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March 28th, 2008 | Posted in Science & Tech

Before this week is over, I wanted to alert you to a video that I just came across, in an article on Robots at a blog site called Open the Future. This video is of a “packbot” called “Big Dog.” The robot was built...

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Aging, Health and the Long Term

February 16th, 2008 | Posted in Science & Tech

One of the great thinkers on the future is Ray Kurzweil, author of The Age of Spiritual Machines, and The Singularity is Near. A couple of years ago at a meeting of the World Future Society I heard Ray speak, and after the talk...

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Sun is Rising

January 9th, 2008 | Posted in Environment & Energy, Science & Tech

In case you missed the news, Nanosolar shipped its first commercial thin-film, printed solar cells in December 2007, to a purchaser in Germany. This is a milestone in the production of solar, in which solar power becomes cheaper than coal. Not only that, but...

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Beyond Web 2.0

December 13th, 2007 | Posted in Art & Society, Science & Tech

This episode of Future Talks is on the question of what is Beyond Web 2.0? In the Future Talks online TV series, international futurists Glen Hiemstra and Gerd Leonhard engage in a conversation with Ralph Simon as he interviews them about the trends shaping...

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