Category Archives: Past, present, and future

Who Discovered Krypton?

Below is an interesting way to present the Periodic Table of Elements (or, The Mendeleev’s Table).  Each element is presented with the year and the flag of the country in which it was discovered (click to enlarge). It is interesting … Continue reading

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I’ve Seen the Future (and it had 8K resolution)

When I was on vacation in Japan this past May, I walked into a Yodobashi Camera store and was stunned by how realistic the picture looked on one of the largest TV sets in the room.  After examining it closely, … Continue reading

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Combining the Industrial IoT(IIoT) with AR/VR

Brief video below shows what happens when we combine the Industrial IoT (IIOT) with Augmented and Virtual Reality (AR/VR).  Interestingly, a lot of this is already possible and being productized today!

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Cell Phones Are a Menace…

Funny yet relevant warnings observed on the subway in Tokyo.  There are too many folks walking with phones in their hands and playing, texting, reading, etc. while walking. Result:  they are bumping into each other and getting injured in many … Continue reading

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The Future of Cars We Might Not See for a While

This is a series of photos taken by me in Ginza at the Nissan showroom.  This red car is a concept car for 2020.  Like in the case of most “concept cars”, this one will unlikely reach real customers any … Continue reading

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The History of the Top Chess Players Over Time

Watch this beautiful visualization and remember that there is nothing more constant than change.

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Investing in AR and VR

AR and VR are a couple of related fascinating fast-growing areas of technology and business.  These areas are now attracting lots of attention from the leading tech companies and investors. According to CBInsights: Recently, Facebook and Apple have reportedly been allocating more than 1000 … Continue reading

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