A Search Engine For Your Memories

If you’ve ever forgotten someone’s name or had trouble recalling a certain thought, you know how frustrating it is to finally give up on trying to remember it. James Kozloski, an inventor at IBM who focuses on computational and applied neuroscience, is working to create a cognitive assistant that can help solve this problem. He recently filed a patent for a program that can basically …

CH25: Meredith Perry

How searching the internet helped a 22-year-old invent wireless electricity

Meredith Perry has brought us a step closer to a wireless world with her invention of wireless electricity. Called uBeam, it’s the only wireless power system that allows you to charge your device while moving around a room. Perry founded uBeam when she was 22 years old, shortly after graduating from The University of Pennsylvania in astrobiology. In spite of her Ivy League degree and …

Cool Hunting Video Presents: David Edwards

Biodegradable food containers, vaporized booze and more in our latest video

We recently had the chance to spend some time with David Edwards, founder of Le Laboratoire, an unassuming space in Paris which houses a very modern center for art, science and design. Edwards, a Harvard professor, chemical engineer and biotech innovator, created the space for experimentation in product design and under his direction Le Laboratoire takes a unique approach to taking products like a modular …