Future Bites

Spray-On Batteries

Everything these days needs a battery.  Phones, cars, pacemakers, solar panels.  They all need portable electricity storage, but because of the different sizes, shapes and functions, they each need a specially designed battery.  What if there was some kind of flexible, modular power storage that could be made to fit any shape? Enter the paintable … Continue reading

Biometric ATMs Debut in Japan
Future Bites

Biometric ATMs Debut in Japan

Welcome to Future Bites, the quick-updates department of Cosmic Revolutions.  This week, we have biometric ID systems being deployed  – futuristic hand-scanners, to be precise.   Regular readers will remember I wrote (here) about the promise of biometric scanners.  They can reduce friction in our everyday lives, making basic transactions as effortless and secure as possible.  … Continue reading