Category Archives: Singularity

stratobus-thales-google-loon

First Balloons and Drones, Now Dirigibles: The Race for a Truly ‘World Wide’ Web

Facebook wants to be as cool as Google. Google wants to be the most innovative tech firm in history. Both are aiming to deliver internet access to the world’s offline... more

Written By: | Posted: 04/9/14

3D-Printed-Canal-House

The Dutch Are 3D Printing a House

My first article here at Singularity Hub was on a plan to 3D print houses in under 24 hours. What on the surface appeared to be an exciting new idea was, in fact, an... more

Written By: | Posted: 04/8/14

Women_cooking_using_the_open_fire_stove

Air Pollution Killed 7 Million in 2012, According to WHO

The Industrial Revolution may seem like a thing of the past to residents of developed countries, but those who live in developing countries are still very much in the thick... more

Written By: | Posted: 04/7/14

eyephone-stanford-eyego

Cheap Mobile Eye Exams For Rural Poor Made Possible With Smartphones

The World Health Organization estimates some 90% of the world’s visually impaired folks live in the developing world. Most suffer from correctible but undiagnosed... more

Written By: | Posted: 04/4/14

gel-tab-for-perishables

New ‘Smart’ Gel Tags Aim To Prevent Leftovers From Becoming Science Experiments

Most of us aren’t scientists, but every once in awhile, nearly everyone unintentionally runs a science experiment in their refrigerator. If left long enough, for... more

Written By: | Posted: 04/2/14

borg-future

Jason Silva’s Latest: To Be Human Is to Be Transhuman

The term ‘transhuman’ inevitably (for me) summons grotesque visions of humans and machines merging into a Borg-like race bent on eradicating biological imperfection.... more

Written By: | Posted: 04/1/14

thinking-cap-ed

Singularity Surplus: Put on Your Electric Thinking Cap!

Advances in exponential technology happen fast — too fast for Singularity Hub to cover them all. This weekly bulletin points readers to significant developments to keep... more

Written By: | Posted: 03/28/14

oculus-rift-illustration-falcao-lucas (1)

Facebook’s Oculus Acquisition Disheartens Some, But Won’t End Virtual Reality Rebound

Palmer Luckey, inventor of the virtual reality headset Oculus Rift, was literally hacking VR goggles in his garage 18 months ago. Now, he’s a billionaire. A little over... more

Written By: | Posted: 03/27/14

Page 1 of 8612345...102030...Last »