Futures studies
Futures studies (also called futurology and futurism) is the study of postulating possible, probable, and preferable futures and the worldviews and myths that underlie them. There is a debate as to wh...
How Medicinal Drugs Are Made
It takes up to 15 years to develop a single therapeutic drug!
Fasting Boosts Stem Cells’ Regenerative Capacity | Technology Networks
Age-related loss of intestinal stem cell function can be reversed by a 24-hour fast.
Alcohol, coffee could be key to living longer, UC Irvine study finds
Laquisha Jones, 30, appears in court on Thursday, July 12, 2018, on charges of attempted murder for the beating of an elderly man in Willowbrook.
Elon Musk Plans to Give the Entire Planet Free Wi Fi
Elon Musk plans to give the entire planet free WiFi Description: Free internet and free WiFi is something that people have been dreaming of for a long time but is it realistically possible? Elon Mu...
DeepMind's AlphaZero now showing human-like intuition in historical 'turning point' for AI
DeepMind’s artificial intelligence programme AlphaZero is now showing signs of human-like intuition and creativity, in what developers have hailed as ‘turning point’ in history.
New Engineered Materials Visualizer
The granite countertop visualizer will let you mix and match materials and colors and them save the images in your computer to make your final selection. For more information and selection of material...
The rise and fall and rise again of Segway
Back in 2001, Segway had big goals to change the world. That didn't happen. But now almost two decades later, Segway may still change how we move. https://cnn.it/2Dlfgne
Here’s How Robots Could Autonomously Build On Mars
Watch robots weave a huge fiberglass structure. (via Seeker)
Everything You Need To Know About The Mercedes-Benz Vision Urbanetic
Here’s the self-driving, electric, body-swappable car of the future. (via Seeker)
It’s Getting Harder to Spot a Deep Fake Video
Fake videos and audio keep getting better, faster and easier to make, increasing the mind-blowing technology's potential for harm if put in the wrong hands. Bloomberg QuickTake explains how good deep ...
Is This New Super Carbon Better Than Graphene?
Scientists have been searching for schwarzites for decades, here’s how their discovery could change our world. How Supercapacitors Could Make Batteries a Thing of the Past - https://youtu.be/GeSvErq...
Sorry, Immortality Is Mathematically Impossible
Here's a conundrum: evolution is all about helping organisms produce more offspring. If a trait makes an animal more likely to die, that trait eventually ...
This New Graphene Material Called Diamene Turns Harder Than Diamond When It's Hit By A Bullet
Scientists have created a new material called diamene, which promises to be as flexible as tin foil but hard enough to stop a bullet....
Cutting down on calories could slow down the aging process
Cutting down on calories could slow down the aging process.
The first synthetic embryo has been born
The first synthetic embryo has been born without a sperm or egg.
The Google Assistant can help you get things done over the phone
Whether you’re booking a table at your neighborhood sushi joint or trying to schedule a last-minute haircut before your big event, sometimes you just need to pick up the phone to get something done. H...
Futures techniques
Futures techniques used in the multi-disciplinary field of futures studies by futurists in Americas and Australasia, and futurology by futurologists in EU, include a diverse range of forecasting metho...
Futurist
Futurists or futurologists are scientists and social scientists whose specialty is futurology, or the attempt to systematically explore predictions and possibilities about the future and how they can ...
List of futurologists
Notable futurologists include:
Artificial intelligence
Artificial intelligence (AI) is the intelligence exhibited by machines or software. It is an academic field of study which studies the goal of creating intelligence. Major AI researchers and textbooks...
Artificial intelligence - Wikipedia
Attitude change
Attitudes are associated beliefs and behaviors towards some object. They are not stable, and because of the communication and behavior of other people, are subject to change by social influences, as w...
Biotechnology
Biotechnology is the use of living systems and organisms to develop or make useful products, or "any technological application that uses biological systems, living organisms or derivatives thereof, to...
Biotechnology - Wikipedia
Eschatology
Eschatology /ˌɛskəˈtɒlədʒi/ is a part of theology concerned with the final events of history, or the ultimate destiny of humanity. This concept is commonly referred to as the "end of the world" or "en...
Extropianism
Extropianism, also referred to as the philosophy of Extropy, is an evolving framework of values and standards for continuously improving the human condition. Extropians believe that advances in scien...
Extropianism - Wikipedia
Human extinction
Human extinction is the hypothesized end of the human species. Various scenarios have been discussed in science, popular culture and religion (see End time). The scope of this article is existential r...
Hypothetical technology
A hypothetical technology is a technology that does not exist yet, but the development of which could potentially be achieved in the future. It is distinct from an emerging technology, which has achi...