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.

Autonomous Cars Are Coming, and Bringing Change Along for the Ride

Some changes autonomous cars bring will be great... others, not so much.

March 16, 2018

Norway Plans a Sustainable “City of the Future”

The city will use only the energy it creates.

March 16, 2018

Cities’ “Smart” Led Streetlights May Be Secretly Watching Over You

How would you feel about street lamps outfitted with hidden surveillance tech?

March 16, 2018

Autonomous Robot Bees Are Being Patented by… Walmart?

Oddly enough, this isn't the first farming patent the retail giant has filed.

March 15, 2018

The ACLU Demands To Know How TSA Is Screening Your Electronics

They've even demanded travelers' passcodes to access devices.

March 15, 2018

EPA Releases Strategy to Reduce Animal Testing on Vertebrates

This isn't just an animal rights' issue.

March 15, 2018

Google Becomes Most Recent Platform to Prohibit Cryptocurrency Ads

Following Facebook's lead, Google has decided to remove all ads related to cryptocurrencies and ICOs.

March 15, 2018

Stephen Hawking’s Most Dire Predictions for the Future

Hawking inspired us. He also made us afraid.

March 14, 2018

Unhackable Smartphones Could Provide Refuge from Cyber Attacks

An unhackable smartphone may help businesses facing mounting pressure to combat cyber attacks.

March 14, 2018

Happy Pi Day, Here’s Some piCoin, piCoin is Actually a Thing

Don’t actually buy piCoin.

March 14, 2018
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