Future Technology

A Human Operating System - Unlocking Optimal Health And Happiness

James Ford | Posted 18.11.2016 | UK Tech
James Ford

Technology hasn't created a fully integrated and optimised human operating system yet. So we must work with the one we have, which is pretty incredible by the way! We have to learn how our brains and bodies work so we can optimise them ourselves. It's a tough challenge that I've spent years trying to work out, and by no means have it mastered.

What Will the World Look Like in 2045?

David Emm | Posted 17.06.2015 | UK Tech
David Emm

Robots already exist; indeed, they are playing an increasing role in society. It's likely that in 30 years there will be billions upon billions of robots, particularly for manual labour, but also for use in environments in which it would be dangerous for humans to operate safely.

This Gadget Will Turn Every Traffic Light Green

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 06.04.2015 | UK Tech

A new technology which will allow drivers to turn traffic lights green is being tested in Newcastle. The North East Ambulance service will be the f...

This Is The Most Fun You Can Have On Two Wheels

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 07.01.2015 | UK Tech

Solowheel has unveiled its latest gadget at CES 2015, a tiny two-wheeled marvel that looks like a miniature Segway but minus the handles. The Hover...

In A Perfect World We'd All Own This Scooter

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 05.01.2015 | UK Tech

This is the Gogoro Smartscooter, it looks unlike any scooter you've seen and it works unlike any scooter you've seen. It's electric but you'll never h...

Man Controls Robotic Arms Using Just His Mind

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 19.12.2014 | UK Tech

Lee Baugh has become the first man to successfully control two robotic arms with just his mind. Baugh lost both his arms in an accident over 40 yea...

This Hoverboard You Can Make At Home

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK Tech

A man has potentially made all our dreams come true by building the first working hoverboard that doesn't need magnets, or an entirely fictional sourc...

It's Now Possible To Create A 'Physical' Object Out Of Thin Air

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 03.12.2014 | UK Tech

How do you create the illusion that there is something physical yet invisible? Well if you're a researcher at the University of Bristol's Department o...

Stephen Hawking Says AI Will 'Spell The End Of Humanity'

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 02.12.2014 | UK Tech

Professor Stephen Hawking has raised his concerns over humanity's search to create artificial intelligence warning that if it were ever created it cou...

This Week's Future Tech: Underwater Cities And Robot Cheetahs

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 01.12.2014 | UK Tech

Every week it seems as though something new is being invented whether it's someone building an incredible gadget in their garage or a construction gia...

The Robot Revolution Has Started

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 26.11.2014 | UK Tech

A restaurant owner in China has replaced his human staff with robot waiters in a bid to cut costs and draw in more customers. The restaurant in Zhe...

This Is What A Half Billion Dollar Yacht Looks Like

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 28.10.2014 | UK Tech

This is the STAR, it's a $500m superyacht that's unlike anything you've ever seen before. It's the work of BMT and Lobanov Design and it started l...

Will.i.am Takes On The Apple Watch

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 16.10.2014 | UK Tech

Music producer Will.i.am has unveiled a smart wristband that can make calls, play music and let you browse social media like Facebook and Twitter. ...

A Robot With 'Emotions' Is Going On Sale

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 03.09.2014 | UK Tech

Rather than making a robot which can drive, climb or run SoftBank has been building a robot that can 'feel'. The result of this endeavor is Pepper,...

Start The Countdown, The iPhone 6 Release Date Has Been Leaked

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 06.08.2014 | UK Tech

The iPhone 6 release date has now been revealed as September 9 with Apple set to hold a special launch event which will see the company unveil two new...

This Superhuman Exosuit Is Actually Real. No, Really.

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 05.08.2014 | UK Tech

Remember the Power Loader from 'Alien'? Well we've reached the stage where human exoskeletons are now a reality. South Korean shipbuilders Daewoo h...

Thomas Tamblyn

This VR Battle Helmet Is Just Like 'Iron Man' (And We've Worn It)

HuffingtonPost.com | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 18.07.2014 | UK Tech

This is the BAE Striker II Helmet-Mounted Display (HMD). It is - put simply - the world's most advanced helmet. The idea? To take pilots out of re...

Thomas Tamblyn

These 7 Inventions Will Change Warfare For Ever

HuffingtonPost.com | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 17.07.2014 | UK Tech

With games like 'Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare' showing us the future of military gadgets and technology the truth is that actually, they're far clos...

Child Sex Robots Could Be Used To Cure Paedophiles

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 17.07.2014 | UK Tech

Child-like sex robots could be used to help paedophiles in the same way that methadone is used to help cure drug addicts, a report has claimed. Thi...

Russia's New Tram Looks Like The Future

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 14.07.2014 | UK Tech

This is Russia's new tram, and it honestly looks like something out of a science fiction film. Called the Russia One or R1 it's a state-of-the-art 'iP...

These Are The Batteries Of The Future

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 10.07.2014 | UK Tech

Scientists have developed a new type of battery that can last longer and recharge faster than anything available today. Created by the University o...

Hover Cars Are Real, And They're In Tel Aviv

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 25.06.2014 | UK Tech

Hover cars are every child's dream: the idea of getting into a futuristic pod and being silently thrown from one end of the city to the other. Well no...

This Anti-Surveillance Cloak Will Protect You From Hacking

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK Tech

This cloak will make you invisible to government surveillance techniques. There's just one slight issue... which is that they'll see you a mile away i...

SoftBank Builds Robot That Knows When You're Sad

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 05.06.2014 | UK Tech

This is Pepper, it's a robot that can tell when you're sad. It can also help around the house or work in customer service. Created by SoftBank, Pep...

Researchers Erase Memories In Rats, Then Bring Them Back

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 02.06.2014 | UK Tech

Imagine never being claustrophobic ever again, or curing a fear of roller coasters? Well researchers at the University of California are now one step ...