What is the difference between cryonics and cryogenics?

vat or giant tank used at Alcor Life Extension Foundation

Deep freezing dead bodies so that they can be revived in the future when the cure has been found for the cause of death. It is the stuff of many sci-fi movies and books. It is not just fiction, either. When 23-year-old Kim Suozzi learned that she was dying from brain cancer, she opted to have her dead body frozen, […]

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Cyborg Camp YVR 2013 is happening on May 11, 2013 in Vancouver

Cyborg Camp YVR 2013 conference in Vancouver

Cyborg Camp 2013 will be held in MAKe’s warehouse in Vancouver BC, Canada. CyborgCamp is a not-for-profit conference about technology and how it affects humanity. Topics such as the the Internet of Things, future of communication, anthropology, cyborg technology, psychology, and social media will be discussed in the event. There will also be an art gallery and interactive installations/wearable computing. […]

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Two DIY high-tech cards you will love to give and receive

DIY electronic wedding invitation

Why give out ordinary business cards and wedding invitations when you can impress people with cards that showcase your circuitry skills? Electrical engineer Jay Kickliter thought of creating an interactive business card for an upcoming job fair. His card lights up whenever it’s touched and has a low-power mode that prolongs battery life. Design and implementation took two weeks. Pretty […]

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4 beautiful celebrities wearing futuristic dresses

Olga Kurylenko

These celebrities caught my eye because of the futuristic dresses they wore recently. 1. Kim Kardashian The reality star wore this sci-fi looking dress last November 29, 2012 in the opening of Millions of Milkshakes in The Avenues Mall in¬†Kuwait City. Source: Wetpaint   2. Rita Ora The singer wore this silver ensemble in the Manchester leg of her Radioactive […]

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Dreamfall Chapters: The Longest Journey is a half fantasy, half cyberpunk game

cyberpunk dystopian city Europolis from Dreamfall Chapters The Longest Journey

Red Thread Games successfully raised funding for the development of the game Dreamfall Chapters: The Longest Journey through Kickstarter. Dreamfall Chapters is the sequel to the award-winning PC games The Longest Journey (1999) and Dreamfall: The Longest Journey (2006). Dreamfall Chapters is a 3D adventure point-and-click game for Mac, Linux and Windows PC. It takes the player on an epic […]

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Amidst the excitement for the arrival of Google Glass, some people are worried

Stop the Cyborgs wants to ban Google Glass

Google Glass is expected to arrive later this year for less than $1500. Not without controversy, though. Some experts, including the Canadian cyborg Steve Mann, believe the augmented reality eyewear will cause strain and damage to the eyes, especially to children. The heads-up display may also distract the user from what’s happening around him. More importantly, there are big privacy […]

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Real-life cyborg Neil Harbisson and the Cyborg Foundation

real-life cyborg Neil Harbisson and his eyeborg

“Cyborg Foundation”, the short documentary by Spanish director Rafel Duran Torrent won the $100,000 Grand Jury Prize in the Focus Forward Filmmaker Competition at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. The short film features 30-year-old Neil Harbisson, the first man to be officially recognized a cyborg by a government (his device is included in his passport photo). Harbisson was born with […]

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Great video of a group playing Cyberpunk 2020

group playing Cyberpunk 2020

Cyberpunk 2013 (and its second edition, Cyberpunk 2020) is a tabletop role-playing game written by Mike Pondsmith. CD Projekt RED is currently developing the video game Cyberpunk 2077 which is based on the tabletop RPG. Luckily, Pondsmith is involved in the upcoming RPG, so there’s a big chance that the digital game will stay true to its roots. We still […]

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Cyberpunk 2077 + Minecraft = Cybercraft 2077

Cyberpunk 2077 meets Minecraft equals Cybercraft 2077

I’m not even a fan of Minecraft yet I found this Cybercraft 2077 video by PixelShavers pretty neat. True to their name, they shaved pixels off Cyberpunk 2077′s exquisite teaser trailer If you’re a fan of both Minecraft and Cyberpunk 2077, then this one’s a special treat.  

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Free to attend: 2nd Advancing Humanity Symposium at Stanford University, March 23, 2013

Advancing Humanity Symposium by the Stanford Transhumanist Association

For those of you who are interested in transhumanism and are located near Stanford University, you may want to check out the upcoming second-annual Advancing Humanity Symposium. The event is hosted by the Stanford Transhumanist Association and is free and open to the public. Nine speakers, divided into three panels, will each present a distinct perspective on how emerging technologies […]

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