Futurist
Futurists or futurologists are scientists and social scientists whose specialty is futurology, or the attempt to systematically explore predictions and possibilities about the future and how they can ...
Michio Kaku - Reimagine Tomorrow
World-renowned physicist Michio Kaku reveals how a simple test using marshmallows can predict how successful you can become. Credit: Goalcast
Ray Kurzweil — Immortality by 2045
Ray Kurzweil — Singularitarian Immortalist, Director of Engineering at Google, famous inventor, author of How to Create a Mind
Moon Ribas - The woman cyborg who can feel every earthquake in the world
When Moon Ribas performs, anticipation hangs heavy throughout the space. Dressed in all white, Ribas stands motionless with eyes closed as Brian Eno’s Lux fills the air. Suddenly, she gasps and convul...
The Greatest Talk of Jacque Fresco (subs) - The Venus Project
Jacque Fresco (born March 13, 1916), is an American futurist and self-described social engineer. Fresco is self-taught and has worked in a variety of positions related to industrial design. Fresco wr...
The strange obscurity of Eugene Burdick
He died tragically young, but why have his books about politics been forgotten? A best-selling author shifting millions of books in the post-war decades, a renowned public intellectual, a friend of ce...
Books: Burdick’s Lost ‘The Ninth Wave’ Deserves New Life
Resurrecting a book is probably like raising Lazarus. It can happen, but only with a little divine intervention. On the other hand, there are scientifically documented cases—like Their Eyes Were Watch...
University of California: In Memoriam, June 1967
When Eugene Burdick died on July 26, 1965, the University community lost one of its most gifted members. He was known throughout the world for books and articles focused upon the most urgent problems ...
transhumanism - YouTube
Feb 28, 2008 ... http://www.theageoftransitions.com A brief critical analysis of the transhumanist movement. Posthuman utopia, or the ultimate scientific ...
Robert Anton Wilson - Video
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Future studies
Futures studies (also called futurology and futurism) is the study of postulating possible, probable, and preferable futures and the worldviews and myths that underlie them. There is a debate as to wh...
List of futurologists
Notable futurologists include:
Stanisław Lem
Stanisław Lem ([staˈɲiswaf ˈlɛm]; 12 September 1921 – 27 March 2006) was a Polish writer of science fiction, philosophy and satire. His books have been translated into 41 languages and have sold over ...
Transhumanism
Transhumanism (abbreviated as H+ or h+) is an international cultural and intellectual movement with an eventual goal of fundamentally transforming the human condition by developing and making widely a...
Fusion power
Fusion power is the energy generated by nuclear fusion processes. In the context of energy production, it signifies the production of net usable power from a fusion source, similar to the usage of the...
Erika Cheetham
Erika Cheetham (7 July 1939 – 3 May 1998) was an English medieval scholar best known for her controversial interpretations of Nostradamus' writings.
She was born Erica Christine Elizabeth McMahon-...
The Keys of This Blood
The Keys of This Blood is a 1990 non-fiction apocalyptic book by Catholic priest Malachi Martin.
Martin wrote this book as a geopolitical and georeligious analysis of the last decades of the 20th ...
Office of the future
The office of the future is a concept dating from the 1940s. It is also known as the "paperless office". After sixty years of unfulfilled prophecies the phrase "paperless office" has been discredite...
Kardashev scale
The Kardashev scale is a method of measuring a civilization's level of technological advancement, based on the amount of energy a civilization is able to utilize. The scale has three designated catego...
AI box
In Friendly AI studies, an AI box is a hypothetical isolated computer hardware system where an artificial intelligence is kept constrained inside a simulated world and not allowed to affect the extern...
Digital scent technology
Digital scent technology (or olfactory technology) is the engineering discipline dealing with olfactory representation. It is a technology to sense, transmit and receive scent-enabled digital media (...
Moon Ribas - The woman cyborg who can feel every earthquake in the world
When Moon Ribas performs, anticipation hangs heavy throughout the space. Dressed in all white, Ribas stands motionless with eyes closed as Brian Eno’s Lux fills the air. Suddenly, she gasps and convul...
Hister
Hister (genitive Histri) is the Latin name for the Danube (especially its lower course), or for the people living along its banks.It also appears as Ister, equivalent to the Ancient Greek ᾽´Ιστρος, wh...
The strange obscurity of Eugene Burdick
He died tragically young, but why have his books about politics been forgotten? A best-selling author shifting millions of books in the post-war decades, a renowned public intellectual, a friend of ce...
Non-Nuclear Futures
Non-Nuclear Futures: The Case for an Ethical Energy Strategy is a 1975 book by Amory B. Lovins and John H. Price. The main theme of the book is that the most important parts of the nuclear power debat...
Nano-RAM
Nano-RAM is a proprietary computer memory technology from the company Nantero. It is a type of nonvolatile random access memory based on the position of carbon nanotubes deposited on a chip-like subst...
Technological singularity
The technological singularity is the hypothesis that accelerating progress in technologies will cause a runaway effect wherein artificial intelligence will exceed human intellectual capacity and contr...
Douglas Engelbart
Douglas Carl Engelbart (January 30, 1925 – July 2, 2013) was an American engineer and inventor, and an early computer and Internet pioneer. He is best known for his work on the challenges of huma...