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solvatten

25.08.2014 / Technology

Just Add Sun

A black box that can harness the sun’s UV light through a transparent layer while killing bacteria cells and heating...

underground

28.04.2014 / Technology

Building Underground

Have you ever heard of earth integrated architecture? Basically, the idea is to build an underground home – it’s a...

glamping

23.04.2014 / Technology

Hi-tech Camping

Living in close contact with nature. Falling asleep to the sound of rustling leaves. Waking up to the chirping of...


yale_experiment

08.04.2014 / Technology

I Can Read It in Your Neurons

“It is a form of mind reading”. The words of Marvin Chun, professor of psychology, cognitive science and neurobiology, and...

moto360

31.03.2014 / Technology

A Smartwatch that Actually Looks like a Watch

What do we see when we think of a watch? Round case, glass, hands, strap. That’s basically how we have...

tango

04.03.2014 / Technology

If Smartphones Could See Like Humans

“We are physical beings that live in a 3D world, yet mobile devices today assume that the physical world ends...


fusione

20.02.2014 / Technology

A New Hope for Nuclear Fusion

The topic of nuclear fusion never fails to astonish us and give us new hope for a better future –...

copenhagen

13.02.2014 / Technology

An object of desire

The warm, rough look and feel of the textile against the smooth, matte polished aluminum frame. These are the elements...

future

06.02.2014 / Technology

Betting on the Future

In a not-so-distant future, we will be able to travel on driver-free cars and planes without pilots, build skyscrapers whose...


contour

28.01.2014 / Technology

Building a House in 24 Hours

The 3D printer really is one of those inventions that might thoroughly change our everyday life in the next future....

case_salutiste

23.10.2013 / Technology

A Healthier Home

What if the house we live in could help us be healthier? This is basically the idea behind the new...

silicon_savannah

07.10.2013 / Technology

Silicon Savannah

Nairobi, which sadly hit the headlines these last days for a tragic event, is not just a transit hub for...


streetmix

30.09.2013 / Technology

Designing a Better City

Are you unhappy with the streets of your neighborhood? Do you wish there were more bike lanes, more sidewalks, less...

makers

02.09.2013 / Technology

The Makers of Things

Making things – creating them with your own hands, understanding how they work, being able to fix them… Who can...

fairphone

28.08.2013 / Technology

A Fair Smartphone

Fairphone is different – it is a smartphone with high performances and yet produced with minimal harm to people and...


biciclo

26.08.2013 / Technology

An Early Bicycle

Have you ever seen one of those bizarre high bicycles with a large front wheel and a much smaller rear,...

fusione

30.07.2013 / Technology

New Steps on the Road to Cold Fusion

When the Wright brothers achieved the first successful airplane flight in 1903, the crucial fact about the flight was not...

project_loon

29.07.2013 / Technology

Project Loon: Internet Access from the Sky

A ring of balloons, flying around the globe on the stratospheric winds, that provides Internet access to the earth below....


tesla

25.07.2013 / Technology

A Record Pit Stop

One of the most frequent objections raised by electric car skeptics concerns the recharging, often deemed too complicated and slow....

app

25.06.2013 / Technology

Don’t Be Late

Leaving home and reaching your destination in Milan smoothly thanks to an app that alerts you to delays, slowdowns and...

poesie_marte

22.05.2013 / Technology

Poems on Mars

When love for literature meets passion for science, the result will almost certainly be innovative. Especially if the encounter takes...


fusione

06.05.2013 / Technology

Cold Fusion: Almost There?

On April 18 2011, we announced the validity of a new test on cold fusion conducted in Bologna by engineer...

displair

25.03.2013 / Technology

Displair: Reality or Hologram?

On the election night back in 2008, right before the first victory of Barack Obama, for the first time in...

droni

25.02.2013 / Technology

Drones: Who Watches Over the Watchers?

Ever since the presidency of George W. Bush, the use of drones (i.e. an aircraft without a human pilot onboard) by...


olivetti

26.11.2012 / Technology

Technology Benefiting the Future

When Camillo Olivetti founded his firm back in 1896, most European and American cities still relied on gas lighting; yet,...

9_algoritmi

24.10.2012 / Technology

Nine Algorithms

Everything around us is digital. That’s why computer science, once an elitist discipline, has become a mass phenomenon. While the...

gogle_underwater

09.10.2012 / Technology

Google Underwater

An opportunity to explore and experience six of the ocean’s most incredible living coral reefs while sitting in front of...


warp_drive

03.10.2012 / Technology

Faster than Light

Although Star Trek‘s Enterprise and the time-travelling DeLorean from Back to the Future used to do it,  we all know...

kobo

18.07.2012 / Technology

Kobo conquers Japan

Here we are: Japanese giant Rakuten, the world’s third largest e-commerce network, has just launched a new e-reader right before...

cabine

16.07.2012 / Technology

Relics

Small, cramped, hot like a sauna in summer and ice-cold in winter, and yet so useful when you wanted to...


snap

06.06.2012 / Technology

Hipstamatic vs Instagram

In the beginning was Hipstamatic, the app that turned our smartphones into small toy cameras. Then came Instagram, and it...

microsoft

14.03.2012 / Technology

In your own voice

While we are waiting for Apple’s SIRI – the voice assistant of the moment – to start speaking some Italian,...

terra

30.01.2012 / Technology

High definition

Remember the famous photograph of the Earth as seen from outer space taken in 1972 by the crew of Apollo...


ibooksauthor

24.01.2012 / Technology

Making your custom IBook

An interactive iBook complete with images, sounds and videos. That’s what all Apple users with a Mac will be able...

myspace

19.01.2012 / Technology

Myspace strikes back

Sooner or later the announcement had to come: Myspace, the first successful social network ever, is back with great news....

passato_futuro

17.01.2012 / Technology

Future past

Retronaut, by British “past explorer” Chris Wild, is a constant stimulus to reflection as well as an amazing collection of...


udemy

09.01.2012 / Technology

A Techrospective

What do the tablet wars have to do with Groupon’s success, the death of  Steve Jobs and the last blows...

time_space

02.01.2012 / Technology

Time is the new space

How do we measure distances in 2012? If you think about it, it’s in terms of time rather than in...

gsv

22.11.2011 / Technology

Google’s secret talent

Did you think that Google Street View was a useful and yet aesthetically-neutered tool? Well, think again.   If only...


obsolete

12.09.2011 / Technology

Archaeology of the present

Strange as it seems, one day not so far away the latest high-tech gadget you just treated yourself to might...

ifa

07.09.2011 / Technology

Can you live without them?

September is a time for changes and big challenges. Even in the world of technology, which gathers every year at...

biophilia

31.08.2011 / Technology

Touch the Music

It’s called Biophilia and it is not a simple collection of songs; it also a collection of  iPhone and iPad...


whats_contemporary

30.08.2011 / Technology

Abreast with the times

What’s contemporaneity, after all? Where is it revealed, how does it express itself? If you’ve been racking your brain with...

5_reasons

07.07.2011 / Technology

Five reasons for a switch

At a first glance,  Google+ looks like a white clone of Facebook. Why then, even before being publicly disclosed, is...

circle_me

01.07.2011 / Technology

You Are What You Like

It’s not an aggregator, it’s not a social network, it’s not an on-demand content service. Yet, it has something of...


icloud

06.06.2011 / Technology

Apple strikes again

A few weeks ago we spoke about Google’s failed attempt at defying iTunes, and now Apple announces its master stroke:...

rivoluzioni_mancate

12.05.2011 / Technology

Failed revolutions

Offering all the music in the world to each user…  

lo_stato_dell_arte

11.05.2011 / Technology

The state of the art

An e-book should be more than the simple .pdf version of a paper book


uno_sguardo_al_futuro

28.04.2011 / Technology

A glimpse at the future

A cross breed between a smartphone and a DSLR camera. Could that be the future… 

moleskine_digitale

22.04.2011 / Technology

Moleskine goes app

The guys at Databinge have turned the world’s most famous notebook… 

verso_la_fusione

18.04.2011 / Technology

Cold fusion coming?

A catalyzer producing a hundred times the employed energy… 


la_tv

15.04.2011 / Technology

TV in the Internet age

Why spoil what good old TV does best – showing good quality images – with loads… 

sometimes-come-come-back

09.04.2011 / Technology

SOMETIMES THEY COME BACK

The keys make that nostalgic and almost mechanical click sound. The case look quite the same as the original, with...

google

06.04.2011 / Technology

GOOGLE +1

While experts announce the decline of Facebook, Google searches (and ads) are gradually going social. +1 is a sort of ...


the-brander

27.03.2011 / Technology

INSPIRING MODELS

Behind every succesful invention there’s an inventor. That’s the basic idea that gave birth to The Brander, a new online magazine...

when-the-going-get

23.03.2011 / Technology

WHEN THE GOING GETS TOUGH

The times when Wikipedia used to be accused of  poor reliability as compared with the more authoritative traditional encyclopedias is...

future-apple

13.03.2011 / Technology

THE FUTURE OF THE APPLE

In spite of the inauspicious gossip about Steve Job’s health, Apple’s CEO presented in san Francisco the brand new iPad2. Enhamced...


virtual-ink

16.02.2011 / Technology

VIRTUAL INK

With a basic price of 99 dollars, the first low cost and low tech tablet device will be launched next...

the-technology-body

12.02.2011 / Technology

THE TECHNOLOGICAL BODY

Textile touchpads,  zippers controlling the volume of your iPod music, kinetic dresses and wearable devices for sports and medical applications. Wearable technologies are...

risvegli

11.02.2011 / Technology

AWAKENINGS

Italy’s most needed major work is not the Strait of Messina Bridge, but broadband. At least according to the guys...


if-the-web-shoutdown

09.02.2011 / Technology

IF THE WEB SHUTS DOWN

We’ve already spoken about the alternative use of social networks, but the recent events seem to confirm with greater significance the...

hidden-italy

05.02.2011 / Technology

HIDDEN ITALY

Say goodbye to postcard Italy. Urban Italy is an online guide to the Bel Paese as seen through the eyes of...

art-at-ur-finger-tip

04.02.2011 / Technology

ART AT YOUR FINGER TIPS

The beta version has been around for quite some time, but now Google Art Project is finally completed: 17 major museums...


once-were-aggregators

03.02.2011 / Technology

ONCE WERE AGGREGATORS

A personalized daily magazine colllecting the contents of feeds, bookmarks and updates from your social network contacts. If organization is...

social-useful-network

29.01.2011 / Technology

SOCIALLY USEFUL NETWORKS

Have you ever dreamed of giving vent to your noblest feelings through a social network? Despite being mainly considered as...

the-candles

27.01.2011 / Technology

TEN CANDLES

Whether you love it or hate it, Wikipedia has been one of last decade’s most relevant  phenomena. More than a...


smartphone-netbook

26.01.2011 / Technology

SMARTPHONE VS NETBOOK

Will smart phones ever become as powerful and as full-sized as portable computers? Everyone’s been saying that for quite a...

social-media-week

20.01.2011 / Technology

JOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF THE WEB

In February 2009, the first Social Media Week was held in New York City. Two years later, the web festival has...

anti-cornice

18.01.2011 / Technology

NOT A DIGITAL PHOTO FRAME

Let us be honest: digital frames are one of the less successful inventions of the last decade. Looking for a...


20_tv

30.09.2010 / Technology

2.0 TV

It all started with 9/11, when the internatonal TV networks aired clips filmed by common people with cell phones and...

the_lives_of_others

01.09.2010 / Technology

The lives of others

A phone number, a grocery list, a remainder: this very second, someone, somewhere, is busy jotting something down on a...

an_interactive_portfolio

14.07.2010 / Technology

An interactive portfolio

Elastic spirals, liquid forms, texts warping or sliding on corners. In order to introduce himself, French webdesigner Mathieu Badimon offers...


pick_one

07.05.2010 / Technology

Pick one

Two colours, two words, two ideas. Pick One is a subtle provocation that reduces the apparently simple act of choosing...

colour_copying

03.05.2010 / Technology

Colour copying

Chromatic imitations. Landscapes, architectural details, simple but eye-catching patterns from the natural and man-made worlds: all of this becomes a...

light_my_fire

24.03.2010 / Technology

Light my fire

Fleeting, transitory objects, little samples of graphic design and illustration, matchboxes are souvenirs of past times. The least we can...


frames_of_reference

22.02.2010 / Technology

Frames of reference

Shimmering forms, unsettled horizons, changing perspectives. Vanishing Point is a whirlwind tour through a multidimensional world: musical geometries at a...

a_good_start

15.02.2010 / Technology

A good start

Overcome by a strong emotion due to a letterhead design. This is the definition supplied by the creators of Letterheady,...

thresholds

08.02.2010 / Technology

Thresholds

The opening of a novel is a threshold, inviting us in. It can emerge slowly or launch us into the...


words_and_music

21.01.2010 / Technology

Words and music

Anatomy of a text: the scalpel cuts right to the heart, a lapidary verse taken out of context to become...

beauty_will_save_us

17.12.2009 / Technology

Beauty will save us

In contrast to unthinking banality comes the art of reinvention. A graphic designer symbolically puts himself at the service of...

not_your_average_videogame

30.11.2009 / Technology

Not your average videogame

Illustration meets videogame: Machinarium is the new, completely hand-drawn, graphic adventure from Amanita Design. A game that overlaps into the...


magic_dots

10.11.2009 / Technology

Magic dots

The end of an era: that of Minesweeper and Solitaire on the computer. Today, those moments of boredom can be...

from_a_birds_eye_view

20.10.2009 / Technology

From a bird’s eye view

Your body becomes lighter, gravity insignificant, your feet leave the ground. Then the dizzy sensation of flying over the city,...

back_to_the_moon_

12.10.2009 / Technology

Back to the moon

Can we only believe what we see? If that were so, the moon landing sceptics would be right. NASA prefers...


soul_colors

10.10.2009 / Technology

Soul colors

Associations. From mental images, moods and mutations to chromatic scales, illuminations and subtleties of shade. Infinite combinations of colour to...

parallel_universes

26.09.2009 / Technology

Parallel Universes

There are grey areas in every translation, ideas that loose depth and definition in the journey from one language to...

Fold - DEF

25.07.2009 / Technology

Seasoned Greetings

Colours and lines. Handmade compositions using minimal elements that catch the eye. A single stroke forms a landscape, an outline...


mutual_assistance

08.07.2009 / Technology

Mutual Assistance

The Internet emerged for military reasons, spread for commercial reasons and became the framework for social relations. A place to...

judgement_days

28.06.2009 / Technology

Judgement Days

Don’t believe in appearances. Follow your instinct. Little everyday maxims to guide you through life’s intersections. Raw material to interpret...

esperar

23.06.2009 / Technology

Esperar

Applied linguistics. In Spanish, ‘esperar’ means to hope and to wait. Hope is waiting for something that will happen. In...





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