Wednesday, April 18, 2012

New Prometheus Video

I'm very much looking forward to seeing "Prometheus". The new trailer concerning androids is fantastic. I think that it is coincidence, but curious that their android is named 'David', just as the android boy in "AI". I find that it builds sort of a curiosity right away. Well, check out this new video:

Also, this, of Peter Weyland speaking at TED in 2023:

And the official "Prometheus" trailer:

Monday, April 09, 2012

Titanic Returning to Theaters... in Super 3D "motion feel" technology in cooperation with George Lucus, J.J. Adrams, and Michael Bay...

Thursday, April 05, 2012

Connected, but alone

Smartphones, texts, e-mail, Facebook, and technology in general keep us from actual conversation. We do this to control what we connect with others about. But in the end, it just shortchanges us from experience authentic relationships with each other at all.

"As we expect more from technology, do we expect less from each other? Sherry Turkle studies how our devices and online personas are redefining human connection and communication -- and asks us to think deeply about the new kinds of connection we want to have. Sherry Turkle studies how technology is shaping our modern relationships: with others, with ourselves, with it."

Monday, April 02, 2012

Get Rid of the Penny

 Pennies and nickels cost far more to make than they are worth:

History of the penny and more reasons why they should go away:

Canada got rid of their penny, because they cost more to make than they are worth...and they cost less to make than our pennies do: