From Google’s Ray Kurzweil to Planetary Resources’ Peter Diamandis, we’ve been told quite frequently to prepare ourselves for a future that’ll change so rapidly that we might just miss it at the blink of an eye. With the advent of exponential growth in information technologies, and as more and more of our technologies become information technologies in themselves, I do believe both Kurzweil and DIamandis are correct. Welcome to the future!
In The Future This Week, Serious Wonder plunges into the organs of online media in search of this week’s headlines of the future, from nanobots to holographic computing. Whether it’s nanotechnology healing the sick or repelling water at immediate contact, or a new kind of computing that integrates holographic technology, one can’t help but notice just how more amazing the future is becoming at such an exponential rate.