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.
What will education look like as technology develops? how will kids be educated in the future? will we still have ‘real’ teachers and schools or will it all be virtual? Some insights into this emerging world.
With so much stuff around on 3D Printing, we pick out three insights into the possibilities this new technology opens up.
Why bother with science fiction if we’re trying to think about impact of technology? We look at this perennial question.
Controversial Sci-Fi / horror film ‘Demon Seed’ was released 37 years ago. Noteworthy for the ‘Humans Lose’ scenario it paints following the point at which our technology becomes more intelligent than us.
On the anniversary of his death, we celebrate the contribution of Issac Asimov to thinking about technology and our future.