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Outbreaks of Futurity
Tomorrow's ideas, today. Tracking exotic concepts and future marvels.
Curated by Artur Coelho
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sunday fantasy #403: Klaus Bürgle (via jason67’s ...

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sunday fantasy #403: Klaus Bürgle (via jason67’s Flickr)
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Star Trek: Sir Martin Rees: 'How post-humans could colonise other worlds' - Telegraph

Star Trek: Sir Martin Rees: 'How post-humans could colonise other worlds' - Telegraph | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Will we ever be able to cross the universe with the ease of the Enterprise? As 'Star Trek into Darkness' prepares to blast into cinemas, Astronomer Royal Martin Rees offers some answers.
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1930s: Hitler and Nazi Toy Soldiers

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Hitler and Nazi Toy Soldiers, 1930s
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Brits send

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It could reach even No. #1, reports The Independent. In contrast to the rather unpleasant street parties, this strikes me as a more perfectly British detractors' send-off for the Iron Lady.
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Andrew Hsiao, Audrea Lim (eds.): The Verso Book of Dissent: From Spartacus to the Shoe-Thrower of Baghdad (2010) — Monoskop Log

Andrew Hsiao, Audrea Lim (eds.): The Verso Book of Dissent: From Spartacus to the Shoe-Thrower of Baghdad (2010) — Monoskop Log | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Writings on art, culture, and media technology
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Close, Closer

Trienal de Arquitectura de Lisboa 12 Set – 15 Dez 2013 Close, Closer é uma série de exposições e programas públicos que desafia e questiona o papel do arquiteto na sociedade contemporânea.
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Hybrid Humans by Parag Khanna - Project Syndicate

Hybrid Humans by Parag Khanna - Project Syndicate | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Technology-fueled development is causing historical eras to become cumulative, rather than linear.
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Resort Of Last Resort

Resort Of Last Resort | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Fear, corruption, boredom, smugglers, extortionists, Saudi sex tourists and temporary wives: such is life in the Indonesian resort town that has become limbo for asylum seekers.
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The Real Story Behind Facebook Moderation and Your Petty Reports

The Real Story Behind Facebook Moderation and Your Petty Reports | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Want to know what really happens when you report something on Facebook? Read here for more.
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The Secure Transport of Light | booktwo.org

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Greg Klerkx – Living in space

Greg Klerkx – Living in space | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Living in space was meant to be our next evolutionary step. What happened to the dream of crossing that final frontier?
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Text of SXSW2013 closing remarks by Bruce Sterling | Beyond The Beyond | Wired.com

Text of SXSW2013 closing remarks by Bruce Sterling | Beyond The Beyond | Wired.com | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
via @hermes , who, incredibly, hired Amazon Mechanical Turk to transcribe the video. BRUCE STERLING - SXSW 2013 - CLOSING REMARKS So, thank
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Sentient Developments: How Much Longer Before Our First AI Catastrophe?

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The ultimate lifelogging interface? | KurzweilAI

(Credit: BuzzFeed) Developer Michael DiGiovanni has revealed on github a beta android app for Google Glass called Winky that takes a photo --- replacing
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LA’s Alternate Realities by Martin Filler | NYRblog | The New York Review of Books

LA’s Alternate Realities by Martin Filler | NYRblog | The New York Review of Books | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
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The Prophets of Oak Ridge

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Last summer, three peace activists broke into a nuclear weapons site. A chain reaction followed.
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“U.S. Soldiers with Bravo Company, 3rd Battalion,...

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“U.S. Soldiers with Bravo Company, 3rd Battalion, 66th Armor Regiment, 172nd Infantry Brigade prepare for a simulated training scenario using the Dismounted Soldier Training System (DSTS) at...
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Google Is Alive, It Has Eyes, and This Is What It Sees | Raw File | Wired.com

Google Is Alive, It Has Eyes, and This Is What It Sees | Raw File | Wired.com | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Sam Bland has spent a lot of time with Google Goggles. He's learned how it sees the world and how it communicates -- they play games together.
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A hidden world, growing beyond control (Printer friendly version)| washingtonpost.com

A hidden world, growing beyond control (Printer friendly version)| washingtonpost.com | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
The top-secret world the government created in response to the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, has become so large, so unwieldy and so secretive ...
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Cities Of The Future, Built By Drones, Bacteria, And 3-D Printers

Cities Of The Future, Built By Drones, Bacteria, And 3-D Printers | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Editor’s NoteThis is part of our Futurist Forum series, where we’ve been exploring what the future will look like.
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Burkhard Bilger: A New Era in Mars Exploration

Burkhard Bilger: A New Era in Mars Exploration | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
The search for life on Mars is now in its sixth decade. Forty spacecraft have been sent there, and not one has found a single fossil or living thing. Still, we keep going back. Mars has sunlight, water, carbon, and nitrogen.
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The Tech That Helped Take Down Marathon Bombing Suspect Dzhokar Tsarnaev

The Tech That Helped Take Down Marathon Bombing Suspect Dzhokar Tsarnaev | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
The second suspect in the brutal Boston Marathon bombings has been apprehended, after five days of uncertainty and fear.
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Robot Futures | The MIT Press

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Remembering Life in Arcosanti, Paolo Soleri's Futuristic Desert Utopia | Wired Design | Wired.com

Remembering Life in Arcosanti, Paolo Soleri's Futuristic Desert Utopia | Wired Design | Wired.com | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
In 1998, James McGirk spent five weeks living and working in Arcosanti, a desert community built in the 1970s that attempts to use ornate architectural planning to help create a harmonious society.
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Bell reveals V-280 Valor - The DEW Line

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