Megan Mizuno

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Advanced Manufacturing Is Not A Job Killer, It's A Job Creator

In his time, the late Herman Kahn, one of the Cold War era’s leading nuclear strategists, became more broadly recognized as a “futurist”: a crystal ball gazer par excellence in a world largely inhabited by narrower minds.<p>From his perch at the Hudson Institute, which he founded in the early 1960s, …

The Top Jobs In 10 Years Might Not Be What You Expect

We talked to three futurists to find out what the hot jobs of 2025 could be, and their answers may surprise you.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 Leadership stories of 2015. See the full list here.</i><p>For decades, the U.S. Bureau of Labor’s Economic and Employment Projections have been …

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The future of LIS education

In a society where makerspaces, Google, and smartphones proliferate, people don’t interact with information, technology, or libraries the way they …

As Robots Steal Millennials’ Jobs, Young Workers Focus On Skills, Not Careers

R2-D2, Baymax and WALL-E may have you thinking all robots are cute and harmless, but you probably won't feel that way when they put you out of work. …

Are historians the ideal futurists?

ATLANTA -- David Hochfelder, associate professor of history at the State University of New York at Albany, plans on introducing a new iteration of an …

3 Futuristic Careers to Start Studying for Now

May 26, 2014<p>There’s no question that technology is advancing more rapidly than anyone can keep up with. Between wearable devices, innovators like …

What if we had a Secretary of the Future?

March 01, 2016 | 5:00 AM<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2016/02/29/elections/secretary-future/secretary-future/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe><p>Copy<br>• Close<p>Embed Code<iframe …

There's More to Innovation Than Asking 'What's Next?'

Omoju Miller, a self-described futurist (someone who studies the future’s possibilities), enjoys picturing tomorrow. As a Nigerian woman who settled …

Your iPhone Keeps a List of Everywhere You’ve Ever Been. Here's How to Delete It

Here’s how to delete your "frequent locations."<p>We’ve all become lax with our privacy in the Facebook age, but this iPhone feature may take things a …

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How Big Data Has Transformed Marketing Into A Science

Marketing has long been the black sheep of company branding: how much is it worth, and how far can it actually scale a business? According to the CTO …

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Big data in retail

What data are retailers collecting and how are they using it?<p>Selling things used to be simple: the retailer who reacted fastest to buying trends was …

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Are Ad Blockers Needed to Stay Safe Online? - MIT Technology Review

Last weekend some of the world’s largest websites exposed millions of people to malicious software that encrypts data and demands money for its safe …

Microsoft and Google Want to Let Artificial Intelligence Loose on Our Most Private Data - MIT Technology Review

The recent emergence of a powerful machine-learning technique known as deep learning has made computing giants such as Google, Facebook, and …

MIT's Teaching AI How to Help Stop Cyberattacks

Finding evidence that someone compromised your cyber defenses is a grind. Sifting through all of the data to find abnormalities takes a lot of time …

700 Million People Just Got Encryption That Congress Can't Touch

Last month, WhatsApp, the hugely popular messaging service that Facebook owns, made end-to-end encryption the default for its 1 billion users. On …

Is Big Data Killing The Humanity In Our Companies?

Unless you’ve been cryogenically frozen for the last 16 years, you’ve probably noticed how radically our world has been reshaped by ever-expanding technology. Perhaps no part of our world, however, has embraced this shift as fully as business.<p>In many respects, this makes sense. Business, by its …

Why there is a cybersecurity gender gap—and how to close it

In the growing and increasingly important field of cybersecurity, only 10% of professionals are women, according to a report released in September by …

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How Older And Younger Millennials Differ 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 …

Amazing Big Data At NASA: Real Time Analytics 150 Million Miles From Earth

The team in control of NASA’s Mars Rover spacecraft now have Big Data driven analytical engines at their fingertips.<p>The same open source Elasticsearch technology used by the likes of Netflix and Goldman Sachs is now being put to use planning the actions of the Curiosity rover, which landed on the …

Big Data or Smart Customer Insight?

Big Daddy Pollitt was the centerpiece of the Pulitzer Prize winning Tennessee Williams play, "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof." Big Daddy was the richest cotton tycoon in the Mississippi Delta. Smart and powerful, he was also the patriarch over a dysfunctional family who schemed to inherit his fortune. The …

Security This Week: Tax Day Is Near, and the IRS Is as Hackable as Ever

There's rarely a boring moment in the security world. This week, a former journalist, Matthew Keys, was sentenced to two years in jail for aiding …

Meet the $100 million cybersecurity startups

A dozen cybersecurity startups have each raised $100 million or more in funding since 2014, according to Dow Jones VentureSource -- a database that …

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Obama appoints tech veterans from Microsoft and Uber to cybersecurity commission

President Obama has just released the list of appointees to the Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity — and it’s more or less what you’d expect: higher-ups from the big players in tech, plus some academics and the former director of the NSA. Wait, what?<p>Yes, General Keith Alexander …

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Your face is big data

A Russian photography student has carried out an experiment to show how easy it is to identify complete strangers.<p>Twenty-one-year-old Egor Tsvetkov took photos of people in public places and then tracked them down on the Russian social media site VKontakte using a facial recognition app.<p>The …

Here's How an Old Pair of Sneakers Saved Lego

Last week Lego posted a 25% jump in revenues and a 31% rise in net profits for 2015.<p>This is a far cry from 2003 when the company was in trouble, …

Lab-grown milk, eggs and meat could hit store shelves in 5 years

Meat, eggs and milk could be produced in lab without killing or harming animals thanks to microbe cultures. The future of food as we know it may be …

How Humans Feel About Touching Robots' 'Intimate Areas'

Touching a robot's "intimate areas" can be arousing, researchers from Stanford say. Jamy Li, a doctoral student at Stanford University asked 10 …

Contextualizing the 2.6 terabytes of leaked Panama Papers data.

On Sunday, a coalition of journalists began releasing news stories about offshore banking based on a 2.6-terabyte trove of leaked files provided to …

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Nest's Hub Shutdown Proves You're Crazy to Buy Into the Internet of Things

If you were one of the people who shelled out $300 for Revolv's smart home hub, you've probably already heard the bad news: the web service that …

How Semi-Autonomous Vehicles Are Helping to Power a Potentially Safer Future on the Road

• Partner Content<br>• Author: . WIRED Insider<p>Consider one of the most innocuous elements of the driving experience—the yellow and white lane markers that …