For those who were alive in the 1980’s they seemed much simpler in many ways, many of the high tech gadgets we have today were not even thought of. Social media wasn’t invented and there was not even a hint of a smartphone or tablet. Imagine a world with no internet at all! But don’t think for a minute that the 80s were a boring analogue age, in many ways they paved the way for the gadgets we have today.
Around the time of the late 20th century, it became clear that Japan was a world leader in technology and innovation, leading the way in nuclear energy, robotics and electronics to name but a few. While Japan may not be the current leader in technology it still provides us with massive brands like Sony, Mitsubishi, Honda, Toyota and Nintendo that supply great tech to the world. Check out these 8 top Japenese tech that will make you wish you lived in Japan.
We’ve all seen the movies, Bladerunner, Robocop. AI, Terminator and iRobot to name but a few. Will our future as a planet include robots in some form? Will robots one day rule the world? There are already some impressive and almost shocking robots that exist and function very similar to humans in some ways. Take a look at this list of the world’s most advanced robots and decide if one day we all will be ‘Terminated’!
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After the end of World War II many of the world’s countries were left in a bad way, Japan had been bombed, Germany had lost most of its power and India was waiting for its independence from the British Empire. Fast forward a few decades and many things have changed for these and other countries in the world, the list of the world’s most technologically advanced countries in 1945 and today are very different! Check out today’s list of the most technologically advanced countries.
We’ve all seen the movies about asteroids colliding with our planet, we’ve also read the news about near misses of asteroids flying close to us. Of course, many of us know that it is thought an asteroid hitting earth finished off the dinosaurs, in fact, this impact is thought to have wiped out 80% of all life on our planet, allowing mammals and eventually humans to thrive. But what would actually happen if an asteroid hit us?
Everyday we hear about the impact humans and technology is making on the planet. Cars, factories and the excessive consumption of the Earth’s resources will only end in disaster. Inventors and high tech companies around the world are starting to focus on gadgets that can in fact help with this problem.
Imagine a place where all matter is squeezed in so tight that nothing at all can escape. Planets, moons even light in fact nothing at all! The gravitational force is so large that anything coming even remotely close to it is sucked in, this, in essence, defines a black hole. But what is exactly a black hole?
Drone technology has developed massively in the last few years and as a result, there are many great drones on the market. Many of us use these purely for fun such as photography or videos or just plain flying! But did you know you can also use your drone to earn money?
You probably know that Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun and the second smallest planet in our solar system after Mercury. It is often referred to as ‘The Red Planet’ due to its red color. What else do you know about this planet?
Countless films based on AI taking over life as we know it often depict the end of the world, but did you know AI is evolving at an alarming rate? In fact, Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk and even Bill Gates share a fear of the very thought of an AI takeover.
In a world full of technological advances, gadgets and devices to make life easier (or harder!) most of us assume many of these marvellous things were the work of men. That is not always the case women too have created brilliant inventions that bless our lives.