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This at first might seem like stand up comedy, someone playing the role of a crazy professor, complete with white coat, large glasses and fluffy hair. But then when you keep listening, you start to realize this guy (Marvin Minksy, a pioneer on Artificial Intelligence) is just being himself, talking about the things he uses his time on earth for.
Oh my, what a time intensive project this must have been…
This sure looks like a world changing toy!
An 81 year old man in Australia wanted to commit suicide, so he turned to the internets for some advice. The solution he found and used was (of course) a killer bot! He built the thing and succeeded! I’m so curious to know what the killer bot looked like, but as far as I can tell, there isn’t a picture available yet. What a way to go … pretty cool actually, compared to the more conventional ways of dying. Full article here.
Nokia doesn’t seem like the type of company to risk its reputation by attaching its name to projects and concept bound to fail. For the person that has no understanding of nanotechnology, the concept visualized below seems rather far-fetched. However, if it is theoretically possible, it would open the door to a lot of possibilities. Whatever they’re dreaming up, let’s just wait and see
It’s frikkin’ useless, but frikkin’ fun! A glow in the dark multi-touch Rubik’s cube. Who has not only the knowledge, but also the money and the time to put a thing like this together?
This robot was ‘animated’ with brainwaves! Full story at we-make-money-not-art.
This little app, with the unfortunate name iAno, changes an iPhone into a little piano (hence the name) and that is incredibly useful of course. Created by the clever and charming Mister Aardvark. He’s also working on a digital drum!