Funky robot – Have you ever wanted to be a robot? A team from Munich University can make your wish come true. Sort of. You just have to wear a head mounted display which is wired to the robot’s eyes, and your little metal clone will mimic what you do as you walk around. It […]
Out of the Los Angeles Auto Show Design Challenge –– which seemed to be based on the premise of having automakers dream up the most irrational 1000 lb. cars possible –– came the Mercedes Benz Biome; easily the most ridiculous concept vehicle in the contest. A car grown in a lab from genetically altered seeds […]
It’s like Foursquare and Facebook Places, but a little less voluntary. Making its debut at the IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS), eShadow is a smartphone app that will let you identify people in the neighboring area who are also using the same software. Then, it points you toward them.