As some of you know, I am a big fan of all things “future”. Reading a smart cities themed article on The Guardian’s web-site recently (Steven Poole: “The truth about smart cities: ‘In the end, they will destroy democracy'”), I remembered this one book that I’d like to share with you: The Machine Stops, by E.M.Forster. It was written back in 1909, but it’s incredible as far as portrayal of the flip side of our by now all but inevitable future is concerned.

Enjoy!

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The future will be non-material. (more…)

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Now this is more like it – exactly what I am thinking about! (Check out the post “Where are the Breakthroughs!?“) Well done, Mercedes-Benz – at least one company has an ability to truly DREAM! An Organic car with exhaust of Oxygen… How cool is that?

This is what I see for architecture too. Not only me, though, have to acknowledge. But yes, this is it! – Future in the making. Way to go!

I’m buying one! When I’m 40…

Check it out! Mercedes-Benz BIOME Concept LA 2010