FutureTech Conference

Wild Lettuce loops at FutureTech 2014

Watch the high-energy looping performance put on by Wild Lettuce at FutureTech 2014...

Afterlife dazzles delegates at Futuretech 2014

Afterlife, Cape Town-based specialists in video mapping, unpacked their technology at FutureTech 2014 and showed us how it works. Check it out...

Cyber-guitarist Jonathan Crossley’s “organised noise” at FutureTech 2014

Watch cyber-guitarist Jonathan Crossley play his technologically enhanced jazz guitar at the Popular Mechanics FutureTech 2014 conference in October...

FutureTech 2014 highlights

FutureTech 2014 highlights

FutureTech 2014 was a success! From a cyberguitarist and beekeepers to dark matter and the Costa Concordia salvage operation, it was all covered at PM's...

FutureTech 2014: all abuzz about bees

What do a cyberguitarist, beekeepers, dark matter and the most ambitious salvage operation in history have in common? That’s right: PM FutureTech 2014...

Beehive design wins top invention award – 2014 Inventor of the Year

Popular Mechanics has awarded its Inventor of the Year title to Greg Aberdeen and Mark Collins for the development of a revolutionary beehive system...

FutureTech conference 2012

FutureTech conference 2012

FutureTech 2012 is a wrap, and here’s the scary bit: we’ve already started on our planning for next year’s event. 2012's presenter line-up was an...

Invent 2011: embracing our inventive future

Our INVENT 2011 initiative, comprising the third annual Inventors Conference and the inaugural PM Inventors Competition, is done and dusted - and by all accounts,...

2010 Inventors Conference: celebrating ingenuity

Our second PM Inventors Conference is a wrap, our delegates have returned to their computers and workshops, and our learning curve continues on its relentless...