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Dec 31: Goodbye 2019 - Welcome 2020
Dec 30: An Easier Future
Dec 29: Just Because We Can't See It Doesn't Mean It Doesn't Count
Dec 28: The Biggest Event In Human History - And The Last
Dec 27: Actions Have Consequences
Dec 26: Maximum Efficiency
Dec 25: Love Transcends Time And Space
Dec 24: Protecting Nature With Data
Dec 23: Leading The Way To A Sustainable Future
Dec 22: Towards A Brand New Future
Dec 21: Saying Goodbye To Throwaway Insanity
Dec 20: Questioning Reality
Dec 19: Tell Them I'm Not Home!
Dec 18: Happy Birthday Internet!
Dec 17: Tomorrow Is Created Today
Dec 16: From Technology To Treatment
Dec 15: Technology In Research
Dec 14: Preserving A Moment
Dec 13: Fly With A Good Conscience?
Dec 12: What Is Technology For You?
Dec 11: Technology As A Part Of Pop Culture
Dec 10: We All Come From The Ocean
Dec 9: Live Long And Prosper
Dec 8: Beyond The Stars
Dec 7: How Old Are You?
Daniela Alvarez de Lugo discovered the fun one can have with something as simple as FaceApp.
Dec 6: Are We Ready?
Dec 5: How Real Fake Can Be
David's highlight of the year: Deepfakes!
Dec 4: Discovering Life
Is there life out there? We might discover it soon, according to Nobel Prize winner Brian Schmidt.
Dec 3: A Quote To Keep In Mind
Dec 2: Paperwork Made Simple
The future is not just flying cars or foldable smartphones. Irina's tech highlight of 2019 is simple online administrative services.
Dec 1: Migrating To The Moon
What will the future hold? According to former NASA-Astronaut Nicole Stott, we'll be cooperating internationally and migrating to the moon.
Lives today are linked to the world of Star Wars more than many realize
Today is Star Wars Day! What better way to celebrate the iconic movies than by checking out these 4 documentaries that show how Star Wars technology is becoming a daily reality. These short films explore the amazing possibilities of this moment in robotics, cryonics and human augmentation.
Imagine Beyond - The Body (above)
In the final scenes of The Empire Strikes Back, Luke Skywalker's hand – cut off by Darth Vader – is replaced in just 24 hours. Scientists across the world are now working on robotic limbs that can integrate with human bodies. Will we soon become superhuman?
Watch these videos to see how technology is making Star Wars-evoking strides into human augmentation, robotics and cryonics.
Unlocked: Is more tech inside making us better?
Should bionic augmentation aim to restore bodies, or add to them? Tilly Lockey, who has highly customized bionic arms, and Wojtek Paprota, with his implanted chip, discuss the possibilities and advantages of cyborgs and robotic upgrades.
Robotic Relationships: How we could fall in love with machines
Robotic relationships may be a turning point in the age of the machine. Can humans and AI connect on a deep emotional level?
Frozen in time: Is this how we will cheat death?
Eternal life might be possible sooner than we think. What will it mean for our bodies and society?
Ultra-fast gaming and the sports of tomorrow, with Break the Record's Fredrik Lidholt
Completing a game more quickly than opponents is the goal of the esport of speedrunning. It could be Super Mario, Doom or any other game. This week we'll see which elite players can break the speed record playing Minecraft.
Speed is the name of the game
The Break the Record Live Series is a live-streamed event where elite gamers compete to be the fastest ever player. Next week, they'll try to break the Minecraft speed-playing record. The brains behind Break the Record, Fredrik Lidholt (aka Edenal) chats about the future of esports with Marco Preuss and Rainer Bock in the latest episode of Unlocked.
Find out more about next week's Minecraft event here!