futurism

Imagineers and designers discuss creating Tomorrowland at Shanghai Disneyland

For its Magic Kingdom style parks, Disney’s Imagineers have faced a continual problem – what to do with Tomorrowland. Any vision of tomorrow quickly risks becoming a glimpse at yesterday and eventually the land requires an expensive update to stay relevant. Disney’s newest park, Shanghai… Read More »Imagineers and designers discuss creating Tomorrowland at Shanghai Disneyland

Tomorrowland entrance rocks get new paint job

The main entrance to Magic Kingdom’s Tomorrowland is getting some love and attention in the form of a new paint scheme on the giant rock formations that greet visitors entering from Main Street plaza. The change includes a new very blue look with hints of… Read More »Tomorrowland entrance rocks get new paint job

When will autonomous vehicles come to Walt Disney World?

This last week in Pittsburgh, PA, the first autonomous vehicles were added to the fleet of cars used by ridesharing service Uber. Eventually the entire fleet will be self-driving cars. Those who thought this technology was still years off now have to shift their thinking.… Read More »When will autonomous vehicles come to Walt Disney World?

Tomorrowland color scheme update in progress at Magic Kingdom

Magic Kingdom’s Tomorrowland is in the middle of a slight retheming. It started with a new color scheme for the PeopleMover. The trend spread to the nearby Carousel of Progress and now its progressed to the front of the land with its giant rock formation.… Read More »Tomorrowland color scheme update in progress at Magic Kingdom

Documentary captures the futurism of Walt Disney

A new documentary looks at Walt Disney, the man, and his pursuit of futurism in his life and work. The perfectly titled, “Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow: The Futurism of Walt Disney” is available to watch for free online The film interviews various historians, former Disney… Read More »Documentary captures the futurism of Walt Disney

Our First Look at Brad Bird’s “Tomorrowland”

There are so many good films coming from Disney in 2015. Two from Pixar, Star Wars Episode VII, a live action Cinderella, and Brad Bird’s Tomorrowland. It’s really hard to know which to be more excited over. However, Tomorrowland might have just stepped into the… Read More »Our First Look at Brad Bird’s “Tomorrowland”

Bring to Walt Disney World: Google Cars

I’ve been a proponent of Google’s self-driving cars since I first heard about them 5 years ago. Like the folks at Google, I see a much safer and environmentally friendly future where cars are just a service you subscribe to and use on-demand. Google has… Read More »Bring to Walt Disney World: Google Cars