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computersBargain Costs for a Functional Star Trek Bridge Set

Star Trek Axanar is fan film that put the fear of competence into CBS and Paramount. They raised about $100,000 and made the short film “Prelude to Axanar”. Axanar raised $638000 through Kickstarter to a 90 minute long movie. However, …

entertainmentGame of Thrones Show runners will make several Star Wars movies #GoTStarWars

Lucasfilm announced Tuesday that Weiss and Benioff will write and produce an entire series of new Star Wars films. Brian Wang Brian Wang is a prolific business-oriented writer of emerging and disruptive technologies. He is known for insightful articles that combine …

entertainmentStar Wars Han Solo movie trailer

The Han Solo Star Wars Prequel will be in theaters on May 28, 2018. The movie will star Emilia Clarke, Alden Ehrenreich and Woody Harrelson. Brian Wang Brian Wang is a prolific business-oriented writer of emerging and disruptive technologies. He is …

entertainmentStar Wars Last Jedi only has 59% audience rating

Rotten Tomatoes is recording an audience rating of only 59%. Critics had a rating of 93%. Having seen it, I can understand the conflicted ratings. I said it was good and there are good things about it but I can …

entertainmentStar Wars The Last Jedi was Good

Star Wars the Last Jedi is definitely worth seeing on the big screen. Positives – The best Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker) performance – Daisy Ridley ..Rey was good – Carrie Fisher (Leia) was good – Adam Driver ..Kylo Ren was …

entertainmentAt Lucasfilm for advanced screening of Star Wars the Last Jedi

Nextbigfuture was invited to an advanced screening of Star Wars the Last Jedi at Lucasfilm. Here are some shots from around the Lucasfilm campus which is beside the Presidio and has views on to the Golden Gate. Brian Wang Brian Wang …

movieStar Wars Last Jedi Trailer

The Star Wars: Episode 8: The Last Jedi will come out this Christmas 2017. Brian Wang Brian Wang is a prolific business-oriented writer of emerging and disruptive technologies. He is known for insightful articles that combine business and technical analysis that …

chinaThorium Molten Salt Breeder reactors for Mars colonies and other applications

Establishing a lunar base is probably a wise first first step to colonizing Mars, and colonizing Mars will be a giant leap forward for humankind to travel to the stars. We begin our discussion by noting that the bare minimum …

entertainmentIBM lab on a chip can sort 20 nanometer nanoparticles such as DNA, viruses and exos

IBM scientists have developed a new lab-on-a-chip technology that can, for the first time, separate biological particles at the nanoscale and could help enable physicians to detect diseases such as cancer before symptoms appear. As reported today in the journal …

crowdfundingSpectroscopic system with chip-scale lasers cuts explosive detection time from minutes to microseconds

Terahertz spectroscopy, which uses the band of electromagnetic radiation between microwaves and infrared light, is a promising security technology because it can extract the spectroscopic “fingerprints” of a wide range of materials, including chemicals used in explosives. But traditional terahertz …