Future Tech

What will future technology look like and what will it do? Explore the possibilities.

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This list has it all: farting microbes, pollution-reducing oxides that sound like terrible hairdos and even molten glass as a fuel storage medium.

By Kristen Hall-Geisler

If you're curious what the future holds, dig into the novels, articles and research done by these 10 amazing minds. You might be surprised what they predict.

By Patrick J. Kiger

Will we take an elevator to space? Will we live in floating cities? Will computers live inside our bodies? What does the future hold?

By Patrick J. Kiger


Being a futurist sounds like nice work if you can get it. But you have to do serious analysis and research before you can make predictions. What else do futurists have to know?

By Melanie Radzicki McManus

Health care trends often seem unpredictable -- unless you're a futurist, that is. While they're not fortune-tellers, these educated guessers have interesting ideas about what the future world of health could look like.

By Shanna Freeman

You can't talk about the business of predicting the future without Arthur C. Clarke's name coming up. How do the famous sci-fi author and others figure out what tomorrow will bring?

By Nicholas Gerbis

Futurists can dish out some exciting -- and downright scary -- visions for the future of machines and science. Here are 10 of them in the realm of technology.

By Terri Briseno


Today's computers would blow the minds of early computing pioneers, and the machines of tomorrow will do things we can't imagine today. As computing power climbs to ever-more-stellar heights, how will it affect our world and the way we live?

By Jacob Clifton

Could it make us immortal? Could we move objects with our own minds? You won't believe how this technology will alter our world.

By Patrick J. Kiger