Futurism

The Brain Mutator For Higher Primates — A bOING bOING Retrospective

In 1988, Mark Frauenfelder and his wife Carla Sinclair started a small zine out of their apartment in Sherman Oaks, California. This wasn’t a full-time job for Frauenfelder, who studied mechanic...

Recollecting The Future— An Omni Retrospective

The first time I read anything out of Omni, I probably had a completely different experience than you did. The original run of Omni, the iconic science and science fiction magazine, ran in print from ...

What does Italian Futurism have to do with Cyberpunk?

Think about an artistic movement that praised the machine, technology, and speculated about the future: that saw in those the beginning of a new era, so to speak, the aesthetics of which would be colo...

Project Humai: should you get excited about it?

After the hype over the head transplantation proposed by Dr. Canavero, things have been a bit quiet in terms of big ideas for developments in transhumanism. However, on January 26th, Humai’s website w...

ETER9: Remember that you will die, prepare to live forever

How would you like to be reminded in the future? More than a memory or a photography, writings and posts you published online, would you choose to have a virtual copy of yourself generating contents a...

Iris van Herpen, Biopiracy

The Futuristic Fashion of Iris van Herpen

Although you may find her creations rather futuristic than cyberpunk, Iris van Herpen is a Dutch fashion designer every science fiction fan should pay attention. Even if you aren’t into fashion,...