What if you were only 17 minutes away from your living God?

...February 25, 2010

This post is a reprint (and translation) of an article excerpted from one of my favorite blogs “KairosMosaïque“, written by Alexandre Richichesu.  You surely know about the theory of “six degrees of separation”, established in 1929 by Frigyes Karinthy, that posited that every person in the world could be connected to any other person by […]

What if this whole Web 2.0 thing deflates?

...February 24, 2010

François Roque, better known as @imposture, already made a huge splash on this blog with his post “What if Web 2.0 went bankrupt?” that was elected the “Idea of the Week.”  He’s back this month, reminding us that all revolutionary media (like all revolutionary innovations) will eventually become normalized. What if the Web 2.0 ended […]

What if we slept on cloud 9?

What if we slept on cloud 9?

...February 23, 2010

Imagine that your hotel room could lift you to an altitude of 10,000 feet in the air—all while staying earth friendly!  Welcome to the Aircruise project, a visionary transportation project thought up by the Design and Innovation firm SeymourPowell, in partnership with Samsung.  Check out the below presentation video that was just made public. Aircruise […]

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What if science fiction slightly preceded reality?

...February 22, 2010

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ccHORot0vNA[/youtube] What if paper became a simple means of projection?  This is the hypothesis of the creators of the American sci-fi series Caprica, as you can see in above clips from the pilot.  Caprica is a spinoff of the popular science fiction series Battlestar Galactica. It was created by Rémi Aubuchon, David Eick, and Ronald […]

What if we were given a second chance?

What if we were given a second chance?

...February 19, 2010

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X6plaMT0bGE&feature=player_embedded[/youtube] [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kruq3ENh9lo&feature=player_embedded[/youtube] “What if you were given a second chance?” is the incredible idea behind the Gatorade campaign orchestrated by TBWA\Chiat\Day.  Check out the previews, above. 15 years after a mythic game between fierce local rivals Easton High School and Phillipsburg High School that finished in a 7-7 tie, Gatorade decided to replay the game […]