The Story of R32 – A Sad Robot Looking for Friends in a Cold, Cruel World

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This seems to be a new genre of short films: sad robots having existential crisises. We've featured shorts about a rapidly declining robot wandering the desert and a lonely robot in a post-apocalyptic Paris looking for friends. Now here's a sad tale of a lonely, obsolete robot trying to find its place among humans who are indifferent to ... See the Rest

‘Borg Chic: Robot Spider Dress

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Designer Anouk Wipprecht has created a dress with "insect-like robotic limbs which react to the proximity of others." Finally! Cybernetic couture for fashionistas with personal space issues! ... See the Rest

The Future Is Now: Cicret Bracelet Turns Your Arm Into A Touchscreen

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A Paris-based design company has designed a bracelet that projects the screen of your smartphone directly onto your wrist. It's like a tablet... but on your skin! Pretty cool stuff. Currently in the prototype phase, the Cicret wristband remotely hooks up to a mobile device and emits the interface onto the wearer’s arm, allowing them to read ... See the Rest

OMOTE: Electronic Makeup for the Future!

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“OMOTE” is an art installation of "living makeup" by producer Nobumichi Asai featuring "real-time face tracking and projection mapping." Essentially, it's a digital makeover that projects various "looks" onto a model's face and contorts almost seamlessly as she moves her head. ... Watch Now

Think You Can’t Lose Your Job to a Robot? Think Again

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We are at the beginning of the robot revolution, folks, with robots becoming faster and cheaper every year. The implications, according to this video, are terrifying. If you think you're job is safe, you're fooling yourself. Labor jobs, white collar jobs, even creative arts jobs are about to become obsolete. Where will that leave us? At the mercy ... Watch Now

The Future Has Arrived: Google Rolls Out Self-Driving Car

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Google unveiled their first self-driving car yesterday and it's ADORABLE. Like a little anime Smart Car, with no gas pedal, no brakes, and no steering wheel. WAIT. REALLY? Yeah. "They don't have them because they don't need them," Google said Tuesday in a blog post introducing the unnamed electric vehicles. "Our software and sensors do all the ... See the Rest

Pizza Delivery Drone a Real Thing in Mumbai

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The future is now. At Francesco's Pizzeria in Mumbai, India, a simple online order for pizza is processed and moments later a drone is whizzing off to deliver it. Never mind that the delivery charge is probably astronomical (though the guy in the penthouse doesn't seem worried), this feels life altering, doesn't it? Like someday we're going to look ... See the Rest

Absolute Must-See: MIA’s “Double Bubble Trouble” Video

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Unsettling scenes of British thug life replete with candy-colored 3D guns and flashing disco drones in MIA's new video for "Double Bubble Trouble." Not normally something that would interest me, but the video's weird '80s-public-access vibe paired with the creepy end-of-days technology and darkly political undertones definitely left me rattled. I ... Watch Now