8 December 2009

Beatles 3000 offers a quick intro to the Beatles, from a distant future archeological point of view. Direct Youtube link.

As link master Andy points out, this really feels a lot like Idiocracy.

[via:Waxy]

25 October 2009

Japanese futurism from 1969: The Rise of the Computerized School, illustrated by Shigeru Komatsuzaki - future classroom with watchful robots that rap students on the head if they lose focus or act up

Japanese 60’s futurism: visions of high tech schools and homes

Notice the cute whacker robots designed to beat children over the head if any rebellious acts occur in the computerized and unmanned classroom. Mmyeah, overgrown flyswatters on wheels will surely convince those fuckers to behave.

[via:Thomas N.]

30 September 2009

This is the Dream Time

“As we move into the far future, and our descendants spread out across space and redesign their minds and bodies to explode Cambrian-style into a vast space of possible creatures, they will remember the fleeting period we now live in as a dream time, one that will never return again.”

9 September 2009

Der Spiegel reviews the state of mind reading technologies

[via:humble.fool]

26 February 2009

So you say people will tweet what they eat for breakfast' -'And upload pictures of their breakfasts to a Facebook?' -'And other people will look at the breakfasts and make comments?' -'No offense future man, but is everyone in your time retarded' -'Sorry to burst your bubble, dudes, but you asked. Yes, that's the future''

The future must be retarded

[via:Nelg]

5 December 2008

Wired magazine founder predicting the machine and entity of the future Web

Kevin Kelly, founding editor of Wired speculating about the Hivemind International that’s just around the corner. Video recording from EG 2007.

[via:High Scalability]

Generated on lin-10-170-0-46.gridhost.co.uk