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Category: <span>Futurism</span>

Changing Atomic Spectra or Hiding from Interplanetary Interlopers

Well, this is interesting. This article just came across my feed this morning. Keep in mind, the ideas behind this are still VERY much theoretical. No one has even tested to see if it can be done. Even so, this is fantastic fodder for brainstorming and creative thought. Spectroscopy is …

Of Flying Cars and Space Planes

Despite having basically supercomputers in our pockets, cars that nearly drive themselves and being just a few years from robots doing almost all manual labor, getting into space is still very difficult and very expensive. However, that may change in our lifetime. According to a paper by the National Aeronautics …

The Rise of Humanity

(This is Part 2 of 2 articles on The Future of Labor and The Human Race. Go here for Part 1.) In my previous post I laid out all the doom and gloom for the employment cliff the U.S. (and the rest of the world, in fact) is headed for. In …

The Fall of Labor

(This is Part 1 of 2 articles on The Future of Labor and The Human Race. Part 2 will be linked here as soon as it is published.) Let’s talk about the future. Of course, that’s often the topic here. I mean, science fiction is the theme, right? But, let’s …

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