Emerging Technology

Why We Should Send All Our Politicians to Space

Our world is far from perfect. While the world has been getting better in many ways, we are also continuously faced with challenges. War, political …

Civilization Is Breaking Down—Here's What We Need to Do About It

“I think civilization is fundamentally breaking down today.” These were the opening words of Salim Ismail’s talk at Singularity University’s Global …

Innovation

The Great Disruption: A FinTech Snapshot

The technology underpinning the global economy is vast and intricate. The breadth of systems employed, the depth of their complexity, and the sheer …

FinTech

The Week’s Awesome Stories From Around the Web (Through August 19)

<b>BIOHACKING</b><p><b>Biohackers Encoded Malware in a Strand of DNA</b> <i><br>Andy Greenberg | WIRED</i><br>“Regardless of any practical reason for the research, however, the …

Gene Therapy

Which of These Emerging Technologies Will Be the Next Big Thing?

We tend to think of tech visionaries as inventors with a brilliant idea that no one understands. Because the world isn’t quite ready, they have to …

Innovation

No one wants an arms race, but high-tech weapons are America's best shot at containing North Korea

With threats, bribes, diplomacy and sanctions, American presidents of both parties have sought for 25 years to try to halt, or at least slow, North Korea’s quest for a nuclear arsenal — to no avail.<p>Though the brinksmanship of the last few weeks has subsided, President Trump still faces the prospect …

North Korea

Future of Edutech Sector: India in 2050

Technology is all set to make inroads in future education. We are set to witness a learning approach that will make use of a combination of learning …

Augmented Reality

WPP digital exec on B2B, wearable technology and how combinations of innovation are helping move the industry forward

Global communications service group WPP announced the formation of WPP Health and Wellness back in February with the ideology of uniting its “broad …

B2B

4D Printing, Smart Dust and Digital Twins: Gartner Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies - Inspect-a-Gadget

<b>Gartner has revealed its 2017 Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies.</b><p>The highly-regarded annual report is seen by many professionals as an important …

Business Technology

These Emerging Technologies Will Create 30 Lakh Jobs By 2018

Introduction of digital wallets and the gaining popularity of smartphones are leading to consistent increase in demand for technology are likely to …

Innovation

12 Companies That Are Making the World a Better Place

The Singularity University Global Summit in San Francisco this week brought brilliant minds together from all over the world to share a passion for …

Sustainability

New Workshop—Tracking Technology Trends: Staying Current in a World of Information Overload

CHICAGO—ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions announces an exciting new workshop, Tracking Technology Trends: Staying Current in a World of Information …

Learning

Risk Takers Are Back in the Space Race—and That’s a Good Thing

“In a fight between Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos, who would win?” Peter Diamandis asked Blue Origin’s Erika Wagner to kick off a conversation with a …

Peter Diamandis

These 7 Forces Are Changing the World at an Extraordinary Rate

It was the Greek philosopher Heraclitus who first said, “The only thing that is constant is change.”He was onto something. But even he would likely …

Peter Diamandis

2017 Gartner Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies: AI, AR/VR, Digital Platforms

Gartner: The emerging technologies on the Gartner Inc. Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2017 reveal three distinct megatrends that will enable …

Gartner Inc.

Nanotechnology | Future of Everything With Jason Silva (Part 5)

In the latest installment of Singularity University’s new web series, Future of Everything With Jason Silva, Silva discusses how nanotechnology will …

Singularity University

AI tipped as top tech trend of next decade

In 2010, social, cloud, analytics and mobile were tipped as megatrends – now Gartner sees artificial intelligence as the emerging tech trend with the …

Augmented Reality

Gene Editing in Human Embryos Leaps Forward—Here’s the Science

Imagine walking down the street with a ticking time bomb in your chest, never knowing when your heart may explode.Or going through five decades of …

Genetics

Emerging technologies – best to be an early or late adopter?

This is a viewpoint by Ross Fastuca, CIO and cofounder, Travelport Locomote.VR, AR, AI, 3D printers – a bunch of emerging technologies, increasingly …

Innovation

The Future of Content: Process, Modularity and AI

As companies look to the future and strategize how to expand audiences for their content, they face some significant challenges. They must determine …

Machine Learning

Top Trends in the Gartner Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2017 - Smarter With Gartner

Imagine a world where it is possible to implant a magnet that detects electrical current or utilize an exoskeleton to enhance strength. Now consider …

Innovation

Making Sense of the Emerging Technology Pipeline

Gartner's ranking of 32 emerging technologies includes artificial intelligence, drones and smart dust<p>There is a full pipeline of emerging technologies that could change the way companies do business, but the pace of adoption is very much an open question. A new report from Gartner Research Inc. …

Tech Trends

Most consumers think they are more digitally savvy than some retailers

Consumers are becoming increasingly digital in the way they shop, and a survey shows nearly 60% think they are more digitally innovative than some …

Business Technology

A Localization Business Strategy and New Technology: Boost Your Retail Experience

A localization business strategy and an improved retail customer experience will be key for grocers to survive the disruption coming to the grocery …

eCommerce

This Free Online Tool Helps Strip the Jargon Out of Science Writing

Science and technology have a profound impact on everyone’s life, but the dense jargon experts use to talk about them make it hard for laypeople to …

Science

How artificial intelligence could put an end to prisons as we know them

Under one proposal to shake up the justice system, offenders could be fitted with a device capable of delivering an incapacitating shock if an …

Australian News

The Banking Industry Can’t Keep Up With Emerging Technologies

The scale of technological change in the financial industry has exploded, making it hard for banks and credit unions to keep pace.

Innovation

Why Education Is the Hardest Sector of the Economy to Automate

We’ve all heard the warning cries: automation will disrupt entire industries and put millions of people out of jobs. In fact, up to 45 percent of …

Intelligence

Get a Live Look Inside Singularity University’s Global Summit This Week

Singularity University’s (SU) second annual Global Summit begins today in San Francisco, and the Singularity Hub team will be there to give you a …

Singularity University

Amazon all set to revolutionise food industry with ready-to-eat meals

New Delhi, Aug 12 (ANI): American electronic commerce and cloud computing company, Amazon is exploring new technologies to bring ready-to-eat ...<p>New …

Food Industry