Applied Technotopia

We scan the digital environment to examine the leading trends in emerging technology today to know more about future.


We have added a few indices around the site. Though we look to the future, we need to keep an eye on the present as well:

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A little trip down memory lane - Bill Gates introducing Windows 3.1

(via 1982)

A look at the enormous scale of the 2014 Ebola outbreak compared to previous recorded instances.

mapsontheweb:

The 2014 Ebola outbreak dwarfs previous epidemics.

Maybe a little bit off topic, but… Happy birthday Star Trek! Then again how many future-focused amongst us have not been influenced even just a little bit by it?

Happy Birthday!!!

(via galaxyclusters)

Synthetic platelets offer a solution to surgical bleeding without using donors platelets.

wildcat2030:

See on Scoop.it - The future of medicine and health
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A new class of synthetic platelet-like particles could give doctors a new option for curbing surgical bleeding and addressing certain blood clotting disorders without the need for transfusions of natural platelets.

Based on soft and…

Futurist Christopher Barnatt explains Space-Based Solar Power.

Our daily Shuttle magnificence!

humanoidhistory:

The Space Shuttle Columbia hitches a ride on a 747 flight from Palmdale, California to Cape Canaveral on March 1, 2001.

Bloon offers an alternative way to see space.

Bloon will operate in a way that should be familiar to those who remember Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner’s ascent to 128,100ft on the Red Bull Stratos mission in 2012. A maximum of four passengers will join two pilots in the bloon cabin, which will be chained to a balloon filled with inert helium. (via Travel to space by Bloon)