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The World in 2025: 8 Predictions for the Next 10 Years

The World in 2025: 8 Predictions for the Next 10 YearsAmerica is not the leading economic power… China is, then Germany. It is the leading military power. And excuse me, while other nations do not have stellar governments, the USA hardly had ever good ones. Most of it’s economic power is based on it’s media and military power. […]

 

How smart is today’s artificial intelligence?

You may not realize it, but artificial intelligence is all around us. We rely on smart machines to scan our checks at ATMs, to navigate us on road trips and much more. Still, humans have quite an edge. Just today, four of the world’s best Texas […]

 

The Job Of The Future Is Training Robots To Work With Humans

The Job Of The Future Is Training Robots To Work With HumansDecades of science fiction movies have trained us to fear robots: They will enslave us. Wipe us out. Take our jobs. In real life, humans and machines are teaching each other how to do more together than they could do alone. Here are six companies where robot training is well under way and the humans are getting valuable tech skills in the bargain […]

 

Kurzweil Responds to ‘When Robots Are Everywhere, What Will Humans Be Good For?’ [Video]

Kurzweil Responds to ‘When Robots Are Everywhere, What Will Humans Be Good For?’ [Video]Lately, media around the web has been bracing for robots — not time-traveling robots per se, but robot workers. Specifically, the increased sophistication of artificial intelligence and improved engineering of robotics has spurred a growing concern about what people are going to do when all the regular […]

 

The Future of Transportation: Flying Cars, Hyperloop, and Virtual Worlds

The Future of Transportation: Flying Cars, Hyperloop, and Virtual WorldsFour revolutions in transportation are taking place this decade. This post is a look at how they will shape your life, your business and our world. In 2011, Peter Thiel famously said, “We wanted flying cars, instead we got 140 characters…” Guess what? The flying car is […]

 

Is Your CEO’s High Salary Scaring Away Customers?

Is Your CEO’s High Salary Scaring Away Customers?Let’s say you’re in the market for some new towels. Nice towels, oversized and made with 100% Turkish cotton. They’re priced below your budget and in stock at a well-known retailer with both brick-and-mortar and online stores. So far, so good. But what if you were told […]

 

A Primer on Computing’s Exponential Growth and Where Tech Is Headed [Video]

A Primer on Computing’s Exponential Growth and Where Tech Is Headed [Video]We live in a time when our news feeds are packed with stories about technological advancements, scientific discoveries, and breakthrough innovations, so much so that it can be overwhelming to keep up with it all. Progress is moving so fast we enjoy only short periods of stasis […]

 

How Computers Will Crack the Genetic Code and Improve Billions of Lives

Machine learning and data science will do more to improve healthcare than all the biological sciences combined. This post is about how we’re going to gather that health data, mine it and improve the lives of billions. This post is also a search for the best data […]

 

Christian Madsbjerg / A Profile

Christian Madsbjerg / A ProfileChristian Madsbjerg gives the sense he is on a quest. He talks about the world with interest, respects intellectual firepower to resolve problems and doesn’t believe in the ‘dumbing down’ of anthropology or ethnographic practice. He is determined to […]

 

Utilities wage campaign against rooftop solar

Utilities wage campaign against rooftop solarThree years ago, the nation’s top utility executives gathered at a Colorado resort to hear warnings about a grave new threat to operators of America’s electric grid: not superstorms or cyberattacks, but rooftop solar panels. If demand for residential solar continued to soar , traditional utilities could soon face […]

 
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