Monday, June 28, 2010

Toshiba libretto W100

Features of the Toshiba libretto W100:

  • Run Windows 7 Home Premium
  • Dual 7” diagonal multi-touch screens
  • Weighs under two pounds
  • Wireless-N and Bluetooth® v2.1
  • Webcam

Monday, June 21, 2010

Six Easy Steps to Avert the Collapse of Civilization

Fora.TV Summary"Neuroscientist and fiction writer David Eagleman presents "Six Steps to Avert the Collapse of Civilization." Civilizations always think they're immortal, Eagleman says, but they nearly always perish, leaving "nothing but ruins and scattered genetics." It takes luck and new technology to survive. We may be particularly lucky to have Internet technology to help manage the six requirements of a durable civilization"

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Margaret Gould Stewart: How YouTube thinks about copyright

Margaret Gould Stewart, YouTube's head of user experience, talks about how the ubiquitous video site works with copyright holders and creators to foster (at the best of times) a creative ecosystem where everybody wins.

Monday, June 14, 2010

TedTalk: William Li: Can we eat to starve cancer?

From "William Li presents a new way to think about treating cancer and other diseases: anti-angiogenesis, preventing the growth of blood vessels that feed a tumor. The crucial first (and best) step: Eating cancer-fighting foods that cut off the supply lines and beat cancer at its own game."

Monday, June 07, 2010

John Underkoffler points to the future of UI

Minority Report science adviser and inventor John Underkoffler demos g-speak -- the real-life version of the film's eye-popping, tai chi-meets-cyberspace computer interface. Is this how tomorrow's computers will be controlled?