Next Big Thing

Smartphones: Space-Age Technology Oct 23, 2014

Technology and space have always gone hand-in-hand. The first manned Apollo missions to the moon used several computer’s systems including their guidance system which is regarded as the first embedded computer. While it weighed in at several Kg and has significantly less technology that a common toaster today, it allowed the astronauts to make the 700,000 km round trip.

Access and the Internet of Things Oct 13, 2014

The first thing that most people look at when they buy a new phone is the operating system: is it MacOS, Android, or Windows? While this is an important decision, because it can determine which programs you can use to connect to the Internet, we often take for granted that we don’t have to worry whether we can connect to the Internet.

Soft Robots, Strong Technology Oct 10, 2014

Noosphere Ventures is looking to the future and excited about where humanity will be. But it realizes that soon we may not be alone. More and more, robots are becoming a regular part or most people’s lives.