Early March the first Editor’s Draft for the CSS Nesting Module was published. The draft outlines a future mechanism by which we’ll be able to nest CSS selectors natively (e.g. in pure CSS, without the use of any preprocessors) This module describes support for nesting a style rule within another style rule, allowing the inner …
A sci-fi short about augmented reality: “Strange Beasts” is an augmented reality game. It allows you to create and grow your own virtual pet. How far can it go?
Watch it in action from 2:20. Related: “The future is happening, there’s just nobody paying attention”
In the near future, cities use semi-autonomous drones for urban security. Human officers monitor drone feeds remotely, and data reports are displayed with a detailed HUD and communicated via a simulated human voice (designed to mitigate discomfort with sentient drone technology). While the drones operate independently, they are “guided” by the human monitors, who can …
Reminds me of Blade Runner, Minority Report, and Vanilla Sky. (via ▼)
We look at the present through a rear-view mirror. We march backwards into the future. — Marshall McLuhan
As @OrT put it: Awesome futuristic short on an ever-connected society (using Google Glasses on steroids), with a dark twist.
The future is happening, there’s just nobody paying attention.
Paul Irish on how our future as a web developer will look like. Worst part yet: the (predicted) 10 versions of IE you’ll be supporting, sound more like 72 versions (if things keep going as they are going now). Maybe drinking beer at this point in the post would be a smart move. The browser …