“Technology, for me. Is probably the most misunderstood subjects on the planet. We keep thinking about it as another category like the economy, like culture, like religion, like war. It’s as ubiquitous as the air we breath. We’re strapped in and on the ride” – Godfrey Reggio Known for his non-narrative films; Director Godfrey Reggio shares with…Details
The Utopian Visions of Architect Vincent Callebaut.
A young Belgian architect imagines fantastical projects that address the world’s environmental and social problems.
[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”0345376595″ locale=”us” height=”100″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/518xPlisLzL._SL75_.jpg” width=”75″] “Look again at that dot. That’s here. That’s home. That’s us. On it everyone you love, everyone you know, everyone you ever heard of, every human being who ever was, lived out their lives. The aggregate of our joy and suffering, thousands of confident religions, ideologies, and economic doctrines, every…Details
I was recently moderating a panel for Berkeley BioLabs that brought together some fascinating minds to discuss Biotech. As I was there, I met Johan and Dinelle the organizers of BRAINS events. I was fascinated by the comedic/satirical approach they are taking to show us the future. This dinner theater should be a really great…Details
On January 27th, 2014, UrtheCast’s Ultra HD video camera, Iris, will be installed on the International Space Station by cosmonauts Oleg Kotov and Sergey Ryazanksy. Tune in at 6:10 a.m. PST (2:10 p.m. GMT) to watch the spacewalk, LIVE. See what people were saying on Twitter: #URspacewalk Tweets about “#URspacewalk” UrtheCast’s two cameras will stream unprecedented…Details
[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”1482514885″ locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51KTlyRNtfL._SL160_.jpg” width=”105″]There are books that pump high octane into my optimistic cylinders and get me revved up for the future. Memories With Maya (MwM) is one of them and it sat on my Kindle for far too long. I have had the privilege of being on futurist panels and chatting…Details
Serious Wonder had the opportunity to attend the FutureMed Conference this year at the Hotel Del Coronado in San Diego. We have a few writers that will be covering the technical and scientific implications of what we learned during this event. I would like to focus on the philosophy of FutureMed and will be forever…Details
Bestselling visionary author Zoltan Istvan, an American-Hungarian, began a solo, multi-year sailing journey around the world at the age of 21. His main cargo was 500 handpicked books, mostly classics. He’s explored over 100 countries—many as a journalist for the National Geographic Channel—writing, filming, and appearing in dozens of television stories, articles, and webcasts.…Details
Serious Wonder has the opportunity to attend and cover FutureMed2020 this year. As describe on the site: FutureMed “educates, informs and prepares physicians, innovators, inventors, investors and senior healthcare executives to understand and recognize the opportunities and disruptive influences of exponentially growing technologies within medicine and healthcare, and to understand how many rapidly developing and converging…Details
Humans are the 3D bio-printer for the imagination. 3D printers allow us a perspective of what we do as humans. As Jason Silva said “we take in matter of low organization, put it through our mental filters and extrude it in the form of space shuttles and iPhones”. We have 3-D modeling software inside of…Details
[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”B0007UQNKY” locale=”us” height=”110″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41kqAAeSlTL._SL110_.jpg” width=”75″]The Sagan Series is an educational project working in the hopes of promoting scientific literacy in the general population. In @ReidGower latest video, they use Carl Segan’s brilliant and poetic Pale Blue Dot, mixed with stunning visuals that will leave you in a state of awe. Take 4 minutes, without distractions and…Details