Hey futurology - can we find articles from 5-7 years ago (or even more - even 20 years) about amazing breakthroughs that actually ended up to successful implementations? I would like to see an article talking about revolutions enabling the modern smartphone, drones, modern Lithium batteries etc..
I wonder if competitive Rocket League could ever get to the point of setting up a holographic cage in a football stadium and projecting the cars to actual size for the fans to watch in real-time 3D? [ShowerThoughts] [Futurology]
South Korea's internet provider SK Broadband rolls out 2.5Gbps internet using using Gigabit-Passive Optical Network (GPON) technology; will roll out 5Gbps and 10Gbps internet services in the second half of the year. (x-post /r/futurology)
California is set to begin sales of recreational marijuana on January 1. The market is expected to hit $3.7 billion in 2018 alone, and that number will increase to over $5 billion in 2019. • r/Futurology
A Futurology TIL - There is a campaign against sex robots. They believe it objectifies women and is similar to prostitution in that it gives all power to the buyer. “Advocates of sex with robots are really advocates of the sex trade.”