Category Archives: Technology – Future Trends

Human to superhuman: Time to upgrade yourself

City AM | March 17, 2015

In two weeks the Science Museum is hosting You Have Been Upgraded, a festival exploring the future of human enhancement. The four day event will cover everything from brain hacking to digital implants, and will transport visitors to a future where a mysterious super-corporation, Unlimited Enhancement Technologies (UNET), has elevated biotechnologists to rock-star status. 

Generation Z: Born in the digital age

AFP | February 11, 2015

Facebook? Of course. Books? Definitely not. Video games? For sure. Sport? No way. Speed? Yes. Patience? Not so much.

The workplace of 2040: Mind control, holograms and biohacking are the future of business

News.com.au | February 5, 2015

WHAT will the workplace look like in 2040? Imagine remote working via hologram, commuting by jetpack, even controlling your office with your mind.

Google Chairman Eric Schmidt: “The Internet Will Disappear”

Hollywood Reporter | January 22, 2015

Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt on Thursday predicted the end of the Internet as we know it.

Facebook ‘likes’ reveal your real personality

Korean Times | January 17, 2015

The Facebook pages you “like” can give a more accurate analysis of your personality than the people closest to you, a study shows.

Study Suggests Wi-Fi Exposure More Dangerous To Kids Than Previously Thought

Forbes | January 14, 2015

Most parents would be concerned if their children had significant exposure to lead, chloroform, gasoline fumes, or the pesticide DDT.  The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IRIC), part of the United Nations’ World Health Organization (WHO), classifies these and more than 250 other agents as Class 2B Carcinogens – possibly carcinogenic to humans.  Another entry on that same list is radiofrequency electromagnetic fields (RF/EMF).  The main sources of RF/EMF are radios, televisions, microwave ovens, cell phones, and Wi-Fi devices.

Human Genetic Modification: Are We Destroying Ourselves?

Billionaires Newswire | January 8, 2014

By Nilufer Atik

Human genetic modification might sound like a science fiction fantasy, but it’s increasingly becoming part of our reality.