Futurology


DARPA Engineering Microbes to Terraform Mars

DARPA Engineering Microbes to Terraform Mars

Terraformation on Mars is a remote possibility thanks to human-engineered organisms by scientists at DARPA....

Jun 27 2015, 4:07am CDT

Moore’s Law turns 50

Moore’s Law turns 50, Happy Birthday!

The law that is used in the computer world to calculate computing power turned 50 on Sunday....

Apr 20 2015, 4:11am CDT

I, Cyborg

I, Cyborg

By Glen Martin There is an existential unease lying at the root of the Internet of Things — a sense that we may emerge not less...

Feb 19 2014, 2:21pm CST

How Facebook Memes Evolve And Spread

How Facebook Memes Evolve And Spread

As a publisher, understanding the flow of information online is as important as a civil engineer understanding traffic congesti...

Jan 16 2014, 7:36am CST

I4U news

The Rise Of The Biobot: Mixing Biology And Technology

In a recent article posted on the The Guardian website, author and new-age guru Deepak Chopra made an interesting observation....

Jan 10 2014, 2:51pm CST

The Weekly Oil & Gas Follies

The Weekly Oil & Gas Follies

The Weekly Oil and Gas Follies – Volume 27, January 6, 2014   In which we drill down into the @GDBlackmon Twitter feed to brief...

Jan 5 2014, 1:01pm CST

NASA Very Happy With Internet Test in Space

NASA Very Happy With Internet Test in Space

Using laser communications, NASA conducted the first tests on what could one day be a ‘deep space’ internet...

Oct 26 2013, 5:42pm CDT

NASA and GM develop Robotic Glove

NASA and GM develop Robotic Glove

NASA and GM already developed a robot (Robonaut 2) together. Now the two organizations put their focus on the robotic gloves al...

Mar 13 2012, 8:47am CDT

NASA & GM Build Robo-Astronaut

NASA & GM Build Robo-Astronaut

Throwing all caution about the robot apocalypse to the wind, GM and NASA have teamed up to create a robotic astronaut. Robonaut...

Feb 4 2010, 10:07am CST

Dextre Robot ready for Action

Dextre Robot ready for Action

NASA tightened the last screw on the Dextre robot on the International Space Station. The giant Dextre robot is now ready for...

Mar 18 2008, 8:23am CDT

Svalbard Global Seed Vault

Svalbard Global Seed Vault

Just in case we blow up mother earth, the Svalbard Global Seed Vault on the island of Spitsbergen, which is 600 miles from the...

Feb 27 2008, 8:00am CST

U.S. Navy Students get to play with Bioloid Humanoid Robots

U.S. Navy Students get to play with Bioloid Humanoid Robots

Humanoid robot vendor KumoTek, LLC says that they have sold Bioloid humanoid robot kits to the U.S. Naval Academy. The Bioloi...

Jul 19 2007, 4:00am CDT

Nanotechnology: World's Smallest Car

Nanotechnology: World's Smallest Car

Scientists at Rice University have built the world's smallest car. The car has a length of 3nm and a width of 2nm. It rolls...

Oct 23 2005, 9:00am EST

Robot Arturito Finds 10 Billion Dollar Treasure on Island

Robot Arturito Finds 10 Billion Dollar Treasure on Island

A Chilean company used a robot called Arturito (In Spanish Star Wars R2D2 is named Arturito, which means little Arthur) to find...

Sep 27 2005, 4:35am EST

NASA develops Skin for Robots

NASA develops Skin for Robots

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center works on a sensor-embedded skin for robots. The first robot skins are supposed to include mo...

Jun 9 2005, 10:00am EST

Fantastic Voyage: Ray Kurzweil Shows How to Live Forever

Fantastic Voyage: Ray Kurzweil Shows How to Live Forever

Ray Kurzweil, famous inventor and author has published a book on the science of radical life extension. Ray Kurzweil is appar...

Feb 12 2005, 11:53pm EST

Future of Accelerating Change Conference 2003

Future of Accelerating Change Conference 2003

Mark Finnern one of the organizer of the ACC2003 (Accelerating Change Conference 2003) told me about this highly interesting e...

Sep 3 2003, 11:14pm EST