All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘future’

Ciara And Future Split: Too Many Baby Mamas?

Ciara has reportedly kicked her fiance Future to the curb! It seems that the 28-year-old singer has had enough of her 30-year-old beau’s infidelity. Ciara has endured some criticism in the past for settling on a man who has multiple children with multiple women. As is the case with some women caught up in “baby mama drama”, there is often …

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Ciara Throws Star-Studded Baby Shower

Back in January, we announced that R&B singer Ciara was pregnant with her first child, and the father of the baby is her boyfriend of the last year or so, Future, who’s a rapper out of Atlanta. And this past weekend Ciara threw herself a baby shower and invited some of her very famous friends, including Kim Kardashian, LaLa Vazquez, …

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Miley Cyrus, Now 21, Has Home Burglarized

Twerking sensation Miley Cyrus, who turned 21 today, suffered the anti-celebratory event of having her home burglarized on Friday, November 22. US Weekly reports that the LAPD North Hollywood Community Police Station said that there is presently an investigation into the break-in, and items were confirmed to have been taken from Cyrus’ house. Regardless of public outcry concerning Cyrus’ eyebrow-dyeing, …

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Ciara is Engaged to Boyfriend Future

Ciara received the ultimate birthday present over the weekend! Her boyfriend, Future, who she has been dating for over a year, proposed while they were out celebrating for her 28th birthday with a 15-carat diamond ring. 29-year-old, Future (his real name is Nayvadius D. Wilburn ) said he knew Ciara was the one for him when he first saw her …

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Will Google Offer A ‘Brain Interface’ Within The Next Ten Years?

Google put out a new Webmaster Help video today, though this one doesn’t really do much to help webmasters. It’s simply Matt Cutt responding to the question: Where do you see Google search 10 years down the road? An interesting topic, for sure. As Cutts notes, that’s a long time. In Internet years that’s a really, really long time. I …

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Google Is Trying To Figure Out What You’re Not Already Searching For

Google is pinging people at random times, and asking them what they want to know at that moment, in an effort to uncover new types of information that it can potentially provide to users. This is a research strategy that Google is conducting, as it looks to shape the future of how people consume information. The project is described by …

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Steve Jobs Predicted The Future Of Tech In 1983

Love him or hate him – Steve Jobs had a profound impact on the tech world. Under his leadership, Apple became the largest tech company in the world. As we approach the one year anniversary of his death, people are now taking time to reminisce on the Apple co-founder’s life. One of the more interesting looks into the past of …

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Remote-Controlled Robot Dogs That Won’t Pee on Your Rug

If you’re starting to feel like you’re never going to be able to get that dog of yours housebroken, there’s now hope for tomorrow – not hope for your mammalian dog, really, but help for you, the mammalian human. By way of a Japanese toy maker, you can now have a dog that literally does everything you command it to. …

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Bing’s on{X} Will Put Your Smartphone on Future-y Autopilot

Science fiction is full of worlds that have artificially intelligent devices that serve as sidekicks to heroes (and villains!) for performing the tasks they need to check off by the end of the day. These characters and their electronic counterparts always seem to live in the future or have traveled from the future to our pedestrian time period where they …

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Bitcoins & The Future Of Online Currency

Bitcoins are not mere drug currency. Bitcoins are not failing. Okay? Are we clear about that? Good. The future of online commerce looks to rely less and less on the physical amount of money you have in your bank accounts and wallets and more on what you could call “digital” wallets: online reservoirs where you store money. Really, we already …

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Project Glass Parody Video Ends With User Unzipping His Pants

The Project Glass parody videos are just not stopping. Luckily, I’ve been able to gain some bit of amusement out of each one so far, so I guess it hasn’t jumped the shark quite yet, though I’m sure it’s just a matter of time. While not quite to the extent of the last one, this one is a free with …

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Project Glass: Could Google’s Glasses Appear At Google I/O?

Google I/O is coming in June. This is the company’s big, annual developer event, where new developer products and APIs are often revealed, and Google gets to work directly with developers to help foster creativity on its platforms. It sounds like a perfect place to get developers working on awesome uses for Google glasses doesn’t it? A report from Nathan …

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Project Glass: Another Parody Video (This Time With The F Word)

The Project Glass parody videos continue to make their way to YouTube. This is the first one I’ve seen, which could be rated R for language, which is used to bring yet another take on the humor, setting it apart from the rest. It’s really more a parody of the video rather than of the technology. Other Project Glass parodies: …

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Project Glass Engineer Presentation Makes Google Contact Lenses Seem Likely

Remember Solve For X – that Google-hosted event earlier this year, where smart people gathered to discuss technology and solutions for real world problems? One of the presentations was from Babak Parviz. That presentation was about building microystems on the eye. While fascinating in its own right, it is even more fascinating now that we’ve seen Google’s promo for Project …

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Project Glass: Are The Google Glasses Even Possible?

This past week, Google unveiled Project Glass in the form of the following promo video: The video has already been parodied a bunch of times. You can peruse our Project Glass coverage here to see some of those. We know the glasses exist. Co-founder Sergey Brin was photographed wearing them at a dinner party. But the possibility of them existing …

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Project Glass: Google Glasses Parody Gets Terminator Involved

The parodies of Google’s Project Glass promo just keep coming. So far, we’ve seen the one where the user runs into things while walking, one where the user falls off a balcony, one where the user gets hit by a car, one where the user is bombarded with ads and one showing off a Windows version of Google’s glasses. This …

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Project Glass Gets Man Hit By Car (In This Parody Video)

More and more parodies of Google’s Project Glass promo video are surfacing. Many of them are pointing out the potential for bodily harm, though so far, from the ones I’ve seen, they’ve mostly done a good job at still being different enough from one another to be worth watching. In this one, we see a guy burn himself with coffee, …

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Project Glass: More Details Emerge About Google’s Glasses

More details about Project Glass are making their way into the media. 9to5Google reports that Project Glass used to be called “Project Wingfront”. Apparently there has been some turbulence among the team. Seth Weintraub reports: “Additionally, my understanding is that there has been a lot of strife in the Wingfront group over the past few months. Product people complain that …

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Project Glass: Jimmy Kimmel Has Fun With Google Glasses

Google unveiled Project Glass this week. If you haven’t seen the video yet, check it out here. Not surprisingly, the video has already been the subject of parody, multiple times. This one shows the Windows version: This one simply shows what things would really be like with Google glasses: Talk show host Jimmy Kimmel even got in on the fun. …

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Project Glass Gets Another Parody Video (The Windows Version)

Google has captured the imaginations (and cynicism) of many this week, with the unveiling of Project Glass, it’s futuristic glasses that give the user access to the virtual world. Google’s promo video was a concept video, but they do exist, even if they’re not ready for prime time. Google co-founder Sergey Brin was photographed wearing them at a charity dinner. …

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Project Glass: Sergey Brin Is Going Around Wearing The Google Glasses

Google co-founder Sergey Brin went out to a charity dinner aimed at raising money for the Foundation Fighting Blindness, and he was wearing the Project Glass glasses. This is, according to tech blogger Robert Scoble, who says he was at the dinner with photographer Thomas Hawk. Scoble posted some pics taken by Hawk on his Google+ page. Scoble said on …

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Project Glass: Google’s Glasses Met With Wonder And A Whole Lot Of Cynicism

Google unveiled Project Glass on Wednesday. It’s still in the concept/testing stage, but it’s a pair of futuristic glasses that puts the virtual world directly into your eyeballs. If you haven’t seen Google’s video yet, watch it before you go any further: Now that it’s had a little more time to sink in, people have all kinds of ideas and …

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SemanticMap Uses Microsoft’s Kinect, Kind Of Like Project Glass Without Glasses

Google isn’t the only tech giant doing interesting things with augmented reality. There’s a video available for viewing (but not for embedding, unfortunately) from Design at Microsoft Research Asia (Beijing). It’s simply called SemanticMap – Vision, and is similar to Google’s Project Glass video in that it shows off more the concept than anything tangible. Here’s the description that accompanies …

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Project Glass: Funny Video Shows Likely Future With Google Glasses

On Wednesday, Google revealed Project Glass, which is a pair of glasses that give the user smartphone-like capabilities within their field of vision (not to be confused with Google Goggles, which lets you search the web by taking pictures). Here’s the video that demonstrates them: Pretty cool, right? The technology is still being worked on, and it’s unlikely that you’ll …

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Project Glass: Google’s Crazy Future Glasses Revealed

Google unveiled something awesome today, or at least the concept of something awesome. We’ve been hearing about the Google glasses for a while now, but now there’s a video: On the Project Glass Google+ Page, Google says, “We think technology should work for you—to be there when you need it and get out of your way when you don’t. A …

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Will The “Next Web” Belong To Yahoo?

Yahoo Chief Product Officer, Blake Irving, spoke about “the next web” (not the technology blog) at the Adobe Digital Marketing Summit last week. Yahoo has posted a “concise version” of his opening remarks from he event, in which he talks about the future of the web, which will be driven in large part by Yahoo, if Irving has anything to …

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Google HUD Glasses Coming Soon To A Face Near You

Remember last year when Google did a pilot program for their Cr-48 Chromebook and shipped a bunch of them to people who signed up to test the product in exchange for merely providing feedback? Google might be revisiting that trick, this time with a pair of heads-up display (HUD) glasses. In case you’re wondering what HUD glasses are or even …

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Café Kauko Brings New Meaning to Internet Café

In Helsinki, Finland, there’s a new café called Café Kauko. It’s an Internet café in a different sense that what you’re probably used to. The actual experience of the café itself is controlled by the Internet. Here’s a look: Patrons use the web to adjust the table, the music, the lighting, etc. Here’s the description from the KlausK Hotel, Helsinki: …

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A Future Of Video Game Addicts

We’re going back to the future with this piece because, as was commonly predicted in the 1980s when the first NES system wrapped its tendril-like remote control wires around the lives of many a youth, at least one group is anticipating that gaming will be the next major addiction. Norcas, a charity organization that provides assistance with drug and substance …

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Internet Handles Predicted To Replace Phone Numbers, Email Addresses

That strange, somewhat vulnerable feeling of not having to commit your friends’ phone numbers to memory shouldn’t bother you for much longer, at least one analyst predicts. Adib Ghubril, an analyst with Gartner, has asserted that Internet handles will become the primary way of contacting our friends and colleagues: Ghubril said the emergence of Internet handles is “not that far …

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