futurism

Dream of EPCOT Becoming Reality

Unfortunately, this is not a schematic of anything coming to WDW The original idea Walt Disney had for his Florida project was to create a whole new type of city. A place that would be on the cutting edge for environmentally friendly technology, mass transit,… Read More »Dream of EPCOT Becoming Reality

Could original EPCOT model be restored?

It’s a piece of Disney World history that’s older than Disney World itself. It’s the model of Progress City, aka EPCOT, that you see when you ride through Tomorrowland on the TTA. I knew that the original version of that model was on display at… Read More »Could original EPCOT model be restored?

Lessons from Former WDI R&D Chief Bran Ferren

When I’m not being a Disney geek, I play at being an actual geek, so when I see something from Walt Disney Imagineering’s Research and Development team I get really excited as it combines those two passions. Here’s a video of Bran Ferren, former president… Read More »Lessons from Former WDI R&D Chief Bran Ferren

Steampunk Elongated Coin Press at EPCOT

I’m definitely a fan of the growing culture known as ‘Steampunk’. It shares a Jules Verne-esque quality with a lot of the Tomorrowland elements Imagineers have used over the years. But one place I didn’t expect to see Steampunk was at EPCOT Center, the experimental… Read More »Steampunk Elongated Coin Press at EPCOT

A Microsoftians view of the Innoventions Dream Home

So what does the typical Microsoft super-user think of The Innoventions Dream Home in Tomorrowland at Disneyland. Brandon, who blogs at The Windows Experience, was invited to tour the Innovention Dream Home and files this report: When I arrived to the Innoventions Dream Home, I… Read More »A Microsoftians view of the Innoventions Dream Home