Climate Change & Architecture: an interview with Michael Pawlyn
Michael: A lot of people would argue that its refurbishing
existing buildings, and I think that is a pretty strong case because
in the U.K. we only rebuild about 1 percent of our building stock every
year, which means a hell of a lot of the buildings that will be standing
by 2040 or 2050 are the ones that already exist. And by 2040 or 2050,
we need to almost completely decarbonize our economies and our built
environment. So that makes it clear just how .....
Society Global Internet Report 2017
The Internet has profoundly shaped our world and has changed our lives
in both big and small ways. The technology change around us has happened
both quickly and .....
Future Now Show:
Digital Twin Cities & Artificial Intelligence with Igor van Gemert
Artificial Intelligences (AIs) are being increasingly used in real applications.
An example, discussed here, is using them to mimic the goings-on in
a simulation of a real city (or even country), from traffic flow to
electricity and water consumption. This allows us to play with possible
variations (which energy sources to use, extreme scenarios etc.) and
Noah Harari on the Rise of Homo Deus
Prof. Yuval Noah Harari What is the relation between history and biology?
What is the essential difference between Homo sapiens and other animals?
Is there justice in history? Does history have a direction? Did people
become happier as history unfolded? .....
about the Future:
A Sustainable Future Powered by Sea
Special Report: The Maker Movement
MycoTree is a spatial branching structure made out of load-bearing mycelium
components. Its geometry was designed using .....
A History of the Future: Prophets of Progress from H. G. Wells to Isaac
In this wide-ranging survey, Peter J. Bowler explores the phenomenon
of futurology: predictions about the future development and impact of
science and technology on society and culture in .....
Inventor Award 2017
.... to inventors who have made a significant contribution to innovation,
economy and society in Europe. Inventions from all technological fields
are considered for this award. .....
Briefings: A MOUNTAIN AND MACGYVER
What did I do when I got stuck in a bathroom (while doing laundry in
said bathroom) in a cabin on 7 isolated acres on the side of a mountain,
where no one else was expected to visit for at least .....
Portrait: Chris Skinner
... one of the most authoritative voices on Fintech anywhere,