Sci/Tech

Eat What Comes Naturally: Human Services of the Future

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Think of human services as something you guide through collaborative Governances that share ideas and advances at the speed of networks. When we work together vendors will learn to design the products and services you want.

Curiosity Makes It to the Foot of Mount Sharp. Now the Real Mission Begins

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In case you missed it, the rover in Gale Crater on Mars has achieved another milestone, having traversed across rough terrain with minimal damage to its delicate wheels and now sits at the base of Mount Sharp, where it will begin its ascent. What's on its agenda?

Gizmos & Gadgets: An Open-Source 3D Printed Wind Turbine for Personal Use

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Poland-based Omni3D is a 3-D printing manufacturer that has come up with a wind turbine, the AirEnergy3D, that operates in low wind conditions and generate 300 watts of continuous power. That's enough to keep a laptop computer, several smartphones and a couple of light bulbs burning. The company has a Kickstarter campaign on the go and have raised the target amount they requested and some from numerous pledges.

Digital Governances: New Ways to Succeed Together

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Dan Abelow's picture

Expandiverse Technology includes Governances so groups can turn problems into opportunities to reach shared goals. This chapter and the next shows what a Governance is, and how different kinds of people might use it to achieve a larger goal — healthy, natural food.

An Alternative to the ITER Fusion Reactor Proposed by University of Washington Professor

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ITER is the multibillion dollar, multinational fusion reactor project being built in France. It is over budget and yet to be finished. Others, therefore, are seeking a simpler, less expensive hot fusion solution.

What Can Futurists Learn from the Smartphone Industry?

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In this article, smartphone pioneer David Wood revisits some themes from his keynote in the Technology track at World Future 2014.

Gizmos & Gadgets: I'm So Much of a Nerd that I Want This Robo-Vacuum for My Birthday

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In our apartment I often do the vacuuming. We have a Dyson upright but now Dyson has come out with a robo-vacuum to challenge the iRobot line of Roombas.

GMO Cows - Why Gene Editing Would Be of Benefit

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I know that this subject will bother those who equate anything genetically modified with Frankenstein's monster.

NASA Ready to Ship 3D Printer to Space Station

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Back in July 2012, I wrote about Made in Space, a company focused on developing 3-D printers that could be used to build components, satellites and habitations in the environment of space. Two years later, the 3-D printer is ready to go and should be delivered to the International Space Station (ISS) by SpaceX in the next two weeks. What will the crew use it for?

192 Future Uses for Drones

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The thought occurred to me that mounting a video projector to a flying drone could give it unusual capabilities.

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