There are 2 billion people in the world that don’t have access to eye care . . . there are two organizations looking to transform the eye care industry, EyeNetra and Peek Vision.
What happens to language studies when the technocrats in Silicon Valley crack the language nut? Does this mean we no longer need to study Spanish, Chinese, or French in school anymore? Will language studies go away like cursive handwriting?
New farming techniques are a direct response to the global grand challenge of feeding the world in a sustainable way. There may be a point in the future where we won’t have the luxury of eating food made the “traditional” way.
We are at the beginnings of another industrial revolution, enabled by digital manufacturing technology like 3D printing. This revolution will be so disruptive to our economy, that it has forced me to rethink my company’s future.
Mr. Diamandis is trying to change our frame of thinking from one of scarcity to one of abundance. We need to ask ourselves the question, “How do we make things abundant?”
Medical tricorders combine sensor technology with artificial intelligence to help you make better health decisions.
If prosthetics could enhance your physical capacity, maybe people will elect to trade in their perfectly working limbs for enhanced versions.
Emerging technologies are coming and can disrupt and change society. The community should be aware of these disruptive technologies, open up a discussion, and decide how to use them to shape our future.