While the rest of the world debates about which wearable is going to win, Disney's already figured out how to build its own for inside its parks. If you visit Disney World, you can skip lines, avoid paperwork and get food magically delivered to you, all thanks to your wristband. Seriously awesome use of technology to make the experience more magical.
This awesome look at Project Loon shows just how close Google is to delivering the internet from balloons in the real world. It's now starting to seriously look at how it could turn it into a business and has managed to get balloons up for over 180 days at a time.
Do you really need that new iPhone that just came out, or is simple consumerism driving your desire to buy it? With awesome, affordable phones now existing for less than $250, what's the excuse for upgrading to the newest shiny gadget other than a programmed desire to want the latest and greatest? Here's the alternative.
Imagine a future where almost everything is automated; sounds interesting, until you realize that 99 percent of people would be out of a job. You might have seen this great video on the future of automation and what that means for humanity already, but this is worth a read too.