Emerging Technology

Retirement Security: Would You Buy This Hated Telecom That Just Popped 10%?

CenturyLink has been thrown out with the bathwater so many times, there's no bathwater left.<p>With each wave of investors bailing out, the price sinks, …

Stocks

This Week’s Awesome Stories From Around the Web (Through December 16)

<b>BITCOIN</b><p><b>Bitcoin Is a Delusion That Could Conquer the World</b> <i><br>Derek Thompson | The Atlantic</i><br>“What seems most certain is that the future of money will test …

Andreessen Horowitz

Will Artificial Intelligence Become Conscious?

Forget about today’s modest incremental advances in artificial intelligence, such as the increasing abilities of cars to drive themselves. Waiting in …

Scientific Discoveries

Advanced humanism: A proposal to balance posthumanism

What's on the table isn't "what we will do" in the future, but "what we will be."<p>It’s not easy to navigate a biotechnological society without …

Singularity

Autism in Adulthood, a new peer-reviewed journal launching in 2019

New Rochelle, NY, December 15, 2017--Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers announces the launch of <i>Autism in Adulthood</i>, a new peer-reviewed journal …

Research

How edtech innovation can revolutionize the education industry

A lot of industry experts claim that EdTech is overhyped, and while technology may not be able to change the industry overnight, it can make significant changes. One common misconception is that everything needs to become purely digital, classrooms, textbooks, and perhaps even universities …

Innovation

We’ve come to expect science to solve problems—and that’s a problem

In a recent essay, Martin Rees, an astrophysicist and retired University of Cambridge professor, says he is certain that, for good or ill, we are coming upon the limits of human knowledge—a point at which computers could one day overtake us. The idea certainly taps into deep-seated fears about …

Big Ideas

The Massive Project to Clean Up the Ocean With a Two-Kilometer Screen

Every year, eight million metric tons of plastic enter the ocean, threatening just about every marine species and ecosystem. As the global population …

Oceans

How Clinical Trials Are Making the Case for MDMA in Psychotherapy

In an interview at Exponential Medicine in San Diego, speaker Brad Burge discussed the innovative applications of MDMA (commonly known as ecstasy or …

The new reality is here, finally

Immersive human experiences are no longer just hype. They are real and available — and can enhance the brand experience.<p>If you can believe it, it was …

Advertising (UK)

There's a Growing Abundance of Capital to Fund Bold Ventures

There is a growing abundance of capital to fund entrepreneurs’ massive transformative purposes (MTPs) and moonshots.<p>Last year, venture capitalists in …

Venture Capital

As Robot Sales Increase, So Will Jobs for Humans

Referring to the fact that productivity growth slowed in the 1970s and 1980s even while information technology developed rapidly, economist Robert …

Business

IDG Contributor Network: Who in the C-suite owns emerging technology?

Digital transformation may seem like a glimpse into the future as we start implementing artificial intelligence, blockchain, and robots, but …

C-suite Leadership

Global Partnership Summit: Payments banks will not impact older models | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

New age technology companies such as PayTm provide huge opportunities for traditional banking sector and will not create a disruption in the …

FinTech

These Creepy Mini-Brains May Finally Crack Deadly Brain Cancer

Brain organoids look like something between a malformed human brain and a character from Monsters, Inc.<p>But don’t be fooled by their grotesque …

Cancer

Entering the Next Era of Human Machine Partnerships

Our research partners at The Institute for the Future (IFTF) recently forecasted that we’re entering the next era of human machine partnership, and …

Intelligence

Why Intelligent Optimism Is Crucial to Human Progress

There is nothing to be gained from blind optimism. But an optimistic mindset can be grounded in rationality and evidence. It may be hard to believe, …

Peter Diamandis

Emerging Technologies in Film Industry

Films have been a major source of inspiration of many booming technologies of the present and future both. Both creativity and technology are an …

Digital Cameras

Automation and Control System Market in Pharmaceutical and Biotech Industry Research Report 2020: by Types, Products, Application, Technology, by Geography and Company Profile

Automation and control system is integration of IT technology with mechanical systems. These systems are used for reliable and standardize production …

Automation

The fintech ecosystem explained

Shutterstock<p><i>This is a preview of a research report from BI Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about BI</i> …

FinTech

History Suggests the Hyperloop Is an Uncertain Promise for Future Cities

Proponents of Hyperloop have repeatedly suggested that their transportation technology will create new “mega-regions,” essentially reshaping the …

Cities

‘Universities should be centres of excellence’

Stating that education was empowerment of youth, Vice-President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday said universities should become centres of …

Education

This Week’s Awesome Stories From Around the Web (Through December 9)

<b>ROBOTICS</b><p><b>New Robots Can See Into Their Future</b> <i><br>Brett Israel | Berkeley News</i><br>“Using this technology, called visual foresight, the robots can predict what …

Ajit Pai

Planning for Digital Transformation Success

Many CIOs are still in a fog when it comes to cloud computing, yet the digital enterprise is the future and the direction most are going. Gartner …

Technological Change

Carbon Takes On Foam Innovation with 3D Printing

Carbon continues to be inspirational in the 3D printing realm, innovating with new materials and working toward production scale offerings, as well …

Physiology

Ultrafast 3D Printing Alternative Makes Complete 3D Objects in Seconds

3D printing allows engineers to custom build intricate structures impossible with traditional manufacturing, but the layer-by-layer approach can be …

The Future

Black Holes Are Simpler Than Forests and Science Has Its Limits

Albert Einstein said that the “most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it <i>is</i> comprehensible.” He was right to be astonished. Human …

Physics

Software Testing in the World of Big Data, AI, Smart Machines, IoT, & Robotics

Emerging Technologies are no more a foresight, they are a reality even in terms of our routine activities. Businesses are busy leveraging these …

Digital Transformation

Powerful, new technology isn’t just displacing workers. It’s uncovering learning pathways to employment in new fields.

A lot has been written about the impact of technology and whether robots and artificial intelligence will supplant humans. Far less has been said …

JPMorgan Chase & Co

Space Policy Experts Lay Out Their Concerns: Will the Trump Administration Listen?

WASHINGTON — Officials in the Trump administration have been known to ignore advice from experts. But this White House should listen to what a group …