Category Archives: Modernity

Carrot and Stick

An interesting talk about what motivates innovation, which builds a correlation between cognitive thinking / innovation and motivational payments models. This lively RSA Animate, adapted from Dan Pink’s talk at the RSA, illustrates the hidden truths behind what really motivates us at home and in the workplace. www.theRSA.org For […]

Parkour Motion Reel

Information regarding the clip is from its vimeo version. All courtesy of Adam Jones’s research. ‘Illustrated with technical pen,frame by frame. I admit it might not be the best, or the quality isn’t perfect, just a shot at animating the old flip book whatever-you-call-it way. […]

The future of shopping, paying bills and using electronic mail from the home. 1967

Clip from the 1967 film 1999 A.D. in which we see the family of the future shopping, paying bills and using electronic mail from home.

SixthSense, a wearable device that enables new interactions between the real world and the world of data

SixthSense, a wearable device that enables new interactions between the real world and the world of data. At TEDIndia, Pranav Mistry demos several tools that help the physical world interact with the world of data — including a deep look at his SixthSense device and […]

Stelarc – The Body is Obsolete – Contemporary Arts Media

Giles Walker – DJ / Pole Dancing Robots

Microsofts vision of the future (2019)

SIGGRAPH Emerging Technologies

Bike Vest Reads Your Speed in Giant Glowing Digits

[source] http://blog.wired.com The claimed purpose of the Speed Vest is safety: It gives a glowing, live readout of your speed to increase “motorists’ awareness of both cyclists and speed limits.” What it’s really for, though, is showing off. The six inch high digits are made […]

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