Jordangrimmer on deviantART. 'A Universe From Nothing' by Lawrence Krauss, AAI 2009. Happiness Takes (A Little) Magic. There’s a whole laundry list of disclaimers attached to it, but my pal (and Pulitzer winner) Matt Richtel wrote about a Stanford research report suggesting that spending considerable amounts of time on multimedia/technology can make us unhappy.
In his words: “The answer, in the peer-reviewed study of the online habits of girls aged 8 to 12, finds that those who say they spend considerable amounts of time using multimedia describe themselves in ways that suggest they are less happy and less socially comfortable than peers who say they spend less time on screens.” I owe my livelihood to technology and I love the raw capability it offers us as a tool, but I fear it a bit more than most people do.
It’s a tool, but it’s not quite a hammer, because a hammer doesn’t seduce you into sitting around lonely in your underwear for 6 hours at a stretch clicking on youtube videos and refreshing Twitter. Happiness is the most important metric in personal tech. They’re. I bought a model boat. Meet The Author Of “Robots Will Steal Your Job, But That’s OK” Federico Pistono knows automation threatens jobs.
To deal with it, he thinks we need to change our economic philosophies. Growth is a good thing, right? It’s the buzzword on seemingly every politician’s lips, the answer to our economic woes. You know this if you watched President Obama’s latest State of the Union Address. Increase the production of goods and services and stimulate consumer spending, that’s how we get this downtrodden economy back on its feet. To Federico Pistono, however, it does not. The Verona, Italy native questions those who pin the current recession on bad economic choices by CEOs and politicians and asks us to rethink what a healthy economy should – and could – look like.
How is our economy today different from the economy 100 years ago? But this is nothing new, new technologies have always driven demand for increasingly specialized workers to run those technologies What about future generations? What’s the solution? Where do we go from here? Robots will steal your job, but that's OK - crowdfunding campaign. Deus Ex: The Eyeborg Documentary.
Sony Nextep Computer Concept for 2020 by Hiromi Kiriki. In 2020 We Can Wear Sony Computers On Our Wrist Our present need for internet connectivity is so profound that secondary devices like the Nextep Computer are bound to happen.
Developed to be worn as a bracelet, this computer concept is constructed out of a flexible OLED touchscreen. Earmarked for the year 2020, features like a holographic projector (for screen), pull-out extra keyboard panels and social networking compatibility, make the concept plausible. Ten years from now is not too far away, so how many of you think we’d be buying such gadgets? Designer: Hiromi Kiriki. Space Shuttle Discovery - 360VR Images. Solar System Scope. Copy of Information About MeshNet. Company Overview. We are a team of interface designers who share a passion for creating better ways to visualize and interact with information.
We believe existing data sets can reveal new insights when visualized effectively. Our focus is on creating tools that enable decision makers to display, navigate, and analyze complex data simply and intuitively. Why visualization? Individuals and organizations have more vital information at their fingertips than ever before. Traditional search engines provide a way to sift through this data.
Visualization goes beyond lists to reveal larger-scale patterns. Why TouchGraph? TouchGraph's approach is unique because our highest priorities are utility and ease of use. Our applications are designed to simplify navigation, filtering, and visual metaphors. Introduction to the Meshnet Plan. Learning from the Future with Nova Spivack. Robotics. Singularity-Emergence A.I.