Cortana’s evolution to ubiquitous personal assistant

Throughout Master Chief Petty Officer John-117’s career in the United Nations Space Command (UNSC), Cortana has been at his side doing some pretty amazing things as an AI based off of Dr. Catherine Halsey’s (creator of Spartan IIs)  brain to save humanity countless times. Outside of the Haloverse, Cortana became …

Microsoft’s RoomAlive lights up room

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! I know it’s not Halloween but I wanted to share this video which is kind of haunted and pretty cool. Formerly known as Illumiroom, Microsoft’s RoomAlive takes advantage of their Xbox Kinect sensors and projectors to augment reality without wearing special headgear (goggles, glasses). The technology was …

The Future of Space Travel

Space is a place where humans have wanted to go from the beginning of time. From the ancient astronomers gazing into the stars to our modern day dreamers, space has held its secrets from us simply because chemical rockets are inefficient in terms of mass to thrust ratio. The Cannae …

Why 3D printing can change the stop motion scene

  From Wallace and Grommit to Fantastic Mr. Fox, stop motion animation has been used to produce fun and relatively cheap movies before fancy rendering engines were produced. Whether you do Claymation, brickfilming, or soda straws stop motion animation can be a fun side project for boring weekends or using …

This is the Future: Drinkable Sea Water

Overview Survivalists also known as preppers have had a big boom recently after Hurricane Sandy and other events have ravaged different areas. Water events, and other disasters could easily contaminate freshwater with saltwater leaving people devastated and without the most important thing in the world: water.Without water people will die …