Tag Archives: technology

KOREANNOVATION: May 12th-13th in NYC

Those of you who will be in New York tomorrow simply cannot miss KOREANNOVATION, a gizmos and gadgets trade show that will be showcasing the best of what Korea has to offer. You’ll see over 500 innovative products, ensuring there will never be a dull moment. And trust me, if Eclectic Method is remixing videos to promote this show, it’s ...

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Honda Connects Your Brain To The Robot

The world just got a little creepier. Honda, the company that made your sister’s ’02 Civic, has developed a way to transmit brain signals to a robot, allowing humans to control robots remotely. Honda has “read patterns of electric currents on a person’s scalp as well as changes in cerebral blood flow when a person thinks about four simple movements ...

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High Tech: Yankee Stadium

While I’m not a Yankees fan, one can’t deny the popularity and rich history of one of the most famous baseball teams ever. Their new stadium is still being completed in time for the 2009 season that starts next month and it’s shaping up to be quite the experience. Shown above is the 103-by-58-foot 1080p display that will show fans ...

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Sayonara Circuit City

March 8th. That’s Sunday. So that means you officially have about 48 hours to make your way to the nearest Circuit City in an attempt to score huge deals. I mean huge deals, too, ’cause come Sunday night, Circuit City will be closing its doors for good. With 567 stores around the country, liquidating the $1.7 billion in merchandise would ...

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This Robot Makes Ice Cream

Now this is college course I would love to take. As a final project at The Department of Technological Studies at Ohio Northern University, a team of 26 students spent 5 weeks creating a machine that can create ice cream. The end result is a robot that makes a delicious treat for all to enjoy. I’m sure they could have ...

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The $3 LED Lightbulb

Those brits! Always inventing such crazy stuff like Fawlty Towers and The Office! This time around, researchers at Cambridge University have designed an LED-based lightbulb that costs a mere $3 and has a 100,000 hour lifespan. Very impressive, considering that my current fucking lightbulbs tend to burn out after three months. Researchers say the bulb could also help lower electricity ...

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Lock Up Your Videos! Eclectic Method Is Coming!

Mashups. Two songs seamlessly flowing over one another. This is what video-mixup collective Eclectic Method does perfectly. After seeing them multiple times in New York City, I wondered to myself why in the hell I haven’t posted about these dudes yet. Let me break it down for you: RAW MIX POWER. That’s what these guys do. We’re talking music videos ...

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Are Ultra Niche Auto Manufacturers The Answer?

PSFK has a great write up on a niche auto manufacturer called Carbon Motors. The company’s aim is to produce one car and one car only: a cop car. Gone is the infamous 5.0 engine and Crown Vic styling. In comes the first vehicle specifically designed for law enforcement, by law enforcement. Dubbed the E7, its 3.0 liter Diesel engine ...

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CNN: Chock Full O’ Holograms

50 seconds into the above video, you’ll see CNN’s Wolf Blitzer speak with Jessica Yellin. Only, Jessica isn’t in the studio. She’s “thousands of miles away” and appearing via a full-body hologram instead. Watch the full video for Jessica’s explanation. Apparently, over 35 high-def cameras are used inside a tent. Wild. Is the 21st century upon us? I’d like to ...

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NavJacket: The GPS Winter Coat

Here’s a back-to-school jacket worth getting excited about. The NavJacket from O’Neill is due out this winter and will feature more technology than you can shake a stick at. Designed for people who like to snowboard, ski or just hit the trails, the NavJacket features Gore-Tex material and integrated GPS that allows you to navigate a hillside. The left arm ...

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