dear future : Emiko Jokuka

Fire up the Delorean—we’re headed into the future

Motherboard and CNET have teamed up for an editorial series about futurism and emerging technology.

On Nov 2, 2017

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Elon Musk thinks humans should all become cyborgs—or else

Our human brains are too slow to compete in a digital world, Musk said.

On Feb 13, 2017 by Christina Bonnington

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A surprising number of adults are open to brain chip implants

What people’s willingness for brain chip implants says about our addiction to tech

On Sep 23, 2015 by Selena Larson

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This new rechargeable battery will last an entire lifetime

It’s all about solid electrolytes, not the ubiquitous liquid electrolytes in current rechargeable batteries.

On Aug 25, 2015 by Dylan Love

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Microsoft is teaching computers how to laugh at New Yorker cartoons

Its artificial intelligence algorithm closely approximates a human sense of humor.

On Aug 12, 2015 by Dylan Love

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This maddening video game makes you the only driver in a world of self-driving cars

You’re going to hate-love a free game called Error-Prone.

On Aug 7, 2015 by Dylan Love

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Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk are worried about weapons that think for themselves

They want to prevent our annihilation.

On Jul 27, 2015 by AJ Dellinger

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Here’s a quiz that predicts whether you’ll lose your job to a robot

If you’re a therapist, chances are you’re fine.

On Jun 1, 2015 by Selena Larson

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How robots will choose who lives and who dies

There are many, many scenarios in the future in which robotics will determine life or death. And here are a few of them.

On Feb 12, 2015 by [email protected]

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Relive Arthur C. Clarke’s bold and accurate predictions of the future from 1976

Much of what he believed would happen actually came to pass.

On Feb 6, 2015 by Michelle Jaworski

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The paradox of Amazon’s tech futurism

Why are we so willing to entertain one vision of the future when we’re clearly being sold another. 

On Dec 9, 2013 by L. Rhodes

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The DIY cyborg

Tim Cannon got what is likely the first-ever computer chip implant that can record and transmit his biometrical data.

On Nov 15, 2013 by [email protected]

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Dieselpunk for beginners: Welcome to a world where the ’40s never ended

Past meets future in an aesthetic movement that encompasses art, music, cosplay and weaponry.

On Oct 8, 2013 by Aja Romano

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