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Beyond Sustainability
Beyond Sustainability
This video argues that, in the long term, we will need not only to consume less, but also to find more resources from space.


Space-Based Solar Power
Space-Based Solar Power
This video explains how, in the future, vast solar arrays in space may beam energy down to the Earth.


Asteroid_Mining
Asteroid Mining
This video explains how, in the future, we may harvest new raw materials from the asteroids.


Mining the Moon
Mining the Moon
This video explores how, in the future, we may obtain helium-3 and other resources from the Moon.


Top 10 3D Printers 2013
Top 10 3D Printers 2013
This video provides my countdown of the top 10 consumer 3D printers of 2013.


3D Printing Industry 2013
3D Printing Industry (2013)
This video provides an overview of all current public and other large 3D printing companies at the end of November 2013


3D Printshow 2013
3D Printshow London 2013
This video reports on the many 3D printers and 3D printing developments that were showcased at the 3D Printshow held in London on 7th to 9th November 2013.


3D Printing: The Business Opportunities
3D Printing: The Business Opportunities
This video explains how 3D printing can enhance product development, transform traditional production, enable digital manufacturing, and facilitate personal fabrication.


Travels with a Futurist
Travels with a Futurist
From Bank of America to the BBC, and 3D printing to sustainability, come with me on my travels as a futurist in September 2013.


GrowUp Aquaponic Urban Farm
GrowUp Aquaponic Urban Farm
A report from the GrowUp aquaponic urban farm in London. With thanks to GrowUp founders Kate Hofman and Tom Webster.


Top 10 New Future Jobs
Top 10 New Future Jobs
A countdown of ten potential new employment possibilities . . .


iMakr 3D Printer Store
iMakr 3D Printer Store
Report from the iMakr store in central London, the UK's first 3D printing highstreet retailer.


3D Printing and Peak Oil
3D Printing and Peak Oil
How will the revolutionary technology of 3D printing may help us rise to the future challenge of Peak Oil?


New Narrative
The New Narrative
This video reflects on how the Next Big Thing may not be a revolutionary technology, but rather a new set of values and attitudes that promote more sustainable living.


3D Printshow
3D Printshow London 2012
This video reports on the many 3D printers and 3D printing developments that were showcased at the 3D Printshow held in London on 19th to 21st October 2012.


Net Energy Time Bomb
The Net Energy Timebomb
All known alternative energy sources have a lower net energy yield than petroleum. This video explains the resultant "net energy time bomb" that we therefore will soon face.


3DP Revolution
The 3D Printing Revolution
This video explains how 3D printing will soon herald a new era of digital object storage and transportation, as well as customized personal manufacturing . . .


Online 3D Printing
Online 3D Printing
This video demonstates how to use an online 3D printing service to create a physical, metal object from a computer model . . .


Thirtysomething
Thirtysomething Civilization
This video ponders if industrial civilization can really ever free itself from an inevitable, natural cycle of rise and fall . . .


Singularity
Singularity or Decline
This video discusses whether we are headed toward the technological utopia of the Singularity, or if instead our civilization faces an inevitable decline . . .


25 Things
25 Things You Need to Know About the Future
This video highlights 25 future challenges and technologies that may alter how we live and what we may become . . .


Life Extension
Life Extension
This video covers a range of potential life extension developments including CRON diets, genetic medicine, nanobots, cryonics and uploading . . .


Bioprinting
Bioprinting
This video illustrates how bioprinters will in future create replacement human organs and could even give us a face transplant . . .


Synthetic Biology
Synthetic Biology
This video explains the new science of creating new or radically different living things from standardized biological parts . . .


Global Warming Solar Sails
Global Warming Solar Sails
This video explains how we could control global warming by building vast solar sails out in space . . .


Why Do We Stop Thinking?
Why Do We Stop Thinking?
This video asks why human beings achieve so much and then stop thinking . . .


Future_Cities
Future Cities
This video looks at the challenges faced by future cities in the face of uncertain food, energy and water supplies . . .


Mining Helium-3 on the Moon
Mining Helium-3 on the Moon
This video examines the possibility of mining the rare gas helium-3 on the Moon as a fuel for future clear nuclear power . . .


The New Industrial Convergence
The New Industrial Convergence
This video examines the new industrial convergence as the boundaries blur between manufacturing, medicine and digital media . . .


The Death of Economics
The Death of Economics
This video I argue for the death of economics as the primary mechanism for governing human civilization . . .


Biocomputer Unboxing
Biocomputer Unboxing
In this video I unpack a OrgaBOARD TA-65X biocomputer from the year 2037 . . .


Learning From Global Catastrophes
Learning From Global Catastrophes
This video discusses how we may learn to cope better with future predictable global catastrophes, including Peak Oil and climate change.


An Archaeology of Wonder
An Archaeology of Wonder
This video explores the changing nature of human achievement past, present and future . . .


The Future A - Z
The Future A - Z
This video presents an alphabet of tomorrow as a rapid introduction to Future Studies . . .



Challenging Reality TV Shows


From the Pyramids to the Digital Age
From the Pyramids to the Digital Age
This programme explores the history and future of great human achievements . . .


Our Island Earth
Our Island Earth
This programme explores the paradox of humanity's need for constant geographic expansion in the face of dwindling natural resources.. . .


The Power of One
The Power of One
This programme looks at the impact of technological development on human beings past, present and future . . .


Brave New World
Brave New World
This programme examines some inevitable future challenges and possible potential solutions . . .


Playing at God?
Playing at God?
This programme examines the blurring boundaries between human beings and machines . . .


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