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Terry Crews Makes Muscle Music With Old Spice (And Now It’s Your Turn)

The latest from Old Spice is an interactive effort in which spokes-hulk Terry Crews flexes his musical chops by flexing his ridiculous muscles. And you can join in.<p>The latest spot for Old Spice starts off in typically insane fashion. Perpetually amped spokesman Terry Crews is seated, stripped down …

Fast Company posts tagged Futurist Forum | Fast Company

Fast Company18 Visions Of The City Of The Future, From The PastFrom fanciful flying cars to garden-covered rooftops, here’s a look at what designers have imagined for our cities–and how they’ve shaped our urban future.<p>Fast CompanyHow The Robots Will Take Your Job And Kill The EconomyThe basic …

How Washington Politicians Wasted Billions Trying to ‘Invest in Our Future’

The federal government has wasted billions on energy projects promising to usher in a new energy future.<p>All Washington can do is play favorites when …

Futures Lab Update #151: Social News at Reported.ly and Multimedia at The Huffington Post

<i>This story first appeared on RJI’s Futures Lab. Reporting by Berkeley Lovelace, Reuben Stern and Blair Ussary.</i><p><b>This week we get advice for gathering</b> …

Education-2025 - The Classroom of the Future

The Classroom of the Future<p>The Physical Space<p>The days of classrooms where a teacher desk sits at the front of the classroom and students’ desks are …

Artificial Intelligence Needs the Human Touch

The robots are coming and, if media hype is to be believed, they're going to put us all out of a job.<p>Predictions about the future impact of …

Artificial Intelligence

The future of fast food: KFC opens restaurant run by AI ROBOTS in Shanghai

• <b>Dubbed 'Dumi', the robot is smart enough to handle order changes</b>• <b><br>Store is a collaboration between KFC and Baidu – a Chinese web service</b>• <b><br>Called</b> …

How The Boomers Differ From Everybody In Their Approach To Online Privacy And Security

Hide My Ass! (HMA) commissioned a nationwide survey to find out what US internet users want in terms of security and privacy and what they do to protect their own privacy and security when they are online. The main results revealed a striking disconnect between what people want and what they do …

Social Media

This tool can block ransomware on Mac OS X, for now

A security researcher has created a free security tool that can detect attempts by ransomware programs to encrypt files on users' Macs and then block …

Malware

This Is Exactly What Not To Do When You Find a USB Stick

Listen, I get it. When you find a random USB stick laying around somewhere, it’s tempting to snatch it up and plug it in to your computer. Maybe it’s …

University of Illinois

Security This Week: If You Sue Ashley Madison, You'll Have to Use Your Real Name

This week it became more clear than ever that the Apple-FBI fight was just the beginning of a new wave of encryption fights. Viber announced that it …

A Devastating Type of Hack Is Costing People Big Money

Grayson Barnes had just started working at his father’s law firm in Tulsa, Oklahoma when a note popped-up on one of the computer screens. It informed …

Cybersecurity

Hackers demand ransom from British telecom TalkTalk

British telecom TalkTalk said it has received a ransom demand following a "significant and sustained cyberattack" that put the data of four million customers at risk.<p>"We were contacted by someone claiming to be responsible, and seeking payment," the company said.<p>TalkTalk is one of Britain's leading …

Customers

The secret hackers trying to bring down ISIS

In July, a threat emerged from an ISIS-associated Twitter account with few followers. The account alluded to an upcoming terror attack at a beach resort in Tunisia. Just a month before, a similar attack left 38 dead.<p>It may have gone undetected if it weren't for a rogue hacker group called Ghost …

Terrorism

Hortonworks, Pivotal Expand Open Source Big Data Alliance

Pivotal has ditched its own Hadoop distribution in favor of Hortonworks' Hadoop as the two companies expanded their alliance to distribute each …

Business Technology

How Intuit Personalizes TurboTax Experiences with Big Data

If you’re like millions of Americans who use TurboTax, you know how the program makes preparing your individual tax return easy—at least compared to …

Big Data

How Will Big Data and IoT Shape the Future of Apps Market?

Technological advancements and the surge of mobile platforms have announced the new era of global economy, and the booming app market is expanding …

Big Data

Big data and the big leap forward

Jose Ferreira gives Anjuli Bhargava a lesson in big data and explains what Knewton is and does

Wall Street

Wyoming Leverages Big Data to Track Down Child Predators

By Amy SchurrBy tapping into the power of Big Data, Wyoming CIO Flint Waters built a tool that helps protect children.

Track Down

Bain, BCG, And 7 Other Consulting Firms Desperate For MBAs Who Understand Big Data

Big data is rapidly reshaping business — the $41 billion-by-2018 market is spurred by the surge of large data sets, of analytical tools, and of …

Boston Consulting Group

These Hot Tech Companies Are in the CIA's Secret Investment Portfolio

In-Q-Tel, the CIA’s venture capital arm, is investing in some of Silicon Valley’s hottest startups.<p>According to a brochure from IQT’s CEO Summit …

Social Media

Why Silicon Valley’s ‘unicorn problem’ will solve itself

Mike Trigg Contributor<p>Mike Trigg is the COO of Hightail.<p>The rise was like a tech startup fairytale. Within three years of founding, this unicorn company had raised more than $1 billion in venture capital — closing an astonishing $950 million in its final private round at a nearly $5 billion …

Venture Capital

People feel weird about touching robot butts, researchers find

How would you feel if a robot asked you to touch its butt? Maybe it sounds like a silly question (actually, there’s no maybe about it), but as robots proliferate and anthropomorphize, it’s actually something that needs to be considered. So scientists at Stanford considered it.<p>The study, to be …

Robotics

Top 10 Hot Big Data Technologies

As the big data analytics market rapidly expands to include mainstream customers, which technologies are most in demand and promise the most growth potential? The answers can be found in <i>TechRadar: Big Data, Q1 2016</i>, a new Forrester Research report evaluating the maturity and trajectory of 22 …

Big Data

Is it time to invest in IoT?

I published my first book, The End of Software, in 2004. At the time, I was president of Oracle On Demand, which served as a starting point for Oracle’s billion-dollar cloud business. In the book I discussed the fundamental economic reasons software should be delivered as a service.<p>As an example of …

Internet of Things

Five Reasons Why Big Data Isn't Enough

Here are 5 reasons why Big Data no longer can stand alone, and why the future is likely to always include Small Data:<p>Big Data analyzes the past – and …

Big Data

Google just proved how unpredictable artificial intelligence can be

The 4-1 defeat of Go grandmaster Lee Se-Dol by Google's AlphaGo artificial intelligence (AI) is only the latest in a string of pursuits in which technology has triumphed over humanity.<p>Self-driving cars are already less accident-prone than human drivers, the TV quiz show Jeopardy! is a lost cause, …

Artificial Intelligence

The future of Firefox is … Chrome

The head of Mozilla's Firefox browser is looking to the future. And, for the moment at least, it seems to lie in rival Chrome.<p>Senior VP Mark Mayo …

Software