humanity

future

Our Main Takeaways From Motherboard’s Poll About the Future

Here are highlights from our poll of 105 experts about the marvels and horrors we may experience over the coming decades and centuries.
Becky Ferreira
12.7.18
future

We Asked 105 Experts What Scares and Inspires Them Most About the Future

Climate change, extremism, and artificial intelligence were among the top fears, and young people, technology, and equality were among the top hopes.
Becky Ferreira
12.5.18
Privacy and Perception Issue

Photos of Young Brazilians Capturing Themselves on Social Media

Photographer Larissa Zaidan took portraits of men and woman on Instagram and off
Larissa Zaidan
6.20.18
Technology

I Used a 'Human Uber' Surrogate to Do My Job for Me

And it was terrible.
Brian McManus
2.15.18
Comics!

'Super Nature,' Today's Comic by Merv Heers

After catching a glimpse of her childhood sweetheart, Tahira finds herself questioning God and humanity.
Merv Heers
10.25.17
Life Inside

The Freak Accident That Deprived Me of a Great Prison Boss

In prison, tears are a form of weakness inviting retaliation. But he cried with me.
Derek R. Trumbo, Sr.
7.21.17
Consumerism

A Thermostat, a Meditation On Humanity

I'm getting emotional about HVAC over here.
Carl Franzen
7.19.17
Terraform

End of the Road

The final installment of our serialized graphic novel, the Highwayman.
Koren Shadmi
6.10.17
Tech

I Talked to Four Humanoid Robots and They’re Mostly Dumb as Doornails

"Human relationships can be hard to define."
Zoltan Istvan
4.23.17
These Are Not the Droids You're Looking For

I Talked to Four Humanoid Robots and They’re Mostly Dumb as Doornails

"Human relationships can be hard to define."
Zoltan Istvan
4.23.17
Money

One Recipe for a More Equal World: Mass Death

A new book argues that revolution, war, plague, and total state collapse are the only ways inequality has ever been majorly reduced.
Matt Taylor
2.22.17
Australia

Cats Didn’t Exist In Australia Until Recently, But Now Cover 99.8 Percent of It

The cute-faced felines are some of the most efficient killers on Earth, and they’re imperiling Australia’s unique fauna.
Grennan Milliken
1.3.17
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