MIT's venerable science and technology magazine, Technology Review, has just published a gorgeous one-off issue devoted to science fiction that's inspired by "today's emerging technologies." Called TRSF, the issue acknowledges the strong connections between science and its fictional counterpart — and showcases short…
Nobody knows when (or if) The Singularity will arrive, bringing super-smart artificial intelligences — but within twenty years, astronomy could become the first discipline where discoveries outpace scientists' ability to keep up with them, says the Technology Review.
Technology Review has rounded up a bunch of objects that it feels are design classics from the past 30 or so years and got a bunch of industrial designers to talk about them. And you've gotta admit they're right—on some of the candidates, at least. First up is the Polaroid SX-70, which dates back to 1972.