interactive 3D visualisation displaying where malware is detected and from around the globe … with a slight cyberpunk aesthetic.
Try it out for yourself here
Designed to rise 1,000 feet in the air and deliver electricity to the ground, the Buoyant Airborne Turbine is a blimp on a mission. - A Wind Turbine Inside A Floating Blimp Can Bring Power Anywhere
Using geostationary satellite location and a basic knowledge of 777 specs, can we predict the likely locations of MH370? Read more>