Tag: future

  • Under Tomorrows Sky on USTREAM

    [A live think tank][link] featuring Warren Ellis, Bruce Sterling, and others. Happening right now, some good background noise for your Saturday morning depravity. [link]: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/under-tomorrows-sky “Under Tomorrows Sky on USTREAM: UNDER TOMORROWS SKY IS A PROJECT BY LIAM YOUNG OF TOMORROWS THOUGHTS TODAY AT MU ART SPACE, EINDHOVEN AND IN COLLABORATION …”

  • The Road Printer

    [BLDGBLOG:][link] >A new street-printing device—unfurling a geological substrate known as Tiger Stone, as orderly and as easy “as laying laminate flooring”—can neatly place brick roads where there weren’t roads before. [link]: http://bldgblog.blogspot.com/2010/11/road-printer.html “BLDGBLOG: The Road Printer”

  • Today’s Dose Of Future

    >[Inspired by a standard office inkjet printer, U.S. researchers have rigged up a device that can spray skin cells directly onto burn victims, quickly protecting and healing their wounds as an alternative to skin grafts.][link] *Sprays skin cells*. [link]: http://ca.news.yahoo.com/s/reuters/100408/science/science_us_wounds_printer “Inkjet-like device ‘prints’ cells right over burns – Yahoo! Canada News”

  • Stem Cell Transplant Patient HIV-Free

    >[A 42-year-old HIV patient with leukemia continues to show no signs of HIV in his blood, two years after a stem cell transplant from a donor with a gene mutation that confers natural resistance to the virus that causes AIDS.][link] But, you know, we can’t pursue this technology too quickly, because of Jesus or what…

  • Bruce Sterling’s State of the World 2010

    [Sterling is, as always, a funny-but-teriffying doom-prophet][link], but without the thin hope for mankind that Bill had in his heart. >Okay, you’ve treated your future as an “unpredictable lurching thing…” and now you’re all morose about that… You and your generation CREATED that situation! Ever heard of “disruptive innovation,” “disintermediation,” “offshoring,” “small pieces loosely joined,”…

  • FapMapper, An Android App For Public Sex Acts

    [This is the true future][link] that mobile ubiquity and unfettered app creation brings us. Welcome to Now. Welcome to the Sticky Sidewalk Future. [link]: http://www.ipinkvisualpass.com/fapmap/ “FapMapper”

  • “We’re whittled down to aggregates, now.”

    [Eliza Gauger][link]: >I can’t get it out of my head, a comment Warren Ellis made months ago about the blog being, effectively, dead. The blog as a medium unto itself, that is. He may have been paraphrasing Bruce Sterling in turn, but I find myself agreeing. [link]: http://elizagauger.com/gibberings/quote-by-were-whittled-down-to-aggregates-now-aggregating/ “Gibberings – We’re whittled down to aggregates,…

  • RE: Who The Future Belongs To

    >[A poster the recipient completes by revealing spot-varnished type with hands made dirty by handling the poster. This is the first of a series of posters][link]. There’s nothing about this I don’t love. [link]: http://www.rolandtiangco.com/index.php?/project/drt-poster/ “Dirt Po(or)ster : W O R K O F R O L A N D T I A N G…

  • ChefStack – The Automatic Pancake Machine

    [I can imagine my mother wanting one of these desperately][link]. [link]: http://www.chefstack.com/ “Pancakes. Delicious and Fresh – ChefStack – Home”

  • Self-Destructing Data

    The key is distributed, and “dissolves” over time. This is very interesting. via [Andy Baio][andy]. [link]: http://vanish.cs.washington.edu/ “Vanish: Enhancing the Privacy of the Web with Self-Destructing Data” [andy]: http://waxy.org/links/ “Waxy.org: Links”

  • Bruce Sterling’s Closing Talk At reboot 11

    [This has taken up an absurd amount of my day][link]. Watch it now or download it and watch it when you get home from work, but watch it. [link]: http://video.reboot.dk/video/486788/bruce-sterling-reboot-11 “Bruce Sterling – reboot 11 closing talk – reboot video”