Future Earth

Water Purification

Using Soil Microorganisms to Purify Water

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The Forest Garden

Trees for the Future

Not for profit organisation “Trees for the Future” has a goal to help restore our planet to its thriving former self. Their aim is to help end hunger and poverty by training farmers to regenerate their land. Changing lives, not just planting trees through their “Forest Garden Program”. Using a[…]

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3D Printed Hemp Homes

3D Printed Hemp Homes

The 3D printing of buildings as well as hemp-panelled homes are among the green building trends sweeping the world. Thanks to pioneering technology, an Australian company, Mirreco is planning to roll out 3D-printed hemp homes that could transform residential and commercial buildings. A Perth-based biotechnology company envisions a world where[…]

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Supersonic flight - Boom

Supersonic Flight is coming back!

Colorado based start-up BOOM is aiming to bring supersonic flight back to the masses! Dubbed the “Overture” this is a retake on the ill-fated Concordes of decades past and it is their aim to take these vastly improved sound breaking birds to the sky within the next few years. Boom has[…]

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Human energy to power a ferry

Human energy as a method of propulsion is taken to the next level with this eco-design from Carlo Ratti Associati. Gym of the future, or sight seeing of the future? French city Paris is known for being a pedestrian-friendly city. While traffic congestion has increased, the capital includes a number[…]

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Augmented Reality Glasses

Ray Ban + Facebook = Augmented reality glasses?

Seems quite a few companies are in the march towards the augmented reality interface. The probable and the least invasive being the humble sunglasses. Telepathy started on this whole ride well over five years ago. Facebook have partnered with Ray-Ban (Luxotica – who makes way more than just Ray-Bans) and[…]

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Virtual Influencer Lil Miquela

Virtual influencers

An evolution in celebrity? So, this is now a thing! Virtual influencers are stating to emerge in the social media landscape. With the evolution of computers and software, 3D generated characters are blurring the line between reality and the virtual. Lil Miquela (a.k.a. Miquela) known as the world’s top ‘robot[…]

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Shadow energy

Leveraging shadows to generate energy

Darkness could become a source of renewable energy New developments in photovoltaic panels have led researchers to develop an evolution in photovoltaic cells to utilise both light and shadow, a reality of the application in the real world where light is usually more discontinuous. A similar approach to energy generation[…]

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Lab grown meat

Future food?

Or rather…..The future of meat based foods? Would you eat a burger, chicken nuggets or sausage manufactured in a lab? Some say that this perhaps is the next most sensible step in the production of meat for the future. It is pretty clear to many the sheer quantity of resources[…]

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language translator

Translate language in real time

Language translating earbuds The Pilot Translating Earpiece is designed to allow two people speaking different languages to communicate with each other freely. The speech is then passed through the Pilot App, where layers of speech translation technologies occur. At $179USD, the system is priced at an accessible lave to most. Waverly Labs is[…]

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Indoor-solar cells

Indoor organic solar cells

New developments form Swedish and Chinese scientists have led to a development of a new kind of organic solar cell that has been optimised to convert ambient indoor light into electricity. Producing only a low power, it should well be enough to power the many products that the internet of[…]

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