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, …


Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion

I finally managed to go and see the Balenciaga – Shaping Fashion exhibition at  London’s Victoria & Albert museum which examines the work and legacy of influential Spanish couturier Cristóbal Balenciaga. The exhibit features over 100 garments, crafted by ‘the master’ of couture, his protégées and contemporary fashion designers working in the same innovative tradition. I’ve long …

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Technology is moving inside the body

Wearables. A growing trend with very soon to have their “moment in the sun” but I am a firm believer that wearable technology is simply a transition technology. Technology must and will soon move from existing outside our bodies to residing inside us. That is the future of wearables, the next big frontier, implantable wearables. …

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Tech by the year 2100

Predicting the future is hard. It’s nearly impossible to know what technological marvels await in the next few years, let alone the next eight decades. Undaunted, we’ve put together a list of 10 super-advanced technologies that should be around by the year 2100. Some of these technologies are rather “out there,” but I’m reasonably confident …

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Sweat responsive apparel

A team of researchers at MIT Media Lab designed a seemingly living fabric, dubbed ‘bioLogic,’ and fashioned it into the world’s most breathable workout suit, complete with ventilating flaps that open and close in response to an athlete’s body heat and perspiration. The flaps, which range in size from that of a thumbnail to a …

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