Bring on the Biometrics: The Security of the Future

Fingers: using the key or become the key?
Rahman Mohamed

26 years ago 2015 was predicted.  It included super advanced transportation and robots.  But it also foresaw home entry.  According to Back to the Future 2 on October 21st of this year all homes will have doorbells but entry will be keyless.  They’ll be opened with a touch of the finger.  We’ll also be identified without a card.  How close are we to that?

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Warm Without Fur: Self-Warming Coats

New warm clothes entering the world
Rahman Mohamed

In 1985 Director Robert Zemeckis predicted 2015.  One of his predictions: self-strapping boots.  Today we have to tie laces.  But you can get a coat or boots that self-warm to survive Winter.  A beauty for Canadians. Continue reading

Tomorrow is Today

2015 Foreseen.  How accurately?
Rahman Mohamed

In 1985 Director Robert Zemeckis created a Time Machine.  In Back to the Future (1985) a young man travels to 1955 to make sure his parents fall in love and he’s born.  But four years later, in Back to the Future 2 (1989) he travels a couple of years into the future (Wednesday 21 October 2015) to keep his son from landing in jail.  He saw what we (supposedly) will experience in 9 months.  But will we? Continue reading