Canadian documentary filmmaker Rob Spence is now able to record video—in his eye. Spence lost his eye in a childhood accident. As an avid fan of The Six Million Dollar Man, he was inspired by looking at his cellphone camera. He hopes to use the footage gathered from his “Eyeborg” camera for a film project. From The Daily Mail: The [...]
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TalkO' Clock is a new peer-to-peer social alarm clock. So basically, if Mom isn't around to wake you up, someone else can--digitally.
Facebook has announced an overhaul of privacy controls and sharing tools. Gone are the days of hidden privacy menus and Googling outdated Facebook privacy guides. Thanks to the threat of Google+, Mark Zuckerberg is finally backtracking from his “The age of privacy is over” schtick—at least for now. From The Washington Post: A new drop-down menu will appear next to [...]
Researchers at University of London have developed an augmented reality mirror that allows you to alter your appearance.
Paris' Orly Airport is experimenting with virtual boarding agents for greeting and providing instructions to passengers--attitude free! Most travelers are amused by the new additions, but many are a little freaked out.
For $1.75 million, you can be the proud owner of a retro-futuristic, submarine-inspired apartment in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan.
Manga fans, it’s here. Launched by 39 Japanese publishers, JManga.com is offering online access to tons of new titles previously unavailable in North America. There has been a decline in Manga sales in recent years mostly due to lack of titles. With JManga that problem is solved. Here is a description from the press release: JManga.com provides online manga for [...]
Meet Chyi-Yeu Lin, the singing robot head from the National Taiwan University of Science and Technology in Taipei. By taking photos of written music, she can extract the information to her synthesizer, allowing her to sing. We’re warning you, she could definitely use some vocal lessons (or reprogramming). Take a listen: Source: New Scientist