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Space tech, robotic priests and malware blankets - September's 'Future Now'



Welcome to September's edition of ‘Future Now’ – a curated collection of the coolest creative tech stories we spotted this month.

There's a big focus on space tech including the world’s first ‘orbital hotel’, designs for Virgin Galactic's new spaceport, and a DJ set live-streamed from the International Space Station. Back on planet Earth we've covered bionic clothing, malware blankets and a startup that's creating protein from thin air.

From the virtual world we showcase the mobile phone you can control using gestures, a voice skill that understands regional accents, and augmented reality walking directions from Google. Plus the latest 'phygital' developments - robotic priests and pole dancers, and a three-foot long wearable tail.

We’ve given you instant access to the first five stories, which you can download here.

If you’d like to get your paws on the full version, please drop us a line at

The Creative Technology Team


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