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What can we change in today's society to promote technological growth at a faster rate? * /r/Futurology

I'm looking for answers that are exact and feasible. What are the latest game changers that has been instituted? What should be done next?

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Meet Gogoro, the outrageous electric scooter of the future

And you can't plug it in Taiwanese startup Gogoro is making news today after four years operating in stealth, revealing an electric scooter designed for commuters along with a ridiculously ambitious plan to power it.

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Nvidia announces Drive CX, 'the most advanced digital cockpit computer in the world'

"There'll be more computing horsepower inside a car than anything you currently own today." That's the assertion Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang made in announcing Drive CX, "the most advanced digital cockpit computer in the world." The platform, powered by Maxwell, supports "every major OS in the world" - QNX, Linux, and Android.

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Is it a waste of time to learn a new language at this point? Is human-level translation software close by? * /r/Futurology

I was thinking of learning Spanish for my profession. It occurred to me that even if I really dedicate myself, it'll probably take me a good two...

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The electric scooter of the future

After operating in stealth mode for four years, Taiwanese startup Gogoro is showing a beautiful electric scooter - but the real news is in how they're planning to power it.

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Starting Over

I consider myself a perfectionist-a characteristic I find often tiresome, but invaluable as a designer. Great designers are never satisfied, because in the design world, there is never one solution to a problem. Fortunately, deadlines prevent us from redesigning and tweaking ourselves to death.

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What is Aging? Most Scientists Still Get it Wrong

Most people misunderstand what aging is. It's not just the public who have been deceived - Most scientists and medical researchers who study aging are on the wrong track. The culprit is the "natural medicine" movement that has dominated thinking about our bodies for the last 50 years. "Respect the body's wisdom.

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The Internet of Anything: The 3-D Printer That Can Spit Out Custom Electronics | WIRED

Today's 3D printers are great for building plastic stuff, things like toys and musical instruments and even shoes. Some can also print metal objects, like car parts and jewelry and, well, guns. But Jennifer Lewis helped create a new kind of printer, one that can print electronics, like hearing aids and other wearables.

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A Realist's Utopia? Universal Basic Income

"Freedom is nothing but a chance to be better" - Albert Camus Universal Basic Income is the idea that everyone, regardless of means or actions, should receive a basic payment from the state. It is advocated for from across the political spectrum and practical considerations of the scheme are becoming ever more common, including a referendum due to be held in Switzerland in the near future.

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How 3-D printing could revolutionize war and foreign policy

03:29, Technology/Hi Tech & Innovation Printers like this can change the economy and peoples' lives.3D printing will revolutionize war and foreign policy, say experts, not only by making possible incredible new designs but by turning the defence industry-and possibly the entire global economy-on its head.

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Next Big Future: Graphene can be used to collect hydrogen from moist ambient air to power fuel cells

University of Manchester research suggests that the use of graphene or monolayer boron nitride can allow the existing membranes to become thinner and more efficient, with less fuel crossover and poisoning. This can boost competitiveness of fuel cells. You can put a hydrogen-containing gas on one side, apply small electric current and collect pure hydrogen on the other side.

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NASA Is Testing Inflatable Heat Shield Technology For Future Mars Missions - Utah People's Post

In order to successfully accomplish its goals for manned missions to nearby planets, NASA is testing inflatable heat shield technology. Remember that toy you used to play with when you were a child? Yes, that cone shaped structure with donut rings that would descend in size as you gradually reached the cone's peak?

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Underground Bicycle Parking Systems in Japan

More info and photos of this system at http://www.dannychoo.com/en/post/26963/Underground+Bicycle+Parking+Systems+in+Japan.html Too many bicycles and not enough space in Japan - so what do they do? They dig wells in the ground and build robotic systems to store your two wheelers underground - safe from harsh weather and naughty thieves.

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Next Big Future: Star Trek Turbolifts will be reality in 2016 with multidirectional elevator

ThyssenKrupp develops the world's first rope-free elevator system to enable the building industry face the challenges of global urbanization. MULTI is ThyssenKrupp's latest offering in its extensive repertoire of elevator technologies, representing a landmark revolution in the elevator industry and a new and efficient transport solution for mid and high-rise buildings.

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Brett King - Vortrag FI-TS Management-Forum 2014 komplette Version

Der Bestsellerautor Brett King ist CEO von Moven und ein international gefragter Redner über die Zukunft von Finanzdienstleistungen und die Veränderungen des Kundenverhaltens durch neue Technologien. Als Gründer der weltweit ersten Mobile-Bank "Moven" sorgte er durch sein revolutionäres Banking-Konzept ohne Filialen, Bankkarten oder Papier für Furore.

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