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.

Get Over It: The World’s First 3D-Printed Bridge Officially Opened


2 hours ago

Automation Could Lead to the World’s Smartest Society

With robots taking over jobs, we’ll be free to study anything and everything.

5 hours ago

Someone in 2010 Bought 2 Pizzas With 10,000 Bitcoin. That Would Be Worth $20 Million.

If you needed proof that it's taking over the world...

6 hours ago

LinkedIn Meets Tinder in This “Mindful Networking” App

Swipe right to make the connection that could launch your career.

7 hours ago

Bitcoin Surges Past $2,200

It could become * the * global currency.

8 hours ago

Almost 700 Positions Remain Unfilled at the CDC Due to Hiring Freeze

Proof that science and politics cannot be separated.

8 hours ago

Blockchain Faces Legal Questions Before Widespread Use

Like the internet before it, this tech's impact will be far-reaching.

May 21, 2017

How Will We Keep Our Thoughts Private in the Age of Mind-Reading Tech?

With brain-computer interfaces already on the market, what are the risks?

May 20, 2017

Soon, Tech Could Make Cash and Credit Cards Utterly Obsolete

Traditional currency may be on its way out.

May 19, 2017

The FCC Just Voted. They Are Going to Start Dismantling Net Neutrality.

You have until August 16 to make your voices heard.

May 18, 2017
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