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The next stop on the road to revolution is ambient intelligence

Gary Grossman Contributor<p>Gary Grossman is a futurist and public relations and communications marketing executive with Edelman.<p>It’s easy to see a rainbow when it’s in the distance, but more difficult to discern when you are in its midst. Though it’s still early days, we’re now in the midst of the …

The digital age of data art

Maxence Grugier Contributor<p>Maxence Grugier is a French journalist specializing in new media art and digital art for more than 15 years, writing for Digitalarti Media and other publications.<p>Many artists use as material for art the raw data produced by our societies, seeking innovative means of …

There Has Never Been a Better Time for Innovation

Historians often point to The Renaissance many centuries ago as humankind’s most creatively prolific period. Indeed, timeless discoveries and masterpieces in art, literature and science burst forth from geniuses such as Leonardo de Vinci, Michelangelo, and Galileo.<p>I spend a lot of my spare time …

How Big Data Drives HR in 2016

Big data has helped earn human resources a seat at the table (or so we hope, as we move beyond buzzword phrases)—an active part of the business …

The Internet of (Every)Things

“Exploding.” That’s the word that comes to mind when describing the sheer scale of connected “things” — otherwise known as the Internet of Things …

Internet of Things

Here's why writing things out by hand makes you smarter

Handwriting is slow.<p>Weirdly, that's precisely why handwriting is better suited to learning.<p>Take it from research psychologists Pam A. Mueller of Princeton University and Daniel M. Oppenheimer of the University of California, Los Angeles, who did a fascinating study investigating just how terrible …

What The Internet Of Things Really Is, And How It Can Turn Your House Into A Smart Home

"Internet of things" is, at face value, a pretty meaningless buzzword. It refers to the multitude of tiny, energy-efficient gadgets with Wi-Fi …

SpaceX successfully landed another rocket on a drone ship

SpaceX successfully launched the Japanese communications satellite, JCSAT-14 on their Falcon 9 rocket at 1:22am EST today from Cape Canaveral, Florida. After the launch, the company soft-landed the first stage of the rocket on their drone ship “Of Course I Still Love You” – the second time this has …

Cisco Helped Hamburg's Pollution, Traffic and Streetlamp Costs

Rhinos Protected by Cisco Technology that Detects Danger

Detail Area<p>South Africa<p>Detail Area<p>Nambia lost 80 rhinos in 2015 to poaching.<p>In Zimbabwe, it is reported that at least 50 rhinos were poached in 2015, more than double the previous year.<p>13 rhinos were poached in 2007.<p>1175 were poached in 2015.<p>Map data ©2016 Google. Terms<p>Polar bear<p><i>Population</i>: 22,000 …

Wildlife

The NBA and Cisco are transforming the fan experience - Cisco

Cisco technology is changing the game.<p>Most Valuable Network<p>See how<p>We’re taking NBA fandom to a whole new level.<p>The NBA and Cisco are changing the way you experience every aspect of the game by keeping you connected at home, on the go, and in the arena.<p>The fanatomy of the NBA<p>Explore an NBA arena …

Cisco Automates Dangerous Jobs, Reduces Risks for Miners

Detail Area<p>Mine Detail<p>Explore the map to see how new driverless trucks are making things better<p>Detail Area<p>Explore the map to see how new driverless trucks are making things better<p>Trucks<p>Massive mining trucks can weigh up to 200 tons and haul millions of dollars’ worth of ore every day. If a truck …

Mining

Cisco Sets up Communication Networks in Natural Disasters

Map data ©2016 Google. Terms<p>Pam makes landfall on Vanuatu<p>Pam reaches peak strength (Category 5) {Source: Wikipedia}<p>TacOps personnel assessing communication needs on-location in Port Vila<p>Cisco TacOps Team One departs San Francisco en route to Vanuatu<p>Pam makes landfall on Vanuatu<p>Pam reaches peak …

Natural Disasters

simple, open, and automated

Companies use up to 50 different security vendors.<p>That’s a problem.<p>50. That’s right. It’s true.<p>Some companies use up to 50 different vendors all struggling to work together.<p>When was the last time 50 different vendors made anything simpler rather than more complicated?<p>Cisco Security is simple, open …

Cisco Makes Highway Safer and Smarter for Alaska & Autobahn

Detail Area<p>The Elliot and Dalton Highway<p>Detail Area<p>Over 500 miles of treacherous roads (much of it unpaved)<p>Limited existing communications network.<p>Main supply route for the country’s third-largest oil reserve.<p>Nearest emergency services can be hundreds of miles away.<p>Map data ©2016 Google. …

Cisco Technology Solutions for Tomorrow's Challenges

Why Today Matters?<p>Some people think our world moves too fast. It’s too complicated. We think there’s never been a better time to move faster. To be more comprehensive.<p>Cisco technology is connecting things in ways that have never been done before, making the impossible possible.<p>So there’s never been …