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The Solar Future of Luxury Yachting

The Solar Future of Luxury Yachting

Michele Puzzolante’s Solar Floating Resort Invention Solar energy technologies such as photovoltaic panels could provide a third of the world’s energy by 2060 if politicians commit to limiting global warming. [source] The majority of people do not get the chance to enjoy luxury yachting and world-class holiday resorts but, for those that do, there is...
Back to the Futurist: Anab Jain

Back to the Futurist: Anab Jain

The fourth post of the Back to the Futurist series is dedicated to Anab Jain. Previous in Series: Liam Young Who is Anab Jain? Anab is a designer, entrepreneur, TED Fellow and the founder of Superflux, a multidisciplinary design company based in London, UK and Ahmedabad, India. Anab’s passion is creating opportunities and building tools that can lead us...
Transgressive Love: Cyborg Tenderness - Part 2

Transgressive Love: Cyborg Tenderness – Part 2

PART ONE: Techno Desire and Cyber Sex It is now easy to love our selves as cyborgs, cyborg love is here, embrace it. The essential notion of Cyborg love is constructive transgression, a spreading out of our sense perception, into new domains of feeling. More than stimulating, less than exciting, slightly uncomfortable, the cyborg symbiosis...
Techno Desire and Cyber Sex - Part 1

Techno Desire and Cyber Sex – Part 1

That we are intimate with the world is not news. That we have extended this intimacy to our tools is a reality; the idea that we are becoming cyborgs is already here. There is nothing mysterious or futuristic about being a cyborg, part machine part biological organism. Using our smartphones to remember our appointments, a...
Waterless Washing Machine

Waterless Washing Machine

When I first stumbled across Elie Ahovi’s brilliant idea of a waterless washing machine, the professionality of the campaign made me truly believe this was on the market already. Imagine! A more time efficient and ecologically conscious solution to one of the most hideous household chores that many of us endure day-in-day-out. Imagine having the...
Back to the Futurist: Liam Young

Back to the Futurist: Liam Young

The fourth post of the Back to the Futurist series is dedicated to Liam Young. Previous in Series: Noah Raford Who is Liam Young? Liam currently lives and works in London as an independent urbanist, designer and futurist. He was named by Blueprint magazine as one of 25 people who will change architecture and design in 2010. He...