Sometimes the future can appear almost scary, considering just how fast we’re accelerating towards it. And when we consider just how radically different humanity will be in as little as 30 years from now, it certainly can be overwhelming. But it’s one of which we’re designing ourselves for ourselves! We look at where we are today and then proceed to envision the world of tomorrow that’ll make things better. We are forever-wandering pioneers. Welcome to the future!
In a huge step in the right direction, a medical review board has ruled that a (currently unknown) health insurer that operates in the Pacific Northwest must pay for a patient’s ReWalk robotic exoskeleton suit. SOURCE
Biomimetic Robot Hands
Researchers at the University of Washington’s Department of Computer Science & Engineering have 3D printed what they believe is the most biomimetic, anthropomorphic artificial hand ever made. SOURCE
Future Memory Storage
Scientists at the University of Southampton’s Optoelectronics Research Centre have officially engineered a nano-structured glass disk that can store up to 360 terabytes of information, capable of surviving billions of years without damage or data loss. SOURCE