As head of the Human Health and Performance Directorate at NASA’s Johnson Space Center, Dr. Jeffrey Davis leads a team with a very unique charge: They are tasked with solving human health issues — in outer space.
In all, Davis’ team is dealing with about 45 different health problems related to long-duration space flight — everything from bone loss and muscle decay to water recycling and food preservation.
Using unnamed company sources, patent filing analysis, and other sleuthing methods, technology writers have sketched a number of hypotheses about the appearance and material features of the soon-to-launch product. In particular, the NY Times and Wired suspect that Apple will use curved glass as a key design feature.
In just a few months, Google’s ambitious project, Google Glass will be made freely available to consumers globally. Already, the promotional videos viewable on the Google Glass website have caused quite a stir within the interwebs.
That’s according to Matthew Marcus, co-founder of the Kansas City startup community LocalRuckus.com.
Marcus didn’t even have Google Fiber in mind when building the business that he co-founded with Adam Arredondo. Now he says new startups from locations across the United States are looking to come to his town.