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September 2009 Blog Posts (3)

Clive van Heerden at the 5th European Futurists Conference Lucerne on October 15th 2009

Clive van Heerden, Senior Director Philips Design will speak at the "5th European Futurists Conference Lucerne" on October 15th 2009.

The topic is on the Future of Lifestyle.

For more info on this conference visit:

An interview with Clive with title "How does the crisis effect future lifestyle? Wherein lie the secrets of electronic tattoos? " can be found on the conference website

Clive… Continue

Added by Design Probes Moderator on September 30, 2009 at 1:32pm — No Comments

Robot chefs

I found this article about a restaurant with robot noodle cooks working in the kitchen. They do a few robot performance tricks to entertain guests.

Personally I just find it sad and depressing that real human skills and passion are being replaced by precise automata. I guess this is where our love of fast and convenient food is leading us to.

The prepackaged supermarket meals… Continue

Added by Reon Brand on September 26, 2009 at 4:41pm — 1 Comment

Biosphere Probe Trends Now

Trends Now website published a piece on the Biosphere probe in August. The posting already gathered a few comments, and also went further to blogosphere, because of high integration of their site with… Continue

Added by Slava Kozlov on September 16, 2009 at 8:29am — No Comments

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