What Japan can teach the world about Robots, Immigration and Old Age

Japan is at the forefront of the humanoid robotics revolution.  This is not just an expression of Japan’s electro mechanical prowess, but runs deeper: it is part of a cultural phenomenon.  Robots in Japanese culture have Greek-god like strength and abilities with idiosyncratic personalities to match.  The West also have their modern Greek gods, More...

by historyfuturenow | Published 7 years ago
By historyfuturenow On Monday, July 2nd, 2012

Feeding 9 billion: Is it possible? (All parts 1-4)

The world’s population has already passed the 7 billion mark and is expected to hit 9 -10 billion by 2050.  Given the fact that all of the main inputs – water, fertile land and a good climate – More...