Finally a Movie Shows How French Electronic Music Is More Than Vocoders

Thanks to Daft Punk, the 1990s French "touch" electronic music scene has its legendary figures, masks and vocoder robot voices and button pushing and all. We've got the sound and look, but seriously, we're missing a little fiction to glorify the music's rise into one of the more influential electronic music movements… » 1/26/15 11:40am 1/26/15 11:40am

Watch Reality Bend In This 3D Sky City

If you're immersing yourself in 3D world, you don't want that world to be anything like our own, right? Because then you could just go outside! Instead, dive deep into this beautifully dystopian city in the sky. » 12/22/10 10:00am 12/22/10 10:00am

Eden Speedboat Puts the Wood Back in Yachting

It may sound counterintuitive, but the futuristic 38-ton, 72-foot speedboat design known as Eden » 10/19/08 4:30pm 10/19/08 4:30pm calls for wood as a main building material. As you can tell from the pictures, the boat wouldn't be a full-on woody: Much of the hull itself would be crafted in carbon fiber, and sweeping one-piece glass windshield to…

Vias New Chips: Way Cool, Quiet, Too


Keeping things cool and quiet, Via Technologies rolled out two new members of its Eden family of processors that can do their work without all that racket from a cooling fan. Called the Eden ULV (Ultra Low Voltage), not only are these 1.5GHz and 1GHz processors fanless, but they won't suck the batteries on your… » 1/18/06 11:44am 1/18/06 11:44am