20 Crucial Terms Every 21st Century Futurist Should Know

See on Scoop.itTrends FM: Outfiguring the Future – Trends that protend forth

We live in an era of accelerating change, when scientific and technological advancements are arriving rapidly. As a result, we are developing a new language to describe our civilization as it evolves.


Here are 20 terms and concepts that you’ll need to navigate our future.


1. Co-veillance

2. Multiplex Parenting

3. Technological Unemployment

4. Substrate-Autonomous Person

5. Intelligence Explosion

6. Longevity Dividend

7. Repressive Desublimation

8. Intelligence Amplification

9. Effective Altruism

10. Moral Enhancement

11. Proactionary Principle

12. Mules

13. Anthropocene

14. Eroom’s Law

15. Evolvability Risk

16. Artificial Wombs

17. Whole Brain Emulations

18. Weak AI

19. Neural Coupling

20. Computational Overhang


Read the explanations in the article.

See on io9.com


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s