An App to Replace Drs? It Could be…

MIT Media Lab researchers have developed a mobile-phone application that, coupled with a small plastic device held over the screen, can determine users’ eyeglass prescriptions. Now, that’s a useful app. Seems we are moving away from the world of pointless but fun apps to a utilitarian approach. Called NETRA or near-eye tool for refractive assessment, the system…

2010: A Cultural Space Odyssey

For those who aren’t following Japanese Astronaut Astro_Soichi on Twitter, then you’re missing out on an epic cultural narrative. We often get to our best thinking by perceptual re-organization and what better way to open these doors of perception than to look at our lives from space?