"Immortality" through mind transfer to computing substrate

Advances in neuroscience and computer technology may enable the emulation of whole individual human brains on a computer (or future equivalent). Curent research like the FET-Flagshio "Human Brain" project indicate a potential d...

 
 
$ hyperinflation

$ hyperinflation

US government and Fed being unable to resist the pression of the american citizens accept to allow the emission of trillions of $, generating a hyperinflation comparable to the one that occurred in Germany after WW1. The intern...

 
 
3D media trustworthily copying reality

3D media trustworthily copying reality

Advanced 3D technology is used for image data recording and presentation, which can perfectly imitate reality, Practically whatever from personal appointmente to new clothing trial can be done in 3D virtual space instead of rea...

 
 
A growing demand for mobility services.

A growing demand for mobility services.

An increased share of people prefer to rent, rather than own, mobility devices, or are increasingly using public transport. This development shows the increased awareness of environmental problems and aspects of sustainability,...

 
 
Algae production is a good way for carbon caption form atmosphere

Algae production is a good way for carbon caption form atmos ...

Algae is, not only a carbon neutral form of biofuel energy production, but also a good way for carbon caption form atmosphere.

 
 
All the information about almost everything became available to anyone who wanted to know

All the information about almost everything became available ...

This would change politics, economy, finance, technology, etc. Possibly in the end it would be a positive move, although many people would lose in the short term. It would be very wild, because it would change the way everythin...

 
 
A magnetic solar storm hits the earth and therefore the electricity supply of the world turns out to be severely damaged.

A magnetic solar storm hits the earth and therefore the elec ...

As a technology dependent society, if a major magnetic solar storm was to hit the earth, there would be lasting damage to electric power grids and potentially the electricity supply of the world could be severely damaged. If a ...

 
 
A major climatic event

A major climatic event

For example the first European Hurricane. – We had a tropical storm in Portugal in 2008 for example. There is an interesting project looking at this – the Katrina project – it has nothing to do with America but is modell...

 
 
An ambition for the energy industry is to create low cost renewable energy sources

An ambition for the energy industry is to create low cost re ...

There is a lot of research ongoing to establish this, which is itself a weak signal that we are aspiring to create this holy grail of low cost sustainable energy.

 
 
Artificial fish

Artificial fish

There are a couple of projects in FP7 ICT priority with ambition to create an artificial robotic fish capable of autonomous movement and sensual perception in water environment, which may enable performing of specific activitie...

 
 
A Wandering, Plant-Eating Robot.

A Wandering, Plant-Eating Robot.

This robot gobbles up wood chips, leaves and other “biomass” and generates electricity. In the future, autonomous robots can roam the planet in search of raw biomass to consume for power. The EATR Robot can change the globa...

 
 
Bacteria; it is actually a strong one

Bacteria; it is actually a strong one

We have people trying to make synthetic bacteria for energy conversion technology, such as converting coal into methane. That kind of technology, linked with other technology in IT, such as multi core processors – if you foll...

 
 
Biofuels for energy production

Biofuels for energy production

Biodiesel from algae becomes major renewable energy source

 
 
Boom of ocean economy

Boom of ocean economy

Development of new intelligent robotic devices and machines started new era in utilization of ocean environment and resources. Elecric power from solar power plants on the ocean survace is utilized in underwater factories built...

 
 
Breakthrough in clean technologies

Breakthrough in clean technologies

Breakthrough in clean technologies

 
 
 
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