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Do Our Descendants Have the Right to Spy On Us?

Do our unborn descendants have a right to spy on our day-to-day activities? There’s little doubt they will look through our digital archive, minus some terrible technological disaster.

June 27, 2014 — Glendon Mellow

Soft Robots

Inspired by the the octopus, engineers are creating robots that can twist their way around problems that rigid robots can’t handle.This article was reproduced with permission and was first published on February 3, 2016. It is a Nature Video production.

February 4, 2016 — Nature Video
Urban Farm Versus the Apocalypse

Urban Farm Versus the Apocalypse

Urban Farm on a Rainy Day © Jon Ellis (aka jonorobo). Click each image to see enlarged version on DeviantArt. Most concept art is obsessed with various forms of self-inflicted apocalypse.

November 30, 2013 — Glendon Mellow

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