Play It Again, Samsung

Samsung has launched an ad campaign for their smart watch, the Galaxy Gear. And from the ad, you might think this watch is about to make your dreams come true.  [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B3qeJKax2CU&w=420&h=315] Yes, fictional character have used this technology for decades. A watch that can display information beyond time, act as a communication device, and, if […]

To Boldly Go-ogle

Technology and science fiction have a relationship that is both practical and whimsical. The works of Jules Verne influenced the first rocket scientists. Those scientists then influenced writers like Gene Roddenberry who created Star Trek. People who grew up watching Star Trek (or being exposed to other sci-fi of the day in books, film, and […]