Blog | Events | Multimedia | About | Purpose | Programs | Publications | Staff | Contact | Join   
     Login      Register    

Support the IEET




The IEET is a 501(c)3 non-profit, tax-exempt organization registered in the State of Connecticut in the United States. Please give as you are able, and help support our work for a brighter future.



Search the IEET
Subscribe to: Monthly newsletter Daily news feed Blog feeds Twitter IEET Wiki



Technoprogressive? BioConservative? Huh?
Quick overview of biopolitical points of view




whats new at ieet

Science Nation - Nanosponge decoy fights ‘superbug’ infections

On Transcendence: how could you get a machine intelligence?

Basic Income Europe Conference

Is Mike Judge’s ‘Silicon Valley’ the End of Startup Mania?

Welcome to Plutocrat-geddon! Obama and Thomas Friedman flatter our new billionaire overlords

“Existence” | Talks at Google


ieet books

Between Ape and Artilect: Conversations with Pioneers of AGI and Other Transformative Technologies
Author
by Ben Goertzel ed.


comments

Peter Wicks on 'Does radical enhancement threaten our sense of self?' (Apr 24, 2014)

Jfreed27 on 'We Need a Carbon Tax!' (Apr 24, 2014)

CygnusX1 on 'Does radical enhancement threaten our sense of self?' (Apr 24, 2014)

Gear0Mentation on 'Does radical enhancement threaten our sense of self?' (Apr 24, 2014)

Renaissance Nerd on 'Will sex workers be replaced by robots? (A Precis)' (Apr 23, 2014)

Frank Glover on 'Study Gerontology! This Frontier Provides Hope for the Future' (Apr 21, 2014)

instamatic on 'Social Futurist revolution & the Zero State' (Apr 20, 2014)







Subscribe to IEET News Lists

Daily News Feed

Longevity Dividend List

Catastrophic Risks List

Biopolitics of Popular Culture List

Technoprogressive List

Trans-Spirit List



JET

Sex Work, Technological Unemployment and the Basic Income Guarantee

Technological Unemployment but Still a Lot of Work…

Technological Growth and Unemployment:  A Global Scenario Analysis

Hottest Articles of the Last Month


The Singularity Is Further Than It Appears
Mar 27, 2014
(15517) Hits
(8) Comments

Future of love and sex: monogamy no longer the default, say experts
Mar 30, 2014
(12369) Hits
(3) Comments

Will sex workers be replaced by robots? (A Precis)
Apr 18, 2014
(10163) Hits
(1) Comments

Quest for immortality spurs breakthroughs in human-machine merge
Apr 6, 2014
(6751) Hits
(1) Comments



IEET > Security > SciTech > Life > Innovation > Vision > Futurism > Staff > Mike Treder

Print Email permalink (1) Comments (6484) Hits •  subscribe Share on facebook Stumble This submit to reddit submit to digg


Time Traveler’s Map, 2010-2050


Mike Treder
Mike Treder
Ethical Technology

Posted: Jan 5, 2010

Got a working time machine you can use? Planning a quick trip into the near future to check things out? Might be a good idea to take along this handy map to make sense of where you find yourself.

image

Download Full Map (1.6 MB pdf)


Here is a bit of advice offered by the mapmakers to prospective time travelers:

This map is a broad representation of some of the trends and technologies currently visible. Improvement works are carried out at weekends and travelers should check to see whether lines are still operable before commencing any journeys. Helpful suggestions concerning new routes and excursions are always welcome.

If you wish to travel outside of Zone 1 you are advised to bring comfy shoes and a camera. Travelers are also advised to bring their own supplies of food and water although weapons are unnecessary if you keep to well-trodden paths. Also note that travel into Zone 5 is not available for people over 75 years of age.

All kidding aside, this effort is a remarkable achievement. The map was conceived and created by Richard Watson at Nowandnext.com with help, he says, from Benjamin Frazer at Snap. It is probably the most comprehensive and useful compilation of trends, mileposts, and predictions that I have yet seen.

If you like it, feel free to share it (with attribution). If you think it can be improved, feel free to tell us here and we’ll pass along your suggestions.


Mike Treder is a former Managing Director of the IEET.
Print Email permalink (1) Comments (6485) Hits •  subscribe Share on facebook Stumble This submit to reddit submit to digg


COMMENTS


I have tried using such kind of time travel concept for our last trip to London.I tell you it is one of the fantastic idea to plan thy trip according to this method because you get the fun of exploring a new place within the limited scheduled timing.





YOUR COMMENT (IEET's comment policy)

Login or Register to post a comment.

Next entry: Dolphins as Non-Human Persons

Previous entry: Voicing Our Disbelief

HOME | ABOUT | FELLOWS | STAFF | EVENTS | SUPPORT  | CONTACT US
SECURING THE FUTURE | LONGER HEALTHIER LIFE | RIGHTS OF THE PERSON | ENVISIONING THE FUTURE
CYBORG BUDDHA PROJECT | AFRICAN FUTURES PROJECT | JOURNAL OF EVOLUTION AND TECHNOLOGY

RSSIEET Blog | email list | newsletter |
The IEET is a 501(c)3 non-profit, tax-exempt organization registered in the State of Connecticut in the United States.

Contact: Executive Director, Dr. James J. Hughes,
Williams 119, Trinity College, 300 Summit St., Hartford CT 06106 USA 
Email: director @ ieet.org     phone: 860-297-2376