In-mouth wearable food tracker

Researchers at Tufts University in Massachusetts, U.S. have created a wearable food tracker that can be mounted to a tooth. They’ve engineered a tooth-mounted sensor that tracks your every bite (and what it contains).  The sensor-like device is two square millimetres in size and sticks to the surface of a tooth. The sensor is ingeniously simple — when …

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Edible robotics to create sensory desserts

ÉCAL student Erika Marthins has combined a series of different technologies with food to create three interactive desserts that move, make noise and refract light. Aiming to offer interesting alternatives to the average sweet treat, Marthins used edible robotics, light-shaping technology, and digital data information in the making of each dish. The project, called Déguster l’augmenté, consists of a moving gelatin dessert, …

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Topshop X Netflix Stranger Things

This October Topshop launched a brilliant “next level” retail experience at its flagship store on London’s Oxford St. The Halloween take-over ran for 2 weeks concluding on 31st October. The experience, in conjunction with Netflix promoted the second season of the cult TV show, Stranger Things. The store, windows and merchandise of Topshop’s London flagship, illustrated how physical …

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The dangers of emotional A.I.

Technology has a habit of imposing itself upon us – like it or not. The smartphone is the perfect example, it’s an extension of our organic brain that we carry around in our pockets. It’s more than technology, it powers our functional and emotional lifestyle. Naturally the smart has evolved from being a communications device …

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Together with the help of Fraunhofer Institute — one of Germany’s foremost research incubators, scientists and Audi hope to figure out how to give us that magical extra hour each day. Americans currently spend an average of 50 minutes of each day in their car: commuting to work, dropping off and picking up the kids, …


Gucci Campaign Inspired by Star Trek

Gucci’s Fall/Winter 2017 advertising campaign, shot by Glen Luchford, is inspired by the sci-fi of the 1950s and 1960s, including Star Trek. The retro-futurist settings inside the images were dreamed up by creative director Alessandro Michele. This is a brilliant example of how creative design can be when considering technology. Wearable computing needs to be  considered …

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