Calico: Googlecare And The Age Of Immortality

Larry Page recently announced a new health and wellness venture called Calico. In his Google+ post he said: “Art and I are excited about tackling aging and illness.  These issues affect us all—from the decreased mobility and mental agility that comes with age, to life-threatening diseases that exact a terrible physical and emotional toll on…

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DNA Nanorobots: The New Cure for Cancer

Kevin Russell and myself had the opportunity to interview Ph.D Ido Bachelet from the Bar-Iran Institute of Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials. Dr. Bachelet and his team are developing a new form of cancer delivery system that has the potential to eradicate cancerous tissue from the body without damaging healthy cells. However, before I begin, it’s…

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Drone To Deliver Defibrillators To Heart Attack Victims

A German technology non-profit has created an “octocopter” drone to deliver a defibrillator to people experiencing a heart attack. There is no doubt that these drones could arrive faster than any ambulance thus increasing the chance of survival. Fredrich Nölle from Definetz held a press conference in the town of Halle in North Rhine Westphalia to display…

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A Letter to Sergey Brin

Dear Mr. Brin, I’ve heard you are interested in the topics of aging and longevity. This is very cool, because fighting for radical life extension is the wisest and most humanitarian strategy. I would like to tell you what needs to be done, but, unfortunately, I haven’t got your email address, or any other way…

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DIY Biohacking: Coming to a Lab Near You

Biohacking. The word seems like something out of a science fiction novel, but it has most likely already broken into the realm of a social arena near you. Biohacking is the general term for alteration and/or improvement of biology through a hacker-like approach. Just like a computer, biohackers go into the ‘[easyazon-link asin=”B004TGT0CA” locale=”us”]source code[/easyazon-link]’…

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Recon Jet: Worlds Most Advanced Wearable Computer

Recon Jet is a new wearable computer being introduced by Recon Industries. Several companies are pushing this new wave of wearable technology including , Google Glass and a design by Takahito Iguchi called Telepathy One. [easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”B0080UVHJU” locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/31zTuokzAlL._SL160_.jpg” width=”160″]Recon jet is doing a limited presage event this week. Don’t wait, you only have 4…

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4D Printing: The New Human Bionics

4D Printing: The New Human Bionics The essence of human identity is increasingly in the hands of a new generation. We are entering a future where our biology is becoming self-defined, assembled, manufactured, and increasingly unique. For one, advancements in new materials technology are leading to potentially game-changing innovations. When combined with rapid improvements in…

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Lifeloggers And The Future of Privacy

Lifeloggers is a new documentary by the team at Memoto. The film defines lifelog as : “A record of a person’s everyday life produced by a portable device which they regularly carry around.” If the name Memoto sounds familiar, it may be because they are the same team that created the wearable five megapixel life…

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Zoltan Istvan: The Transhumanist Wager

Zoltan Istvan has written a very powerful book called The Transhumanist Wager. For anyone interested in the future of humanity (umm… that should be all of you) this is a must read.  SERIOUS WONDER asked Zoltan what he hopes to accomplish with this book and what he has in mind for the future.  [easyazon-image align=”left”…

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Sexbots, Ethics, and Transhumans

  “I zoomed in as she approached the steps of the bridge, taking voyeuristic pleasure in seeing her pixelated cleavage fill the screen. What was it about those electronic dots that had the power to turn people on? There was nothing real in them, but that never stopped millions of people every day, male and female,…

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Voyager Treadmill: Social Running Is The Future

  Voyager [easyazon-link asin=”B003TNO1AA” locale=”us”] Treadmill [/easyazon-link] allows you to create an immersive social running experience as well as play games while you run. The design by II-Seop Yoon is a futuristic utopia for dedicated runners and includes voice control, huge touchscreen technology, and a motion-controlled remote. The Voyager allows the runner to chose between three basic…

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