The rules for the new economy haven't been written yet. Well, they have...it's just that they were written 50+ years ago when the 9-to-5, 30-years-and-a-gold-watch career path was the rule, not the exception.
21st Century: a brief trek through our technology-rich future Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies Perhaps there is no better example of this than Google's hiring of Ray Kurzweil as Director of Engineering.
Spartan Daily Technology will slowly transform the human body Spartan Daily Or, if you take the word of transhumanists such as Ray Kurzweil, the next place we are going to go is inside computers (and wouldn't that really be the ultimate body...
The official homepage of Morten Middelfart and CALM. Computer Aided Leadership and Management (CALM) is an inspirational speculation on how mankind can leverage computer potentials for helping organizations to self-actualize their full potentials.
Integrated orbital angular momentum devices array (credit: University of Bristol Centre for Quantum Photonics) An ultra-high-security scheme that could one day get quantum cryptography using Quantum Key Distribution into mobile devices has been...
Excellent primer on networks, emergence and social change by Margaret Wheatley and Deborah Frieze of the Berkana Institute. An inspiration for the development of Doing Something Good and Collaboratory Melbourne.
KPRC Houston Scan a brain, read a mind? KPRC Houston A group at the University of Washington demonstrated last year that by sending brain signals over the Internet, one scientist could control another scientist's hand motion.
The first Cybathlon, an Olympics for robot assisted parathletes, will take place in Switzerland in October 2016. For people with disabilities who are using advanced technologies – robotic limbs or brain-computer interfaces – to compete. The "Transhumanists" are overjoyed. As the name implies, Transhumanists are people who want us to become "beyond human". It’s an [...]
“Money is a very interesting philosophical idea in that we have all of humanity agreeing on this system,” said Ray Kurzweil. “So even though we may radically disagree on some things — like let’s say the U.S.
SPIONs (Credit: ACS Nano) Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have developed a technique to use magnetically controlled nanoparticles to force tumor cells to “self-destruct.” without harming surrounding tissue, as with radiotherapy, and...