Technology

Open-Source Cracks Open 3D Imaging Biomedicine Tools

When you imagine uses for open-source 3D imaging software, medical applications don’t immediately spring e to mind. But at The Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute and The Center for Integrative Biomedical Computing at the University of Utah, the focus is…

Plastic "Trees" Generate Energy From Wind

Image via creativemachines.cornell.edu There have been many suggestions on how to harness wind to power buildings or just to produce more clean sources of energy to add to the grid. The problem is that many of these technologies are prohibitively…

Lab Report XIX

In this series of posts I have primarily focused on the of research technologies, either on the verge of being developed or currently available, technologies that will improve the lives of architecture and design professionals as well as other interested…

The Projected Story

What you see in the video above is San Francisco-based Obscura Digital’s six solid weeks of content development, countless hours of production, and invaluable cultural awakening coming to life on the exterior surface of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu…

Cabinet of Curiosities

I’m of the first generation that grew up with computers. This doesn’t mean that I was born with an innate ability to use them, but being around something fosters a sense of acceptance and curiosity towards that thing. To see…

Bedside Manner 101

Stanford University’s new medical school, designed by NBBJ, places a premium on hands-on learning and the cultivation of “people skills” often sadly lacking in doctors everywhere.

iMac - 1998

This cheerful computer gave apt form to Apple’s personable interface—and forever changed our standards for technology.