Future Earth

Technology

The Water Theatre

Fresh Water from the Sea

The Water Theatre Dubbed The Teatro del Agua, or Water Theatre, this invention by Charlie Paton and the development seems to be taken on by the Grimshaw Architect firm. Essentially this development will make fresh water from the oceans salt water. A whole other application for extracting water utilising evaporation,[…]

Read More »
Telepathic machine

Telepathy machine reconstructing speech

Following is a computer or ‘telepathy machine’ reconstructing speech from brainwaves. Although the reconstruction of the original speech is a little ‘rusty’, with refinement, I’m sure it will not be long until this sort of technology is common place.

Read More »
Patterns - Jason Silva

Patterns exist everywhere!

Film by Jason Silva pointing to the recurring patterns which exist everywhere. Our societies, cities, internet….all just a reflection of the same patterns in nature…all humming to the same tune. From a microscopic level to a cosmological perspective, it is all based on the same principles. Perhaps we can learn[…]

Read More »
Solar Paint

Solar Paint

A team from the University of Notre Dame in Indiana, USA has developed a a “solar paint” that could mark a significant step towards the implementation of accessible renewable energy tech

Read More »
Airdrop Irrigation

AirDrop Irrigation

Brilliant low tech invention by Edward Linacre who won the 2011 James Dyson Award. Essentially the Airdrop Irrigation device draws moisture from the air and through a coil mechanism, maximises condensation. This condensation is then channeled through to a reservoir, which is buried underground, and then pumped to the roots of[…]

Read More »
Moonlight Solar light

Moonlight – Solar lantern

Kamworks, a company located in a rural area of Kandal, Cambodia has produced a fantastic solar LED product to replace the need for kerosene lighting in rural households.

Read More »
Robot Loving

Robot Loving

Could the whole concept of robots as ‘partners’ be a real world solution in the future? With advancements in robot technology and AI, it seems that robot lovers many not be too far away. There are a range of positive and potential negatives associated with this sort of arrangement surely.[…]

Read More »
Emotiv Headset

Emotiv EPOC Neuroheadset

The latest developments in neuro-technology, with brilliant design by Tan Le & Nam Do, have spawned this revolutionary new personal interface device for human computer interaction.

Read More »
Wearable fashion tech

Wearable Tech

High-tech garments that become transparent determined by the distance between the garments, the personal space of the wearers and the mood they set.

Read More »
tron-light-cycle

Tron Light Cycles – get one now!

“The Parker Brothers” custom chopper builders (that’s motorcycles to us Australian folk), are building five custom light-cycles to the exact specs of the movie bikes from Tron, the 1982 Disney movie. These light cycles will also be street-legal to boot!

Read More »