Energy and resources Articles

What price the road?

Toll systems in use around the world are hopelessly stuck in the analog age. By using intelligent IoT-based metering governments just might be able to keep pace with rising numbers of vehicles as ride-sharing and electric cars take off. Toll roads go back a long

Elon Musk

Elon Musk has two more “Secret Master Plans”

In August 2006 Elon Musk first published his Secret Master Plan for Tesla: Build sports car Use that money to build an affordable car Use that money to build an even more affordable car While doing above, also provide zero emission electric power generation options

Price of oil

Will the price of oil ever increase again?

What is going on in the oil industry? The price of oil has cratered. In 2012 it was over $120 a barrel. Today, 2016, it is at $48 a barrel, and this is an improvement from January and February of this year when it went

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

These Technologies Will Shift the Global Balance of Power in the Next 20 Years

Excellent foresight post by Vivek Wadhwa on Singularity HUB on the grand challenges we face the coming decades with more and more exponential technologies taking the highway of change , leaving most governments, businesses, and economists perplex: “Governments, businesses, and economists have all been caught off guard by the geopolitical shifts

Futurist Glen Hiemstra Keynotes the Annual Landmark Solutions Innovation Forum

In this keynote speech for Landmark Solutions, Glen Hiemstra, Founder of Futurist.com, discusses future challenges and opportunities. Landmark, a Halliburton business line, is the leading technology solutions provider of data and analytics, science, software, and services for the exploration and development of energy.

50 Sensor Applications for a Smarter World

  If you want to understand more about what type of applications will run in our smart cities of the future, you must check these “50 Sensor Applications for a Smarter World“, created by Libelium, an Internet of Things Platform Provider, based in Zaragoza, Spain. The