It's the cassette tape that everybody should have in their earthquake go-bag: The single "Life During Wartime" by the Talking Heads.
The Talking Heads frontman and all-round arty guy David Byrne has created a few fakie iPhone apps (which sadly aren't available for download) for a social media art exhibit, which sounds really grim but luckily his apps are anything but.
I love David Byrne. The guy is a total geek. He makes great music. He rides bikes. What's not to like? Well, his prognostication abilities, for one.
The January, 1987 issue of OMNI Magazine included a cover story titled, "14 Great Minds Predict the Future." OMNI asked influential people from a variety of fields what was in store for humanity in the year 2007, twenty years into the future. There were predictions about everything from peace in the Middle East to 3D…
Xbox's Avatar Kinect is pretty wild: It tracks and replicates your facial expressions with surprising precision. Which probably made you think about having a more realistic Avatar reppin' yourself owning up 12-year-olds in Halo, or something. But Microsoft Research's Photo-Real Talking Head project, which uses 2D…
Thursday night's edition of the Charlie Rose Show brought David Carr, Michael Arrington, and Walt Mossberg together to discuss the iPad. Having used the iPad briefly, all three seem optimistic about what it has to offer.