Monday Marvels: This Week’s Top 5 Wonders

Monday Marvels: Top 5 Wonders for August 20th – 26th 1.) Facebook’s Lofty Goal to Bring Internet to the World Facebook is teaming up with other major corporations including Ericsson, MediaTek, Nokia, Opera, Qualcomm and Samsung with the aim of providing affordable internet service to the two-thirds of the world who is still without. Of…

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Dreams: The Future of Social Networking?

[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”B004ZLV4JG” locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41UywapRmbL._SL160_.jpg” width=”88″] Facebook and Google+ are all about sharing our times and joys with the world, to paint the image of our lives or the personality of ourselves that we desire others to see. That is what Social Networking is about today; sharing the sights we enjoy in different locations, whether on…

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Virtual Reality: The Future of Social Media

[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”B0018QOWEU” locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/31BdF6eXTzL._SL160_.jpg” width=”160″] Whether you dismiss it as science fiction or not, virtual reality is inevitable. Just as self-flushing toilets that rely on sensor flush systems are a common reality today, though once probably a subject of humor, the communication of tomorrow is voiceless, virtually telepathic and touch-free; in other words,…

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The Telepathic Future: Thought Controlled Life

[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”B0071FK66K” locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/31JL2rd9CjL._SL160_.jpg” width=”128″] Imagine a world where all the headlines of the latest happenings or news that you are concerned with from your preferred sources list themselves on a screen or in a holographic projection near your bed each morning you wake up. Or perhaps they would be near your breakfast table…

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True New Age: Self-Evolving Technology

[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”B003F1KETI” locale=”us” height=”107″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41oRx9gCiWL._SL160_.jpg” width=”160″] No, this is not about Sky Net from the Terminator franchise. This is not about machines and robots taking over the world. This is about technology that would hardly ever go obsolete, because it will keep evolving itself. Whether it is self-powering electricity generators or self-evolving computers that innovators…

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Wearable Technology: Bend it, Wash it, Wear it

At the 2013 Wearable Technology Conference in San Francisco, Google Glass is already old news. That may seem surprising since most people have never tried one on yet. However, to the hundreds of engineers and executives that crowded Fort Mason’s conference center this week, the question on everyone’s mind was: What’s really new? The answers…

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Future Computers Will Be Immortal

[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”B007JUFLS0″ locale=”us” height=”100″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/31O71RlL4AL._SL160_.jpg” width=”120″] While the University of Southampton and Eindhoven University of Technology research teams have announced the 5D nano-structured quartz glass optical memory with 360 TB that can likely last for more than a million years (well longer than the foreseeable human lifespan, to say the least), and the world…

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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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Is Moore’s Law Coming to an End?

According to Moore’s Law, the number of transistors on a integrated circuit doubles approximately every 2 years (18 months). Gordon E. Moore described his law in the 1965 paper ‘Cramming more components onto integrated circuits’ that was published in Electronics Magazine. Because of exponential growth over the last 48 years, this law has led to 24 doublings of…

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Must Read Books That Will Prepare You For 2013

The Times They Are a-Changin‘….2013 is just around the corner and technology is speeding up faster than most of us can comprehend. Connectivity is increasing and consciousness is shifting. Don’t worry, we have you covered. We have compiled a list of must read books that will prepare you for 2013 and the near future. Hopefully some of…

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