Tag : future

Is the Hyperloop the future of travel?

8 months ago / 0 comments

We might not be as far away from hyper-speed travel as you might think. Although it isn’t quite teleportation, the Hyperloop combines a vacuum, a train, and levitating magnets to shoot you towards your destination at hundreds of miles an hour. The magnetic levitation ‘maglev’ train is lifted above rails … Read More

“A Dream of a Low Carbon Future” – a novel way to talk about climate change?

2 years ago / 0 comments

The current state of climate change looks, for lack of a better word, bleak. Considering the recent shifts in the political and social agenda, climate change is pretty much at the bottom of the list for a lot of western civilization, at least for the time being. The majority of … Read More

Driverless cars – the key to a brighter shared future?

2 years ago / 0 comments

(Photo from : Inverse.com ) Since its inception in 2009, Google’s driverless car project has been at the cutting edge of autonomous car technology. With no pedals and no steering wheel, the 2014 ‘Koala Car’ prototype model was a game-changer, offering a safer and more comfortable driving experience with the … Read More

Standing at the crossroads

2 years ago / 0 comments

As a final year university student, I find myself at a crossroads – hundreds of paths forking off in different directions each one offering me a different future and a different life. Spinning around with no idea what path I should venture down leads to huge feelings of confusion and … Read More

Science-Fiction versus Science Fact

3 years ago / 0 comments

We live in the future. This isn’t meant to be philosophical or grandiose; when you consider the incredible technological advances which have occurred over the last few decades the truth in that statement should be obvious. Some of the greatest Science Fiction stories have imagined technologies which were considered beyond … Read More

Purple Reign by Future

3 years ago / 0 comments

Considered to be one of the best mixtape artists out there, Purple Reign sees Future go back to basics in a sense, it’s generally more contemplative and, at times, relies on a more minimal style of production – part of the formula which originally brought him success. However, in doing … Read More

3D Printing: The Next Dimension in Manufacturing

4 years ago / 0 comments

Everyone’s heard of 3D printing by now – it certainly gets enough publicity – but you may be in the dark about what it actually is and the possibilities it holds. 3D printing (or additive manufacturing) is one of the main processes used to create three-dimensional objects mechanically. It mainly … Read More

Blogs | Why You Should Follow Your Childhood Dreams

5 years ago / 0 comments

In my second year of primary school, the teachers made a video of all the pupils, asking them what they wanted to do when they were older. I wanted to be an actress. Others wanted to be firemen, police officers, teachers, doctors, pop singers, train drivers, pilots, spacemen. My brother … Read More

Blogs | The Gouda Life

5 years ago / 0 comments

The academic year is slowly but surely coming to its end. I should be relishing my last couple of months in the Netherlands but instead I am worrying about my future. The constant worry of what I’m going to do during my long summer holiday has sort of taken the … Read More