Green Concept Cars by The Royal College Of Arts

Design with no regard to plausibility is always fascinating, especially when applied to the sense of fantasy and freedom inspired by cars. But what happens when you introduce a limiting (and very real) factor to the project? Featured in Wired, the Royal College of Arts (RCA) recently unveiled 10 progressive automobile designs that all take into account our current limiting factor of petroleum and the …

Wired NextFest 2007

From ideas that ran from the creepy (like regenerated body parts including bladders) to conceptually fascinating (like a harp with strings made from lasers and a Lifestraw that kills sinister infectious organisms in water upon contact), over 160 exhibitors at the 4th annual Wired NextFest in Los Angeles this past weekend enthusiastically revealed their visions of the future to receptive nerds of all ages. But …

Nextfest

I too made it to Nextfest, Wired Magazine's showcase of all things futuristic. Interestingly, the press day was also the education day so it was a great chance to see how kids responded to all the exhibits. It was no surprise that they found all things glowing and blinking to be most interesting. The big differentiator for today's youth is the expectation for interactivity– across …