Category Archives: Science & Environment

9 Futurist Predictions for 2013

9 Futurist Predictions for 2013

Since the new year must bring some new predictions here are nine areas that I think will see important milestones or changes in public sentiment in 2013.Continue Reading

[Review] Superhuman: Exploring Human Enhancement at the Wellcome Collection

[Review] Superhuman: Exploring Human Enhancement at the Wellcome Collection

The latest exhibition from the Wellcome Collection – Superhuman: Exploring Human Enhancement from 600 BCE to 2050 – is another great offering, but maybe one that could pack a little more punch.Continue Reading

The Best of Future Conscience 2009 – 2012

The Best of Future Conscience 2009 – 2012

To recognise three years of writing the blog I’m highlighting some of my favourite posts, the ones that I would hope everybody who visits would read (and share!) and that highlight the tone and purpose of the blog the best.Continue Reading

Buzz Aldrin, Curiosity on Mars, and the Privatisation of Space

Buzz Aldrin, Curiosity on Mars, and the Privatisation of Space

Listening to Buzz Aldrin speak so passionately about space exploration and the new frontiers for humanity brought up some important questions about how much we want to commercialise future endeavours in this arena. Should we allow the privatisation of space?Continue Reading

Top 10 Futurist Websites

Given that Future Conscience exists slightly outside of the usual futurist circles, I thought that the readers here would appreciate a list of the sites that I feel have the most to offer when thinking about the future trajectory of humanity. That’s right, it’s another top 10 list!Continue Reading

[Review] Brains: The Mind as Matter – Wellcome Collection exhibition

[Review] Brains: The Mind as Matter – Wellcome Collection exhibition

A review of the recent Wellcome Collection exhibition – Brains: The Mind as Matter. Objective and subjective, physical and metaphysical, scientific and artistic, division and unity; all of these working around one another in a much more dynamic and fluid form then we are able to appreciate when we examine life through our individual lenses that are themselves at every moment of being acting out the miracle of the micro within the macro.Continue Reading