Will capitalism be overthrown in a revolution? The potential revolutionaries aren’t the usual suspects but in an ironic Frankenstein twist, it will the technology spawned by the uber capitalist entrepreneurs of Silicon Valley that’ll be storming the barricades.
We feature a really good documentary from the BBC hosted by Martin Wolf. It goes into the likely impact of technology on jobs, the economy and society in the future. It covers most sides of the debate about where we going and what we can do about it.
Why bother with science fiction if we’re trying to think about impact of technology? We look at this perennial question.
Our juiciest tweets from last week including a robot helping a boy at school, mobile phone security, 3d printing in metal and a whole bunch of stupid!
We can’t manage without the internet and it’s key to whatever technology future we’re heading to. We feature a couple of predictions of where it might be going.
Some of our fav tweets from last week including how a drone might just save your life, investing in robots, a $199 3D printer and a tribute to Ian McNaught-Davis
Our fave tweets from last week including busting NSA myths, the hi tech fight against animal poachers, women in science/tech and big data.