As a child of the 60s, my love of and wonder at technology has been singularly influenced by television (think The Jetsons, Lost in Space, My Favorite Martian, Star Trek).
All those robots. All that intergalactic transport (via plastic wrap). All those health scans Dr. McCoy performed with a magic wand the size of a Mont Blanc pen.
Mind-boggling. And most of it has or is coming true. (Uhura's blue tooth. Roombas. Aliens.)
Fast forward to this past weekend, and I was 7 all over again.
No, that's not me. It's the grands. In a bathroom. Watching magic TV embedded in a mirror. (Anyone else as gobsmacked by this LED technology as I am?)
These TV mirrors are produced by a company called Séura. (Their website says the name was inspired by the pointillist Georges Seurat. The misplaced accent is a bit off-putting, but the TV definitely redefines how to look cool and brush your teeth en même temps*.)
The screens are made in Green Bay, WI, and available for your viewing pleasure at Lake Geneva's Grand Resort.
So, are you keeping your finger on technology's pulse these days? What's grabbed your attention?
(*That's at the same time, for the Spanish majors.)
Update: my pal Nancy says this technology was around some time ago. In fact, she saw it on a house tour right here in Naperville 7 to 8 years ago.
Raise your hand if you think Naperville Now needs to get out more.