'Future Tech' Archive

The Futurist Predictions

November 12th, 2008 / Future Tech, Newswire / 13 comments

Top ten forecasts from The Futurist magazine, worth a read: 1. Everything you say and do will be recorded by 2030. By the late 2010s, ubiquitous, ...

Religious Delusion Hampers Nanotechnology

February 16th, 2008 / Future Tech, Newswire, Religion, Science, Society / 9 comments

Addressing scientists Feb. 15, 2008 at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Dietram Scheufele, a University of Wisconsin-Madison professor of life sciences communication, presented ...

The Dopler Effect

August 24th, 2007 / Future Tech, Newswire, Science, Television / 7 comments

[UPDATED 08.24.07 -- Now that I've finished the series] Well, first an apology for what was a very hasty post. This is positively the last time I will review a series ...

Computers taught to sort opinion from fact

September 26th, 2006 / Future Tech, Newswire / 14 comments

WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is funding a research project designed to teach computers to scan text and then sort opinion from fact.

Redesign Is Seen for Next Craft, NASA Aides Say - New York Times

August 2nd, 2005 / Future Tech, Newswire / 3 comments

For its next generation of space vehicles, NASA has decided to abandon the design principles that went into the aging space shuttle, agency officials and private experts say. ...

Computer scientists to copy brain of a mammal

July 26th, 2005 / Future Tech, Newswire / 3 comments

IBM and Switzerland's Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) have teamed up to create the most ambitious project in the field of neuroscience: to simulate a mammalian brain on the ...

‘The Island’ poses question: Do you want a clone?

July 25th, 2005 / Future Tech, Newswire / 2 comments

NEW YORK (Reuters) - "Armageddon" director Michael Bay likes big bangs, fast chases and fancy gadgets but his latest movie "The Island" takes a new turn, addressing the pressing political ...