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Global Futures and Foresights: 2016 Flipboarded Tweet Decks (via GFF)

Everything GFF – The Futures Agency Member’s company Futurist David A. Smith – tweeted in the past 12 months with the articles, reports and papers Global Futures and Foresights referenced in the Tweet embedded in these Flipboard documents: AI & automation Big data & analytics

Computing in the Future (via The Economist)

The Economist published an interesting article recently in its Leaders, headed: “The era of predictable improvement in computer hardware is ending. What comes next?” Quotes: “A modern Intel Skylake processor contains around 1.75 billion transistors—half a million of them would fit on a single transistor

4 easy lessons to deep learning

Machine learning is one of the fastest-growing and most exciting fields out there, and deep learning represents its true bleeding edge. For developers, it’s key to get a clear understanding of the motivation for deep learning, and design intelligent systems that learn from complex and/or large-scale datasets. Derrick

The evilification of Facebook: Gerd Leonhard about to quit Facebook!

The Futures Agency’s CEO Gerd Leonhard is thinking about leaving Facebook – and he needs your help in deciding this. “Facebook now generates 35% of my traffic to this site and my Youtube channel, yet I am seriously thinking about ending my posts and contributions to Facebook, and may delete my profile and my pages altogether.” Gerd

Cognitive technologies in the technology sector (report)

Deloitte University Press recently released an insightful report titled “Cognitive technologies in the technology sector – From science fiction vision to real-world value“. It’s an overview of how some tech companies are using cognitive technologies to create innovative new products and services, pursue new markets, and

IoT: Unleashing the Mother of all Infrastructures

On a January 26th Game Changers Radio show, a panel of Futurists (including Gray Scott and myself) will focus on the Internet of Things (IoT) and its world changing implications. Here are some of my thoughts in advance of that discussion. I’ll start with a