Technological Change

Revealed: the world's most innovative city for technological change - and it's not New York

The Japanese capital has risen rapidly since entering the top 10 of the Innovation Cities Index three years ago behind Paris, and was one of three …

San Francisco

Estonia, Finland support scrapping EU daylight savings time

HELSINKI (AP) — Estonia says it favors an idea floated by neighboring Finland to abolish the practice of advancing the clock an hour during the summer within the European Union but is undecided yet which time it prefers to stay in permanently.<p>Economics Minister Kadri Simson said Thursday the …

Daylight Savings Time

Automation could destroy millions of jobs. We have to deal with it now | Yvette Cooper

Automating routine calculations and data assembly could free up workers to use their emotional intelligence instead<p>The robots are coming, artificial intelligence is expanding, yet no one is doing enough to make sure workers benefit rather than losing out. According to a new survey, a quarter of the …

Opinion (UK)

Time for urgent conversation on how technological advances are reshaping our lives

Across the world communities are adjusting to new ways of working, doing business, consuming goods, socialising and researching as technological …

Innovation

Five Things We Need to Know About Technological Change

In 1998, author and media critic Neil Postman gave a talk he called Five Things We Need to Know About Technological Change. Here are the five ideas …

Emerging Technology

Latest NEG modelling divorced from renewables reality

Yesterday's NEG modelling is a myth and has purely been written to try and get the pro-coal lobby on board.The post Latest NEG modelling divorced …

Renewable Energy

2018 Clean Energy Innovation Roundtable Report

The 2018 Aspen Institute Clean Energy Innovation and Decarbonization Winter Roundtable, February 25-28, 2018, in Aspen, Colorado, brought together …

Alternative Energy

AMLO's Opportunity To Invest In Mexico's Workers

On July 1st, Andrés Manuel López Obrador won Mexico's presidential election with 53% of the vote –the most significant margin in contemporary Mexican …

Mexico

How Curiosity, Risk-Taking, And Serendipity Revolutionize Sales And Marketing

Joel Comm is the New York Times best‑selling author of thirteen books and a world renowned social media entrepreneur.<p>Joel Comm<p>Aug 9, 2018 | 11 AM PDT …

Marketing

Peter Thiel returns to Stanford to teach a German course on the limits of globalization

Venture capitalist Peter Thiel has returned to teach a class at Stanford University, according to a listing spotted by Stanford graduate Andrew Granato on Twitter. Thiel is currently listed as a co-instructor for “German 270: Sovereignty and the Limits of Globalization and Technology.” Thiel …

Peter Thiel

How biased technological change affects the labour market

Economists agree that structural transformation and job polarisation are both caused mainly by biased technological progress, but there is no …

Economics

America on the Move

America on the Move explores the role of transportation in American history. Visit communities wrestling with the changes that new transportation …

Smithsonian

NAB boss Andrew Thorburn concedes some remote branches will close with technological change

Tech Trends

Job Insecurity

The rapid development of automation and artificial intelligence is dramatically changing industries — and jobs — around the world.<p>But look back at …

Foreign Policy

Doctors need retraining to keep up with technological change

Rapid technological change will require retraining and rethinking the roles of clinicians, according to a technology review of the United Kingdom’s …

Health Care (Canada)

In an Era of Tech Innovation, Whispers of Declining Research Productivity

Productivity rates have not grown over the past several decades despite the large expansion of the overall research effort<p>Given the pace of technological change, we tend to think of our age as the most innovative ever. But over the past several years, a number of economists have argued that …

Innovation

This is how biased technology change can impact the labour market

Technological progress, besides being the main driver of economic growth, also has consequences for distribution. More often than not it is biased …

Economics

Debunking the Myth of Cost Cutting

How a fundamental change in thinking is transforming the shape of enterprises.<p>As new technologies and business models disrupt entire industries on a …

Innovation

Facebook may start tracking the movement of your eyes

Getty<p><b>Facebook says it may develop eye-tracking software.</b>• <b><br>In evidence submitted to Congress, the company said that the tools were not being developed</b> …

Eye Tracking

Kia Unveils Vision For Connected, Autonomous Cars

Kia Motors introduced its future vision at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show in Asia and said it plans to start smart city autonomous vehicle …

Kia Motors

The Forrester Wave™: Big Data Fabric, Q2 2018

Forrester has done the research on big data fabric platforms and the results are in. Talend is a Leader in The Forrester Wave: Big Data Fabric, Q2 …

Big Data

Best language to develop a new API with mobile apps [on hold]

I am looking to start up a project with a friend that will involve an API that is consumed by an IOS app, an Android app, and maybe also a web …

Apps

Australia's biometric database in disarray as contract suspended

The government’s national database would include facial recognition and was set to cost millions.

Surveillance

New edition of Reference and Information Services

Designed to complement <b>introductory library reference courses</b>, the new fourth edition of <i>Reference and Information Services: An Introduction,</i> published …

Emerging Technology

ウエスタンデジタル、大規模クラウドインフラストラクチャの未来を支援 - CNET Japan

Dropboxのカスタムインフラストラクチャにおいて、Ultrastar(R) Hs14 SMR HDDが高い電力効率とストレージ密度に加え長期的なメリットを提供<p>ウエスタンデジタルコーポレーション(NASDAQ:WDC、以下ウエスタンデジタル)は本日、Ultrastar(R) Hs14ホストマネージドSMR(Shingled Magnetic Recording)HDD(ハードディスクドライブ)が、業界をリードするグローバルコラボレーションプラットフォームのDropbox Inc.(NASDAQ:DBX)が展開する、エクサバイト規模のカスタムストレージインフラストラクチャ「Magic …

Financial Regulation

'Leading and laggard firms': RBA sees economy divided in wage puzzle

Speaking in front of a room of manufacturers at an Australian Industry Group event in Melbourne, Dr Lowe saw the economy divided into "leading and …

Economics

China's J-10 Fighter Jet: Could it Take on the Air Force's Best in a Dogfight?

Here is what you need to know. The Chengdu J-10 Firebird was the People’s Republic of China’s first attempt to develop a fourth generation fighter …

Military

BoE chief economist warns universities to prepare for automation | Financial Times

Universities will need to become a “very different creature” to help workers withstand automation and enable companies to adopt new technologies, the …

Bank of England

ISRO offers battery technology to firms

The drive for indigenously made lithium ion batteries on a large scale has got a push with the Indian Space Research Organisation offering its …

Electric Vehicles

WATCH: Canadian Research Lab Studies The Slippery Conditions of Icy Walkways

As the skiing and snowboarding public we are well acquainted with the dangers of slippery sidewalks and chances are you may have had a few wipeouts …

Acquainted