2021. An employee working in a startup in China, SwarmEe, that specialises in making drone swarms that can be used …
The birth of AR: How the smartphone is now plotting its own demise
The deep sea octopus is a fascinating creature. It quite literally lives only to reproduce. While the male often dies …
Death to ownership: A future where everything is available and nothing is yours
Death to ownership: A future where everything is available and nothing is yours Sometime back, I was cleaning out the …
The quest to end death: What happens when peak Silicon Valley solutionism meets exponential science and technology?
Valar Morghulis (All men must die)…Or must they?
In the future, your grocery will likely come from the building next to you
The green spires rise up like monstrous trees. Inside the climate regulated indoor farm, drones and robots fuss over walls …
Therapy bots: The new armchair psychologists trying to solve mental health problems
A nice little market has emerged for therapy chatbots. But, does it really work well enough now to address complex issues like mental health?
Is LSD the new coffee?
Could the microdosing movement reframe the world view on psychedelics like LSD and psilocybin? Will it become as common as coffee?
The sex bots are coming. Looks like relationship statuses will continue to be ‘complicated’
The sex bots of today embody the male fantasy of anatomical idealism. They’re are always willing and available 24×7. What does this mean for society?
Crispy critters to lab meat: The strange proteins you’ll find on your plate in 2030
Lab meat, algae and insects may take time making way to our plates. But with the strain protein production puts on resources, it is likely to happen.
Why today’s ISRO launch is the most important in 23 years
A successful launch of the GSLV MKIII, which can carry payloads up to 4,000kg into GTO, will give India the ability to launch heftier satellites on its own.
Brain-computer interfaces will upgrade human intelligence — as soon as we understand the brain
Elon Musk, Bryan Johnson and Mark Zuckerberg want to lay a digital superhighway to our brains through brain-computer interface. But first we must understand the human brain
The AI-first world could look very different in the next decade
Like the Internet, AI is likely to be a massively disruptive technology change that will bring about enormous social, political and cultural change.
Uber Elevate kickstarts flight of fancy for aerial urban mobility. Will it take off?
A flurry of flying vehicles will hit the market in the next five years. Uber Elevate wants to cash in and build an on-demand aerial mobility service.
Facebook destroyed the truth; now it’s going after your ‘reality’
Mark Zuckerberg gave us a taste of his vision of the future at the Facebook annual global developer conference F8, …
Gaming is a bigger global industry than movies — but that’s not the story
Gaming is serious business. In 2016, the gaming industry was estimated to be close to $100 billion. In comparison, the …