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It’s Time to Believe in Synthetic Biology
Juan Enriquez bets on the end of undruggable targets, the power of programmable cells, and a machine that cooks up biological material.
David Ewing Duncan
Exploring the Past and Future of Space Travel
One technical innovation at a time humanity marches towards the stars
The Future of Making Things: Vision, Creation, Disruption
If you work in the fields of architecture, manufacturing, design, or engineering, you know how rapidly these industries are changing. The…
The simple guide to the future of your job
How can you know if your job will be digitalized, automated, or robotized? Start with this questionnaire.
Tomer Simon, PhD
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What if the United States of America formed after the internet was invented? Would we still only vote once every 4 years?
Designing a Data-Driven Approach to Fertility
Polaris combines predictive analytics, big data, and user-centric design to help patients maximize their chances of getting pregnant.
Is Slow Communication the Future?
A novelist and former trend forecaster foresees the rise of slow communication, dumb phones, and a potential boon for writers
All the Nutrition You Can Keep Down
Soylent 2.0 and powdered superfoods aren’t about feeding people
3 Trends that Will Define Our Future
A Roadmap for Living & Working with Robots
Erik P.M. Vermeulen
AR, Voice and Loyalty
The progression of the human computer interface continues and the important components of the next phase are coming into view. The…
The Next Powerful Political Constituency: The Millions Marginalized by Autonomy
Job losses, pay cuts, and ineffective retraining could mimic the trajectory of the Rust Belt
Your Autonomous Future
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The Future of Living Alone Is Living Together
The communal living moment may finally be upon us. Are millennials ready to share?
Ways to feed the future
The opportunities, challenges and problems in agriculture
No, the future won’t be like Black Mirror
Why the way technology is portrayed in the show is ludicrous
A Design School for Planetary Collapse
Design schools all over the world are failing their students by ignoring the most important challenges they will face as they live through…
Augmented Reality to become “Voice of the Future”
It is hard to see the power of the Augmented Reality (AR) technology, until you look deeply. AR products available today are mostly for…
The Now, The New, and The Next of Alternative UIs
Mobile, Voice, VR, and Neuro
The future of humanity: How to become a multiverse culture
Already being on the verge of something greater and truly remarkable, advancing humanity is, in my opinion, the most important goal of our…
Silicon Valley’s Obsession with the Future Is Older Than You Think
In 996 AD, a Benedictine monk named Father Gerbert, who would later become Pope Sylvester II, created the first modern mechanical clock. It…
The role of technology in the education of the future
Dennis Frezzo, Consulting Engineer, Cisco
World Economic Forum
Is pod-casting heading toward being a part of an information black hole in the future?
How do you find, track and sort useful information in a podcast?
Where the Future Lives
An embattled Department of Energy research program is delivering the next generation of technological wizardry — for now.
You will become a cybernaut. Why AR and VR are the new Internet UX.
Global knowledge is soon to double every 12 hours. AR and VR bring it offline. They are neither gimmick nor fad. They are the natural…
Physiognomy’s New Clothes
by Blaise Agüera y Arcas, Margaret Mitchell and Alexander Todorov
Blaise Aguera y Arcas