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4 technology trends that will transform our world in 2018

December 30th, 2017 at 1:51 am » Comments Off

Predicting the future requires hubris, and it should therefore be met with more than a terabyte of skepticism. In past years, I’ve made some calls that have proved prescient like predicting way back in 2011 that social media would determine the U.S. presidential election. Meanwhile, some took decades longer than I had foreseen such as […]



Magic Leap finally reveals its secretive augmented reality headset

December 22nd, 2017 at 11:25 am » Comments Off

After years of rumours and speculation, Magic Leap has finally revealed what the company is calling the ‘creator edition’ of the company’s new augmented reality platform, the Magic Leap One.



Virtual reality lets scientists walk around inside cancer cells, set to revolutionize medicine

December 22nd, 2017 at 11:03 am » Comments Off

Virtual reality allows scientists to walk inside cancer cells. Imagine being able to walk around inside a virtual replica of your own cells.



The 25 best inventions of 2017: Simpler home security and more

November 21st, 2017 at 10:51 am » Comments Off

  A simpler home security system, a craft that will probe beyond the surface of mars, a VR headset and a DIY cooking companion.



Researchers have linked a human brain to the internet for the first time

November 4th, 2017 at 9:23 am » Comments Off

A team of researchers at Wits University in Johannesburg, South Africa have made a major breakthrough in the field of biomedical engineering.



Gizmos and Gadgets: augmented reality is coming to surgical suites

October 3rd, 2017 at 9:43 am » Comments Off

September 20, 2017 – Israel based, AUGmedics is the inventor of an augmented reality technology designed to enhance the performance of surgeons doing spinal operations. Called ViZOR, the application provides a heads-up display that enhances a surgeon’s perception. ViZOR gives the wearer a 3D spinal projection that goes below the skin by using the information […]



Disney Research’s ‘Magic Bench’ makes augmented reality a headset-free group experience

August 22nd, 2017 at 11:18 am » Comments Off

Lets users see, hear, and feel animated characters, replacing glasses and other devices.



If you upload your mind to a computer, are you immortal or just a bot?

August 20th, 2017 at 9:58 am » Comments Off

Immortality has gone secular. Unhooked from the realm of gods and angels, it’s now the subject of serious investment—both intellectual and financial—by philosophers, scientists, and the Silicon Valley set. Several hundred people have already chosen to be “cryopreserved” in preference to simply dying, as they wait for science to catch up and give them a […]



Neuroreality: the New reality is coming. And it’s a brain computer interface

August 7th, 2017 at 10:08 am » Comments Off

With the release of the Oculus Rift in March 2016, the age of virtual reality (VR) truly began. VR tech had been generating buzz since the 1990s, but the Rift was the first high-end VR system to reach the consumer market, and early reviews confirmed that it delivered the kind of experience users had been […]



Google Glass returns: this time it’s professional

July 24th, 2017 at 9:16 am » Comments Off

Glass 2.0 goes to work, and suddenly it looks normal. Maybe enterprise is where it should have been all along.



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