Category Archives: End Times

Fully Automated Luxury … Dancing?  (A futuristic conspiracy theory) — Turing’s Radiator

Fully Automated Luxury … Dancing? (A futuristic conspiracy theory in the making) Vic Grout, Professor of Computing Futures, Wrexham Glyndŵr University Download the PDF version: Fully Automated Luxury Dancing – Download Version [Note/Disclaimer: Some of the discussion in this piece … Continue reading

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A Close Stellar Encounter

Just when we thought we were safe after the 2012 Doomsday comes word that our solar system may be visited by a star. The good news is that it will not be anytime soon. Coryn Bailer-Jones, a German astrophysicist, calculated possible … Continue reading

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Predictions Are Very Hard

Predictions are very hard, especially about the future – Niels Bohr but often attributed to Yogi Berra The latest paper to predict the inevitable collapse of civilization comes from Paul Ehrlich: “Can a collapse of global civilization be avoided?” Ehrlich … Continue reading

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