Three-part video spots combine projection mapping, props, live actors, sea monsters, and more to hint at potential of immersive augmented reality.
Emerging trends in technology and new developments in science will affect the way we live. Chris Jablonski selects and analyzes news about our future that you'll almost never find anywhere else.
Christopher Jablonski is a freelance technology writer. Previously, he held research analyst positions in the IT industry and was the manager of marketing editorial at CBS Interactive. He's been contributing to ZDNet since 2003.</p> <p>Christopher received a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign. With over 12 years in IT, he's an expert on transformational technologies, particularly those influential in B2B.
The advantages of printed electronics and semiconducting carbon nanotubes have been combined for display electronics for the first time.
Chemists at Harvard University have created a biologically inspired robot out of elastic polymers that can crawl across surfaces and under obstacles.
New platform aims to insert ads into the idle time in audio streams whenever a user switches channels or changes songs.
This week, I participated in our Great Debate series with fellow colleague Chris Dawson about society going paperless. We reached a consensus that paper reduction is not only possible, but should be actively pursued.
Researchers have created a single-pixel contact lens which was tested on a live rabbit and showed no adverse effect. Hands-free information updates streamed directly across your field of vision may not be far off.
Researchers have designed a new computer chip that mimics synaptic plasticity--how a brain's neurons adapt in response to new information.
In this interview, Kno Co-founder and CEO Osman Rashid explains where his eTextbook software is today, where it is headed, and how technology and the private sector will reform education.
80% of all web communication is in ten languages, yet 95% of humanity speaks roughly 300 languages. As digital services and devices move to voice control, the commercial opportunity could help close the digital linguistic divide, says the Long Now Foundation.
frog's Mark Rolston presents a vision for omnipresent computing and what it will take to build it.
A team of European researchers have built a four-wheeled nano-sized "car" that can be propelled along a metal surface in a controlled manner.
The word's largest urban centers will be responsible for providing food, shelter, and jobs to roughly 8 billion people by 2100. The biggest obstacle may not be adequate resources or technology, but rather management, say experts.
Robotics researchers in Munich have developed a new robot face that displays realistic 3D heads on a transparent plastic mask, opening a new frontier in human-machine communication.
A team of laser experts are studying different techniques for corralling particles and transporting them via laser light to instruments on rovers and orbiting spacecraft.
Microsoft's Office Division has posted a new concept video that illustrates what productivity may look like in 5 to 10 years.