The Future Interfaces Group is Designing the Everyday Devices of Tomorrow

There’s a lapse in smart technology where human context and cues exist in real life. Things like gestures, expressions, noises and secondary movements are all missed by tech that can only respond to vocal commands and touch. In the Future Interfaces Group lab, located just off Carnegie Mellon University’s campus, the devices of tomorrow—ones that can detect when you’re sawing, cooking or even tuning a …

Inside NoMad’s New Las Vegas Property

The recently opened property is a lush, dim retreat from the bright lights of the strip

Whether it be roaring engines and garish outfits, neon-clad bars, restaurants and inns or the oddly psychological casino games, Las Vegas’ allure abounds. But, all of the glimmer and glam can be a bit overwhelming. NoMad‘s newest property, NoMad Las Vegas, located on the top four floors of the Park MGM in Las Vegas, is a dimly lit, lush retreat from the iridescent glow of …

Will Hemp Farming’s Legalization Change Society Beyond Agriculture

Thanks to an amendment to the 2018 Farm Bill, already passed by the House and Senate, industrial hemp will be legal to farm in the US once again. From tobacco-producing states seeking a profitable replacement crop to the CBD boom, the demand for this legalization has been huge. In fact, as Leafly points out, “the hemp-derived CBD market is already growing far faster than the legal weed …