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9 Technology Mega Trends That Will Change The World In 2018

Some tech trends fizzle out and die a quiet death, while others are so significant that they transform our world and how we live in it. Here are the top nine tech mega-trends that I believe will define 2018 and beyond.<p><b>Trend 1: The increasing datafication of our lives</b><p>From chatting to friends in a …

Internet of Things

34 Words You Can Use in Your Resume to Highlight Your Leadership Skills

Let your resume speak for you.<p>One of the most common types of people I work with are those aiming to elevate their brand messaging to more loudly announce, "I'm one hell of a leader!" as they change jobs.<p>It's one thing to be good at tasks, projects, and areas of specialization, but if you're …

Leadership

Deus ex machina: former Google engineer is developing an AI god

Way of the Future, a religious group founded by Anthony Levandowski, wants to create a deity based on artificial intelligence for the betterment of society<p>Intranet service? Check. Autonomous motorcycle? Check. Driverless car technology? Check. Obviously the next logical project for a successful …

This May Be The World's Single Largest Industry By 2050. Are You Ready For It?

Every so often an innovation comes along that becomes a watershed for the next 100 years. For the 21st Century, this is it.<p>Few things are getting as much attention as driverless cars. Google's Waymo spinoff recently announced that its driverless cars have driven over 3 million miles, rumors are …

Driverless Cars

Putin says the nation that leads in AI ‘will be the ruler of the world’

The Russian president warned that artificial intelligence offers ‘colossal opportunities’ as well as dangers<p>Russian president Vladimir Putin has joined the war of words concerning the international race to develop artificial intelligence. Speaking to students last Friday, Putin predicted that …

Elon Musk

How to Finally Start Living on Your Own Terms

Start by cutting out the caffeine.<p>1. Stop consuming caffeine.<p>Although people think they perform better on caffeine, the truth is they don't. Actually, we've become so dependent on caffeine that we use it to simply get back to our status-quo. When we're off it, we underperform and become …

Self-improvement

11 Scientific Advances Of The Past 100 Years Gave Us Our Entire Universe

Exactly 100 years ago, our conception of the Universe was far different from what it is today. The stars within the Milky Way were known, and were known to be at distances up to thousands of light years away, but nothing was thought to be further. The Universe was assumed to be static, as the …

Astrophysics

3 Technologies You Need to Start Paying Attention to Right Now

The next big thing always starts out looking like nothing at all<p>At any given time, a technology or two captures the zeitgeist. A few years ago it was social media and mobile that everybody was talking about. These days it's machine learning and block chain. Everywhere you look, consulting firms are …

Innovation

MIT'nin 10 bin dolarlık robot mobilyası küçük evleri düzenliyor

Birkaç yıl önce MIT’nin tasarladığı 10 bin dolar fiyat etiketine sahip mobilya, tek bir düğme ile kendi kendini dönüştürebiliyor. Eskiden sadece test …

Innovation

7 Surprising Things Ultra Successful People Do Differently

If there were a way for you to multiply your odds of being successful, would you do it?<p>Experts tell us that if we want to be in the best position to succeed, we need to come at it from all angles: mentally, physically, and emotionally. One will not work without the others, and with all three in …

Self-improvement

Here's Why Your Innovation Strategy Will Fail

Different types of problems need different types of solutions<p>,A decade ago, Apple looked unbeatable. It's launch of the iPhone completely revolutionized mobile phones and made good on Steve Jobs' vision of creating a hub of devices that connected people to technology. What's more, he did it with …

Innovation

Scientists can see through walls with Wi-Fi to create 3D holograms

Wi-Fi is everywhere — and as the electromagnetic waves are beamed out from routers to connect our devices to the internet, they also travel through …

Venture Capital

SoftBank’s massive Vision Fund raises $93 billion in its first close

SoftBank’s huge $100 billion investment fund — the largest tech fund in history — announced its first close today… and it’s huge.<p>The Japanese telecom giant revealed that its VisionFund has closed an initial commitment of $93 billion from a bevy of high profile backers. They include Apple, Qualcomm, …

Here’s how likely your startup is to get acquired at any stage

Let’s say you randomly selected 1,000 seed-stage startups based in the United States. How many of those would go on to raise a Series A? Of companies that go on to raise a Series A, how many would go on to raise a Series B? You could keep this process going until only a few companies remain.<p>But …

Incompetence Looms: Trump To Appoint Non-Scientist As USDA's Chief Scientist

This is how corruption starts.<p>Donald Trump’s expected appointment for under-secretary for research at the USDA will be a right-wing talk radio host with no scientific credentials, according to a new report from ProPublica. The expected appointee, Sam Clovis, worked as a political aide to Trump on …

Sam Clovis

Europe's Emerging IoT Scene And Six Startups To Watch

The IoT revolution is gathering pace, impacting people’s lives and the way they interact with the everyday ‘things’ around them. According to Cisco’s 11th annual Visual Networking Index: Global IP Traffic Forecast Update, the number of connected devices will have grown nearly 2.5-fold, from 4.9 …

Internet of Things

Google’s parental control software Family Link hits iOS

In March, Google introduced its own parental control software for parents of kids with Android devices called Family Link – but there was a bit of a catch. In order for the system to work, it required that both parent and child use Android. That has now changed, as the parents’ app for configuring …

Apps

Google’s Family Link app now lets you monitor your kid’s Android device from an iPhone

After launching last month for Android users, Google’s new Family Link app today arrives on iOS. The app is aimed at parents, allowing them to monitor things like screen time and apps downloaded from Google Play, as well as setting restrictions for Android devices their kids are using (via …

Apps

Google’s adversarial AIs could lead to less reliance on real-world data

One of the biggest challenges facing the development of AI is that it requires a huge amount of human input, both in terms of the involvement of people when it comes to identifying and inputting data up front, and in terms of the nature of data sets required to even make training AI systems …

How I made my own VPN server in 15 minutes

People are (rightfully) freaking out about their privacy as the Senate voted to let internet providers share your private data with advertisers. While it’s important to protect your privacy, it doesn’t mean that you should sign up to a VPN service and tunnel all your internet traffic through VPN …

4 Key Tips to Grow Your Business in China

Why skip the most populous fast-growing economy in the world? Go do business in China now, but better follow these rules.<p>With more people than any other country in the world, and purchasing power second only to the US, China is buying American products from fast food to financial services. And its …

China

10 Accelerators Helping Startups Grow to the Next Level

Admission to an accelerator program offers help every startup founder can use.<p>The increasing number of startups is related to more than the economy growing again. It’s a chicken-and-egg scenario. It's unclear which came first, the rise in startup accelerators or the number of startup founders …

Technology is killing jobs, and only technology can save them

In the recent presidential election, automation and robotics got a slight reprieve from the accusations that it has been the key driver in job losses in the United States. During the campaign, the conversation shifted, thanks largely to then-candidate Trump’s masterful scapegoating of Mexico and …

What Initial Coin Offerings Are, and Why VC Firms Care

The venture capital industry is beginning to take a good, hard look at a new financial instrument coming out of the bitcoin community — Initial Coin Offerings, or ICOs. Also known as “token sales,” this new fundraising phenomenon is being fueled by a convergence of blockchain technology, new …

Inside the Race To Build Next Generation Battery Technology

To solve truly big and complex problems, we need to build new platforms for collaboration.<p>The garage startup has become as much of an American icon in the twenty first century as the automobile and the drive-in were to earlier generations. The idea that anyone with an idea can change the world is …

Innovation

Angela Merkel calls for standardized European rules on using data

<i>(Reuters)</i> – German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on Saturday for Europe to set about standardizing rules on using data in Europe, ahead of a visit to the CeBIT technology fair in Hanover where digitalization is expected to be in focus.<p>“We want to create a digital single European market. That …

North Africa

How V2X technology will change how you drive

Vehicle-to-everything (V2X) technology has been proving its merits in one field test after another for nearly 10 years, but recently the technology has really started to take off. What was the pivotal moment for V2X? Some experts might say it was when Tesla launched its innovative Autopilot feature …

USDOT

Watch sensors track a full-court basketball game in real time

Here’s your cool sports hardware demo of the week:<p>ShotTracker, the Kansas City-based startup whose team-focused offering can track and collect analytics from an entire basketball game in real-time, is demoing for all 31 games of the NAIA D1 Men’s National Championship tournament this week in Kansas …