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.
This is cross-section of a healthy civilization where the layers represent parts of society that move at different rates. The most rapidly changing parts are at the top, such as fashion, and the slower parts are at the bottom, such as culture. Turbulence occurs when lower layers move faster than upper layers.
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?”
Artificial intelligence (AI) and robots can replace half of the jobs known to us today. How do we prepare our kids for the future?
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.
Researchers are trying to extend human life an additional 30 years within the next decade. It is possible that the first person to live to be 150 years old has already been born.
Google has spent many years developing driverless car technology. Autonomous vehicles are now ready for primetime and may become available to the consumer market as early as 2016.
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.