Posts Tagged ‘technology’
I can’t help myself. I look at something, I imagine the possibilities how that wonderful piece of technology can change my life for the better, and I convince myself that I need it. Granted, these urges often only last for a few days but regardless, if I gave in within that time period I’d be in serious […]
What does that future look like without the marvels of the machine age after the fall of technology, posits After the Fall. Alex Davis brings together a selection of science fiction authors to answer that questions for a short story collection like no other.
Remember when we were kids and we used to imagine that the future will look a lot more like Star Trek and a lot less like the ’90s? Yeah? So do I. It’s almost like we’re stuck being “primitive”. No wonder no alien race has made contact yet (those cow kidnappers don’t count!). But let’s […]
Clockwork Watch is an odd project consisting of various transmedia projects. The comic book is an adaptation of the original story written by Yomi Ayeni, its new format worked by writer Corey Brotherson and artist Jennie Gyllblad. There are currently 2 books, Arrival and Breakaway, both of which follow lead character Janav Ranbir. The story is […]
So I had a chat with Avon Taylor, the gentleman and inventor behind The Haberdash Steampunk Shop, and here is what he had to say… The Haberdash grew, and continues to do so, in stages. Originally started as a hobby with spare parts from clockwork repair, as a way to pass time between volunteer shifts […]
Douglas Engelbart, 88, died yesterday at his home in California from kidney failure. According to an e-mail from his daughter he passed away peacefully in his sleep. For those who don’t know, Engelbart was a great man, father of the computer mouse and so many other basic concepts that have driven our personal machines / the modern […]
Remember Microsoft‘s “IllumiRoom” project, rumoured to be part of the Xbox 720 integration? The system involved a set of projectors to add wide-angle content outside of your TV, displayed on the walls around it. The purpose? A more immersive experience for the gamer/viewer. Well, the BBC have been working on a similar concept that initially […]
PS4 is here! Ever since I was a teenager, few things have managed to excite me as much as a new console launch (I’m a bit sad like that) and this one will likely be no exception. The PS4 is real and is set to arrive this Christmas along with a selection of new titles […]
This time I’ve chosen an infographic which showcases 6 talented women nerds and their achievements in the world of technology, and you need to know about them. Wooo! Girl power! Designed by Lemon.ly and published by New Relic . Women Nerd Heroes infographic by Lemon.ly.