In which we imagine how the project of our dreams might actually play out when the dreams part of it smacks headlong into the reality of launching products on the crowdsourced funding platform and media darling.
Forget everything you thought you knew about browsers. Technical innovation and creativity are pushing these simple tools to new frontiers of interactivity.
For a guy just caught in a love triangle thanks to messages from a Gmail account, General David Petraeus sure knew a lot about the terrifying possibilities of 21st century surveillance.
When disaster strikes, you get a whole new perspective on what’s important in the high-tech devices we rely on.
Kickstarter is one of the most promising applications of crowd sourcing currently available, but the lack of rigorous standards – and a naive willingness on all of our parts to put faith designers and entrepreneurs who haven't earned it – calls into question the viability of the model as it currently exists.
By leveraging smartphones and relatively inexpensive advertising space, some retailers are springing up the virtual equivalent of supermarket shelves in subway tunnels. And it’s working.
Tiny, agile flying robots are taking over the skies and making viral waves online. But what implications do these bountiful ‘bots really have for our future?
Tesla has raced miles ahead of its competitors in a way that calls to mind the glory days of Apple innovation, even if has taken a few government loans to get there.
Combining the best attributes of computers with the best attributes of the human brain can form a “dream team” capable of amazing feats that neither one could handle alone.
Sensors embedded in everything you buy in the future could radically change what computers are capable of, but ultimately, they’ll need to save you time, money and annoyance to be worth their weight in silicon.
Learning to read brainwaves will open the door to everything from choosing the radio station with your thoughts to unmasking spousal infidelity.
How can a goliath international company reach the brilliant amateurs who will shape the next generation of tech? Pit them head to head in an entrepreneurial Hunger Games.
A small group of dedicated idea people have always been able to punch above their weight, but technology makes it possible to amplify that effect even more, putting big business on notice.
Sensors can make your house more efficient, cars safer, ads smarters, and they’ll make the next generation of entrepreneurs a tidy profit in the process.
Sorry, Pinocchio. Pervasive new technologies will make lying or even bending the truth impossible, ushering in an age of “extreme truth” that you may want to embrace before it arrives.