Applied Technotopia

We scan the digital environment to examine the leading trends in emerging technology today to know more about future.



We have added a few indices around the site. Though we look to the future, we need to keep an eye on the present as well:

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With all the interest in Oculus now that Facebook has bought it, we look at the Oculus Rift.

Facebook’s $2bn purchase of Oculus VR, a virtual reality headset, pushes the world’s largest social network into wearable hardware for the first time. (via TECH: Oculus Rift virtual reality headset)

An infographic look at the internet in Africa.

An infographic look at the top 20 startups of all time.

fastcompany:

The data team at Verge has a great infographic researching the Top 20 Startups of All Time. Check it out.

(via howstuffworks)

A look at Luck Money during China´s Spring Festival.

cctvnews:

Chinese Spring Festival essentials: Luck money, or ‘Ya Sui Qian’

There is a special privilege for children and teenagers during the Spring Festival in China: Ya Sui Qian, or the ‘luck money’. Wrapped in red envelopes, it is usually a monetary gift given by their elderly relatives to the younger generation, symbolizing a good luck in the New Year.

However, not everyone welcomes the tradition of giving out luck money. Many have complained that they are suffering from what is called ‘the stress of Ya Sui Qian’. In these pictures, we give you some insights of the luck money:

An infographic look at the Mars One shortlist.

s-c-i-guy:

1,058 Shortlisted To Die On Mars

When Mars One invited people to apply for a one way ticket to Mars, we didn’t think anyone would be interested. But, 202,000 applications later, we stand corrected. Mars One have now whittled this number down to a mere 1,058 hopefuls ranging from age 18 to 81 and hailing from no fewer than 107 countries. Dying on Mars truly holds a global appeal.

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An infographic look at the Moon (via Infographic).