Join 8ninths Next Week at SIC 2012

Oct 24, 2012 | 8ninths | Tech News

Join 8ninths Next Week at SIC 2012

The Seattle Interactive Conference returns in 2012, bringing interactive industry’s leaders together in one of the world’s most innovative cities! With its “Game Changers” platform, SIC 2012 provides a unique stage for entrepreneurs, technologists, advertisers, designers, entertainers, online business professionals and thinkers to converge: Visionary speakers on technology, creativity and… Read More 

Moo Business Cards Get a Microchip

Oct 18, 2012 | Mobile & Web | Tech News

Moo Business Cards Get a Microchip

WHAT IS IT? If you’re familiar with Moo (if not, check it out because they offer nice and inexpensive business cards and stickers), in a few weeks they will be rolling out brand new NFC enabled business cards. NFC stands for “Near Field Communication” and it means there’s a tiny microchip… Read More 

Your Next Pet May Be Your Suitcase

Oct 18, 2012 | Mobile & Web | Tech News

Your Next Pet May Be Your Suitcase

WHAT IS IT? The Hop! is a suitcase that you can track and that can also follow you around, via your smartphone. WHY IS IT RELEVANT? Nothing is worse for a traveler than to lose her luggage. You can track the Hop! with an iPhone or iPad app. In addition,… Read More 

Tick-Tock Michael Bay

Oct 2, 2012 | Mobile & Web | Tech News

Tick-Tock Michael Bay

Michael Bay, the infamous director/producer responsible for such instant classics as Transformers: Dark of the Moon; Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen; plain ole’ Transformers and my favorite work in his oeuvre; The Lionel Richie Collection, is going to get some competition from your neighbor’s kids. Oh, and how I’ll enjoy his fall. See, Michael Bay really only does… Read More 

Enter….”THE HYPER MATRIX”

Sep 18, 2012 | Mobile & Web | Tech News

Enter….”THE HYPER MATRIX”

Hyper-Matrix from Earl Park on Vimeo. WHAT IS IT? Created for a Hyundai exhibit by media group Jonspasang, this amazing display manipulates hundreds of foam blocks to form spectacular patterns and imagery for the audience. The piston controlled blocks can push out or invert inwards as well as form a… Read More 

Predictive Policing

Sep 4, 2012 | Mobile & Web | Tech News

Predictive Policing

WHAT IS IT? The Santa Cruz Police Department is experimenting with a computer program that predicts where crimes will occur, and deploying its officers to those places. WHY IS IT RELEVANT? So far, this program has helped the Santa Cruz Police Department “pre-empt several crimes and has led to five… Read More 

Aeroflex Hovercraft Bike

Aug 23, 2012 | Tech News

Aeroflex Hovercraft Bike

WHAT IS IT? A Star-Wars-influenced flying speeder bike by Aeroflex. Check out their video. WHY IS IT RELEVANT? The hovercraft made me think about the impact of disruptive technologies. Think about how things could change if this ever became a feasible product for the general consumer. Would much road maintenance… Read More 

The Double

Aug 22, 2012 | Tech News

The Double

WHAT IS IT? A teleconferencing robot from Double Robotics that utilizes iPads. Check out the video. WHY IS IT RELEVANT? With workforces becoming increasingly distributed across the globe, telepresence will need to move beyond videoconferencing and Skype. Certain industries will require more mobile solutions. What makes the Double interesting is… Read More 

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