What if we could re-engineer humans for the harsh environment of planets like Mars?
Peter Rothman, editor of H+ Magazine, spoke to David Wood, chair of London Futurists, about the “Anticipating 2025” event taking place in London on 22-23 March.
Our current governments do not work.
Overview of technological determinism and technological inevitability. Analysis of implications in four key areas.
This is a super panel discussion from last year featuring David Brin, Phil Osborn, Vernor Vinge, and Mitch Wagner. The panel discusses the technological singularity with a live audience at LOSCON 39. The panel drop some pretty interesting ideas and...
The line between the consumers and producers of commercial objects is increasingly becoming blurred in the 21st century. As an economic imperative for consumer participation is quickly emerging, more than ever before businesses are turning to consumers to guide their creative decisions. Crucially this could begin to have a significant impact on the way that cities and their commercial architecture is designed and evaluated, through the promotion of consumers as direct, collective decision makers.
Referring to key economic theorists; the work of contemporary architectural practitioners; while additionally including first hand interaction with one of the world’s most successful prosumption communities, this essay attempts to construct an argument for the value of consumer involvement in the active design of 21st century commercial architecture.
Gennady Stolyarov discusses three technological singularities that have already happened and discusses their effects and impacts on human existence.