In this video from our Futurist Forum, Dave Evans says that the role of the futurist isn’t to know exactly what will happen 100 years from now.
From molecular design to circular economies, things that are on the cutting edge now will be built in to things we buy every day in the future.
Mayor Bloomberg outlines a system of flood prevention and storm preparation so that the city can withstand a once-in-500-years storm.
As part of our Futurist Forum, we’re hosting a talk with Institute For The Future Executive Director Marina Gorbis about the changing ways we learn.
Futurist Glen Hiemstra discusses how our jobs--and even the idea of having a job--will change.
These charts--made with information from weather satellites scanning the ground--show how wide and how tall cities around the world have grown. What’s happening to the size of cities in Asia will blow your mind.
Neil Harbisson has a disorder that leads him to see the world in black and white. But with a little body modification, he can still sense them with his cybernetic third eye. That’s right: This man has a cybernetic third eye.
The quarter-sized RoboBee looks like a fly, but it was designed to save us from colony collapse disorder. If the bees die, we have a robot backup.
Scenarios for the future that involve a horrifying end for humanity might make for exciting reading, but they’re the most unlikely of scenarios--and incredibly unhelpful in creating a better tomorrow.