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.

Watch Live: Will Universal Basic Income Change Our Lives for Good or Bad?

Does everyone deserve an income, regardless of employment status?

6 hours ago

A New Type of Farm Is Letting Us Grow 100 Times More Food

Things are looking up in the world of farming.

8 hours ago

IBM Just Launched Blockchain Beyond Currency

This tech will be as disruptive as the internet itself.

8 hours ago

U.S. and U.K. Just Banned Electronic Devices on Flights From Multiple Countries

Any device “larger than a smartphone” is included.

March 21, 2017

This is Why Experts Think All People Should Have a Universal Basic Income

How could a guaranteed paycheck keep everyone out of poverty without bankrupting our society?

March 21, 2017

Could We Really Be Living in the Matrix? Here’s What Science Has to Say

How deep could the rabbit-hole truly go?

March 21, 2017

Blockchain Is Helping Us Feed the World’s Hungriest Families

The revolutionary tech can do more than secure finances — it can save lives.

March 21, 2017

A Harvard Engineer Invented Stackable Homes

And they take just 3 weeks to build.

March 20, 2017

Blockchain Tech Has Never Been More Valuable or More Ready for World Domination

Interest from Microsoft, Intel, and several large banks has the blockchain developer’s stock skyrocketing.

March 20, 2017

Donald Trump Is Dropping Climate Change Impact From Governmental Reviews

The executive order will remove the consideration of climate change in policy decisions.

March 20, 2017
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