High-Tech
Trace Solar Lamp  |  Gionata Gatto & Mike Thompson

Trace Solar Lamp | Gionata Gatto & Mike Thompson

  Trace is an outdoor lamp designed by Gionata Gatto and Mike Thompson for the organization Transnatural (arts, research and future design) and was recently on exhibit at Milan Design Week 2012. Made from polyurethane, Trace is powered by solar energy.  The self-sufficient lighting unit produces an ambient glow with the energy it recycles from...
Guido Germano | Artificial Intelligence With an Italian Brain

Guido Germano | Artificial Intelligence With an Italian Brain

We recently met a real ganzo-scientist! Yes,  this time, we talk about how to save lives with Guido Germano, director of Artificial Intelligence Program at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and professor of Medicine at UCLA School of Medicine.     So, you travelled a lot in Europe before  you moved to the US, right? I was...
GLOBE (Hedron) Rooftop Fish and Vegetable Farm | Conceptual Devices and UrbanFarmers AG

GLOBE (Hedron) Rooftop Fish and Vegetable Farm | Conceptual Devices and UrbanFarmers AG

  Feed your family with fish and vegetables from your rooftop.  That’s the idea behind GLOBE, a mini sustainable farm concept that’s on its way to becoming a reality.     The GLOBE is the result of a collaboration of UrbanFarmers AG, an organization devoted to solving the world’s food supply challenges and Conceptual Devices,...
Olivetti | Video of The World's First Desktop Computer

Olivetti | Video of The World’s First Desktop Computer

  240 BYTES.  That is the memory of the first personal computer (or rather the first personal mechanical computer) invented by Pier Giorgio Perotto in 1964 for Olivetti.  What it lacked in memory with respect to today’s computers it made up for in weight: 35.5 kg.       A new project, http://www.101project.eu/ is renewing...