Bright Night 3

January 11, 2010 · Posted in Personal · Comment 

During the third Bright Night 3 on Friday the 8th of january I did my third Live Uitpakparty (Live unboxing party). It was great fun and as usual the audience flocked to gadgets for their personal handson experience. You can watch a compilation of the evening including interviews, with the audience and other speakers by clicking on the picture.

Singularity and the art of mobile evolution

November 11, 2009 · Posted in Featured, Personal · 3 Comments 

UK based designer Kyle Bean’s Russian Babushka doll style design of the evolution of the mobile phone is not only original, it’s also very telling. He beautifully objectified a piece of recent technological history. His ‘Mobile Evolution’ could be an illustration straight out of futurist Ray Kurzweil’s 2005 bestseller, “The Singularity Is Near: When Humans Transcend Biology”.

Biology merged with machine

Biology merged with machine

In the book Kurzweil examines the next step in the evolutionary process, the singularity, a moment in the future when humans and machines merge and become one. Kurzweil believes this will happen rather sooner then later because exponential growth in scientific and technological developments drives us toward the singularity at an almost unimaginable high pace. Read more

RTL Editie NL: James Bond gadgets

October 13, 2009 · Posted in TV · Comment 

RTL-editie NLDoorspoelen naar minuut 10

Gisterenavond mocht ik in de RTL uitzending Editie NL ‘James Bond’ gadgets tonen. Agent 007 kreeg door de jaren heen natuurlijk de prachtigste gadgets van Q mee op zijn wereldreddende missies, zoals de horloge-telefoon in For your Eyes only uit 1981. Wat is er ruim dertig jaar later van die sci-fi gadgets werkelijkheid geworden? Heel kort vertelde ik gisteren over LG Watchphone zien en liet Layars op de nieuwe HTC Hero Android smartphone zien.

Tros Radar megapixel mythe

May 5, 2009 · Posted in Personal, TV · Comment 

More megapixels in your camera means sharper pictures, right? On the contrary. In this episode of the Dutch consumer television program Tros Radar I help debunk the myth.