Author: Ben Warner

Ben is an independent filmmaker, writer, and online content developer. He currently co-hosts and produces the weekly vodcast “FiST Chat,” dedicated to bringing insightful and entertaining discussions on all things film, science and technology. You can also see Ben as the co-host of the web series “Food Discoveries,” exploring various culinary experiences from around the world. Ben is the founder of production companies Digicosm and Small Wave Films, and has produced and directed numerous short films, feature films and documentaries since the late 1990s. When he’s not working, Ben indulges his love of traveling, food, technology, cinema, and music.

The Mayan Apocalypse Is Here: How Will You Spend Your Last Days?

The Mayan Apocalypse Is Here: How Will You Spend Your Last Days?

The end of the Mayan calendar has arrived, and the Mayan apocalypse is here. Finally! How do you plan to spend your last days on this blue ball we inh ...
Will Future Technologies Turn Artificial Intelligence Into Skynet?

Will Future Technologies Turn Artificial Intelligence Into Skynet?

Do you think the world depicted in the Terminator films was just the stuff for speculative science fiction? Think again! Some of those future technolo ...
Mars Rover & Higgs-Boson Nominated For TIME’s Person Of The Year

Mars Rover & Higgs-Boson Nominated For TIME’s Person Of The Year

With the Mars Curiosity Rover mission by NASA and the discovery of the Higgs-Boson particle by CERN, it has certainly been a banner year in science. T ...
The WITCH Is Back: 61-Year-Old Computer Alive & Well

The WITCH Is Back: 61-Year-Old Computer Alive & Well

In today’s world of mobile computing with devices that fit in your pocket, the notion that the first computers ever made occupied entire rooms and wei ...
Star Wars Episode VII: What Exactly Are We Going To Get?

Star Wars Episode VII: What Exactly Are We Going To Get?

Ever since George Lucas dropped that bombshell of an announcement that he was selling Lucasfilm, Star Wars and all his other properties to the Mouse H ...
The Windows 8 Test Drive: Navigating Through All The Hype

The Windows 8 Test Drive: Navigating Through All The Hype

I am typically in the habit of upgrading my PCs to the latest versions of the operating system as long as the hardware is capable. With the release of ...
Casino Technology: How They Improve Their Odds With Technology

Casino Technology: How They Improve Their Odds With Technology

Have you ever stopped to think that casino technology might be improving their odds? Avid punters keen to maximize their winnings at gambling always t ...
Apple’s iPad Mini Event Rains On The Windows 8 Parade

Apple’s iPad Mini Event Rains On The Windows 8 Parade

Leave it to Apple to schedule one of their media events just days before long-time rival Microsoft was to launch its revamped operating system, Window ...
Time To Get Retro: Compact Discs & How They Affected Our Lives

Time To Get Retro: Compact Discs & How They Affected Our Lives

In case you missed it, the 30th anniversary of the first compact disc sale was on October 1st. The CD in question, sold in Japan in 1982, was Billy Jo ...
Walk That Tight Rope & Find Balance In Your Life

Walk That Tight Rope & Find Balance In Your Life

Life is moving faster than ever before. Finding balance in your life between all the things you want to achieve versus your obligations to family, fri ...
Life Is So Sweet: Could You Avoid Sugar In Today’s World?

Life Is So Sweet: Could You Avoid Sugar In Today’s World?

If you had no idea what nutritious food was and only had a supermarket as a guide, you may be forgiven for naively thinking that the snack food aisle ...
Apple Buzz Is At An All Time High: Where Do You Stand About It?

Apple Buzz Is At An All Time High: Where Do You Stand About It?

By now, we all know the iPhone 5 has just about taken over the world (and every blog). Are you getting one? I will be, but I won’t be queuing up in th ...
3D Printers: The Star Trek Replicators We’ve Been Waiting For

3D Printers: The Star Trek Replicators We’ve Been Waiting For

A Star Trek replicator must be at the top of everyone’s wish list when it comes to preparing food. The idea that you can instruct a machine via voice ...
The Downside To Drinking Coffee: One Workaholic’s Experience

The Downside To Drinking Coffee: One Workaholic’s Experience

Drinking coffee has its pros and cons. With the amount of work I do during the week, whether it be producing a podcast, writing new blogs, working on ...
iPhone 5 Camera Is Great For All Your Food Snaps [Humor]

iPhone 5 Camera Is Great For All Your Food Snaps [Humor]

With all the hoopla surrounding the impending iPhone 5’s possible launch in September, a number of very talented people with maybe too much time on th ...
Instant Communication Disorder: Another Side Effect Of Social Media

Instant Communication Disorder: Another Side Effect Of Social Media

Okay, maybe there is not an official disorder called "Instant Communication Disorder," but there might as well be. Have you checked if anyone’s liked ...
Retro Gaming On The iPhone Lets You Relive The Memories

Retro Gaming On The iPhone Lets You Relive The Memories

Devices such as the iPhone, iPad, or any of the multitude of Android and Windows phones out there have rapidly turned into decent gaming machines. Ste ...
Try Using The Force With A Star Wars Force Glove

Try Using The Force With A Star Wars Force Glove

Although I’m not an avid Star Wars memorabilia buyer or toy collector, even I had to do a double-take on the new “Star Wars Force Glove” developed by ...
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