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.

Net Neutrality Has Been Destroyed. Here’s What Happens Next.

We fight.

30 mins ago

Exclusive: N.Y. Attorney General on Why He Refuses to Let Net Neutrality Die

"We can’t stand by and watch one of the greatest tools for democracy ever created be turned into a private playground for the rich."

2 hours ago

Net Neutrality Is Dead. Here’s What The Experts Are Saying.

We asked experts about the death of net neutrality. This is what they had to say.

December 14, 2017

A Robot Can Print This $64,000 House in as Little as Eight Hours

Are these the sustainable homes of the future?

December 14, 2017

The FCC Just Killed Net Neutrality

Pour one out for the equitable internet.

December 14, 2017

NY Attorney General: Stolen Identities Account for Millions of Net Neutrality Comments

"The FCC is moving ahead with a vote based on this corrupted process, while refusing to cooperate with an investigation."

December 14, 2017

Absurdly Futuristic Gifts for the Trillionaire on Your Christmas List

Money can't buy happiness, but it can buy a taste of the future.

December 14, 2017

Watch Live as the FCC Votes on Net Neutrality and the Future of the Internet

They are voting on the future of freedom at this very moment.

December 14, 2017

Architects Design a Flood-Proof Parking Garage That Rises as It Rains

The design can prevent flood damage and add more green spaces to cities.

December 14, 2017

Coinbase Halts Ether and Litecoin Trading as Crypto Market Approaches $500 Billion

Litecoin hit a record of $312, while ether soared to more than $600 for the first time.

December 13, 2017
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