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The role of networks in organizational change | McKinsey & Company

The role of networks in organizational change | McKinsey & Company | The future | Scoop.it
Companies shouldn’t focus so much on formal structures that they ignore the informal ones.
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Artificial Intelligence in Social Media: What AI Knows About You, and What You Need to Know

Artificial Intelligence in Social Media: What AI Knows About You, and What You Need to Know | The future | Scoop.it
While the closest we have a robot housemaid is a Roomba, artificial intelligence in social media is helping us sort through tons of data, and more
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Nonprofit merges hi-tech and high fashion to make clothes for people with disabilities

Nonprofit merges hi-tech and high fashion to make clothes for people with disabilities | The future | Scoop.it
Open Style Lab uses design and technology to make clothes accessible for people with disabilities.
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Neural Networks Have Advanced Beyond Our ...

Neural Networks Have Advanced Beyond Our ... | The future | Scoop.it

One of the brilliant things about neural networks — the complex system of electronic "neurons" that power everything from lab experiments to your phone's facial-recognition software — is that they can learn things on their own. Feed them a bunch of data, and they'll eventually figure out how to identify pictures or find distant galaxies. But after the first step and before the last step, AI engineers don't actually know what happens. Just like human brains, neural networks are a mystery. But before you mourn for our dystopian robot future, wait until you hear what experts are doing about it.
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Microsoft Plumbs Ocean’s Depths to Test Underwater Data Center - NYTimes.com

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SAP Chief Bill McDermott Embarks on Health Care Mission After Losing His Eye - NYTimes.com

SAP Chief Bill McDermott Embarks on Health Care Mission After Losing His Eye - NYTimes.com | The future | Scoop.it
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How Smart, Connected Products Are Transforming Companies

How Smart, Connected Products Are Transforming Companies | The future | Scoop.it
Their impact on the value chain and organizational structure. The second in a two-part series.
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What Will a Corporation Look Like in 2050? — Backchannel

What Will a Corporation Look Like in 2050? - Backchannel - Medium
A futurist imagines how companies will react to inequality, climate change and Artificial Intelligence
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The Point of No Return: Climate Change Nightmares Are Already Here

The Point of No Return: Climate Change Nightmares Are Already Here | The future | Scoop.it
The worst predicted impacts of climate change are starting to happen — and much faster than climate scientists expected
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This device allows blind people to see through their tongues

This device allows blind people to see through their tongues | The future | Scoop.it
The story of Emilie Goissiaux, a 25-year-old artist living in Brooklyn but originally from New Orleans, is an amazing one. In 2010, an 18-wheel truck hit Emilie, giving her a traumatic brain injury, multiple fractures, and leaving her in a coma.
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MasterCard, RBC to test startup’s heartbeat payment technology - The Globe and Mail

MasterCard, RBC to test startup’s heartbeat payment technology - The Globe and Mail | The future | Scoop.it
Who you are will become a part of the technology pretty soon... An interesting evolution of biometrics.
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The hollowing out effect

The hollowing out effect | The future | Scoop.it
THE digital revolution offers great advantages but it also threatens the jobs of low and mid-skilled workers. As computers become smarter, so too must humans
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Creativity, social skills and technological savvy and increasingly important...
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Predictions For The Future Of The Networked Economy

Predictions For The Future Of The Networked Economy | The future | Scoop.it
Our use of networks and their integration in our lives is changing how we communicate, shop, give and receive medical treatments, and find resources.
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The Network Intelligence Movement Will Add Personal Context to the Online World

The Network Intelligence Movement Will Add Personal Context to the Online World | The future | Scoop.it
After all, every organization is built upon smart and connected people.
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The Potential of Social Network Analysis in Intelligence

The Potential of Social Network Analysis in Intelligence | The future | Scoop.it
Within its limits, SNA can be applied to identify individuals or organizations within a network, generate new leads and simulate flows of information or money throughout a network.
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AI will have an enormous impact on the future economy

AI will have an enormous impact on the future economy | The future | Scoop.it
AI could add as much as $15 trillion to the global economy by 2030.
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Obama Pledges $4 Billion to Computer Science in US Schools

Obama Pledges $4 Billion to Computer Science in US Schools | The future | Scoop.it
President Obama today revealed his plan to give students across the nation to learn computer science skills in school.
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The Tech Elite’s Quest to Reinvent School in Its Own Image

The Tech Elite’s Quest to Reinvent School in Its Own Image | The future | Scoop.it
The guy behind an online learning juggernaut has started a new school in Silicon Valley. Salman Khan is trying to reinvent the classroom. Again.
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Colouring in Disney's augmented reality drawings - BBC News

Colouring in Disney's augmented reality drawings - BBC News | The future | Scoop.it
Drawing books are given an augmented reality twist by Disney's Switzerland-based research team.
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Science fiction as fact: how desires drive discoveries

Science fiction as fact: how desires drive discoveries | The future | Scoop.it
Sci fi helps us think ahead and predicts future technologies, but most importantly it creates debate by asking – what if?
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Blind People Can Now Read Their Smartphones Thanks to This Brilliant Braille Smartwatch

Blind People Can Now Read Their Smartphones Thanks to This Brilliant Braille Smartwatch | The future | Scoop.it
A revolutionary technology may allow blind people to read their smartphones—simply by checking their watch.
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Young Canadian CEO aims to upend smartphone market with Neptune Duo - The Globe and Mail

Young Canadian CEO aims to upend smartphone market with Neptune Duo - The Globe and Mail | The future | Scoop.it
The young sometimes see a problem and say why not fix that...
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Here's What The Future Of Storytelling Looks Like in 2014

Here's What The Future Of Storytelling Looks Like in 2014 | The future | Scoop.it
From the Future of Storytelling Summit, we've compiled the most promising examples of innovation in storytelling we can expect in 2014 and beyond....
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5 Trends Shaping the Future of Work

5 Trends Shaping the Future of Work | The future | Scoop.it
Since the dawn of business there has been a certain style of how and when work should be done. It flows from the top down: beginning with the organization, to the managers, and then employees.
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Organizations need talented people more than talented people need organizations.
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