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How gaming makes you a better worker

Seventy-six percent of Australian workers are disengaged with their work, but using principles from video games could change this.<p>Opening her keynote …

Designing the Future

A Conversation with Seth Snyder, Senior Designer at Frog Design<p>In this series I talk to leaders at the forefront of design and technology, getting an …

Five Technologies That Will Rock Your World

After the Russian hacking of the 2016 election, many people worry that technology has gone too far. And yet it continues to evolve rapidly.<p>Largely because of the success of companies like Google, Facebook and Amazon, investment in tech research continues to climb. At the same time, because of the …

Artificial Intelligence

Futurist Isaac Arthur predicts robots will replace white collar, not blue collar, jobs first

Digital transformation and disruptive technologies will continue to change people's lives, and jobs. Arthur explains which tech will have the biggest …

17 Experts Tell The Most Exciting IoT Trends to Watch for in 2018

Needless to say, IoT is one of the most talked about technologies in 2017. Unlike most other technologies, IoT has a visible impact on various …

Welcome to 2030. I own nothing, have no privacy, and life has never been better

This article is part of the Annual Meeting of the Global Future Councils.<p><i>For more information watch the What If: Privacy Becomes a Luxury Good?</i> …

World Economic Forum

The Future Of Mapping, According To The Creators Of Google Earth

John Hanke and Brian McClendon think mapping is vital to self-driving cars and augmented reality.<p>In 2001, John Hanke had an idea. What if you could create a searchable, digital version of the entire Earth–and it’d all be easily accessible through a web browser?<p>Fast-forward three years. His little …

We still don’t know how Google News works

There is no specific criteria and no full list of publications.<p>Alphabet executive chairman Eric Schmidt said during an interview this week that …

Google News

Cheating death: 4 technologies on the mind of a futurist

Futurist Nikolas Badminton joined CTV’s Your Morning on Wednesday, to break down what may be around the corner in the scientific struggle to stave …

Star Wars: How Disney Awakened Its Marketing Force

The record-breaking worldwide debut of ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ is the result of clever marketing and distribution by Disney. What lessons can …

How to Brainstorm for Breakthrough Innovation

<i>Conventional wisdom says brainstorming works best when people from different departments or groups come together to think of new ideas or solve</i> …

Smarter People Have Better Connected Brains

A new study reports that certain brain regions interact more closely, while others are less engaged, in people with higher intelligence.

Gamification and Incentivization for Driving Business Processes (NYBPP Meetup)

A process is only as effective as the people executing that process, and we all know that human behavior can be influenced with the use of incentives. One way to incentivize the correct following of a process, and to make the execution more enjoyable, is through the use of gamification.<p>Gamification …

Gamification Influence: Is Your Financial Institution Ready to Play?

Just as fitness trackers changed the way we stay in shape (have you taken your 10,000 steps today?), gamification is poised to change the ways we …

Customers

The 10 Greatest Rock Guitar Chords of All Time

Likewise, the chord must be a destination in and of itself. Perhaps you listen to the song just for that chord, and then move on. This is why, say, …

Guitar

Tons of Tiny Hippos!

A real hippopotamus can weigh as much as 8,000 pounds, or four tons (about 3,600 kg, or 3.6 tonnes). There aren't any living hippos at The Met, but …

Just like Brexit, the resurgence of the cassette tape shows we’re all pining for a golden age that never existed

There’s a theory knocking around that none of this real; that we are in fact living in a gigantic computer simulation.<p>It has been pitched by the …

Posters

Arts Off The Beaten Track: Paris Museums and Galleries Worth the Detour

<i>Cerith Wyn Evans at Marian Goodman Gallery – Ali Postma</i>As an arts lover in Paris, you’re spoilt for choice. But once you’ve ticked off all the major …

Art

How Technology Is Leading Us Into the Imagination Age

In many ways, the future is unpredictable. A report by the World Economic Forum reveals that almost 65 percent of the jobs elementary school students …

Global Education Gamification Market to Grow an Impressive CAGR of Over 68% Through Reorts 2017-2022.

The Global education gamification market is anticipated to grow rapidly and will post a CAGR of more than 68% during the forecast period. The growing …

How to Use Gamification the Right Way

Five years ago, gamification was the new marketing buzzword. However, as it caught on, its meaning fell off. Companies “gamified” everything for …

Gamification: A New Approach for Engaging in the Public Sector

What is gamification? Where is this field headed and how can it be used in the public sector?<p>Kerstin Oberprieler, ThinkPlace's lead gamification …

Public Sector

Gamification for Freelance Writing Tasks

Writing this introduction right now earns me three points.<p>At the beginning of this week, I decided to gamify my freelance writing work. As a serial …

Content Marketing

Boosting Engagement by Gamifying Government

Developing public-sector initiatives that engage people — whether they are public employees or residents — involves even more than radically changing …

TROMBONE SHORTY

Music featuring a single trombone precedes Dion Graham's narration of this picture-book autobiography by "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, a New Orleans …

Get ready for the next digital revolution

As technology moves deeper into what used to be the realm of science fiction, many experts predict that the next big digital revolution will be the …

Augmented Reality

South Korean Banks Reject iPhone X Face ID Over Security Concerns

Looks like iPhone X users in South Korea won’t be able to use the smartphone’s Face ID technology when doing transactions in local banks. Apparently, …

Letter: Paul Oliver obituary

Paul Oliver was one of my earliest mentors. I was in my mid-teens when I wrote to him about my desire to document blues and jazz and he replied in generous terms.<p>He was encouraging, friendly and helpful at a time when women were almost universally regarded with disdain in the jazz world. We met for …

Chicago Blues

The club where The Who first rocked

<b>It's decades since the Ealing Club closed. With a capacity of 200 it had never made huge amounts of money. But the new film documentary Suburban Steps to Rockland recalls the club's remarkable role in Britain's booming R&B scene of the 1960s.</b><p>The Rolling Stones and The Who played early gigs there. …