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.

Remarkable Images of London Show the City’s Evolution Over Nearly 2,000 Years

These images show the impact of time.

5 hours ago

Elon Musk Wants to Give Power to Puerto Rico. Will it Cause More Harm Than Good?

Could the shift away from traditional systems ultimately punish citizens?

6 hours ago

A U.S. Political Candidate Just Pledged to Make All Decisions via an App Poll

If elected, he'll vote however the people do.

6 hours ago

Apple’s Co-Founder Just Launched a New Tech Education Startup

The curriculum includes classes for computer support, software development, cybersecurity, and more.

7 hours ago

Google Is Spending $1 Billion to Prepare U.S. Workers for the Jobs of Tomorrow

The initiative could help prevent a future of widespread unemployment.

October 16, 2017

Here’s How Online Dating Has Transformed the Fabric of Society Itself

Our world will never be the same.

October 16, 2017

Vladimir Putin: Russia Will Issue its Own Cryptocurrency

Putin officially stated that Russia will issue its own "CryptoRuble."

October 16, 2017

Elon Musk Teased the Idea of Getting an Internet Connection on Mars

One day, we may be able to Snapchat on Mars.

October 16, 2017

Congressional Report: A North Korean EMP Attack Would Kill “90% of all Americans”

"It is critical, therefore, that the U.S. national leadership address the EMP threat as a critical and existential issue."

October 16, 2017

There’s a Trick That Lets You Learn Anything

Will it really take you 10,000 hours to master new skills?

October 15, 2017
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