The Future

The Knowledge Economy Is Real - We Just Might Not Like It

Christopher T.S. Harvey | Posted 27.07.2017 | UK Tech
Christopher T.S. Harvey

Whether we like it or not, the knowledge economy is real and millennials need to grasp this sooner rather than later.

Where Will The Future Of Artificial Intelligence Take Us?

Vince Lynch | Posted 22.02.2017 | UK Tech
Vince Lynch

Predicting a year's worth of trends in a field as explosive as artificial intelligence is a bit like guessing what a human would do if you gave them every superpower all at once. Would they heat up their latte using eye lasers or rob a bank with a cucumber?

A Happy Day

Pete Wallroth | Posted 31.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Pete Wallroth

I say marks rather than marked because ever since she died I have always found myself in the habit of speaking in the present rather than past tense and despite her tragically no longer being here on this earth, the 27 October will still always be that day of ours. It will never cease to be.

Automation: Why Robots Won't Take Our Jobs And Ruin The Global Economy

Roger Bou | Posted 19.10.2016 | UK Tech
Roger Bou

Although the introduction of robots to the workforce may ultimately make many jobs redundant, more roles will be created that enable people to develop further professionally. The jobs that are most susceptible to automation are those that are predictable, repetitive and don't require a great deal of social intelligence.

This Is The Future, In One Picture

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 29.01.2015 | UK Tech

Reddit is the self-claimed 'front page of the internet', it's also a mirror, showing a reflection of the changing society we live in, one that we can ...

Will our Future of Work, Work?

Jonas Altman | Posted 21.03.2015 | UK Tech
Jonas Altman

Thirty-five years ago this month, Charles Handy envisioned the rise of the portfolio worker. This increasingly popular lifestyle choice favored by many, including myself, has given rise to a thriving creative class.

19 CES Pictures That Prove We Live In The Future

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 09.01.2015 | UK Tech

CES is crazy. It's massive, loud and frenetic, and when you're right in the middle of the show it can be hard to see the VR wood for all the LED trees...

This Underwater City Could Be Real In 15 Years

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

Japanese construction firm Shimizu have unveiled plans for an underwater city that would be powered by the seabed and could accommodate up to 5,000 pe...

After the Apocalypse: Dr Lewis Dartnell Shares His Toolkit for Rebuilding the World

Tom Hunter | Posted 23.01.2015 | UK Tech
Tom Hunter

While any number of fictional films and novels are set after the collapse of civilization, very few go beyond the immediate twenty-eight days later, as it were, to imagine the far greater task of rebuilding that will face the survivors once they've finished racing around the desert in punked-up battle cars or shot-gunned the last walking dead to a standstill.

Dyson Spending £1 Billion To Research Something Futuristic... And Secret

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 21.11.2014 | UK Tech

Inventor Sir James Dyson has pledged to spend £1 billion on the research and development of 100 new products over the next four years. The entrepr...

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.