Hyperhabitats Turn Your Home Into a Digital Ecosystem

It may not be S.A.R.A.H., but Vincente Guallart hopes his smart homes will change the world. The objects in his model Hyperhabitats glow when they are in use, while an embedded microprocessor communicates that use to the rest of the building's network. The ultimate goal is to give the physical world a structure… » 10/21/08 2:00pm 10/21/08 2:00pm

Science Fiction's Army Of Rupert Murdochs

Fifty years ago, nobody could have imagined that one person would wield the mind-shaping power Rupert Murdoch now holds. His print and electronic media empire is in itself science fictional, so it's no surprise that scifi is full of Murdoch stand-ins. Click through to find out which science fiction creator named his… » 3/03/08 2:40pm 3/03/08 2:40pm