Eric Smith

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Aido is pretty much the robot they promised everyone back in the 1950s

My mom has only one story about robots – and it’s that back in the 50s when she was tiny, kids were promised that in the future, you’d basically all have a robot butler.<p>Alas, mother, the prediction was actually a little off, because you can now pre-order a robot that would kill your robot butler – …


The Angular Magazine on Flipboard

By Dan Wahlin | All about Angular! Tweet article suggestions to @DanWahlin.<p>parcel-plugin-angular<p>AOT compilation : using the official Angular compiler …

News for our time

Suspended-animation trials to begin on humans

Knife- and gunshot-wound victims will be placed in suspended animation as the first human trials begin on this emergency life-saving technique.<p>This month, the world's first attempts at placing humans in suspended animation using a new technique will take place at the UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in …


12 Futuristic Forms of Government That Could One Day Rule the World

A Spaceship For The Sea

This vertical structure will allow scientists to better study the ocean.<p>Scientists know more about the surface of the moon and Mars than they do about our own seafloor. Which helps explain the grand vision of the French architect Jacques Rougerie, who’s designed an ocean-going laboratory that …

Jules Verne

Girls, girls, girls!


folding , the Cloudy City

Magritte's Shopping Tour



Ghats of Varanasi




Monday Patterns..

Back to Basics: Short Walkthrough Covers the Exposure Triangle for Beginners

When you’re first learning the basics of photography, one of the first things you find out about after dropping out of ‘auto’ is the exposure …

Need to Sell Your Film on a $0 Budget? This Free eBook Can Help Show You How

I've written previously about my experience producing, distributing and promoting my feature films <i>The Graduates</i>, <i>Turtle Hill, Brooklyn</i> and <i>Drinking</i> …

20 DIY Rigging Setups That Will Have You Clapping or Cringing

The budget filmmaking world is full of creative people stretching dollars. Some do wonders with almost nothing, others make fools of themselves. Here …

A Mother's Story — What Parents Need to Know About Trafficking

Danielle was 17 years old, a freshman at Northeastern University, when she met the trafficker who forced her into two years of sex slavery. She …

Fears of child prostitution surge at World Cup

It is a far cry from the gleaming new stadiums of Brazil’s World Cup but the stony ground where Tiago plays his football represents a kind of salvation for he and his friends. .<p>The Barraca da Amizade association offers football as an alternative to street life for disadvantaged kids in Fortaleza, …

Brazil's child prostitution problem

Brazil’s children may be the most badly defeated victims of the World Cup.<p>Even though prostitution is legal in Brazil, paying for sex with a minor …