Keloid

Keloid: Big Lazy Robot Creates Singularity

Keloid is a remarkable new trailer created by by Big Lazy Robot. This may be one version of the technological singularity. Not the one we want. According to the Big Lazy Robot website: [easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”0061452068″ locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41TfA2m3u6L._SL160_.jpg” width=”106″]”In a not too distant future, societies of all countries come to rely on an intricate…

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Biomimetic Treehouse: Your Future Home

Biomimetic design is the imitation of the structures, elements, and systems of nature. The future will be filled with biomimetic inspiration. Architecture, transportation and furniture design are all moving in this direction. The Embryo and Roost treehouse designs by Antony Gibbon Designs  are perfect examples of biomimetic design. Could this be your new future home? According to Gibbon’s website: “The cylindrical…

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Future Fiction: The Eylldah by Susan Moore

Future Fiction is a new series of short fiction stories contributed by Serious Wonder readers and members. This week member Susan Moore submits a short fiction story based on some Future Art by artist Gary Tonge. THE EYLLDAH Today is a good day once again. The towns and cities atop the mushroom towers are free of their…

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HER Spike Jonze New Techno-Philosophy Film (Member Review)

HER Spike Jonze  new science fiction romance film is set in Los Angeles sometime in the near future. The film focuses on a relationship between Theodore Twombly (Joaquin Phoenix) and an artificially intelligent computer operating system called “Samantha” (Scarlett Johansson). SEXBOTS 101 anyone? [youtube responsive=true id=”rS8zOLOcPMQ” mode=”normal” align=”left”] Serious Wonder Member  @michael sent us this review…

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Drone To Deliver Defibrillators To Heart Attack Victims

A German technology non-profit has created an “octocopter” drone to deliver a defibrillator to people experiencing a heart attack. There is no doubt that these drones could arrive faster than any ambulance thus increasing the chance of survival. Fredrich Nölle from Definetz held a press conference in the town of Halle in North Rhine Westphalia to display…

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