Posts Tagged ‘technology‘

10 Hyper Disruptive Business Models (Jo Caudron slideshare)

Here’s an interesting Slideshare presentation by TFA speaker and author Jo Caudron that guides you through ten business models of hyper disruptors that we found inspiring. We’ve analyzed tons of disruptive players when we were writing our book on Digital Transformation. We discovered 7 similarities and

Why Stem Cells May Save Your Life

Every person is a collection of over 30 trillion human cells. Every one of these cells, those in your brain, lungs, liver, skin, and everywhere else, derives from a single pluripotent type of cell called a stem cell. Read this article by Peter Diamandis how stem cells are going to

Sustainability, the Soul of Technology

Check out Rudy de Waele’s presentation on “Sustainability, the Soul of Technology” at the Technology Ventures Conference in Cambridge, UK . Sustainability, the Soul of Technology from Rudy De Waele

Technology Versus Humanity – my new short film

I am very excited to announce the release of my new short film “Technology versus Humanity”. This film marks the beginning of a new period for me, with much of my future work focusing on the topic of how exponential technological changes are changing what

Does IoT mean mass unemployment?

“If we do this wrong, the technology providers could end up destroying hundreds of millions of jobs with products and services in the cloud, which makes these businesses indispensable and very rich,” says Gerd Leonhard, futurist, author and CEO of The Futures Agency. Automation and

4 Ways Improv Can Improve All Aspects of Your Life

I know this is a bit of a departure from your average post about business or the future, but it’s actually quite valid, so stay with me. If you’ve ever seen an improvisation skit, you may wonder how those principles could apply to your business.

Oh The Many Ethical Implications of Emerging Tech

More radical disruptions will occur once the technology transitions to the organic world, making it possible to assemble biomaterials that evolve and develop on their own, design cancer-fighting robots that would release antibodies only in contact with cancerous cells, and so on. Read more from

New Media – Dave Pell

The most difficult part of the transition from old media to new is over. It was plenty bloody and there are still many open wounds to suture. But this is not the time to give up and it’s not the time to give in to

The Problem with Smart Homes

Like many of the coolest new technologies, sometimes the idea of a new product or concept is much better than the actual thing… This post has some good points I had never considered. What will happen if smart homes include equipment with lifespans that go