Global Roaming in Wolfsburg

The 14th century Knights who founded this little blink-and-you’ll-miss-it-place could not have imagined that in 2011 their little burg would be churning out 3500 cars a day from the Volkswagen factory. After German reunification in 1990, Volkswagen commissioned the creation of the Autostadt (15 day ticket entry) which opened to the public in 2000. The mission was ambitious to…

Keeping in Touch

As brick-like cellphones, Sony Walkmans and Casio Synthesisers of the 1980s are all but relegated to the gadget graveyard, Gen-Y tech-savvy designers and inventors are sharing their visions for a more sensory new mobile world. How many times have you wished that you could send that someone special more than just a smiley in an…