Google’s Project Glass Moving Forward

At Google’s I/O conference the giant company offered developers the chance to be the first to get their hands on the revolutionary Project Glass augmented reality devices in a Glass Explorer edition. The glasses are pretty incredible tech with some really intriguing possibilities, changing the way we share our personal experiences. From creating more realistic […]

Emotion Reading Glasses

The emotionally impaired might get a bit excited by this incredible development in diagnostic equipment. Sunglasses, called O2Amp, which are designed to pick up subtle biological clues about a patient’s current feelings, are being trialed by doctors at two hospitals in the assistance of medical assessment. The glasses work by detecting, and amplifying into colour, […]

Spitfire Engine Rebuild Stop Motion Video

I am not a gearhead or whatever clever title equates to people who like cars, I am, however, incredibly fascinated with the way things work. I build my own computers, I am obsessed with Legos, and I am very decent at home renovations. Strangely I still stick my head under the hood when something goes […]

100 Worthwhile DOS Games of the 90s [Pic]

While surfing Reddit I found this image that depicts 100 of the best DOS games of the 90s and it makes me want acquire many of them to relive the nostalgia of my early PC gaming days. Here is the poster, but you will have to click on it to see the full res version. […]

Webcam: A Short Film About The Dangers of Webcam Hacking [Video]

Warning: Do not watch this at work, and while there is nothing inappropriate with the video, some scenes could attract unwanted attention if someone sees you watching this. “Webcam” is based on actual events and was shot entirely on a computer’s webcam. The filmmakers hope that it will make people think more about the technology […]

Spray-on batteries could change device design

We’ve done a great job of producing batteries in ever decreasing sizes, but one limitation is that they still remain fixed shapes: largely cylinders with the occasional disc or rectangular block. That in turn places restrictions on the design of battery-powered devices. Now a new technique could mean flat or even curved batteries that fit […]

Farewell Minitel, France’s forerunner to the web

This weekend, France will close Minitel, a service that has allowed people to access information on computers at home since long before the World Wide Web. The service was the most successful example of videotex, which uses dial-up modems to send information to and from a monitor or television screen. Minitel was launched in 1982 […]

That’s not Fair: A Rock/Paper/Scissors Robot With a 100% Win Rate [Video]

From the Ishikawa Oku Laboratory at The University of Tokyo: In this research we develop a janken (rock-paper-scissors) robot with 100% winning rate as one example of human-machine cooperation systems. Human being plays one of rock, paper and scissors at the timing of one, two, three. According to the timing, the robot hand plays one […]

2.5 Terabits Per Second Downloads? Researchers Unveil Fiber Optic Transmission With a Twist!

An international team of researchers have managed to achieve data transmission speeds of 2.5 terabits per second by “twisting” light waves. They believe the same technique could also be used for more traditional wireless transmission. The technique involves controlling the movement of light waves in two different ways: the spin angular momentum (which is already […]

Paper Industry feeling eBook Pressure

Ebooks and Tablets are rapidly bringing us closer and closer to treating reading materials and media consumption to Star Trek levels, and while that is pretty exciting, the paper industry is starting to feel the pinch. The popularity of digital media for books and documents has been accelerating for years, and paper manufacturing is on […]

Push Humanity Forward: The Future is Ours to Create [Video]

The future excites me so much, that is why I made this video. We need to be inspired by the immense possibilities of the future and work extremely hard to achieve them. We can do it, we just have to commit. Help inspire others by sharing this video and tagging any interesting content on twitter […]

Teaching Win: Teach with Portals

You can’t help but smile if someone says they’re going to use a video game to teach physics. Of course, with Portal 2, you actually could provide a much more engaging lesson in some of the more dull aspects of one of our core sciences. So Valve software have created an educational GLaDOS – Teach […]