Technology

July 26, 2021

Japanese Researchers Break Internet Speed Record With 319Tbps Data Transfer

The Internet Age has revolutionized everyday life in ways that would have been hard to imagine even in 1990. Indeed, progress shows little sign of slowing down. In the ongoing quest for faster internet speeds, Japanese researchers have recently made a significant breakthrough. In July 2021, Japan's National institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT)

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July 5, 2021

Zaha Hadid Architects Slated to Design New Hyperloop System in Italy

Hyperloop technology is already cutting edge and now—at least in Italy—the transportation system will have an equally futuristic design thanks to a partnership with Zaha Hadid Architects. Hyperloop Italia and the firm just announced its new collaboration, which aims to merge transformative architecture, engineering, and urban planning. The partnership comes just one month after Hyperloop Italia launched its Hyperloop Partnership Program to attract top talent in the development of the technology.

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June 14, 2021

These Floating Power Grids Can Power 80,000 Homes

As the world continues to look for clean energy sources, Norway's Wind Catching Systems has released a new concept that changes the way we think about wind farms. Their floating power grid is composed of more than 100 small, multi-rotor turbines that they claim would produce enough energy to power 80,000 European homes. It's an impressive claim from the company, which was founded in 2017.

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May 26, 2021

Artist Alexa Meade on Her Successful Career and the NFT Art Revolution [Podcast]

This week on My Modern Met's Top Artist Podcast, we talk with artist Alexa Meade. Known for her innovative work where she paints the human body and three-dimensional spaces to create an illusion of a two-dimensional painting, Meade has been a working artist for over a decade. Her work has led her to collaborations with major brands and musicians like Ariana Grande, whom she painted for the God is a Woman music video.

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