Future Technology Page by David
This Week's Fun Transhumanist Articles My own
irregular collection of fun papers I find in scientific journals.
will shortly be landing offshore by Tom Standage. Building large structures
Earthquake Resistant (EQR) Biosphere. A spherical building intended
to withstand earthquakes and other disruption.
Past and Future of Global Mobility by Andreas Schafer and David Victor
The Springwalker. An exoskeleton
giving humans kangaroo-like abilities.
Grizzly Suit. An exoskeleton for grizzly bear encounters.
Display (VRD) Project. A display where lasers project the image directly
onto the retina.
Last Book by J. Jacobson, B. Comiskey, C. Turner, J. Albert, and P.
Tsao (IBM systems journal Vol 36, No. 3). Programmable paper, which
could enable the creation of the "universal book".
Ink: printing the pages of an electronic book By Ivars Peterson (Science
Fractal Shape Changing Robots.
Robots built out of smaller cubes, able to slide about and form adaptive
reports for Fractal branching ultra-dexterous robots (Bush robots)
at Carnegie Mellon University.
Robotics. DARPA program in extremely small robots, reconfigurable
robots, systems of robots, biologically- inspired designs, innovative
methods of robot control including innovative interfaces, and methods
of implementing pooled capabilities and/or layered intelligence
- Ocean Thermal Energy Converter. A way of extracting energy from
seawater, or rather, from the temperature difference between the surface
and deep sea. Likely very useful for artificial islands.
Energy Network Institute. Promotes inter-continental power distribution.
UNISCI Research News From American Universities
AIP Weekly Physics News
Armchair Scientist - Science & Technology Magazine
New England Journal of Medicine On-line
FreakTech - news for tech
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