Tagged: futurist

Shanghai World Expo: JAPAN PAVILION 0

Shanghai World Expo: JAPAN PAVILION

The Japan Pavilion is a semi-circular structure, covered by a purple membrane material. Several antennae and caves make the pavilion a “breathing organism,” which will express the harmony between the human heart and technology. The pavilion has been dubbed “Purple Silkworm Island” by Chinese people […]

Bill Joy’s “What I’m worried about, what I’m excited about” talk at TED 0

Bill Joy’s “What I’m worried about, what I’m excited about” talk at TED

Technologist and futurist Bill Joy talks about several big worries for humanity — and several big hopes in the fields of health, education and future tech […]

Ray Kurzweil’s “How technology’s accelerating power will transform us” talk at TED 1

Ray Kurzweil’s “How technology’s accelerating power will transform us” talk at TED

Inventor, entrepreneur and visionary Ray Kurzweil explains in abundant, grounded detail why, by the 2020s, we will have reverse-engineered the human brain and nanobots will be operating your consciousness […]