MENTAL DOWNLOAD: WILL IT BE POSSIBLE TO REPLICATE THE HUMAN CONSCIOUS ONE DAY

“We freely give it anyways.” free thinking As someone that is living during this social media craze where we put so much of our lives out for public display, will our minds be able to be replicated one day? Meaning, what if someone very intelligent dies one day, and we want that knowledge passed on so that it continues. This way we can have the greatest of the person without them here on Earth. Now, the only problem is thatRead more

DIGITAL DOLLARS: THE FUTURE OF SPENDING

“A waste of paper.” new age spending There will come a day when the use of paper currency will no longer be needed. And once that happens we officially will be in a new era of spending. We already use our debit and credit cards for so many purchases already. But once the paper currency is gone, then the value of money will take on a whole new meaning. How will the laws change as it pertains to counterfeit? BecauseRead more

SELF CHECKOUT: WHERE WILL IT GO FROM HERE

“Scan-pay-leave.” do it yourself I have been using self checkout in stores for quite some time now. But I was amazed when I saw the new self checkout for the Amazon stores in Seattle. How you don’t even need people to ring you out. All you have to do is have an Amazon account. Then you can place items in your bag or cart, and then miraculously just walk out the store. The money is added to your account andRead more

DOWN GOES GOOGLE, DOWN GOES GOOGLE: HOW TO GET INFORMATION WITHOUT SEARCH ENGINES

“Where do go?” if it died At the age of 30, I am still old enough to know how you had to go to the library to research information. Teachers didn’t quite trust computers yet and wanted bibliographies from off the web. Now, you have no other choice but to use the internet. Yes, you have to site your sources and make sure that the source is truthful. But nonetheless, things have changed over time. So much so that publicRead more

SPACE TRAVEL: HOW CLOSE ARE WE TO TRAVELING

“When will we go?” through space and time There will come a day where we as a species will be able to just casually travel to space. Sounds far-fetched now, but in the future the opportunity could open up. Entrepreneur Elon Musk shot a car into space and former CEO and founder of Virgin Mobile Richard Branson has had plans for years of creating a means for people to go outside of Earth’s atmosphere. But the reason for this typeRead more

IT REMEMBERS: HOW MARKETERS ARE GETTING OUR ATTENTION

“Type, type, pop up later.” how they target Ever been on the internet, going through a loop, looking at random things. Well, better yet, have you been on the internet consistently looking at the same items. Then you forget about what you were looking at, and next thing you know, the items you had always been looking at appear in the margins of the screen. They appear because you have been scrolling for so long. Marketers pay very close attentionRead more

SELF DRIVING VEHICLES: ARE WE READY FOR THEM TO COME TO MARKET

“Are you ready?” trust the machine We are not gung ho about the idea of driving in a car that we don’t control. But at much as we don’t like it, it’s one of those things that eventually will come to market. But who will be the first people willing to get into the car of a self driver. We are already on edge when someone we know is driving the car. But what about a machine that does notRead more

FUTURE MILITARIZATION: WHAT WILL MORE MODERN WARFARE LOOK LIKE IN TIME

“More expensive, less lives lost.” serving our country Over time, our military has changed both socially and technologically. But what will happen in the future the more technology advances? Because the more it (technology) advances the less need there is for people themselves to join. And if they do, we may need more tech guys than actual fighters. Who is going to serve in the military when war is you as a person is up against a missile that canRead more

FUTURE TELEVISION: HOW TELEVISION HAS CHANGED OVER TIME

“Where are we going?” it sure has changed From when my mother was a child, to me, to now; television has changed a lot over the past 50 years. When my mother was young she said there only a few channels on television because so much was on the radio. But when I became a child, there were well over 100 hundred, plus the emergence of the internet. But today, there is so much programming that we have to catchRead more

TO CATCH A PREDATOR: HOW WE NAB FUTURE CRIMINALS

“You will get caught.” online is the new offline For the longest catching a criminal was done by means of looking through fingerprint data bases and DNA. But what happens the more crime is being taken to the internet. Then you have a whole new generation of police. You used to have officers forced to work desk duty and it was a joke. Now, you have people working in law enforcement that makes the beat cops job easier. Because nowRead more