Great little video by PBS' Inventor Series, who speak to Martin Cooper, the man who forty years ago invented the cellphone and placed the very first mobile call.
In this video [Martin Cooper] looks back on his invention and explains that cell phones have a long way to go before they reach their potential.
|1,000-Year Timelapse Map of the Ever Changing European Borders|
|A Potted History of the Word "Fuck"|
|"A few rare minutes, occurring at a rate of about eight per decade, actually contain 61 seconds."|
|Firefox turns five: half a decade of Web liberation|
|Fast, Clean, Cost-Effective Metal 3D-Printing|
|“Robots should be fitted with an 'ethical black box' to keep track of their decisions.”|
|"A helpful guide created by an unqualified individual."|
|"A real-time surveillance machine that has been developed for online advertising is rapidly expanding into other fields."|
|Making a Movie Inside a Video Game|
|"You only need about 100 miles by 100 miles of solar panels to power the entire United States."|
|"Warp drives could become a real technology within the lifetimes of today’s toddlers."|
|"State borders are a lot weirder than they first appear."|
|Iron Star Civilizations|
|Google Map Shows You the Most Photographed Areas of the World|