His newly-translated novel envisions a Japan wrecked by complete economic collapse, abandoned by the international community, and on the cusp of being invaded by North Korea
Articles tagged "future"
The White House just got itself a tumblr page, and it's accepting GIF submissions now. Here are a few suggestions for the inaugural entry.
Talking to the "media inventor" about content, containers, and things that are not on the Internet.
And it's hard to stay positive when you're broke.
The horrific story of a 16-year-old girl raped in a football-crazed Ohio town is perhaps the most famous case in which criminals’ use of social media not only exposed their actions, but also galvanized the public to demand justice.
As a game system, Google Glass has much more of a weird promise. Imagine groups of gamers re-enacting famous civil disturbances on city streets.
NASA needs to get a little more reckless, starting with me: I'd like to donate my ova for the sake of raising babies in highly controlled environments, observing human physiological changes, and helping us get on track to colonize Mars.
The only things we have to fear.
"Too future for y'all."
Sometimes it's awesome to live in the future — or at least pretend to.
The hiring of the foremost futurist around signals that Google is ready to bring on the singularity.
As the US becomes more urban, buses are becoming more popular with riders and the Department of Homeland Security.
America's intelligence community thinks we're headed for an era of super-enhanced human cyborgs and giant megacities set to a backdrop of ominous climate disasters. Yeah, the CIA's predicts that the future is basically a cyberpunk novel.
An obvious but still kinda interesting thing is that music we tend to identify as “future music” is not particularly anchored in time, at least in ways we might assume.
Do you like extreme diets?
Intel has been working on 48-core processors for a few years now, and now the firm is reportedly testing them for use in smartphones and tablets.
Companies must cut pollution by 20% by 2020, and another 50% by 2050. So the industry is seeking out new, low-carbon shipping technology. So here’s the latest idea: Sails.
On Friday, the New Yorker festival hosted “Utopia/Dystopia," a panel discussion moderated by Daniel Zalewski, with fiction writers George Saunders, Jennifer Egan, and Margaret Atwood, who was the undisputed star.
When I'm hurting my brain with articles about fibre-optic teleportation (which is actually happening in the Canary Islands), I often resign to the miserable conclusion that I'll never quite get it unles
_"The computer [is] the most extraordinary of man's technological clothing; it is an extension of our central nervous system. Beside it the wheel is a mere hula-hoop."_ -- Marshall McLuhan, from War and Peace in the Global Village_ Last month,…
"If you're doing something mediocre, if you're something to fill in time, life really isn't worth living, and I recommend suicide," says "Ray Bradbury":http://motherboard.vice.com/2012/6/6/ray-bradbury-wrote-science-fiction-for-everyday-humans near t…