In session 1 of TEDYouth, Tom Chi shared three prototyping rules he learned while developing Google Glass — an augmented reality head-mounted display — with his team. Shortly after, we found Bobak Ferdowsi, Flight Director for the Mars Curiosity Rover mission, giving these glasses a test-drive. Ferdowsi will be speaking in session 2, explaining how exactly a two ton machine made it to Mars.
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What will sports look like in the future? How science + technology are changing the limits of the human body and the shape of competition
If you’ve ever seen grainy old sports footage—for example, a boxing match from the late 1800s, a Princeton/Yale game from 1903, or Babe Ruth’s famous home run from 1932—you probably noticed something: how different the game looks, compared to its modern counterpart. The equipment looks too clunky, the uniforms impossibly baggy. Even the bodies of […]
Predictions are a mug’s game. If they come true, you likely didn’t push your thinking hard enough. If they don’t come true, you risk looking like an idiot. Nonetheless, many speakers at the annual TED conference have taken the plunge and proffered thoughts of what the future might look like. The video above takes a […]