(mt) Shareables: Week 79

Your Friday grab bag of the web’s freshest offerings.


  Growing Spacesuits

3D printing is quickly taking over the biotech world. Here’s an inspired thought: What if you could 3D print a bacteria-based spacesuit that could convert hostile environments into the food or air needed for human survival? Check out the renderings of these ambitious spacesuits.


  Planting New Cities

Let’s face it: the days of designing a city around the automobile are numbered. In this redesigning of Shenzen, China, the architecture firm AZPML covers skyscrapers with plants, builds roads for bicyclists, and interconnects homes with office spaces. A real 21st century city.


  Landscape Photography

It takes more than just a keen eye and a steady hand to capture the beauty of the landscape. Abduzeedo features photographer Tim Navis and his astonishingly stark photographs of our world.


  Saving Darth Vaders Home

The Tunisian city of Tataouine faces a real issue: It’s been swept under the sand dunes of Northern Africa. Saving the spot where Anakin met Obi-Wan is more than a sentimental play, it’s also a move to save the tourist economy of Tunisia.


  Avoiding Skynet

From HAL to the T-1000, books and movies have given chilling descriptions of our future with AI technology. This conversation with John Connor, Siri, and a chatbot puts a humorous spin on the advancements in AI.



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