Nanotechnology, Biotechnology, Information, Cognitive
A Layperson's View of Future Technology and Society
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Welcome! Future for All is my personal web site about future technology and its affect on society. Sometimes I write articles, but mainly I post hand-picked links to future technology articles, images and videos. I hope you like my site and find it useful.


Internet of Things IoT infographic

The Internet of Things

By the year 2040, anything and everything that can be tagged with a wireless identifier will probably have one (or more). Tiny, wireless electronic devices that are attached to an object to connect it to the Internet of Things (IoT).

The Internet of Things

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Smart Homes

Smart Homes

My home is not very smart. It does not know when to start my coffee or how to clean the floor. It has difficulty distinguishing between a roaring grease fire and a steamy shower, which makes it a good thing it can't remember the number to call in an emergency. What can we expect to experience in the smart home of the future? Smart Home

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Human Like Robots

girl robot life like robot

A life-like robot girl greets visitors at a world expo. To make it easier for us to warm up to a cold machine, future robots will look, feel and act more human. Robotics

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GMO Foods

GMO Labelling

Nanotubes have slipped into my sunscreen with the stealth of a cloned kitten. Why are products that use nano or bio technologies not clearly labeled?

Labeling the Future

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Technology and society

Some of the smartest individuals I know, suddenly remember their kids have soccer practice when I mention the latest tech breakthrough.

Future Technology and Society


Technology and society




Can you believe more children will be diagnosed with autism this year than AIDS, pediatric cancer and diabetes combined? Please help raise money and awareness to support the work of Autism Speaks by joining or donating to Team Nolan for their walk in San Diego, California.

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Approaching the Singularity

the singularity

Surfing the web for The Singularity gives me a gnarly headache. No doubt a reaction to asking my brain to find ways of replacing itself. Both intriguing and frightening, my approach to the Singularity is to treat it like a dessert tray--the further it is away, the less I am infatuated by it.

The Singularity

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Wealthy, Healthy and Wise

Transhuman, transhumanity,posthuman,posthumanity

When they first hit the market, future technologies like memory implants and longevity drugs, may only be affordable to a small percent of the population. What scenarios could lead to human enhancement technologies for all?


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Future Topics

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Scientists Use Nanoscale Building Blocks and DNA 'Glue' to Shape 3D Superlattices - BNL
Mystery methane on Mars: The saga continues - Phys.Org
The future of cuddly robots - Reuters video


Pets in the digital age: live, robot, or virtual? - Frontiers Media
Peter Fingar: The Cognitive Computing Era is Upon Us - PSFK


Cubit programmable "make anything" electronic platform - Gizmag
Drug perks up old muscles and aging brains - Medical Xpress


When an electron splits in two - Phys.Org


GMO controversy explained - Yahoo! News
NASA 'Warp Drive' Could Take Spaceship to Mars in 70 Days - Newsmax
Why are we obsessed with robots? - The Washington Post
IBM Researchers Close To Building A Practical Quantum Computer - ValueWalk
Powerwall home battery charges using electricity generated from solar panels, or when utility rates are low - Tesla


The coming problem of our iPhones being more intelligent than us - The Washington Post


Earth Day - April 22nd


Steering the epigenome to turn specific genes on -
How to get the entire immune system to attack cancer -
Self-Powered Camera - Columbia University


CEO Will Live on Worker Wage - Yahoo!
NASA Chief Scientist Ellen Stofan Predicts We'll Find Signs Of Alien Life Within 10 Years - Huffington Post


Food for thought: Master protein enhances learning and memory - Medical Xpress
NASA Chief Scientist Ellen Stofan Predicts We'll Find Signs Of Alien Life Within 10 Years - Huffington Post
New Camera Chip Provides Superfine 3-D Resolution - Caltech


A hyperspectral smartphone-based Star Trek 'tricorder' -
Study: 'Lightning Bolts' in the Brain Show Learning in Action - NYU Hospitals Center
5 Signs That Science Is Taking Over the World - Huffington Post


Here's the truth behind the strange phenomena that caused 2 men to sue the world's largest particle lab - Business Insider


6 Climate Change Myths — Debunked! - Popular Mechanics
Miniature Black Holes Could Prove Parallel Universes - IGN


The first 3D printed house is coming, and the construction industry will never be the same - Business Insider


The Gulf Stream system may already be weakening. That's not good. - Vox
Somewhere over Gravity's Rainbow - IGN


Bioelectricity found to control brain development in tadpole embryos -


Sirius founder envisions world of cyber clones, tech med - USA Today


Stop the Robots - Dedicated to using technology for good and understanding the true risks that artificial intelligence poses to humanity.


NSA sued by Wikimedia, rights groups over mass surveillance - Reuters via Yahoo! News


So long, transistor: How the 'memristor' could revolutionize electronics - CNN
Vertical farm can make 44,000 pounds of tomatoes on the side of a parking lot - The Verge
AI vs. Human Intelligence: Why Computers Will Never Create Disruptive Innovations - The Huffington Post
Robots gaining on humans at faster rate - Associated Press


High Schooler Created These Amazing Concept Cars - Yahoo! News
Chromosomal proteins hold the key to our DNA - Phys.Org
10 emerging technologies that could change the world in 2015 - Business Insider
Living On Europa Explained: Humans Might Not Be First (Infographic) -


Project Morpheus: Sony Reveals Latest Prototype of VR Gaming Headset - ABC News
Proof he's the Science Guy: Bill Nye is changing his mind about GMOs - The Washington Post


Schmidhuber to do AMA (Ask Me Anything) on reddit - Reddit
Data and Goliath: The Hidden Battles to Collect Your Data and Control Your World - Amazon book
The first ever photograph of light as both a particle and wave - Phys.Org


Puzzling Bright Spots on Dwarf Planet Ceres - NASA
8 crazy new solar research breakthroughs - Yahoo! News


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NBIC Convergence - Merging Technologies

NBIC is an acronym for Nanotechnology, Biotechnology, Information technology and Cognitive science. As these technologies race towards their own future with ever increasing speed, they merge to drive the new products, benefits and dangers predicted by forecasters, futurists and science fiction writers.


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