Cool Innovation #032020

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#0015 Travel back to the 80´s. Cheaper than a DeLorean. The Arcade Hotel.

For dedicated gamers, the thought of leaving their cherished consoles behind while traveling can be enough to spark separation anxiety. The Arcade Hotel satisfies this cravings buy offering in-room consoles and video game rental for guests.

Its “mid-century design” includes retro-pop elements, white brick walls with dark flooring and modern bathrooms with colored lights and rain showers.

Among the other services available at the hotel are a comic library, bike rental and a flower service. There’s a backyard terrace and garden in which to relax, as well gaming nights and comic lecture events.

#0016 Mirror mirror on the wall, who is the fittest of them all?

MEET THE MIRROR This isn’t just a mirror. It’s a cardio class, it’s a yoga studio, it’s a boxing ring, it’s your new personal trainer, and it’s so much more.We have the perfect workout for everyone in your household. Enjoy new live classes weekly, or take a class anytime with our extensive library of on-demand workouts. Tens of thousands of classes means your workouts always stay fresh.

#0017 Bjork: The most avant garde musical performer of our times enchanted us again.

Collaborating with New York’s design-centric Sister City hotel and Microsoft, the result is Kórsafn — an AI-powered composition that builds on the generative soundscape concept that Sister City launched with Julianna Barwick in 2019.

#0018 Are you worried because the tech giants — Facebook, Google, Apple….- are spying on us? Pretty soon wearables will read your mind and predict what you are going to say. Fascinating and scary, isn´t it?

The Alter Ego, a wearable being developed at MIT’s Media Lab knows what its wearer is going to say before any sound is made.

Every one of us has an internal monologue of sorts, a place where our most intimate thoughts come and go as they please. Now, thanks to sophisticated sensors and the power of machine learning, the act of saying words in your head might not be so private after all.

MIT believes that the simple act of concentrating on a particular vocalisation is enough to engage the system and receive a response, and it has developed an experimental prototype that appears to prove it.

#0019 A promise almost too good to be true: Stain-free, Wrinkle-free clothing. Sepiia, a Spanish start up contest winner.

Life-ready smart-fashion Engineered to make your day easier while taking care of the planet. Sepiia applies technology and science into your everyday clothes to adapt them to your lifestyle, not the other way around.

#0020 Save money. Save time. Save soap. Save lives. 30 Second soap.

The soap and cosmetics retailer Lush has developed a soap that dissolves after 30 seconds of use to help stop the spread of the coronavirus. It has partnered with Deliveroo, one of the largest food delivery companies in the UAE, to distribute the soap to customers with all of its meal orders.

#0021 Want your name to go to Mars? NASA gives you a chance. Get your name on a boarding pass.

Mars is waiting for you. Send Your Name to Mars on NASA’s next flight to the Red Planet.

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