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The death of Multitasking: Unitasking and focus pills lead the way.

The death of Multitasking:
Unitasking and focus pills lead the way.

Mul­ti­task­ing is out and Uni­task­ing is in. But can you zero in with­out your focus pills? Technology’s promise was to give us more time to con­cen­trate on the impor­tant things in life. Of course, it didn’t quite turn out that way (at least not yet). With...
The 24 Hr Office: When the office becomes a home

The 24 Hr Office: When the office becomes a home

With an increas­ing world pop­u­la­tion, there has been a mass short­age in inner city hous­ing and office space world­wide. Rent prices are sky­rock­et­ing beyond afford­able lev­els and traf­fic gen­er­ated by com­muters is a bane of cities every­where. A trans­for­ma­tion of office spaces promises a...
America begins switch to the metric system

America begins switch to the metric system

Fol­low­ing a report find­ing that the United States cus­tom­ary sys­tem of mea­sure­ment costs the econ­omy an esti­mated $19 bil­lion every year on rela­bel­ing, con­ver­sion costs, man­u­fac­tur­ing mis­takes and trade alone, Amer­ica has decided to undergo metrication. With the mas­sive global eco­nomic changes of the...

What is this all about?

The year is 2021 and the world is in a state of flux. Technology’s abil­ity has more than tripled over the last ten years. It has been get­ting both smaller and smarter, at an expo­nen­tially increas­ing rate. Most impor­tantly, it has changed the way we live. Notions...
The House of the Future?

The House of the Future?

Well, it didn’t quite turn out like this but here’s a great lit­tle slice of how inter­net com­pany Arnet envi­sioned the ‘house of the future’ back in 2010. (Note: the video is in Span­ish but you don’t need to under­stand Span­ish to appre­ci­ate the humor.)  ...
Dr. Toilet

Dr. Toilet

Could a toi­let become your new doctor? Japan has long been a leader in toi­let tech­nol­ogy with their auto­matic toosh-cleaning jets and accom­pa­ny­ing dry­ing sys­tems, but now, a new tech­nol­ogy brings the toi­let closer to sci­ence fic­tion for the rest of us. Intro­duc­ing a toi­let...
Pay per drive

Pay per drive

Now that in 2021, 96% of all cars are fit­ted with GPS, we’re about to see some seri­ous changes on our roads. ‘Pay Per Drive’ — an elec­tronic tolling sys­tem where you pay depend­ing on two mea­sures: ‘How far you drive’ and ‘what time of day’....
Japan's City in the Sky

Japan’s City in the Sky

Japan is now in talks to make their ‘City in the Sky’ project a real­ity. Con­ceived by the Shimizu Cor­po­ra­tion two decades ago, devel­op­ments in build­ing mate­ri­als and other tech­nolo­gies have now made this unique con­cept possible. The Biggest Man Made Struc­ture on Earth The...
The First Edition

The First Edition

Wel­come to the future of news. As we usher in the new year of 2021, we find our­selves in a time of dra­matic tech­no­log­i­cal and social change. It truly is a new fron­tier and we are play­ing by new rules. We have seen nim­ble busi­nesses...