Life in 3D Mar27

Life in 3D

“The purpose of looking at the future is to disturb the present. – Gaston Berger Burlesque dancer (and former Mrs. Marilyn Manson) Dita Von Teese recently wore a 3D printed dress.  The dress, made of 3,000 individual parts, took 3 months to make and was designed on an iPad by architect...

Reach Out and Cyber-Touch Someone Oct07

Reach Out and Cyber-...

  Technology is the knack of so arranging the world so that we don’t have to experience it. — Max Frisch When you hear the words “technology” and “connection,” you may instantly think “social media” – but in this third installation of our 3-part series on the...

High-Tech Heartbeats Oct01

High-Tech Heartbeats

We’re born, we live for a brief instant, and we die. It’s been happening for a long time. Technology is not changing it much – if at all.                                                                                                       - Steve Jobs What if you could...

I Sing the Body Electronic Sep24

I Sing the Body Elec...

[This is the first of a three-part series on the “Techno-Body.”  Check Sociology of Style the next two weeks for parts two and three.] If only Walt Whitman could’ve known how prescient his words were when he sang the “body electric” in the 19th century.  We move ever closer to a body electric...