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Why Eat Insects & Why it Matters in the West | Bug Vivant

Why Eat Insects & Why it Matters in the West | Bug Vivant | Futurewaves | Scoop.it
Why eat insects? There're super nutritious and sustainable, but that's not all! Find out how globalization is threatening traditional entomophagy.

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Toward Our 3D Future

Toward Our 3D Future | Futurewaves | Scoop.it
If the past couple of years have been about one theme for me investment-wise, they have been about exploring the bridge between bits and atoms with a series..
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The Alternative Futures of Work, frog

The Alternative Futures of Work, frog | Futurewaves | Scoop.it
Predicting how surprising future scenarios might impact a worker’s needs.

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Kenneth Mikkelsen's curator insight, February 21, 3:06 PM

Predicting how surprising future scenarios might impact a worker’s needs.


Daniel Egger's curator insight, February 21, 3:17 PM

The main implications lie in the way of how our day-by-day life is organized. With the listed changes affecting the work structure, we lead with an increasing flexibility and uncertainty in income. Our consumption patterns as well the fix costs however have to change, new financial solutions created.  Beside those increasing uncertainties in the workforce, living patterns, family structures, romantic relationships, and perception of success will dramatically challenge  our emotional balance affecting directly our well-being

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The future of the sharing economy: why we'll all be doing odd-jobs - Telegraph

The future of the sharing economy: why we'll all be doing odd-jobs - Telegraph | Futurewaves | Scoop.it
Founder of TaskRabbit explains why the need for more flexible workspaces and lifestyles is leading people to become "taskers"

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Jim Schreier's curator insight, February 23, 10:33 AM

Another important "trend" affecting the future of work.

Elaine J Roberts, Ph.D.'s curator insight, February 24, 7:05 AM

I don't know about doing odd jobs, necessarily, but I do agree that we are on the cusp of a very different way of looking at consulting and freelance work and workers. I hope the industries and businesses that (should) support such workers will also adapt.

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5 digital health trends you'll see in 2015

5 digital health trends you'll see in 2015 | Futurewaves | Scoop.it
As funding for health-minded technology skyrockets, innovators are turning medical knowledge into usable tech.

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Cheryl Palmer's curator insight, February 19, 7:43 PM

WEARABLES - Mashable post which gives a brief outline of some trends for 2015, useful for the numerous links to wearable developers for further research.

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Why the modern world is bad for your brain

Why the modern world is bad for your brain | Futurewaves | Scoop.it
Multitasking is an essential skill in the era of email, text messages, Facebook and Twitter. But, argues neuroscientist Daniel J Levitin, it’s actually making us less efficient
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Machine Cognition and AI Ethics Percolate at AAAI 2015 | KurzweilAI

Machine Cognition and AI Ethics Percolate at AAAI 2015 | KurzweilAI | Futurewaves | Scoop.it

The AAAI’s Twenty-Ninth Conference on Artificial Intelligence was held January 25--30, 2015 in Austin, Texas. Machine cognition was an important focal area  covered in two workshops on AI and Ethics, and Beyond the Turing Test, and in a special track on Cognitive Systems.

Some of the most interesting emergent themes are discussed in this article.

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Opinie - Ook wie niet werkt moet eten

Opinie - Ook wie niet werkt moet eten | Futurewaves | Scoop.it
OPINIE - Prof. dr. Nic Douben is emeritus hoogleraar aan de TU/e. Hij schrijft over het onvoorwaardelijk basisinkomen.
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​What Architects Think Our Space Homes Will Look Like | The Creators Project

Welcome to the far-out world of conceptual space architecture.
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Robot baggage handlers, biometric scanners and more airport upgrades coming soon

Robot baggage handlers, biometric scanners and more airport upgrades coming soon | Futurewaves | Scoop.it
Airports are upgrading their technologies to meet the demands of modern travel. While they’ll become cleaner and more efficient, passengers will have to do a lot more on their own.
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9 Ed Tech Trends To Watch in 2015 -- Campus Technology

9 Ed Tech Trends To Watch in 2015 -- Campus Technology | Futurewaves | Scoop.it
CT asked five IT leaders to identify the hottest trends in higher education technology today. From analytics to 3D printing, here's what should be on your radar this year.

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Hong Kong Unrest

Hong Kong Unrest | Futurewaves | Scoop.it
Hong Kong Unrest is a 360-degree news documentary, built for virtual reality, that tells the story of the 2014 pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong.
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IKEA will start selling wireless charging lamps and tables

IKEA will start selling wireless charging lamps and tables | Futurewaves | Scoop.it
After lots of perseverance from smartphone makers, wireless charging is finally starting to make an impact. Many big name phones now support the technolo
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What Google DeepMind Means for A.I. - The New Yorker

What Google DeepMind Means for A.I. - The New Yorker | Futurewaves | Scoop.it
Engineers at Google DeepMind have designed a program that can master vintage video games. How will it shape the future of computer learning?
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The Future This Week: ISS, Wearables, and Virtual Reality - SERIOUS WONDER

The Future This Week: ISS, Wearables, and Virtual Reality - SERIOUS WONDER | Futurewaves | Scoop.it
In The Future This Week, Serious Wonder jumps into a space taxi and launches off in search of this week’s headlines! B.J. Murphy for Serious Wonder
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How to Predict Trends Before They Happen

How to Predict Trends Before They Happen | Futurewaves | Scoop.it
Today more than ever, the success of an organization depends on its ability to prepare for change. Try this process to continually evaluate and predict trends before they occur.
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Software can analyze human genome in 90 minutes | Impact Lab

Software can analyze human genome in 90 minutes | Impact Lab | Futurewaves | Scoop.it

DNA sequence at the Science Museum in LondonDeveloped at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Ohio a new software, which its creators claim puts it ahead of the pack as the fastest genome analysis software around, can take raw sequence data on a person’s genome and search it for disease-causing variations in a matter of hours. Whereas it took 13 years and cost US$3 billion to sequence a human genome for the first time, senior author Peter White notes that now “even the smallest research groups can complete genomic sequencing in a matter of days.

 
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The Acceleration of Acceleration: How The Future Is Arriving Far Faster Than Expected

The Acceleration of Acceleration: How The Future Is Arriving Far Faster Than Expected | Futurewaves | Scoop.it
One of the things that happens when you write books about the future is you get to watch your predictions fail. This is nothing new, of course, but what’s different this time around is the direction of those failures.
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This Berkeley startup & its energy machines are about to take off

This Berkeley startup & its energy machines are about to take off | Futurewaves | Scoop.it
A decade ago the sprawling artist compound just off of Ashby Avenue in an industrial part of West Berkeley, Calif, was filled with flame-throwing robots, stacks of shipping containers and towering Burning Man-inspired sculptures. During my college years at the University of California, Berkeley, and for several years afterwards, the place — then called The…
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Jan Rotmans: ‘We hebben behoefte aan een nieuw avontuur op zee’ - ZiPconomy

Jan Rotmans: ‘We hebben behoefte aan een nieuw avontuur op zee’ - ZiPconomy | Futurewaves | Scoop.it
Prof Jan Rotmans over zijn nieuwe boek " Verandering van tijdperk - Nederland kantelt"
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Why I Am Not a Maker

Why I Am Not a Maker | Futurewaves | Scoop.it
When tech culture only celebrates creation, it risks ignoring those who teach, criticize, and take care of others.
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Top 10 web trends shaping the future of sustainable business

Top 10 web trends shaping the future of sustainable business | Futurewaves | Scoop.it
Web 2.0 is not just about sharing photos on Facebook. It is a new mindset focused on collective intelligence and co-creation

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Is this what the future looks like? - CNN.com

Is this what the future looks like? - CNN.com | Futurewaves | Scoop.it
Getty Images has produced a series of photographs called "Future Unknown," which illustrate a visual aesthetic that "embraces experimentation fused with technology."
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