The Question Concerning Iron Man’s Technology
By Random Nerds | Jul 29, 2017 at 8:30 am
Since it began with Iron Man, the Marvel Cinematic Universe has been built on technology. From the plots of the movies – which often revolve around recovering pieces of technology or preventing them from falling into the wrong hands, to the heroes themselves and…
How Predicting the Future Creates the Future
By Adam Rowe | Nov 8, 2016 at 4:30 pm
The two-way wrist radio, a classic from the 1930s Dick Tracy comic strip, is essentially a version of a smartwatch. The flying car, a symbol of futuristic invention, is being work-shopped by none other than Uber. Star Trek’s “Padd,” the communication device that inspired the…
Can You Guess What This Website Is About?
By Cameron Glover | Apr 6, 2016 at 3:10 pm
It’s no secret that tech is intersecting to many different industries. But one project is highlighting the way mystery, video, and real estate can come together to create something entirely new. WhereIsThis.Place is a website that combines alternate reality, mystery, science fiction, and digital…
7 Fundamental Design Principles Used in Star Wars [Infographic]
By Sara McGuire | Dec 3, 2015 at 6:00 pm
Over the last four decades, critics have hailed the original Star Wars trilogy for its groundbreaking design and innovative special effects. Without the aid of CGI, George Lucas and his head of special effects John Dykstra had to build their out-of-this-world scenery by hand….
Watch This Short Film of Robots Raising the Last Human Girl on Earth [VIDEO]
By Ronald Barba | Nov 15, 2014 at 8:00 pm
It’s the weekend, so I figure we should take the time to make the most of it and watch this short film about the last human girl on Earth who’s raised by robots. Directed by David Levy (the man who has worked as a concept…