Whether we’re struck in fear of what the future holds for us or we’re overly optimistic of what science and technology can provide for our species, one thing is for certain: the future is coming. So we have a choice of how we’re to enter this world of tomorrow – through fear and pessimism or through glee and optimism. We choose the latter, but what matters is how the rest of the world will envision it. After all, how it develops will largely be predicated on the visions of those in our present day. Welcome to the future!
According to a new poll conducted by the Pew Research Center, the majority of the general public in the United States are still afraid of a future where things like Designer Babies, implantable brain chips, and other Transhumanist technology exist. SOURCE
Robot Brick Layer
While speaking at the Seattle-based annual conference Postback, futurist and inventor Ray Kurzweil noted that, despite what the media claim, the world isn’t getting worse, rather information is simply getting better. SOURCE
Mysterious Purple Orb
While using the floating research vessel Nautilus, a group of researchers made an unusual discovery in the Channel Islands off the coast of California – a small bright-purple orb. SOURCE