The smart Spider Dress, powered by Intel Edison, blends fashion with robotics and wearable technology to express the wearer’s emotions and protect their personal space. This is the just the beginning of where we can go with the latest wearables.
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Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat are some of the largest social media platforms in the world. When it comes to online shoppers, they’re no match to Pinterest.
When people over 80 in Beijing take a bus, see a doctor or spend money, their activities are digitally tracked by the government. This is part of an effort to improve services for the country’s rapidly growing elderly population.
Some futurists believe that humans will eventually all become ones and zeroes. This would be a result of a total merger with machines and the microprocessor, before this century is out.
Futurists are accustomed to launching headfirst into some very complex subjects, but even the most high-minded and enthusiastic of prognosticators may take a pass when it comes to dealing with the future of sleep. That’s no cop out, it’s just that we humans — those in the developed world at least — maintain such a […]
A survey for U.S. Department of commerce shows nearly half of American household refraining from doing business, posting on social media, or buying online. The reason being the constant threat of data breaches, data collection, and surveillance.
For many many years we have been living in the same places using the same tools, eating the same foods. All part of a very linear history of existence. However when looking at today’s world, you can see that technology is growing faster than our kids.
Researchers in California have determined that touching a humanoid robot can produce a physiological response in humans. Volunteers were put in a room with a small robot creature with human like features and could give commands to either touch or point to it.
Blondes have an average IQ of 103.2, compared to 102.7 for those with brown hair, 101.2 for those with red hair and 100.5 for those with black hair Blondes are not dumb after all, researchers have claimed, as they revealed they have a slightly higher IQ than brunettes.
A University of Nevada, Las Vegas study has found that the design of a drone doesn’t actually impact people’s perceptions of drones. The study asked 647 people in the U.S. to rate their perception of drones that they saw in pictures, manipulated across four factors – color, propeller blades, legs and propeller safety guards. (Video)