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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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]
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
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
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]