Technology

Project Humai: should you get excited about it?

After the hype over the head transplantation proposed by Dr. Canavero, things have been a bit quiet in terms of big ideas for developments in transhumanism. However, on January 26th, Humai’s website w...

The Dose Makes The Poison: Uncanny Valley And Virtual Reality

Based in Buenos Aires, the creative studio 3DAR has recently released a short movie called Uncanny Valley about virtual reality addiction. Foreseeing a future where VR junkies live in slums, the film ...

Jericho One, from Strange Days

Strange Days, Cosmopolis, VR and cyberpunk: what we’ve learned in the past 20 years

Warning: This post has spoilers. Is it a common place to say that David Cronenberg’s Cosmopolis (2012) looks like Kathryn Bigelow’s Strange Days (1995)? Maybe not. I have spotted a couple of people wh...

Doc Forre Science Report – Edition 2 [SUB]

Medical Technology As of the time of this writing, the Keck School of Medicine is preparing to announce preliminary results in a clinical trial of auditory brainstem implants in young children. What i...

Division Furtive watch

What’s the time, Mr. Anderson?: The Division Furtive

I. Want. One. Every time I look at it, it’s all I seem to think about. This incredibly stylish watch is called the Division Furtive Type 50.  There are two versions currently available—the most ...