One of the main themes at TEDGlobal this year was a lively debate between optimistic and pessimistic voices on the social potential (or doom) of the web. This outlook was somewhat more somber than I expected at a TED conference, perhaps - as some attendee
TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design), arguably the world's most influential gathering of creative thinkers, is coming back to Europe - and staying. TEDGlobal 2009, the companion to the TED conference in California, is to be held in Oxford, UK, July 21-
Attendees at TED in Scotland laud a robot seagull that flies like the real thing.
The gloves function as both live instruments and DJ. The singer debuted the technology at a TED conference in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Michael Jackson's glittery glove may be the most famous mitten in music, but it's not the most high-tech: that honour goes to the gadget-packed gloves worn by dulcet-toned diva Imogen Heap.
The maker of Bluetooth headsets and speakers is extending its line to include health and wellness products.
Wikileaks editor Julian Assange tells the TED Global conference that if he had received sensitive U.S. diplomatic cables, he would have not hesitated to publish them.
Jawbone ventures into fitness gadget territory with Up, a wristband that combines with an iPhone app to track your movement, sleep patterns, and eating habits to improve your overall health.
'Man is something that shall be overcome,' wrote Nietzsche. He may have never envisioned today's efforts to re-engineer the body, but he looks prophetic as pioneers aim to push the envelope of human capability.
The overlap with the title of the blog I write for CNET, Matter/Antimatter, is completely coincidental.