A History of the Future in 100 Objects

What are the 100 objects that future historians will use to sum up our century? Smart drugs that change the way we think? A fragment from terrorist bomb detonated in Shanghai? Find out what it means to be human in the years from 2014 to 2100…


6. Smart Drugs

2019; Unified Korea


Can we change who we are? For millennia, we’ve eagerly bought potions and medicines that promised to make us smarter and wiser, and for…


3. The Guide

2015; Seattle, US


What is the good life? Philosophers, wise men, preachers, televangelists, self-help gurus — all have tried to answer the question of how we…


1. Ankle Surveillance Monitor

2014, San Jose, US


“Six months doesn’t sound so bad. I mean, compared to the guys I’ve met who were in for five years or fifteen years, I…

A History of the Future in 100 Objects
A History of the Future in 100 Objects

What are the 100 objects that future historians will use to sum up our century? Smart drugs that change the way we think? A fragment from terrorist bomb detonated in Shanghai? Find out what it means to be human in the years from 2014 to 2100…

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