Steve Blumberg

9 Flips | 2 Magazines | 4 Likes | 3 Following | @retro_future | Keep up with Steve Blumberg on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Steve Blumberg”

If Elon Musk's Hyperloop Sounds Like Something Out Of Science Fiction, That's Because It Is

Musk describes the hyperloop as something that is a "cross between a Concorde, a railgun and an air hockey table," and that it could go from San Francisco to New York City in 30 minutes.<p>Sounds like something straight out of a science fiction story right? Well, that's because it is. Even before Rand …

Science Fiction

Beautiful 3D Printed Objects Made of Sugar by the Sugar Lab | Colossal

<p>The brainchild of Los Angeles architects Kyle and Liz von Hasseln, The Sugar Lab has adapted modern 3D printing technology to produce high-end …

Beatbox Brilliance: Tom Thum at TEDxSydney | Colossal

<p>At about two minutes in to this ten minute performance by beat boxer Tom Thum my jaw was already hanging open, by about six minutes I had nearly …

The Atlas Human-Powered Helicopter Wins the AHS Sikorsky Prize | Colossal

<p>The Igor I. Sikorsky Human Powered Helicopter Competition was established in 1980 by the American Helicopter Society to help foster the creation of …

Limor Fried Named Entrepreneur of the Year

Entrepreneur magazine has named Adafruit‘s founder and lead engineer, Limor “Ladyada” Fried, as the Entrepreneur of 2012. A tireless proponent of the open source movement, Limor started Adafruit in her dorm room at MIT in 2005. Today, Adafruit is housed in a 12,000-square-foot industrial space in …

Facebook Debuts Hashtags, Urges Advertisers to Use Them

Facebook today is officially unveiling hashtags to its platform after three months of industry speculation that it would make such a move. Hashtags, …

Waze Says Google's Future Lies With The Crowd

What is it in the Google psyche that suddenly fell in love with crowdsourcing? It’s pursuit of Waze is further proof that Google has crowd top of mind. I covered some of its initiatives here – but don’t let’s forget that Google Glass is largely a crowdsourced project.<p>You could argue that the SEO …

RoboRoach: Control a live cyborg cockroach from your phone

How are your surgery skills, and how do you feel about using them on a creepy crawly cockroach? If your answers are between "excellent" and "I'm …

Cyborgs