From socialism to nationalism, debunked ideologies are making a return.
In his new book, Fall, the author of Snow Crash, Cryptonomicon, and The Diamond Age, looks to the digital afterlife, and beyond.
If the past is any sort of guide to what comes next, his fears about a jobless economy (and his policy prescriptions to fix it) are completely misplaced.
Despite bioethical handwringing, they pose no special risks to future generations
'Mobile Brothels' Could Be Enabled by Self-Driving Cars, But That Doesn't Mean They Will: Reason Roundup
Plus: Amazon goes to Washington (for good) and Chicago cops shoot man who stopped bar shooting.
A generation later, three major themes still resonate.
Economist Michael C. Munger argues the sharing economy is the next great economic revolution-and it's already underway.
Katherine Mangu-Ward talks about politics, culture, and Reason's next 50 years.
The U.S. Cattlemen's Association petitioned the USDA to declare that "meat" and "beef" exclude products not "slaughtered in the traditional manner."
What might have been.
'Facts don't come naturally. Drama and opinions do.'
The folks behind CRISPR gene editing were runners-up for Time's Person of the Year. Their creation may win the future for secular China.
Over the past century, the prospects and circumstances of most of humanity have spectacularly improved
What will the world be like in 2046?
Ronald Bailey answers questions on the future of self-driving cars over at TribLive
Hanson presents his new book, The Age of Em: Work, Love, and Life when Robots Rule the Earth. I discuss.
Unfortunately, there is no shortage of would-be Secretaries of the Future.
Shooting down Kurt Vonnegut's proposal for a Secretary of the Future
Sex, drugs, God, and a hit TV show. Are there any limits to the techno-optimism of television's favorite "wonder junkie"?
Ronald Bailey Talks The End of Doom at Cato July 23, 2015
One man, three doomsdays
Getting stuff gets more awesome every day.
Introducing the Hyperloop, which is not the name of a power-up in a kart-racing video game
Imagining the World in 2030: "Driven by new technologies, nonstate actors take the lead in confronting global challenges."
The National Intelligence Council presents possibilites for how the next 20 years might play out