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07.27.10 Marina Galperina

Problem: too many annoying advertisement projections. Solution: innovative sabotage. SMSlingshot – for all your hacking-tagging needs! […]

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06.07.10 Marina Galperina

A recent NYT article presents scientific arguments for why our technology addiction is rewiring our brains and shortening our attention spans. No wonder no one wants to sit through a movie anymore. […]

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03.24.10 Bucky Turco

With law enforcement types from all walks of life already abusing the taser, can you imagine how dangerous things would get once they’re armed with variable velocity rifles? […]

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03.22.10 Marina Galperina

Improving on pricey technology, the techies of the Graffiti Research Lab have developed a $50 DYI system: Mounted on a regular pair of eyeglasses, EyeWriter tracks eye movement, rendering digital images. Recently, GLR got its due with EyeWriter winning Design of the Year in Art Award. […]

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03.18.10 Marina Galperina

The New York Times is drooling over the Met’s innovative 3D imagining practices. It’s not the future any more, not for a while now. I’m worried. The 3D imagining pioneers headed by the Met’s “resident futurist” Ron Street, are busy replicating the museum’s ancient treasures, translating microscopic details into digital bits. […]

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03.12.10 Bucky Turco

The award for creepiest invention of the year goes to this company for creating a headstone with a microchip that can store audio and photos and then beam it to grieving loved ones when they approach. […]

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10.20.09 Cajun Boy

Today Apple introduced its “Magic Mouse” to the world, a sleek-looking wireless and ballless tool (Just like many American politicians!) that looks sort of like a stingray or some sort of alien vessel when viewed from the side. The mouse, which retails for $69 and comes standard with the purchase of any new iMac, also […]

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10.15.09 Cajun Boy

Finland has become the first country in the world to declare high-speed internet access to be a legal right for its citizens. Laura Vilkkone, Finland’s Ministry of Transport and Communications said this about the matter: “We think it’s something you cannot live without in modern society. Like banking services or water or electricity, you need […]

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09.11.09 Cajun Boy

The world is a complicated place, what with all the gadgets and do-hickeys and whatnot. It’s enough to drive a normal person insane really. Well, luckily for us here in Americaland, we have wise and all-knowing celebrities to explain things for us, enabling our wee brains to comprehend the incomprehensible. Take for instance this video […]

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06.25.09 Bucky Turco

Although the media has mostly overblown the role that Twitter has played in the uprisings surrounding the Iranian elections with most people on the ground are still relying on SMS texts and good ol’ word of mouth, there’s no denying the impact its had on the micro-blogging community. From rappers to porn stars and celebrities, […]

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