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Imagining the Future for NFL Fans
In 1975, there was some excitement brewing in our house. We were getting a new TV, right before the Super Bowl. My dad, who had grown tired of our 19-inch, (semi) color TV that had a vertical hold problem, had decided it was time for a 21-inch color console TV...
What the 1920s Thought Today Would Look Like
I was born in 1963, 37 years before the beginning of the 21st century, and I vividly recall reading about what the future had in store for us. By now, we were supposed to have flying cars. We were also supposed to be sending manned space flights all over our solar system...
Life Before the Smartphone
I love my smartphone. If you have one, you probably do too. Sales figures show that the entire world feels that way, with the number of people who own them growing by leaps and bounds. I saw an commercial the other day pitching the latest technology with a shatter-proof screen (having had that happe…
How TV Creates the Yellow 1st Down Line
Of all the great innovations that TV has introduced to sports coverage, my vote would be for instant replay. No, not the instant replay that's being used across the sports spectrum to correct/confirm calls by the officials, but rather the concept of seeing something that just happened all over …
The World’s 1st Robot-Staffed Hotel Opens in Japan
When I read that Japan has just opened the world's first (for now) hotel staffed by robots, I thought to myself, "It's about time! I hope there's a robot velociraptor working the front desk, because otherwise it might not be as cool."
As the photo above would indicate…
How About a Few Gift Ideas for Dad?
We've just passed Mother's Day, and Father's Day will be here before you know it (June 21st). Buying gifts for dad is decidedly different than buying for mom, as many of you already know. Forget the ties! I think I speak for most dads when I say that we would rather be hosed down…
Holograms May Soon be Part of Your Life
As a confessed gadget-geek, I thought this look at the future of interactive imaging was extremely cool. And, it doesn't look to be that far in the future, either.
From CNET:
There's virtual reality and augmented reality. Microsoft is imagining something similar, but not via a headset...

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