Future Society

Technology allows us to live longer, work less, and know more than ever before. But what will we do once most of our labor force is replaced by computers or robots? Who has the final say in how knowledge is used and who has access to it? These questions are just a snapshot of the issues we will have to face in the future. We’ll track the policies, predictions, and philosophies that are steering us into the world of tomorrow.

A Startup Wants to Launch Over 700 Satellites to Bring Internet to Rural Areas

The U.N. has deemed internet access a basic human right.

7 mins ago

Why A Cash-less Future is Becoming A Closer Reality Every Day

Digital technology might render actual cash obsolete.

33 mins ago

China Has Officially Started Construction on the World’s First “Forest City”

This city will run on renewables and absorb nearly 10,000 tons of CO2 and 57 tons of pollutants yearly.

1 hour ago

Ethereum Lost $4 Billion in Market Value Due to Fake “Fatal Car Crash”

“Now we have our answer. He was the glue.”

3 hours ago

Meet the House That Can Produce More Energy Than It Consumes

It could serve as a model for the more than 14 million residential houses of its kind in the U.S.

4 hours ago

Ethereum is Up 4000% This Year, And The World’s Elite Are All Buying In

Are you taking advantage?

June 26, 2017

Why a Respected CEO Believes “Bitcoin Is a Tool for Freeing Humanity”

The blockchain may be the key to escaping tyranny.

June 26, 2017

When will a cryptocurrency market cap exceed that of the US dollar?

These Incredible Images Reveal the Evolution of NYC

The big apple no longer consists of rolling hills.

June 25, 2017

Researchers Break a 100-Year-Old Fundamental Limitation of Physics

The researchers broke the time-bandwidth restriction by a factor of 1,000 — but they think it may be possible that there’s no limit to how high it could go.

June 24, 2017
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