MulTicket Is Isaac Asimov's Idea
Very cool concept - but it's been around for a while.
Talking Lights Help Patients Navigate
This is a unique system to help people find their way around in one of the most confusing environments in the world - hospitals.
Ticketime Concept Timepiece Ticket
Neat concept reminds me of the master, Isaac Asimov, who also wanted to improve tickets.
E-paper You Can Write On From Seiko Epson E Ink
Collaboration produces a very nifty e-paper display that you can write notes on if you wish.
Paul Krugman's Asimov Inspiration
Dr. Paul Krugman has an interesting connection with sf; his career choice was inspired by a well-known work by Isaac Asimov.
Earth Now Needs Agricultural Worlds
SF writers pondered this problem a generation ago, and came up with the answer.
TASC - DARPA's Psychohistory
Interesting effort to develop 'branch of mathematics which deals with the reactions of human conglomerates to fixed social and economic stimuli.'
First Boring Passenger Station In Las Vegas
'...just a steady velvety whirr as the taxi sped along.' - Isaac Asimov, 1951
Asimov's Psychohistory May Be Possible
Many of us enjoyed the Foundation stories; did you think that psychohistory might actually be a workable discipline?
Thought-Controlled Robotic Hand
This one-month experiment bodes well for everyone living with disabilities that require prosthetics.
Handheld Fusion Reactors Planned
Is 'neutron-less fusion allowing safe deployment for handheld power sources' possible?
Cliodynamics: Modeling Complex Societies Mathematically
'The basis of all valid psychohistory lies in the development of the Seldon Plan.'
China's Megacity 'Turn The Pearl River Delta Into One'
Even larger urban zones are planned.
Google And The Psychohistorians
'A further necessary assumption is that the human conglomerate be itself unaware of psychohistoric analysis...'
Fast Entropy, PHE And Psychohistory
Is Isaac Asimov's psychohistory a viable idea? This scholar with degrees in economics, law and physics thinks so.
Bactericidal Fabric Made From Silk
Coming to uniforms near you.
Military Fabric Like A Smart Second Skin
Now, your dress whites and your NBC suit can be the same outfit.
Is Privacy Too Expensive?
'It was not a large office, but it was quite spy-proof and quite undetectably so.'- Isaac Asimov, 1951
FuturICT Knowledge Accelerator And Psychohistory
'The reactions of human conglomerates to fixed social and economic stimuli...'
Asimov and Musk - Boring Company Tunnel vs. Street Race
'There was almost no sound, just a steady velvety whirr as the taxi sped along.' - Isaac Asimov, 1951.