The Future

This Solution To Air Pollution Is Incredible, Maybe Impossible

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 20.10.2014 | UK Tech

A concept for a swarm of futuristic flying jellyfish has been selected as a finalist for a design award dedicated to inventing the (currently) impossi...

Could Hoverboards Really Happen?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.03.2014 | UK Tech

Hoverboards: are they just the stuff of viral advertising campaigns, nostalgic merchandise sales and fantasy? It's hard to say - while the very ide...

Future Prisoners Could Be Make To LITERALLY Serve 1,000 Year Sentences

Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.03.2014 | UK Tech

The Oxford Martin School is a wonderful place. Earlier this week one of its off-shoots delivered the wonderful prediction that all of humanity could b...

Things the Future Will Hate Us For: #1

Ben Gwalchmai | Posted 11.11.2013 | UK
Ben Gwalchmai

We know we're on the cusp. As a species, we almost always are. But in the beginning of the 21st century - as everyone's favourite ex-rocker scient...

To Intervene in Syria or Not? What Kind of Future Do We Want?

Alex Ford | Posted 26.10.2013 | UK Politics
Alex Ford

We all put up with things, until they reach a point where we can't do it anymore. From our neighbour's noisy party music, through to our husband's visits to the pub... eventually we get to a point where we cannot accept that anymore and we do something about it. We are at that point in Syria.

What Will Your Home in 2020 Look Like?

Ryan Manchee | Posted 12.04.2013 | UK Tech
Ryan Manchee

A big theme amidst the gadgetry at CES this year, The Connected Home, is turning into a real-life domestic internet you live in. So what exactly could your home look like by 2020?

Don't Mistake the Rise of Invisible Technology for the End of Innovation

Brendan Flattery | Posted 03.04.2013 | UK Tech
Brendan Flattery

The way we see technology has changed, but there's no cause for pessimism. Over the past month or so I've read a surprising number of articles wondering if we have seen all there is to see, with regard to the truly great innovative leaps of mankind.

Futuristic Road Can Glow In The Dark

Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.03.2013 | UK Tech

A road which can glow in the dark has been developed in the Netherlands. The highway, which can also display weather information and safety warning...

110 Predictions For The Next 100 Years

Popular Mechanics | Popular Mechanics | Posted 12.02.2013 | UK Tech

110 Predictions For The Next 100 Years...

US Spies Describe Sci-Fi World Of The Future In Official Report

CNN | CNN | Posted 10.02.2013 | UK Tech

US Spies Describe Sci-Fi World Of The Future In Official Report...

Tech 2013: A Letter From the Future

Michael Rundle | Posted 21.01.2013 | UK Tech
Michael Rundle

Dear People of 2012, what will tech be like in 2013? Many will speculate. Predictions will be made. Stock markets will rise and fall in anticipation. But let me tell you how it's really going to go down. For I am already here.

Ford Sync Hands-On Review: The Talking Car Of Your Dreams?

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 06.09.2012 | UK Tech

A car you can talk to is right up there with floating cities and robot butlers in the pantheon of future dreams which have never quite panned out. ...

What Will the Art of the Future Be?

Rick Holland | Posted 12.09.2012 | Home
Rick Holland

Wassily Kandinsky wrote this (in 1912, have our souls awakened another 100 years since then?) It got me thinking. We use the materials available to us in any age of man to adequately represent our existence in that age, whether it be the material existence, or psychological, or expressive of the glimpse of possible futures at that moment.

All the Computing Power in the World, in my Pocket

Luke Hebblethwaite | Posted 30.08.2012 | UK Tech
Luke Hebblethwaite

In either instance, assuming Moore's Law holds true for the next few years, by 2030 it seems I could reasonably expect to hold a computer in my hand at least five hundred times as powerful as the one I have today.

Be Part of a Very Collaborative Book About Our Future

Amisha Ghadiali | Posted 19.05.2012 | Home
Amisha Ghadiali

If I had five minutes with every human being on this planet, these are the questions that I would ask them. I believe that every single one of us has ideas and experiences to share that can lead us to a brighter future.

Bill Ford Keynote: Fewer Cars, No Traffic Jams

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 28.04.2012 | UK Tech

Cloud-connected cars that talk to the city they move around, and to each other, and a world without traffic jams or accidents are the future according...

The Worst Date Movies Ever

Christopher Beanland | Posted 07.01.2012 | UK Entertainment
Christopher Beanland

Don't expect many laughs at the cinema this autumn. Since the success of Blue Valentine - the cinematic equivalent of watching oblivious ducklings waddling onto a motorway at rush hour - Hollywood has gone mad for sadness.

Nautilus: The Computer That Predicts The Future

Melanie HIck | Posted 12.11.2011 | UK Tech

Hey, wouldn't it be great if we had a supercomputer that could predict the future? By "we", incidentally, I mean "we" as in "the human race", not "we"...

Young People Are Receiving Their Usual Bad Press

Caroline Mortimer | Posted 12.10.2011 | UK Politics
Caroline Mortimer

Young people are so often demonised by the public and the right wing media we have got to the point where we no longer care. We aren't young people, , we are 'youths', the 'dregs' of society.