Archive for the Future Category


The Megaprojects Set to Explode to 24% of Global GDP Within a Decade

May 24th, 2016 Futurist Speaker Gone are the days where people are impressed by projects costing $10-$50 million or even $100 million. We are witnessing an explosion in the number of $1 billion+ projects with some, like the artificial archipelago being built in Azerbaijan, Turkey’s massive Urban Renewal project in Istanbul, and the new construction of […]

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We Are Currently Living in The Future

12.12.2014 Future of Dubai We are living in the future. Check out these photos. 1. There’s an app that translates in real time Word Lens 2. And a spoon meant to help those with Parkinson’s eat:   Via sadmoment.com 3. There are holograms…on ICE CREAM apps:   Via skunkandburningtires.com 4. And Harry Potter-esque ads in subways:   5. There are digital libraries […]

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Coca-Cola Using Dean Kamen’s Slingshot Water Purifier to Save the World

08.24.2014 Core77 A recent invention called the Slingshot could provide freshwater to those with some of the most limited access. Inventor Dean Kamen, best known as the man behind the Segway, has partnered with Coca-Cola to place his machines throughout developing nations in Africa and Central America in hopes of eliminating the millions of deaths each year related to waterborne disease. Coca-Cola and […]

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Why did Facebook Buy Oculus Rift

03.27.2014 Manuel Angeles SAN FRANCISCO — When Facebook ponied up $2 billion Tuesday for virtual-reality goggle maker Oculus Rift VR, what exactly was it buying? Could this be the new way of virtual interaction? Oculus Rift Acquisition by Facebook Facebook isn’t just buying into mobile messaging — it’s also going for gaming. In a Tuesday afternoon shocker, Facebook announced […]

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