"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...

 
 
Abuse of individual DNA

Abuse of individual DNA

Criminals sell fake DNA on internet. Politicians (or other famous/rich persons) are blackmailed by abusing their (fake) DNA "fingerprints". For example, police finds prime minister's DNA at many scenes of crime, or paternity la...

 
 
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 major disaster caused by an R&D accident

A major disaster caused by an R&D accident

it is more likely in the biotech field. For example a virus or bacteria created in a laboratory is released by terrorists, and causes chaos

 
 
Animal Experiments End

Animal Experiments End

Higher moral standards prevail and induce the end of animal experiments for pharmaceutical as well as for cosmetic products in the EU.

 
 
At a certain moment people no longer accept political power

At a certain moment people no longer accept political power

An example would be the Euro. Already some financial experts and economists have predicted or suggested the disentanglement of the Eurozone, with one for Northern Europe and one for Southern Europe. That would be a specific wil...

 
 
Brain Capacity Testing

Brain Capacity Testing

Employees or e.g. international migrants are being "brain tested" by companies, if they have "good" (long life, good memory) brains. Bad brains are being discriminated against. Even school kids are being placed according to the...

 
 
Catastrophe related to technology

Catastrophe related to technology

e.g. a nuclear power plant meltdown. Something could happen, because people and societies always think they can control technology. After such a catastrophe there will be some kind of rethink about basic technology and progress...

 
 
Cysects attack

Cysects attack

Terrorists or criminal organisation uses remote-controlled swarms of "cyborg insects" (insects with implanted electronics) to infect people and/or animals or agricultural crops with biochemical agents. Perpetrators could be al...

 
 
Digital blow-up, a major cyber meltdown, massive identify theft or cyber warfare event

Digital blow-up, a major cyber meltdown, massive identify th ...

It would make people less willing to trust in cyber communications and commerce and weakened the Union in that critical economic dimension.

 
 
Disintegrating of ordinary (nano-enabled, molecularly-manufactured) products by remote signal

Disintegrating of ordinary (nano-enabled, molecularly-manufa ...

In the future industry most products are manufactured by "bottom-up" molecular nanotechnology, and many have built-in expiry date (when they automatically disintegrate for recycling). Terrorists or criminals find a way to disin...

 
 
Mexico and Guatemala unifies

Mexico and Guatemala unifies

Because of the relationship between Mexico and Guatemala about the people who constantly migrates, they decided to unify and make a safer place and respect human rights for both societies. There have been a large amount of news...

 
 
One the European Union should strongly consider is that global warming is perfect

One the European Union should strongly consider is that glob ...

By that I mean everything has an absorption curve. Imagine you have a clear glass of water and you put in a drop of ink and it becomes darker, and you keep doing that until it is completely black and then adding more in does no...

 
 
Rapid-Diagnosis-Machines

Rapid-Diagnosis-Machines

"Labs-on-a-chip" have been introduced for time-saving and automatic diagnosis and detection of diseases. These new forms of diagnosis are comparable to ticket machines which are located in all areas of daily life such as superm...

 
 
 
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