Category Archives: Technology – Future Trends

Brookings Institution: Our Cyborg Future – Law and Policy Implications

Brookings Institution | September, 2014

There is, however, another way to think about all of this: what if we were to understand technology itself as increasingly part of our very being?

Biohacking: How hackers transform biology into building material

PBS NewsHour/YouTube

How do you transform mushrooms into furniture, or re-wire algae to conduct electricity? Biohacking, the practice of rewiring the biology of living organisms for practical uses, is evolving from a fringe science to a more legitimate academic discipline. But just as the movement is gathering converts, it’s also attracting controversy. Special correspondent Spencer Michels reports.

Nine real technologies that will soon be inside you

Yahoo News | October 19, 2014

By Mike Edelhart

Given the frenzy of interest following the announcement of the Apple Watch, you might think wearables will be the next really important shift in technology.

Not so.

Google 2.0 will ‘build airports and cities’ says report

The Independent | September 19, 2014

By James Vincent

Related: Google-Berg Merger Ushers in Planned-Opolis Future in the Hybrid Age

Google’s seemingly limitless ambition has seen the company take on drones, self-driving cars and even the problem of aging, but the company’s founders have even grander plans – to build cities and airports.

Oligarch Buys Russia’s Most Popular Social Media

AP | September 16, 2014

By NATALIYA VASILYEVA

A media company owned by Kremlin-friendly oligarch Alisher Usmanov has splashed out $1.5 billion to gain full control of Russia’s most popular social network, VKontakte, bringing an end to a months-long dispute that saw the original investors sue each other in court.

How Apple Is Invading Our Bodies

TIME | September 10, 2014

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The Silicon Valley giant has redrawn the line that separates our technology and ourselves. That may not be a good thing.

Our Children Are Slaves To iGadgets: Generation Helpless

Infowars | September 11, 2014

iGadgets are controlling our time and soon they will be controlling your money.