A Brief History of Men Who
Build Female Robots
As we will probably be interacting with a new generation of machines in the future, maybe “we should not cage them in the same unimaginative and restrictive gender expectations that we humans are still struggling to free ourselves from today,” as suggests Laura Dattaro.
Google & Levi’s Connected Smart Jacket
The connected denim smart jacket made in partnership between Levi’s and Google’s ATAP division now has a price tag, but its release date has been pushed from this spring to the fall. The jacket, which will cost around $350—when it goes on sale–is the first commercial product containing ATAP’s Project Jacquard technology, which uses conductive fabric to turn a standard article of clothing into a connected device of sorts that can send instructions to your smartphone.
Color in Canada
Color can be useful in marketing a product. The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) provide protection for color in a design. For over 20 years, the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO), however, took the position that color could not be a registrable feature of a design.