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Olinda is the first step of this exploration with home digital radio. A small number of fully functioning prototypes show that it’s possible to design social, Web-like experiences using industry standard DAB chip-sets, and conventional manufacturing techniques. We hope this project provokes as many thoughts for you as it has done for us

Olinda (Schulze & Webb)

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Nokia remade offers a realistic and beautiful interpretation of upcycling and a tangible starting point for discussion.

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Homes of the future will have rooms akin to this illustration into which a user can immerse all sensory apparatuses. (via Paleo-Future – Paleo-Future Blog – Media Room of the Future (1979))

Paleo-Future Blog

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Link: Paleo-Future Blog

A look into the future that never was

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Morph is a concept demonstrating some of the possibilities nanotechnologies might enable in future communication devices.

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Aurora is a concept video exploring one possible future user experience for the Web, created by Adaptive Path as part of the Mozilla Labs concept series.

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Apple’s 1987 Knowledge Navigator Video

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Article on Apple concept designs from Japanese magazine “Axis” – Autum 1991 (from zacislost)

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It’s interesting to see how most of these notions have by now been implemented, either by Apple itself or by various other hard and software providers.

Apple’s 1987 Vision for the Future, It’s Here « NDNL

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Philips ‘Vision of the future’ (via Ti.mo)

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Why didn’t Philips’ Visions of the Future turn into winning products?

Design_at_the_edge: Vision of the future- just dreams?

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“Science and art have in common intense seeing, the wide-eyed observing that generates empirical information. Beautiful Evidence is about how seeing turns into showing.”

Edward Tufte: Books – Beautiful Evidence

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