Posts Tagged ‘futbiz‘

Countries adding the most billionaires | SmartPlanet

Link: Countries adding the most billionaires | SmartPlanet Today, the bottom half of the global population owns less than 1 percent of total wealth. The richest 10 percent holds 86 percent of the world’s wealth. The top 1 percent—meaning those ultra-high-net-worth individuals with fortunes in

Berlin accuses Washington of cold war tactics over snooping

Link: Berlin accuses Washington of cold war tactics over snooping Der Spiegel quoted the Snowden documents as revealing that the US taps half a billion phone calls, emails and text messages in Germany a month. “We can attack the signals of most foreign third-class partners,

MIT Whiz Sets Out to Humanize the Internet of Things | Wired.com

Link: MIT Whiz Sets Out to Humanize the Internet of Things | Wired.com Millions of years of biological development have given humans the ability to process information using all of our senses, but the last 30 years of technology advances have focused everything through our

Mapping the Future with Big Data | WFS

Link: Mapping the Future with Big Data | WFS It is, in many ways, a snapshot of the way that statistical data from databases, user data from multiple participants, and social network data from the public will change the nature of rapid decision making in

Thomas Frey on The End of Theft

Link: Thomas Frey on The End of Theft In 2030, every purchase over $50, or what ever minimum you choose, is automatically assigned to our “personal ownership network.” Tagging chips built-in to these items automatically provide a full description of the product, serial numbers, date

Marketing: Less guff, more puff | The Economist 4*read

Link: Marketing: Less guff, more puff | The Economist 4*read Brands want deeper and more profitable relationships with consumers in exchange for the trust they hope to inspire. Marketers are stretching their notions of what brands stand for and smudging the distinction between advertising and