Archive for April, 2013

Robotics revolutionize dairy farm

emergentfutures: “The voluntary milking system automatically milks cows 24 hours a day,” Brian Casey said during a walk though his barn late last week. Some of the cows are milked four times a day and, if you can believe it, they get milked when they

emergentfutures: Inside Gatorade’s Social Media Command Center In the realm of marketing, Gatorade is probably best known for splashy commercials featuring some of the world’s most famous athletes. However, a new effort behind the scenes of the PepsiCo-owned sports drink maker is putting social media

The tribes we lead – Seth Godin by TEDEducation

Didier Marlier and the Hero’s Journey by Gabriela Jardim

As the trend toward wireless-enabled personal devices grows worldwide, the biggest energy drain in the wireless cloud will clearly come from mobile 4G LTE and wireless networks in general which are expected to account for 90 percent of energy use by 2015 compared to 9

mashable: Are your friends always on their phones while you’re hanging out? Give this social experiment a try. Comment: This will surely be a challenge for many!

With robots, we are inventing a new species that is part material and part digital. The ambition of modern robotics goes beyond copying humans, beyond the effort to make walking, talking androids that are indistinguishable from people. Future robots will have superhuman abilities in both

stanfordbusiness: “If you had a strategy professor, he or she probably taught you to avoid competition. The professor was wrong,” states Professor William Barnett. Read why competition is the engine that generates innovation: 

edgeperspectives: Man Versus Machine – John Hagel’s Machine Keynote Discusses Job Competitiveness with Robots (VIDEO) Is the increasing pace of automation just a technological issue? My reflections on Race Against the Machine