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A futurist tells us what life will probably look like in 2040

This week, UK’s government set out plans to end the sale of new petrol and diesel cars by 2040 – so what else will we see in 23 years’ time?<p>Here, …

Artificial Intelligence

Facebook is working on a way to let you type with your brain

At speeds faster than physical typing<p>Facebook today unveiled a project from its secretive Building 8 research group that’s working to create a brain-computer interface that lets you type with your thoughts. Regina Dugan, a former director of DARPA and the ex-head of Google’s experimental ATAP …

Imaging

5 Technological Innovations That Could Change the World

Technology is often overhyped, but sometimes there are honest-to-goodness technological innovations that have the ability to truly change the world. Consider that artificial intelligence (AI) is getting a lot of attention right now, but did you know that some scientists are working on ways to …

Here are ten predictions about the future of photography

Photography has changed immensely over the years, and in the 21st century, the change seems to be faster than ever before. The team behind COOPH has …

Check out 10 technologies that could change your life in 2016

Introduction<p>Forget drones, FinTech and (especially) apps that claim to be 'digitally disruptive'. The big tech trends that will have a significant …

Internet of Things

Books That Changed My Mind This Year: CEO Selections

A good book will make you think; a really good book will change the way you do it. <i>Fortune</i> asked 18 CEOs, luminaries, and rising stars to name the one …

Logging

Performance Evaluations In A Results-Focused Culture

Netflix’s culture deck has been a source of inspiration for many businesses since it was first published five years ago. In it, Netflix argues that companies must find a balance between flexibility and responsibility. Afford employees the freedom to thrive and they will reward the company with …

Human Resources

What does the future of work look like?

As robotics, automation and AI steadily improve, I’ve been thinking a lot about what will keep the human workforce busy in the years to come. How much longer will we need to park ourselves at our desks for hours on end in order to pay our bills?<p>At the Rise conference in Hong Kong yesterday, …

Silicon Valley struggles to hack its diversity problem

Yahoo disclosed last week that African Americans made up just 2 percent of its workers, while Hispanics stood at 4 percent. Those revelations came days after Facebook reported that in 2014 it had employed just 81 blacks among its 5,500 U.S. workers.<p>Silicon Valley has a diversity problem, a …

Silicon Valley

This Elegant, Organic LED Lamp May Be Pricey, But It’s The Future Of Lighting

The light bulb’s reign is over.<p>If you thought LEDs were the future of lighting, you would be on the cutting edge, but only be partly right. The more far-out future is something called organic LED (organic light-emitting diodes), which offer several advantages over their conventional LED …

Light Bulbs

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Looking up at the night sky. Via Reddit.

RIO

Stairs

Seth's Blog

We invented televisions so marketers would have a way to run TV ads. We have magazines so marketers can run magazine ads.<p>Make no mistake: mass media …

Creating organs on a chip

Researchers at the Bio-Materials Innovation Research Centre in Boston, USA have created a digital system that can replicate the reactions of organs.<p>The system promises to speed up the testing of new drugs and see whether an unknown substance could be toxic to humans.<p>By connecting multiple 'digital …

Innovation

Inside Amazon’s heavy-duty fulfillment center: A ‘perfect symbiosis’ of robots and humans

DUPONT, Wash. — It has actually been in operation since last summer, but Amazon marked the grand opening of its 1 million-square-foot fulfillment …

Robotics

A Definitive Strategy To Eliminate the Gender Pay Gap

Could radical transparency finally eliminate the gender wage gap? It’s worked at these four companies.<p>$11,607.<p>That’s about how much 47% of the workforce loses each year in earnings because the gender wage gap persists.<p>Women represent nearly half (47%) of the labor force in this country and 40% of …

Salaries & Wages

Five Trends Shaping The Future Of Customer Service In 2015

In the future customer service will become increasingly savvy about how to deal with issues early on, even preventing them. Mobile technology, sensors and voice recognition will allow companies to communicate with the customer and add value in new ways. However most companies just aren’t there yet. …

14 Tech Trends That Will Make Someone Billions Of Dollars Next Year

Which technologies are going to blow up in 2015 and keep growing in 2016, creating billions of dollars for the companies that serve in these areas?<p>To answer that, we scoured the research from leading analyst firms like IDC, Gartner, Forrester, and others.

Digital Marketing

Rethink What You “Know” About High-Achieving Women

As researchers who have spent more than 20 years studying professional women, we have watched with interest the recent surge in attention paid to women’s careers, work-family conflict, and the gender gap in leadership. Among the most visible contributions to this public conversation have been …

Is the Era of Mass Manufacturing Coming to an End?

After two or three centuries during which manufacturing consolidated into larger and larger enterprises, technology is restoring opportunities for the lone craftsman making things at home, with extraordinary consequences for careers and lifestyles. The powerful trends towards making things oneself …

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Alibaba now worth more than Wal-Mart

When stocks were tumbling a few weeks ago, some experts declared that Alibaba's initial public offering on September 19 might just have been the top for the bull market.<p>So much for that.<p>Stocks have roared back to life on the back of solid earnings reports. The Dow & S&P 500 both hit all-time …

Is the Corporate Campus Dying?

<b>Jennifer Magnolfi</b>, Founder & Principal Investigator at Programmable Habitats LLC, on how digital work, and the Internet of Things will fundamentally change the how we use the buildings and neighborhoods we work in. For more, read the article Workspaces That Move People.<p>SCOTT BERINATO: Welcome to …

More Data Won’t Turn Employees into High-Performing Machines

In much of the industrialized world, work has changed dramatically in the past 100 years. We have come a long way since the early days of assembly lines and Fordism. Today, we talk about giving employees a consumer-like experience: not “jobs,” but meaningful careers; not “roles”, but a sense of …

A Counterintuitive System for Startup Compensation

When Molly Graham joined Facebook, the company already had 400 employees, but there was no official performance or compensation system in place. …