Robocars, the hyperloop and universal broadband are nearly here -- or so some top venture capitalists think. On Thursday night, five of the world's best-known venture capitalists each went to bat for two trends they think will be the most explosive over the next five years, but aren't overly obvious.
1. On-demand ambient computing. Shervin Pishevar
2. Traditional banks will keep losing share to startups while bitcoin fades. Rebecca Lynn
3. The virtual me. Jenny Lee
4. The Skynet economy. Steve Jurvetson
5. The end of the auto nation. Bill Gurley
6. The fifth mode of transportation. Shervin Pishevar
7. The reemergence of women in tech. Rebecca Lynn
8. The economy of me. Jenny Lee
9.The rise of robocars Steve Jurvetson
10.The native mobile application platform will continue to dominate the mobile Web. Bill Gurley
The goal of the community and the forum is to bring together the world's most forward thinking organizations to explore what the future of work is going to look like, and what companies are doing to adapt.
Pat Wadors -- Chief Human Resources Officer of LinkedinAnna Binder -- VP of People at MulesoftAntonia Cusumano -- Principal at PwCPaul Sebastien and Dan Chou -- VP and GM of Udemy for business and Director of SalesGloria Burke -- Chief Knowledge Officer of UnisysRich Pearson -- SVP of Elance-OdeskStuart Poole -- Corporate Wellness at FitbitAaron Taylor Harvey -- Environments Design Lead at Airbnb
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A new artificial photosynthetic system has been invented by a team of scientists. This new system could one day reduce industry’s dependence on fossil fuel-derived energy by powering it with solar energy and bacteria.
The emerging research about social isolation is sobering. Among people young and old in the United States and Britain, researchers are finding significant increases in loneliness. In 1985, one in 10 Americans said they had no intimate with whom to discuss important matters; in 2004, the figure was one in four.
This is not just dismaying, it’s hazardous. A recent study, examining data from 3.4 million people, found that people who were lonely, living alone, or socially isolated had a significantly higher risk of premature death. During the past 15 years, the American suicide rate has also increased markedly: for young people, it is the third leading cause of death, and nearly one in six high school students has seriously considered suicide.
Martin Ford The robots haven’t just landed in the workplace—they’re expanding skills, moving up the corporate ladder, showing awesome productivity and retention rates, and increasingly shoving aside their human counterparts.
Think more green space, fewer roads and faster commutes. A fascinating new simulation finds that self-driving cars will essentially terraform cities by eliminating 90% of cars on the roads, opening up acres of land and slashing commute times. This per a team of transportation scientists at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development that analyzed data on actual car trips in Lisbon, Portugal, to see how a fleet of self-driving, shared “taxibots” would change the metropolitan landscape (PDF link).
Auto's staan stil, mensen zitten werkloos thuis, kantoorpanden staan leeg, kleding gaat maar een seizoen mee en veel voedsel verdwijnt in de afvalbak. Deze gigantische overschotten en overcapaciteit schreeuwen om nuttig gebruik. Dat gebeurt nu. Alles wat over is of verspild dreigt te worden vormt steeds vaker de basis voor nieuwe verdienmodellen.
Traditionally, the meaning of Gamification is nothing but, a usage of gaming techniques, mechanics and thinking in a non gaming context. If we go a little deep from work point of view then, in simple words Gamification is to make work fun.
ELON MUSK busies himself building other people’s futures. A serial entrepreneur who made his first fortune in the early days of the world wide web, he has since helped found a solar-power company to generate green electricity, an electric-car firm to liberate motorists from the internal-combustion engine, and a rocketry business—SpaceX—to pursue his desire to see a human colony on Mars within his lifetime. It makes him the sort of technologist you would expect might look on tomorrow with unbridled optimism.
Not all future technology meets with his approval, though. In a speech in October at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Mr Musk described artificial intelligence (AI) as “summoning the demon”, and the creation of a rival to human intelligence as probably the biggest threat facing the world. He is not alone.
During the Germany–Brazil World Cup game yesterday, Google let NPR into its newsroom to see how it chooses which trends it should share with the world. NPR's most interesting finding was that Google chooses to avoid ...
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