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There are thousands of time capsules buried by school children, civic leaders, colleges, and hospitals across the country every year in the United States. It's fueled by that indomitable optimism about the future we humans seem to have. We bury things and think future generations will find them - and care...

2009-01-03

 time capsule time message future
Machines will achieve human-level artificial intelligence by 2029, a leading US inventor has predicted. ... The nanobots, he said, would "make us smarter, remember things better and automatically go into full emergent virtual reality environments through the nervous system"...

2008-02-16

 artificial intelligence intelligence computer machine future science
There is a moment in the near future where Scientist believe we will transform the notion of what we believe to be Human. By conducting some of the most controversial experiments, Scientists are unlocking the secrets of the Human Brain, moving us towards the moment where it will be possible to store our minds in machines. Then we will be able to change what we are, and who we are. This is the story of how Biology and Technology will...
 human future augmented singularity toread
But the vast majority of books ever written are not accessible to anyone except the most tenacious researchers at premier academic libraries. Books written after 1923 quickly disappear into a literary black hole. With rare exceptions, one can buy them only for the small number of years they are in print. After that, they are found only in a vanishing number of libraries and used book stores. As the years pass, contracts get lost and...

2009-10-08

 Google book library future license information
In the worst-case scenarios, oil prices quadruple, drones patrol the skies, global wars spill into cities.

2009-10-17

 war future military
Children asked to come up with ideas for life in 2020 have designed labour-saving devices, magic pencils to do their homework and, of course, robots.
 future children toread
Half the babies born this year will live to 100, it has been reported. But how does that square with predictions about the health effects of obesity and other modern-day perils.

2009-10-09

 overpopulation ageing future life expectancy
Teleportation, time travel, antimatter and wireless electricity. It all sounds far-fetched, more fiction than fact, but it's all true...
 wireless electricity time travel physics time electricity wireless science fiction science future antimatter teleportation entanglement
Imagine a future in which wireless electricity makes everyday products more convenient, reliable, and environmentally friendly. Cell phones, game controllers, laptop computers, mobile robots, even electric vehicles capable of re-charging themselves without ever being plugged in. Flat screen TV’s and digital picture frames that hang on the wall—without requiring a wire and plug for power. Industrial systems and medical devices made more...
 wireless electricity future wireless electricity energy power
Project 10^100 is a call for ideas to change the world by helping as many people as possible.
 future Google global strategies problems vision help development evolution
CLIR's mission is to expand access to information, however recorded and preserved, as a public good. CLIR is an independent, nonprofit organization. Through publications, projects, and programs, CLIR works to maintain and improve access to information for generations to come. In partnership with other institutions, CLIR helps create services that expand the concept of library and supports the providers and preservers of information...
 reference information access future

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