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Amazon, Alibaba And Nike All Point To The Next Innovation In Retail: Personalized Physical Spaces

Last week I wrote a piece entitled, “Amazon Go Means Goodbye Status Quo.” <i></i>The piece not only heaped praise on Amazon but also highlighted how Amazon Go, over the long-run, is about far more than the mere buzzwords of “checkout-free shopping.” The thesis is that if one studies Amazon Go closely, he …

eCommerce

These are the 5 “super skills” you need for jobs of the future

Work is changing, so to stay ahead you’ll need to master these skills that you probably didn’t learn in college.<p>Chances are your job description has changed over the past five years. Or maybe your role didn’t even exist a short time ago. The workplace of today and the future looks quite different …

What Will the Future of Work Look Like After the Robot Revolution? (Infographic)

By 2033, it's predicted that nearly half the country's jobs will be taken over by robots.<p>People often fear that a robot will take their job. Unfortunately, that fear might not be so far-fetched.<p>The idea of a robot revolution is becoming more and more realistic. On average, one robot can do the job …

Artificial Intelligence

NATEDE: An Air Purifier that Amplifies a Plant's Natural Ability to Purify Air

NATEDE is a smart natural air purifier for any home or office. It is a specifically designed flowerpot that combines common plants with technology to …

Apple Leaks Reveal VR Headset That Makes HTC Vive Look Ancient

Apple is joining VR in a big way.<p>Apple is getting into the virtual reality space, and it’s going to blow away the competition. A report last week …

Pinterest Wants to Diversify Your Search Results

When Candice Morgan joined Pinterest in 2016 as the company's first-ever head of diversity and inclusion, her goals initially centered on improving …

What Is Li-Fi? The New Alternative To Wi-Fi

Li-Fi is likely to reshape the world in ways Wi-Fi didn’t, by transmitting data through lamps, streetlights, and more.<p>Philips Lighting just unveiled a small coup. It’s providing internet to an entire office in France with nothing but its lights. That’s right, a company known for LED bulbs and …

Screw Emotional Intelligence–Here’s The Key To The Future Of Work

This Y Combinator alum and former IBM Watson strategist believes the market value of one particular capability will soon outpace EQ.<p>On the walk back from her high school, Max drops by the corner bodega to pick up a NeuroStim pill, a prescription neuroplasticity stimulator. She’ll pop it at exactly …

How Should Millennials Prepare For The Coming Robotic Revolution?

Are you prepared for the robotic revolution? We’re not talking about a Terminator-scale apocalypse, driven by machines that are focused on making humans obsolete. We’re talking about the rise of machine learning and AI platforms having a dramatic effect on your work life.<p>Thanks to advances in these …

The future of work: human-robot collaboration

Scientists predict that in the future robots will interact with us more and more in daily life.<p>A new research project underway in Italy is developing behavioural models that can be applied to humanoid robots and make them our partners in the workplace.<p>The AnDy Project’s field of application ranges …

Your future doctor may not be human. This is the rise of AI in medicine.

by Abby Norman January 31, 2018 Sci-Fi Visions 35030<p>Diagnosing with “The Stethoscope of the 21st Century”<p>A new kind of doctor has entered the exam …

Worried a robot will replace you? Treat AI as an opportunity

With predictions of automation taking over and mass unemployment, it’s hard not to feel panicked. But the future of work could be liberating<p>Read the news and you’ll see scary headlines telling you robots are coming and your job and business may well be on the line. But there are real opportunities …

The Future

A revolution in health care is coming

NO WONDER they are called “patients”. When people enter the health-care systems of rich countries today, they know what they will get: prodding …

Health Care

Robots vs. humans: Who will win the fight for the jobs of the future

Illustration by Fanny LuorWill robots be competitors or co-workers? Do machines truly pose an existential threat to human usefulness? Thanks to …

Blade Runner

Your WHOLE body could be 'replaced or upgraded' with robot parts by 2070

YOUR entire body could be swapped out with robot parts as soon as 2070, if a top robotics expert is to be believed.<p>One bionics expert says that we're …

What is the ‘Orange & Teal Look’ and Why is it So Popular?

Many a blockbuster movie and several popular travel photo/video creators out there use something called the ‘Orange and Teal look’ when they color …

How Constraints Force Your Brain To Be More Creative

When we have less to work with, psychologists have found that we actually begin to see the world differently.<p>For decades, the dominant view among psychologists was that constraints served as a barrier to creativity. Anybody who spends a short time working under a confining bureaucracy, dealing with …

Digital Photography for Beginners - Free Online Course

Alison’s free online course on Digital Photography introduces you to the basic set-up of the camera, visual skills, and how to get better pictures.

Photography

These are the Instagram accounts you need to follow for a dose of serious travel inspiration

January is the month of getting extreme wanderlust.<p>Gone are the heady, festive days of December and in their place are long, bleak days of …

Startups need to 'stop disrupting and start innovating'

For years, "disruption" has been the rallying cry of the business of tech. And through tech's influence, disruption has become valued in education, …

Ikea’s new 2017 catalog embraces small-space design

From reconfigurable sofas to efficient sink accessories<p>Ikea’s 2017 catalog hits the digital universe today and is now available to browse online, as well on its iOS and Android apps. So what’s in store this fall? In addition to launching a moody, black-and-white limited edition collection, the …

Samsung's Future IoT Is Nation-Wide

Reading Time: 2 minutes<p>Despite all the potential that we are already seeing from the Internet of Things (IoT) and the ever increasing number of …

Instead Of Renting An Apartment, Sign A Lease That Lets You Live Around The World

Roam provides short-term apartments with a communal feel, for today’s digital work-from-anywhere nomad.<p>If you can afford the airfare, it’s getting easier to be a digital nomad. Roam, a new network of co-living spaces, offers a lease that lets you continually move: After a couple of weeks or months …

5 companies trying to help you sleep better

The average worker loses 8.5 days of work annually because they can’t catch a decent night’s sleep. That’s probably because your phone is sending you push notifications from all the different services and social networks you’re part of.<p>As a result, we’re suffering at work with loss of focus and …

Hamburg Says 'Nein' to Coffee Pods

The German city is believed to be the first in the world to ban the pods on environmental grounds.<p>In January, German fast-coffee addicts got bad news: as part of larger sustainable procurement guidelines, the northern city of Hamburg banned the purchase of coffee pods, and the single-serve machines …

13 Steps for Editing Street Photography in Lightroom from Start to Finish

Favorite editing tools for street photographyI admit it, I take too many photos. I know it, and I have too many images to deal with, and unless I am …

Tutorials

The top 10 trends of CES 2016

After four days of journeying through some of the 2.47 million square feet of exhibit space at the 2016 International CES, I felt like I had a good download on the patterns and trends that I was seeing over and over again. My Intel Basis Peak smartwatch told me that, over four days at CES, I walked …

The 7 Best Ideas From CES 2016

The Consumer Electronics Show holds thousands of new ideas. But these are the ones that will matter into the future.<p>This week in Las Vegas, the electronics industry assembled to woo journalists with the shiny new toys of the year. Most of them aren’t worth your time: Thinner TVs. Dumb objects with …

Virtual Reality