Glenn McDonald writes about culture and technology from his home in lovely Chapel Hill, NC. He’s a regular contributor to NPR, the Raleigh News & Observer, Indy Week and many quaint and curious volumes of forgotten lore. You can say hello virtually at glenn-mcdonald.com.
This high-tech sleigh has GPS, rocket boosters and a chimney cam.
GhostSwimmer unmanned underwater vehicle uses biomimetic design. Continue reading →
Proposed anti-fraud technique would use lasers, nanoparticle strips and misbehaving photons.
Computers using image-recognition systems see a whole different picture. Continue reading →
Sixty-eight degrees below zero? Ice and snow? Bring it. Here's how tech helps us handle deep chill.
A directed-energy gun is now authorized for use in Persian Gulf.
A French company unveils plans for an Android device that projects onto your skin.
Pizza Hut testing an eye-tracking tablet system that chooses your toppings for you.
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