Signs from the near future

By Robert Hickson 20/05/2014


A tumblr site called Signs from the near future by Fernando Barbella imagines what technologies may be widely used not so long from now. Its cleverly done, and gets you thinking. Although the strapline “We better get used to them …” implies a lack of control or choice, which I hope won’t be the case.

The Verge highlighted the work.

The signs cover autonomous vehicles, lab grown meat, “smart contact lenses,

Jet pack rentals (Yeah, right)

http://signsfromthenearfuture.tumblr.com/image/85813121025
http://signsfromthenearfuture.tumblr.com/image/85813121025

 

and synthetic biology and neural implants

http://37.media.tumblr.com/f700cc4cb5d0a3ba6ea7e97ea0bb13aa/tumblr_n5faakqs8S1tbaq2ro1_1280.jpg
http://37.media.tumblr.com/f700cc4cb5d0a3ba6ea7e97ea0bb13aa/tumblr_n5faakqs8S1tbaq2ro1_1280.jpg