See on – thefuture Expect a complete lack of privacy, implantable sensors everywhere, and maybe even brain-to-network connectivity. See on
See on – thefuture China is running out of room for its growing urban population. This amazing design–an entire prefab city that floats on water–could magically create… See on
See on – Cities of the World Like former mayor Michael Bloomberg, a group of researchers envision a sustainable New York City — with bikes, planting new trees, reducing citywide greenhouse gas emissions — but that’s where the similarities end.In a bold new “thought-experiment,” the Terreform Center for Advanced Urban Research, a multidisciplinary non-profit...
See on – thefuture Nobody really knows how much the planet will warm up in the following years and what the consequences will be. But the growing number of natural disasters in 2010, and the recent wave of animal deaths See on
See on – thefuture A team of chemical engineers and biochemists has managed to change how plants work. Well, to be exact, they’ve made plants work better by embedding carbon nanotubes into the plants’ leaves so that they absorb more light. Put simply, they’ve created bionic plants. See on
See on – thefuture What will New York City look like 40 years from now? Though it’s obviously difficult to predict the future decades in advance–40 years ago, few people would have guessed how the Internet would take over our lives–the engineering and design firm Arup has taken a stab at a vision of the city in...
See on – thefuture Six years isn’t that long but the rapid pace of innovation means everything–from education to health care to the Internet itself–could look a lot different by then. How will technology change life by the end of the decade? That’s the subject of a new book, called Shift 2020, which explores the...
See on – thefuture Robosimian is a machine built for good–to respond in disaster situations. But you might not be happy to be rescued by a horrifying monkey robot. John Boitnott‘s insight: Oh save me Ape-Like robot! See on
See on – thefuture Scientist Ray Kurzweil claims humans could become immortal in as little as 20 years’ time through nanotechnology and an increased understanding of how the body works. See on
Way back in 1911 the ever inventful Thomas Edison was asked by the Miami Metropolis what the world would be like in 100 years. That was on June 23rd, 1911. From golden taxis to books printed on nickel, some of his theories were spot on and some where quite far fetched. He accurately stated that...

About Me

I am a tech writer and journalist for more than 20 years who contributes to several respected online publications including BusinessInsiderInc., and Entrepreneur. In addition to journalism, writing about social good companies…

more about me

Follow John Boitnott

Popular Post

All the New Customers in the World Don’t Matter if You Can’t Hang on to Any of Them. Here’s How.
January 10, 2019
You Must Lead With Empathy to Achieve These 5 Crucial Leadership Goals
January 3, 2019
Why Investing in the Best Technology for Your Team Will Skyrocket Productivity
December 27, 2018

Recent Post

, , , , , , , , , , ,
How a Silent Retreat Could Be the Getaway You Need to Recharge
December 6, 2016
, , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Your Next Engineer May Work From One of These 4 Countries
November 4, 2016