Tracking the Future
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Explore the most important technology and science trends! News, Analysis, Interviews, Presentations, Documentaries. All in one place at Tracking the future magazine
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Keeping Science in the Right Hands

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Cutting-edge scientific research such as synthetic biology has brought extraordinary advancements for society, but also terrifying dangers.


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Technology & the Future of Violence

Technology & the Future of Violence | Tracking the Future | Scoop.it

How should our defense strategy evolve in a world of easily accessible mini-drones, lethal nanobots, and DIY warfare?

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This is a great one!
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Space: the new cyber crime frontier

Space: the new cyber crime frontier | Tracking the Future | Scoop.it

It sounds like the imaginings of science fiction writers. However cyber experts warned yesterday that hackers could send the world back to the 1960s by hijacking satellites dotted around space, creating havoc below.

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Could Minority Report come true in your lifetime?

Could Minority Report come true in your lifetime? | Tracking the Future | Scoop.it

What if we could know about a crime before it happens? We could avoid huge amounts of suffering — but even though that goal fuels stories like Minority Report and Person of Interest, it seems to be far away from reality. Until now.

Experts say the field of "predictive policing" has advanced by leaps and bounds. And soon enough, the cops may have the ability to tell the future. Already, pilot projects have been able to predict the rise of a new drug market in Pittsburgh — and that's just the beginning. Here's what the experts told us.

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