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Technology, Productivity and Equality are not Mutually Exclusive: Zia Qureshi - OpenMind

<b>If we are more digital, why is it that our economy is not more productive?</b><p>The fourth revolution has not resulted in the increase in productivity, …

Innovation

Take Control of Your Digital Future

The Future

Tesla with Autopilot slams into truck stopped at red light

SOUTH JORDAN, Utah — A Tesla sedan with a semi-autonomous Autopilot feature has rear-ended a fire department truck at 60 mph (97 kph) apparently without braking before impact, but police say it’s unknown if the Autopilot feature was engaged.<p>The cause of the Friday evening crash, involving a Tesla …

Tesla

New Tools in the Battle Against Urban Gridlock

Urban Design

Blockchain Is Gaining Ground in Video-Streaming. Here's Why.

Blockchain is bringing about Internet 3.0. Are you going to be involved?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The internet revolutionized the way the world operates, stays connected and communicates -- that was Internet 1.0. Internet 2.0 then arrived, to overhaul static web …

Blockchain

The Cybersecurity 202: The Facebook ad dump shows the true sophistication of Russia’s influence operation

Cybersecurity

Nicolas Colin | Uber and the future of work

Dear all,<p>Last Friday I was invited by Uber to participate in a day-long seminar on platforms and the future of work at their London headquarters. …

Vala Afshar: "La confianza tiene que ser el valor central de cualquier empresa"

Llego tarde a mi entrevista con <b>Vala Afshar</b>. Tenía que asistir a una obra de teatro escolar en el colegio de mi hija y se prolongó más de lo esperado. …

IoT ‘conversation’ and ambient contextuality

A few years back, I wrote about the way we communicate with our technology. It was obvious even then that a big game-changer would be enabling a reliable conversational interaction with technology in order to overcome the friction humans experience when we use our modern tools, be they apps, …

Internet of Things

In blockchain we trust - MIT Technology Review

The dot-com bubble of the 1990s is popularly viewed as a period of crazy excess that ended with hundreds of billions of dollars of wealth being …

Blockchain

A 200-Year-Old Idea Offers a New Way to Trace Stolen Bitcoins

Bitcoin's blockchain provides inalterable evidence, stored on thousands of computers, of every Bitcoin transaction that's ever taken place. Many of …

Oligarch Vladimir Potanin on money, power and Putin

Any respectable evil mastermind needs a lair. A castle to revel in victories, a fortress to scheme anew. Or, in Vladimir Potanin’s case, a place to …

The Future of Manufacturing in the Global South

As a growth strategy for low-income countries, the efficacy of traditional manufacturing is waning. To compete in the technology-driven global …

Manufacturing

Review: America’s founding was all about the money

One nation, under Mammon<p>“New World, Inc.” explores the role of British merchant adventurers in laying the groundwork for the colonial settlements in …

Culture

12 Essential Innovation Insights

Innovation is a perennial management challenge. That’s why, for decades, MIT Sloan Management Review has been publishing new research and insights …

Innovation

Doy clases de ética en inteligencia artificial y esto es lo que enseño a futuros ingenieros

El MIT Media Lab no es solo el laboratorio de innovación del Instituto Tecnológico de Massachusetts (MIT). Es la ventana del mundo a un futuro mejor. …

Theme | CityScope

City Science researchers are developing a slew of tangible and digital platforms dedicated to solving spatial design and urban planning challenges. …

The Best Mentors Ask These 8 Questions

An essential part of being a good mentor is asking the right questions. Here’s a cheat sheet to get you started.<p>It’s hard to deny that good mentors are important. The best workplaces have formal programs to develop mentoring relationships. LinkedIn has even launched a feature to help you find one. …

Data-Driven Transformation

Big Data

Tech's Next Big Wave: Big Data Meets Biology

It Began in December, with CVS’s proposed $69 billion buyout of insurer Aetna (aet). In January, three more corporate behemoths—Amazon (amzn), …

Digital Health

Why You’re the Reason For Those Health Care Mergers

Look closely at the prominent wedding announcements in the healthcare industry of late—pharmacy benefits manager Express Scripts to insurer Cigna; …

New blockchain platform aims to shake up research citations

What is being claimed to be the world’s first fully functional blockchain-based platform for researchers has been launched.<p>ARTiFACTS hopes to help …

Cambridge Analytica, McCabe, F.I.U.: Your Weekend Briefing

<i>Here are the week’s top stories, and a look ahead.</i><p><b>1. A firm tied</b> to the Trump campaign used private information — including contacts and “likes” — harvested from the Facebook profiles of more than 50 million users without their permission.<p>The Times teamed up with The Observer of London for the …

The Nine Elements of Digital Transformation

In-depth research with executives at a wide range of companies shows how managers can use technology to redefine their businesses.<p>Digital …

Innovation

Bitcoin Is Ridiculous. Blockchain Is Dangerous

On the days when Bitcoin crashes, a holiday atmosphere takes over in my corners of the internet. People tweet screengrabs of Reddit fights. It’s …

Peter Thiel

Interviews

CommonCommon, Award Winning Artist, Actor & Producer<p>Rebecca AdamsonGlobal Activist For Indigenous People<p>Angela AhrendtsSenior Vice President of …

The Age of Artificial Intelligence (3): the future - OpenMind

During the last five years, the rise of AI has been truly astounding. From highly sophisticated robots and driverless cars, to a wide range of “under …

Artificial Intelligence

Root intelligence: Plants can think, feel and learn

STEVE SILLETT has been hanging out with giants all his working life. He climbs and studies the canopies of giant redwoods along the coast of northern …