A Sci-Fi Love Story From a 318-Year-Old Hologram

My following article below was originally published on SERIOUS WONDER:  “If my obsession was eternal life, Navid’s obsession was touch.” – Monica Byrne Imagine attending a conference where a hologram of the future transcends space and time to tell a love story. And not just any love story, but one which carries the weight of…

Google’s AI Reads Romance Novels to Become More Conversational

My following article below was originally published on SERIOUS WONDER:  If you ever feel like Google’s hitting on you as you have a conversation with it, don’t worry, the company’s artificial intelligence (AI) is reading a bunch of romance novels. And the reason why? Because Google believes that, by reading from romance novels, its AI…

Survive the Apocalypse by Sitting Inside a Tesla

My following article below was originally published on SERIOUS WONDER:  Ever since Tesla Motors unveiled their high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filtration system for the Model X, consumers have been curiously awaiting to see if it actually stands by its bold claims. Does the Model X’s HEPA filter actually protect its passengers from a military grade bio…

Meet Otto – Samsung’s Robot Assistant, Competitor to Amazon’s Echo

My following article below was originally published on SERIOUS WONDER:  Amazon’s Echo has become a huge hit. With the simple call to “Alexa,” all of your questions and demands are easily responded to. The Echo marks one of many turning points for the future of artificial intelligence (A.I.) and its relationship with us humans. The…

NASA Says It Will Help SpaceX In 2018 Mission To Mars

My following article below was originally published on SERIOUS WONDER:  Today, the private space company SpaceX announced over Twitter that they’ll be sending their uncrewed Dragon capsule to Mars by 2018. To top it off, despite the space agency’s recent cutting of funds to their own Mars mission by 85 percent, NASA has also announced…

Stephen Petranek: In 20 Years, Your Kids Will Live On Mars

My following article below was originally published on SERIOUS WONDER:  The case for Mars is one which is increasingly becoming the topic of the century. Throughout the world, all of the major space industries have spoken their desire to reach the red planet anywhere between 10-30 years from now. For journalist Stephen Petranek, however, within 20…

Hex House: Hexagonal Housing Units for Refugees

My following article below was originally published on SERIOUS WONDER:  Over the course of 5 years, tens of millions of refugees have fled the country of Syria as a result of the ongoing war against the Islamic terrorist group ISIS. This refugee crisis has forced those displaced to instead relocate elsewhere across the world. For those…

Portal: Telemedicine Headset Assisting Remote Communication With Your Doctor

My following article below was originally published on SERIOUS WONDER: The future of our healthcare is undergoing a crucial transformation. Today, acquiring proper medical care is increasingly becoming more reliant on both Big Data and artificial intelligence (A.I.). As a result, patients are given a means of communication with their doctors that is both affordable and…