Future Fiction: Uploaded Transmission (Part 1)

“It felt like I was falling into an abyss,” said Jaren Summers. “No stars; no planets; nothingness. A void etched into the very fabric of my mind. What’s worse…was the silence.” The crew psychologist, Dr. Harry Boyd, stared for a moment, trying to determine the best approach to a very delicate situation. “You’d fallen into…

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Combating Climate Change With Polar Umbrella Skyscrapers

As the polar ice caps reduce in size due to anthropogenic climate change, new and innovative ways to combat environmental degradation are developing, embracing a future of positive change. Winning last year’s eVolo Skyscraper Competition, the Polar Umbrella Buoyant Skyscraper is a design that’ll not only change the way we see architectural infrastructure, but will also…

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A Virtual Ride On The Future Of Flight

A virtual reality world will soon be assigned to each passenger on an aircraft. Known as VR Hyperspace, this project is led by the University of Nottingham and is funded by the European Commission under their 7th Research Framework Programme (FP7). There’s a growing population of airline passengers and less space and comfort to accommodate…

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