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The Not-So Distant Future

Tuesday 07.31.2012 , Posted by

With Google’s Project Glass underway and expected to be released to the public as early as 2014, it’s fun to imagine where technology will take us. For their graduation project from Jerusalem’s Bezaleal Academy of Arts, Eran May-raz and Daniel Lazo made a highly entertaining short film showcasing their predictions of what the future will hold. Once we can do everything that we do on our laptops on Google Glasses, the only logical next step would be to have them embedded into our eyes. The students highlight what augmented reality might look like, showing both the benefits and the potential vulnerabilities. [Read more...]

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It Is So Not Cool To Be Cool: Future Hipster

Saturday 02.11.2012 , Posted by

Here at Visual News we love to keep up with the trends. Some may call it “Hipster”…but we’d rather not label ourselves. This YouTube video, “Future Hipsters,” has received over 300,000 views since it was posted on February 7th…so we decided to get in on the action. If you haven’t already seen the video, you need to. It is a hilarious prediction of what will come of the hipsters in the year 2062! If shockingly enough you are not familiar with the term, Urban Dictionary might help you understand: [Read more...]

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The Internet in the Future: Growth and Mobility

Thursday 06.02.2011 , Posted by

Four short years may not seem that far away, but considering how fast things are moving a lot will have changed. This beautifully rendered information graphic looks at what our internet world will look like in 2015. What is truly astounding about these predictions are not necessarily the technologies that will arise, but more the numbers of people that will be using them: Neo Labels, creators of this well made piece, predict more people will access the internet by mobile device than desktop or laptop by only 2014. Check out their 15 key conclusions at digitallife.neolabels.com [Read more...]

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