Twenty top predictions for life 100 years from now 16 January 2012Last updated at 08:50 Last week we asked readers for their predictions of life in 100 years time. Inspired by ten 100-year predictions made by American civil engineer John Elfreth Watkins in 1900, many of you wrote in with your vision of the world in 2112. Many of the "strange, almost impossible" predictions made by Watkins came true. Here is what futurologists Ian Pearson (IP) and Patrick Tucker (PT) think of your ideas. 1. IP: Likelihood 10/10. PT: Good chance. 2. IP: Likelihood 10/10. PT: Good chance. 3. IP: Likelihood 9/10. PT: Good chance. 4. IP: Likelihood 8/10. PT: Good chance. Continue reading the main story More readers' predictions English will be spelled phonetically (jim300) Growing your own vegetables will not be allowed (holierthanthou) The justice system will be based purely on rehabilitation (Paul) Instead of receiving information from the media, people will download information directly into their brains (krozier93) Crops will be grown in sand (jim300) 5.
Cyborg Lives 2011 Trend Report (general version) - Urbanology by Tami Honesty Innovations Technologiques 40 Awesome Futuristic City Illustrations Cities have always been a place where people share ideas and knowledge. I think this one of the reasons why cities have been inspiring artists to create many futuristic cityscapes illustrations. I collected here some of these awesome sci-fi city illustrations. It would be very cool if you could suggest more great illustrations and artists to our list. Stay up to date with Zeemp news, simply follow @zeemp. John Alvin – johnalvin.com James Paick – scribblepadstudios.com Robert Brown – robertdbrown.com Rob Sullivan – robsdesign.co.uk Hideyoshi Ruwwe – hideyoshi-ruwwe.net Nikita Buyanov – Portfolio Felicity Moore – Portfolio Nguyen Manh Hung – Portfolio Ioan Dumitrescu – Portfolio Eduardo Peña – Portfolio Peter Ang – Portfolio Christian Hecker – tigaer-design.com Tiberius Viris – suirebit.net Alex Popescu – alexpopescu.net Andree Wallin – andreewallin.com Dylan Cole – dylancolestudio.com Seung Jin Woo – Portfolio Marek Okon – Portfolio Dmitry Zaviyalov – Portfolio Saul Espinosa – artofsaul.com Related Posts
Knowmads, Infocology of the future Retail Trends 2010 By Peter Fisk what's new in science Lilypad floating city concept - Image 1 of 10 The Lilypad floating city concept is designed to house climate change refugees Image Gallery (10 images) With global sea levels predicted to rise significantly over the next century due to climate change, a lot of people living in low lying areas are expected to be displaced from their homes. Architect Vincent Callebaut has come up with a possible relocation destination for these climate change refugees in the form of the “Lilypad” concept – a completely self-sufficient floating city that would accommodate up to 50,000. View all With a shape inspired by the highly ribbed leaf of Victoria water lilies, the double skin of the floating “ecopolis” would be made of polyester fibers covered by a layer of titanium dioxide (TiO2), which would react with ultraviolet rays and absorb atmospheric pollution via a photocatalytic effect in the same way as the air-purifying concrete and paving stones we looked at last year. Via freshome. About the Author Post a CommentRelated Articles
Lifelong Learning Société Top 50 Dystopian Movies of All Time Massive dehumanization, totalitarian government, rampant disease, post-apocalyptic terrains, cyber-genetic technologies, societal chaos and widespread urban violence are some of the common themes in dystopian films which bravely examine the ominous shadow cast by future. A dystopia is a fictional society that is the antithesis or complete opposite of a utopia, an ideal world with a perfect social, political and technological infrastructure. A world without chaos, strife or hunger. A world where the individual potential and freedom is celebrated and brought to the forefront. In contrast, the dystopian world is undesirable with poverty and unequal domination by specific individuals over others. Dystopian films often construct a fictional universe and set it in a background which features scenarios such as dehumanizing technological advancements, man-made disasters or class-based revolutions. Ranking the List 50. In the nation of Libria, there is always peace among men. 49. 48. 47. 46. 45.
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