What does this say of our not-too-distant future? Are we to expect an absolute utopia, or an absolute dystopia? Will we use these advanced technological achievements to uplift humanity, or to create more complexities than we could possibly handle? I believe the truth is much closer in the middle than to lean heavily either or. The future will be complex, and it will be uplifting; it will be scary at times, but also awe inspiring. Welcome to the future!
In The Future This Week, Serious Wonder listens close to the frequencies of this week’s headlines, depicting a future just as strange as it is wonderful. From rocket engines being 3D-printed, to surveillance drones made out of disintegrating fungi, the future contains a mishmash of sci-fi wonders and cyberpunk fantasies – all coming to life.