Technology is pervading every aspect of our lives from calorie counting to sleep monitoring, and the idea of the 'quantified self' is, now more than ever, a reality. And yet as we advance technologically we find that we are are also looking backwards for inspiration.
The idea that one day we will be eating food in pill form, or in liquid form as the company Soylent hopes, is no longer an option. We do not want technology to take over food in such a way that it is no longer enjoyable. Instead we are using our new found technological abilities to go back to the past, giving us the opportunity to reconnect with nature. In response to public demand. And it isn't just restaurants that are paving the way for slow food. AT&T park in San Francisco has recently installed a 4,320 square-foot garden - the first of its kind in a major sporting arena. Read More