TRANSHUMAN VISIONS CONFERENCE San Francisco

The Transhuman Visions Conference will take place in San Francisco Feb 1st 2014. I asked my friend and event organizer Hank Pellisseir of BrighterBrains.org to tell me about this event and why Serious Wonder fans should attend. Get your ticket HERE! GS: Tell me about the Transhuman Visions Conference. What is it all about?  HP:…

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DrawBraille Future Smartphone For The Blind

DrawBraille may be the future smartphone for the visually impaired.  This concept by designer Shikun Sun reminds me of something  John F. Kennedy once said “A rising tide will lift all boats.”  This is a perfect example of how technology will improve our lives. The DrawBraille phone is made up of two sides and offers a rich…

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World Technology Summit 2013 Live Blog – DAY 2

World Technology Summit Live Blog – DAY 2 9:00am –  Interview w/ Danielle Nierenberg, Co-founder, Food Tank; with James P. Clark, Founder/Chairman of The World Technology Network James Clark, on Encouraging Serendipity at the World Technology Summit: “If you could get some of the most innovative, creative people in the world together, why not devote some of that…

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World Technology Summit Live Blog Today

Serious Wonder will be live blogging Thursday and Friday from the World technology Summit. 9:00am: Brendan Ripp – VP, Sales, Fortune; Former Publisher, TIME gives opening remarks… 9:10 am – James P. Clark,Founder/Chairman, The World Technology Network begins the conference….. “We’re entering an era where we will be able to remake ourselves. We’re beginning to see and do…

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Nissan BladeGlider: The Future Is Electric

[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”1847974619″ locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51sdg8W1HhL._SL160_.jpg” width=”129″]Nissan has revealed a new concept car they are calling BladeGlider. No, it’s not a flying car, but it does blend dragster and airplane design. The best thing about this futuristic concept design is that Nissan is suggesting it will actually make a real production run of this beauty.…

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LADY GAGA ARTPOP: Brilliant Futuristic Porn

[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”B00F49BK4W” locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51XZ-bm4gdL._SL160_.jpg” width=”160″]LADY GAGA ARTPOP is pure delicious futurist porn. She is a musical futurist. ARTPOP is an “Esher” of double entendre and homophones. The lexical structure of ARTPOP goes way beyond where most pop music critics are willing to tread. As a futurist and techno-philosopher, I wanted to gaze into…

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Neurocam Wearable Camera: Record Video With Your Brainwaves

Neurocam is the worlds first wearable camera that reads your brainwaves and takes videos of what you are interested in. According to Diginfo : “The Neurocam arose from the neurowear project, which is involved with items that use brain-waves and bio-sensors, like necomimi, which works using brain-waves. The algorithm for quantifying brain-waves was co-developed with Associate…

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Robotic Prison Guards Now In South Korea

[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”B0081J2LRC” locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41B3NdQ1EBL._SL160_.jpg” width=”160″]Robotic prison guards have arrived!  According to the Asian Forum of Corrections’, this is the world’s first robot prison guard. They believe this is the future of prison security. Lee Baik-Chul the forum chairman says the robot is a game changer. According to Reuters: Lee Baik-Chul says  “The purpose to develop this kind…

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Stir Kinetic Desk

Stir Kinetic Desk: The Future of Work

[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”B006M2PJV0″ locale=”us” height=”152″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41wEtWfiOYL._SL160_.jpg” width=”160″]Stir Kinetic Desk is going to change the way the world works. The traditional static desk is going to be replaced by desks that are kinetic and haptic. Add a walking treadmill under this desk and you have the perfect fit-smart office. This futuristic desk moves up and down…

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Phuturism: The Book Of Nightfall

Yesterday, Serious Wonder received a private link to (what can only be described as) a narrative soundscape from a source signed “Phuture Doom”. It’s title: “Phuturism: The Book of Nightfall” [youtube responsive=true id=”1nmGgGLoTYI”] Investigation ensued…. Phuturism’s seemingly sole progenitor, Phuture Doom has been disseminating future consciousness through intensive audiovisual works since the inception of 2013.…

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