Archive for May, 2013

How the Internet of Things Changes Everything – Harvard Business Review

Link: How the Internet of Things Changes Everything – Harvard Business Review In the same way, industrial product buyers are seeing their relationship to equipment manufacturers changed by smart, connected things. In the field of mechanical and plant engineering, consider the advent of predictive maintenance.

Absurdity is not a barrier to consideration. Teller and colleagues say they’ve spent time contemplating levitation and teleportation. The latter was nixed as an area for further study in part because any unique item that you would want to teleport—a Picasso, say—would have to be

What’s Ahead for the Net: Mary Meeker Explains It All

Link: What’s Ahead for the Net: Mary Meeker Explains It All Meeker’s projected numbers for the increase in mobile traffic are too conservative, said James Lamberti, general manager and vice president of AdTruth. “Not only are we seeing a tremendous growth in mobile phones, but

futurescope: McKinsey: The $33 Trillion Technology Payoff From Bits Blog NYT: A new report from the McKinsey Global Institute, the research arm of the consulting firm, delivers a twist on the art form, and the difference is more than the timing. The 154-page report not

Billionaire Peter Thiel invests in the development of 3D printed meat

Link: Billionaire Peter Thiel invests in the development of 3D printed meat copperterillium: The prospect of lab-grown meat has intrigued both vegetarians and environmentalists for years. Humans eat about 240 billion kilograms of meat each year — a voracious demand for animal protein that has

industrytap: One Trillion Sensors Embedded in Humans and Machines by 2020 ➜ http://bit.ly/1150Lon

The World In 2033: Big Thinkers And Futurists Share Their Thoughts

Link: The World In 2033: Big Thinkers And Futurists Share Their Thoughts Put yourself back in 1993.  Could you have predicted the success of the web, tablets and smartphones, privatized space travel, the rise of terrorism, or the myriad of small changes that impact how

futuristgerd: These are some of my recent ‘bottom lines’ on the Future of Media. Read more on my new blog at FuturistGerd.com  Download most of my books incl. The Future of Content (2011) for free, via GerdCloud (my shared-items dropbox folder). Watch some videos of

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