Here’s another first at VCTB – the first time I’ve bothered reposting something I saw on YouTube.
Being an incorrigible science fiction reader, and leaning toward the harder end of the spectrum, I’ve heard plenty about nanofactories (or ‘replicators’, or ‘fabbers’ as they are sometimes called). But to actually see a visualisation of how one would work was pretty inspirational. Continue reading A tour of a nanofactory
If you read this site regularly, you’ll know that I do tend to be a bit wide-eyed and ZOMG!!! about new technologies and gadgets. I also describe myself as a futurist, which is a word with a highly contentious set of meanings, but can be broadly described as a person who tries to peer ahead into the coming years to see not only where we are heading as a species, but hopefully what obstacles (or power-ups) lie around the next corner, too. Continue reading Looking beyond the gadgets
Ok, I’m going to come right out and say it: I believe in global warming and climate change, and I believe its cause to be rooted in human activity. Continue reading Mass-transit musings
This evening, I’ve got my serious futurismist head on. Let’s talk about the Singularity. Continue reading Don’t fear the future
Okay, looks like this evening I veer somewhat into politics by way of futurism, but this is an issue that I can’t avoid posting about. Continue reading Why Tony Blair loves nuclear power