We Are VR

In the early 1990’s, children and young teens alike were enthralled by a TV show import from Japan that pitted suited up teenagers against massive, rubber monsters and screechy witches from outer space. This was, of course, called the Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers. The youths gobbled it up and demanded more entertainment from the East Asian country. Soon afterward came the Lawrence family classic, Big Bad Beetleborgs, and the titular VR Troopers, with it’s catch theme song, which I have provided for you, below. Kind of like a video game,…

Halloween Technology

When I was a kid, costumes were fairly simple. A doctor’s coat here, a Freddy Kreuger mask there. There wasn’t much need for anything elaborate when it came to dressing up for candy, and the occasional dollar bill & comic book. There were the haunted mazes, where people would walk through the dank & dark halls of a house or amusement park and people in fake blood and jagged teeth would leap out at you, causing you to laugh or scream bloody murder, all the while the haunting moans of…

I Can’t Believe It’s Not Bacon!

  Bacon is delicious. Usually you can stop right there and move on with life, but in this case, you cannot. Because bacon is both delicious, and sadly, bad for you. Yet, the general public does not care as we continue to wrap everything on this earth in bacon. Bacon & mozzarella wrapped pineapples anyone? So what does a poor foodie do when all they want is the delicious taste of bacon for their breakfast, lunch, and dinner? Well, you make it amazing of course! A team of researchers at…

AI, AI, Oh…

  It may not be in the form of Haley Joel Osment or Alicia Vikander, but we have all seen bits and pieces of AI (Artificial Intelligence) all around us. If you have a smart phone, a computer, a car, or a tablet, it’s probably housing some type of electronic brain in there that you can talk or type to, that will do your bidding. People throughout time have been fascinated with inanimate objects with some kind of intelligence, from Pinnochio to Pixar’s Cars. It was all just a fairy…