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Profound & Systemic Change
Before I jump into this week’s topic I would like to take a moment to recognize the efforts of our cofounder Dr. M.A. Greenstein as...

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Taubex (Part 2)
We first met the social robot Taubex in our last near fiction story by writer Mark Onspaugh  http://rotolab.la/taubex Here is part 2 of Onspaugh’s vision...

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Taubex
Unless you are unplugged — today’s version of “head in the sand” — you may becoming increasingly aware of the latest technology leaps impacting life...

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VertTech and the Designer
What role should the architect and urban planner play in guiding the rate of flow, direction and use of the rapidly unfolding future of Virtual Architecture? This...

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What We Learned at Dwell on Design
Is there a tech gap in the industries of architecture and design? The recent Dwell on Design Expo in Los Angeles hinted as much. Nowhere...

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Day in the Life
As global markets surge with interest in social robots, wearable tech and augmented, Cloud connected spaces, the future of cities, homes and products for well-being...

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Smart What?
It is not that I’m so smart. But I stay with the questions much longer. ― Albert Einstein As children, the high bar for smart was...

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Silver Lining
We’re launching our summer ‘near future fiction’ series with a short piece by guest blogger Madeline Lofberg.  Inspired by our Cooperative Technologies Initiative, Lofberg weights...

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Creative Hack
Decades ago, Creativity and Irony were close bedfellows in creative culture. Today, there may be no better instance of the two joining up as forces...

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Mother of Invention
In a recent WEB survey of creativity research trends (1990-2015), a curious pattern emerged: By 1990, studies on the impact of collaboration peaked leaving a...

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What’s Space Got To Do With It?
Today for every problem that exists in our world, there appears to be a StartUp dedicated to offering a solution with a digital footprint. For...

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Tin Man’s Dilemma
Life transit is never easy.  For those of us who grew up coached by parents and college mentors, the transit from youth to adulthood is...

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Startup?
As a culture identified with ‘disruptive tech’ innovation, startups today define the entrepreneurial spirit of the new global business class. The epitome of entrepreneurial, small...

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Inventio!Brains Chat: HEAL … What We Learned
Ending a week when American culture felt the mighty gail force of changing political winds, and on the national day honoring the sacrifice made by...

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Oh Robot Come and Dance with Me!
Today we live in the era of social robots. Perhaps the poster child for at home robots is none other than Robot Pepper. Developed by...

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Technology Empowers Design for Good
As social beings, we have come to accept and depend on interactive technologies signaling through screen surfaces. Craving relationship, we look to our phones to...

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Design Futures : Fast Economy
Back in May, famed architect Rem Koolhaas reflected on ways in which Silicon Valley has absconded with architectural terms to compose a new metaphoric language...

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Chocolate, Vanilla or Strawberry?
Chocolate, Vanilla or Strawberry — for some of us, the choice of ice cream is never simple.  If you’re like me, you choose Neopolitan to...

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How Wide is Your Perspective?
Being open-minded is not always easy. Think back to a time when a colleague or friend reminded you ‘C’mon, widen your perspective! Or remember a...

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What We Learned and Didn’t Hear at VRLA2016
 On August 6, RotoLab team members took a day to check out the VRLAExpo2016 — a disappointment with its painfully long lines and narrow range of...

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The Future of Storytelling
We had a wonderful time hosting a GGI Inventio!Brains™ Chat in the beautiful library at RoTo Architecture last Friday. Our guests were Gil Baron, VR...

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Second Studio UI Development
Hello RoToLabbers, As we begin to get our online presence developed I want to show you a glimpse into one of the projects currently under...

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June 19 Inventio!Brains™ Chat
We had a wonderful time hosting a GGI Inventio!Brains™ Chat in the beautiful library at RoTo Architecture last Friday. Our guests were Jose Sanchez, architect...

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