One Year Learning About the Future

24 February 02012: This talk was given for the first time.

29 February 02012: YouTube.com Peter Diamandis: Abundance is our future

01 March 02012 FutureDay.org Celebrate the Future - March 1st

23 March 02012: TheVerge.com New surveillance system can compare your face against 36 million others in a single second

31 March 02012: PBS.org Cracking Your Genetic Code

   "What will it mean when most of us can afford to have the 
    information in our DNA--all six billion chemical letters 
    of it--read, stored and available for analysis?" -- PBS.org

25 April 02012: "Great to see Planetary Resources--a company I invested in launch officially today. Their first mission: to mine asteroids for the benefit of humanity!" -- Larry Page, CEO of Google

04 May 02012: CBS News: Nanotech creating Rust Belt jobs for everyone

25 May 02012: SpaceX (Space Exploration Technologies Corporation) sent cargo via its Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station.

Guardian.co.uk::SpaceX via Twitter: the everyday miracle of modern technologies by Dan Gillmor
"But if the Elon Musks of our world continue their work, and if the digital revolution continues at anything like the pace of the recent past, it won't be more than another generation before people head into space as a matter of course."--Dan Gillmor, 25 May 02012

18 June 02012: "Lawrence Livermore's Sequoia Supercomputer Towers above the Rest in Latest TOP500 List" -- 16.32 petaflops. [10.51 petaflops six months ago]

04 July 02012: CERN announces that "experiments performed by the Large Hadron Collider had discovered a particle that was consistent with the Higgs boson". [19 February 02013: "Higgs boson calculations hint at how the universe will end"]

30 July 02012: "Engineers create ultra-sensitive artificial skin"

17 August 02012: "DNA data storage breaks records. A book complete with illustrations has been encoded in DNA."

05 September 02012: "Cheetah bot runs at 28.3 mph, beating Usain Bolt's record." {YouTube.com}

12 October 02012: "Additional Major in Robotics - Carnegie Mellon University"

15 October 02012: "DIY Drones hits the big THREE O! (30,000 members)"

12 November 02012: Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Titan supercomputer was ranked number one on the TOP500 list at 17.59 petaflops. [16.32 petaflops six months ago]

26 November 02012: "Cambridge University To Study Possibility That Technology Could Ultimately Destroy Human Civilization".

17 December 02012: YouTube.com::Woman Uses Her Thought to Control Robot to Feed Chocolate

26 December 02012: "Let robots take our current jobs! Our new job will be to invent more jobs for robots." -- Kevin Kelly

07 January 02013: "Audi Becomes First Automaker To Receive Nevada Autonomous Car License". {My Videos From the DARPA Urban Challenge in 02007} {AzLeg.org::HB2167: autonomous motor vehicles first read was on 22 Jan 02013}

22 January 02013: Space.com::Asteroid-Mining Project Aims for Deep-Space Colonies

   "The new firm, called Deep Space Industries, Inc., announced today 
    (Jan. 22) that it plans to launch a fleet of prospecting spacecraft 
    in 2015, then begin harvesting metals and water from near-Earth 
    asteroids within a decade or so."--Space.com

24 Jaunary 02013: iRobot Corp. press release: FDA Clears First Autonomous Telemedicine Robot for Hospitals [Arizona Republic AP headline on 17 Feb 02013: Boy with a robot can attend class remotely]

04 February 02013: Udacity--Learn. Think. Do. had twenty courses and it offers certificates.

   "Udacity's mission is to bring accessible, engaging, and effective 
    higher education to the world. We believe that higher education is 
    a basic human right, and we seek to empower our students to develop 
    their skills in order to advance their careers."--Udacity.com

12 February 02013: President Barack Obama, in his 02013 State Of The Union address said, "Every dollar we invested to map the human genome returned $140 to our economy."

12 February 02013: Twitter Tweet by @NIHDirector Francis S. Collins...

15 February 02013: YouTube.com::FDA Approves First Bionic Eye [two days later... the first bionic hand that can feel]

18 February 02013: I didn't bother to list advances that have been made with 3-D printing over the span of the last 12 months. Instead, I created One Year Learning About 3-D Printing.

Right here, right now... 19 February 02013 at 5:30am MST... Learning About the Future in 50 Minutes at 7:00pm MST on 19 February 02013.

The Morning After...

20 February 02013: BobBlum.com:: BAM: Brain Activity Map Every Spike from Every Neuron

20 February 02013: Guardian.co.uk:: Breakthrough [Life Sciences] Prize announced by Silicon Valley entrepreneurs

20 February 02013: Phys.org:: A self-healing protective coating for concrete

The Morning After the Morning After...

21 February 02013: Headline seen on page A3 of the Arizona Republic: "3-d printers can build new ears". Cornell.edu::Bioengineers print ears that look and act like the real thing

The Morning After the Morning After the Morning After...

22 February 02013: Headline seen on page A1 of the Arizona Republic: "Seniors failed by flu shots this year." This headline implies there lots of future ahead of us when it comes to biotechnology and bioscience advances. [Hashtags: #PersonalizedMedicine #SmartDrugs #IntelligentDrugs #Genetics #Genomics #DNA]

It's 9:12am MST on Friday, 22 February 02013, and this is the last "morning after" for this webpage.

AzFoo.net::Learning About the Future in 50 Minutes


Creator: Gerald Thurman [gthurman@gmail.com]
Created: 14 February 2013
Last Modified: Monday, 18-Feb-2013 10:25:37 MST