Does Bluetooth have a future?



Does Bluetooth have a future?

Science fiction films and books often feature prototypes of future technology, and in many cases these predictions have proved to spot-on. One of my favorite Ray Bradbury novels, Fahrenheit 451


Information as Infection, Part I: Going Viral

Caution: if you are reading this, there’s a good chance you’re going to be infected. Each sentence, like a coded strand of nucleotides, adds to the structure of thought-DNA that

Raji Ganesan at Intel ISEF 2013

Intel ISEF 2013: Young scientists and the wonder of discovery

Raji Ganesan sporting CSI’s official lab coat at Intel ISEF 2013 Intel’s International Science & Engineering Fair (ISEF) was held in our very own Phoenix Convention Center this year! ISEF


The First of the Geohackers

Last October, the Haida Salmon Restoration Corporation dumped an estimated one hundred tonnes of iron sulphate into international waters off the coast of British Columbia. The stated goal of the

Space Battle by blaster219

It’s time for some new science fiction conventions

Just like any form of storytelling, science fiction has conventions that everyone immediately recognizes. They’re the kinds of tropes that have been around so long, they’re ingrained in our minds.

Eric Anderson

Eric Anderson

Eric Anderson  graduated from ASU in 2013 with a BA in Sustainability and a focus on sustainable societies. He now resides in Pennsylvania, and is preparing for a graduate degree

Annotated Dwarf Fortress

Losing is “FUN”

Annotated Dwarf Fortress map, courtesy of roBurky on Flickr.Used under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 license. Dwarf Fortress might be the greatest game in existence. I don’t mean to say that it

Janett Salas

Janett Salas

Janett Salas is a Filmmaking Practices major at Arizona State University. Her main focus is screenwriting but she also has a passion for documentaries. She would love to use her

Grayson Stanton

Grayson Stanton

Grayson Stanton is currently a civil and sustainable engineering undergraduate student at Arizona State University. He has also studied music, sustainability and writing at ASU, though he does hope to

Cyborg in training

What is CyberSenses?

Image courtesy of CaZaTo Ma, used under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 license. So…not one of our cyborgs. Is technology changing what it means to be human? Once the notion of a

Cricket Salad

Hungry for Crickets?

Somewhere in London, a plucky group of engineer-restaurateurs are trying to trick you into eating bugs. The shadowy insect advocates behind Ento have vowed to make insects a staple of

Earth from Space

Hollywood Leaves Earth Behind

In 2013, with blockbuster titles like After Earth, Elysium and Oblivion, Hollywood science fiction has become enamored with the concept of humans abandoning Earth. What can we learn from this

Jason Scott Krell

Jason Krell

Jason Krell is a graduate of the University of Arizona (BA in Creative Writing and Italian) who now works for as a researcher and at ASU’s School of Life

eEcosphere logo

What is eEcosphere?

Seth Herron is a graduate student at ASU studying sustainability and sustainable engineering, and a member of the Center for Science and the Imagination family. Seth is currently working with

Seth Herron

Seth Herron

Seth Herron is a dual master’s student in Sustainability and Environmental Engineering at Arizona State University, with research interests in the water/energy nexus, trade in virtual water, and the design

Blue Marble 2002

The Geopolitics of Climate Change

We’ve all seen them; the movies that predict what it will be like when global warming takes over the planet and wreaks havoc on Earth. In The Day After Tomorrow,

Inventive Education: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Fragmented Knowledge

There is a current shift in education and a new direction that universities are taking to prepare students for a post-digital revolution world. In a technologically bound and dependent culture,


Knitting: Not Just for Your Grandma

New technologies are making it easier to communicate with loved ones who do not live very close. After years of birthdays, Christmas, and Weed Appreciation Day (come on, don’t act

Kayla Elizondo

Kayla Elizondo

Kayla Elizondo is a graduate student at Arizona State University, specializing in digital media and literacy. As an undergrad, she studied English and worked as a writing tutor; during her

Maximilian with Robot Zombie Scarecrow

iRobot, youRobot

At this point in time, Jacques de Vaucanson is basically a household name, synonymous with innovation in the year 1738. Right? Anybody? Alright, so maybe I overestimated the importance of