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November 02, 2004

This is the End-of-the-world as we know it

Baby_feet Brian Sack’s How Past Girlfriends Could Have Changed History. (Quote: “The fact that Burger King is running commercials urging citizens to vote is indicative of just how awful things have become in this election”)

Bill Joy’s seminal Wired-essay from 4 years ago, Why the future doesn't need us: "Our most powerful 21st-century technologies - robotics, genetic engineering, and nanotech - are threatening to make humans an endangered species."

End-of-the-world scenarios

Visionary Designs in Transportation Engineering

Planet of Slums: Sometime in the next year, the urban population of the earth will outnumber the rural. Today there are 386 cities in the world with populations over one million. By 2015 there will be at least 550

The Face of Tomorrow is a concept for a series of photographs that addresses the effects of globalization on identity

Back to the future

Today’s “Blog Of The Day”, is Danny Yee’s “Pathologically Polymathic”, a Robot-Wisdom-feel-a-like. If you wish to have your blog considered as “Blog Of The Day”, or if you know of a blog that should get same recognition, please email me at realhanan (at) yahoo (dot) com, or post a comment at the bottom of this post.

Photograph above from The Archie Chronicles. More Visions About The Future Here

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Great Blog!!

Regards from Spain

Ararat

Posted by: Ararat at Nov 2, 2004 3:39:00 PM

HeY,
These are very serios people might think that DrInKiNg and DrIvInG is cool but you or somebody that you love could end up dead or very badley injured

Posted by: Victoria at Apr 17, 2008 10:28:21 AM