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I spent 2 weeks socializing in VR, and I saw the future

When Mark Zuckerberg donned an Oculus Rift on stage at the Oculus Connect conference last fall to show off a group of avatars playing cards in …

Japan’s fantastic emerald green algae

These great balls of fuzz, look lovely, are zero maintenance and keep water clean<p>Think of Japanese gardens and candyfloss clouds of cherry blossom, canopies of bronze-leaved maples and arched red lacquer bridges might come to mind. Yet to me the understated beauty of Japanese horticulture goes far …

Cherry Blossom

MIT Wants to Turn Everyone Into a Farmer With Its Food Computers

Anyone can build their own food computer with MIT’s open-source agriculture project.<p>In 2011, Caleb Harper found himself in Japan shortly after the nuclear disaster at Fukushima as part of a "motley crew" sent by MIT's Media Lab who were tasked with finding creative solutions to problems created by …

Kimbal Musk just opened a shipping container farm compound in New York City

For over a decade, he has run two restaurant chains, The Kitchen and Next Door, which serve dishes made strictly with locally-sourced meat and veggies. In 2011, he started a nonprofit program that has installed "Learning Gardens" in over 300 schools, with the intention of teaching kids about …

Eight Futuristic Foods You'll Be Eating in 30 Years

We ate some weird shit in 2016. A person born in the year 1000 AD definitely wouldn’t comprehend a Dorito. He certainly wouldn’t understand why kids …

You can now control your Hyundai through Google Home

‘OK Google, start up my car’<p>Hyundai’s Blue Link service, in addition to offering automatic emergency support, lets owners control various aspects of their cars remotely through a connected smartphone, Apple Watch, or Android Wear device. At CES 2017, the car company announced a new partnership with …

Assemble’s Yardhouse building goes on sale to be rebuilt elsewhere

The Yardhouse by Turner Prize-winning architects Assemble has been dismantled and gone on sale, to be rebuilt elsewhere. Originally constructed as …

At Amazon's New Grocery Store, AI Takes Over Cashier Jobs

Shop and Go<p>Ever race another grocery shopper to get to the shortest checkout line or put an item back just so you could hit the 15 items or fewer …

Artificial Intelligence

Robert Scoble: The Future Of VR Is On Mobile

Above: When virtual meets augmented reality on the Holodeck. Robert Scoble with Shel Israel. Photo Source — Facebook<p>Virtual and augmented reality …

44% of US consumers want chatbots over humans for customer relations

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence Apps and Platforms Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>US consumers appear to be warming up to the idea of using of chatbots as a customer relationship management (CRM) tool, according to new research from Aspect Software …

Meet the Agency That Creates AI Personalities (Like in the TV Series 'Westworld')

Move over, responsive design--this team designs actual response.<p>Today, you're used to getting information in app form. You're probably even reading this article on your phone. In the near future, more of your interaction with computers might be managed by an A.I. interface that acts like a person. …

Artificial Intelligence

Experimental City: How Rotterdam Became A World Leader In Sustainable Urban Design

Europe’s largest port–threatened by rising waters and a loss of its major industry–has reinvented itself as a playground for innovative thinkers who are trying to create a resilient city of the future.<p>When Helly Scholten makes dinner, if she needs a tomato or squash or an onion, she heads …

city yeast+basurama upcycle urban waste into temporary playground

<b>basurama</b> is a spanish art collective focused on developing innovative uses of waste to highlight the importance of recycling resources in our …

A 3-D World for Smarter AI Agents - MIT Technology Review

Google DeepMind, a subsidiary of Alphabet that’s focused on making fundamental progress toward general artificial intelligence, is releasing a new …

National Geographic Sets Up A Model Home To Replicate Life On Mars

Th publication has simulated a model home that could, in theory, sustain life on the red planet

BioFabricate 2016: Growing the Materials of the Future

A day-long exploration of how biotechnology is facilitating a new material revolution<p><i>Title image comes from Laia Mogas's talk at Biofabricate 2016</i> …

The past, present and future of the food we eat

Human history is littered with fads over what we do – and don’t – eat. What will the future hold?<p>“You look amazing – are you banting?”<p>In the 1860s there was only one diet, and it was the Banting. Conceived of by a corpulent English undertaker and coffin-maker called William Banting – who was …

How mixed reality and machine learning are driving innovation in farming

Farming is, by far, the most mature industry mankind has created. Dating back to the dawn of civilization, farming has been refined, adjusted and adapted — but never perfected. We, as a society, always worry over the future of farming. Today, we even apply terms usually reserved for the tech sector …

Machine Learning

The Future Of Neighborhoods: Five Projects That Show How We'll Live

Residential life could soon be changing.<p>1. We’ll Generate Our Own Resources<p><b>An ambitious experiment in the Netherlands could be a model for life off the grid.</b><p>When a new housing development called ReGen Village opens as early as next year on the outskirts of Amsterdam, residents won’t have to rely on …

werner aisslinger's house of wonder imagines tomorrow's life

<b>werner aisslinger has been invited to show his ‘house of wonders’ exhibition at pinakothek der moderne in munich.</b> following konstantin grcic, …

Urban Agritecture: Terraced Townhouse Supports Series of Green Roofs

[ By WebUrbanist in Architecture & Houses & Residential. ]A stepped-roof residence recently completed in Vietnam combines architecture and …

Flat-packed cabin concept allows tiny houses to be assembled like IKEA furniture

A Vancouver-based startup's conceptual design for flat-packed recreational cabins would allow users to build for themselves, making the wilderness …

This Augmented Reality Sensor Can Measure Your House

Canvas is a new app and advanced sensor that uses augmented reality to create 3D images of your space directly from your mobile device

Like Beef, Insects Are a Good Source of Iron | American Council on Science and Health

As a greater number of people enter the middle class around the globe, many will turn away from plant-based diets in favor of meat-based diets. This …

The Poetics of Smaller Spaces: Architect Oke Hauser on the future of urban cohabitation

Tracing innovative housing projects in Berlin with Oke Hauser<p>EBA51 Container Village: The container village in Berlin's Treptow-Köpenick …

We Don’t Always Know What AI Is Thinking—And That Can Be Scary

IBM’s artificial intelligence chief calls for building a window into the inner workings of algorithms so we understand what AI is up to.<p>“Algorithm” might be one of the most popular terms that almost no one understands. How could they? Not many people have PhDs in data science, and even those …

Artificial Intelligence

The future of food: how dry farming could save the world

You’ve heard the line: water, it’s everywhere, not a drop to drink. Only 3 percent of the world’s water is fresh, 75 percent of which is stored in …

Mealworms Can Happily And Safely Eat Styrofoam

Say hello to my wriggly friend<p>Mealworms are those squirmy guys you took care of in science class or fed to a particularly hungry pet chicken or reptile. And new studies from Stanford suggest that these creepy crawlers could be incredibly good for the environment.<p>Two papers, published in</i> …

Plastic-Eating Mushrooms Could Save the World

Here’s a quick exercise in despair. No one knows quite how long it takes plastic to break down in the environment. It could be anywhere from hundreds …

BIG stacks shipping containers to create floating student housing in Copenhagen harbour

Shipping containers are stacked on a floating platform to create these buoyant student halls of residence designed by Bjarke Ingels' firm for …

Architecture