As we continue accelerating into the unknown, these glimpses of what is to come help us discuss and prepare. Not out of fear, but out of interest in ensuring everyone comes to benefit from their developments, as opposed to the contrary. Let these weekly efforts of ours equally serve as a reminder of our past struggles and how important these innovations are to the well-being of our species as we continue moving forward. Welcome to the future!
Researchers have recently unveiled a robotic wheelchair which allows monkeys to control its movements using their thoughts alone, suggesting similar interfaces to help uplift paralyzed individuals. SOURCE
A team of researchers from HRL Laboratories in California have reportedly discovered a new technique that will allow them to upload knowledge into your brain Matrix-style. SOURCE
3D Printed Graphene Aerogel
For the first time ever, scientists appear to have 3D printed the world’s lightest material – graphene aerogel – which is 7.5 times lighter than air. SOURCE