Future of mankind

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Haters gonna hate but…

The future is unstoppable

Waiters? Who needs them

Saw a cowboy bebop episode a few days ago where they have this screen built into the tables and people can order their menus without any waiter coming. That was in 1998. Where the fuck are these things?

So why don’t they built a kitchen in the basement and use elevators for each table, in the middle of the table a hatch or some sort and put food on the table….

Robosexual

ScienceDaily (Mar. 8, 2012) — Within a decade, personal robots could become as common in U.S. homes as any other major appliance, and many if not most of these machines will be able to perform innumerable tasks not explicitly imagined by their manufacturers.

Bender: You really want a robot for a friend? 
Fry: Yeah, ever since I was six! 
Bender: Well, all right. But I don’t want anyone to think we’re robosexual or anything, so if anyone asks, you’re my debugger. 

I pray to all the non-existant gods that I will be able to live and participate in a time that robots roam the living room of mankind.

"It turns out it takes 30 years for a new idea to seep into the culture. Technology does not drive change. It is our collective response to the options and opportunities presented by technology that drives change."

- Paul Saffo (via inthenoosphere)

Space exploration until 2010

Solar is getting cheaper, but how far can it go?

Kees van der Leun, of the energy consulting firm Ecofys, predicts that solar could be competitive with fossil fuels by 2018 or so.

Latest humanoid robot model by honda

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BMW unveils electric i3, i8 concept cars


Nothing stirs our heart more than a sexy new electric car that actually has a reasonable shot at mass production.
BMW on Friday unveiled its i3 and i8 concept cars, the company’s first electrically-powered production cars under the “i” sub-brand that the company plans to launch in 2013.
Full Story: SmartPlanet


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