Archive for May, 2013

Moshe Vardi: Robots Could Put Humans Out of Work by 2045

trackingthefuture: See on – Tracking the Future Robots began replacing human brawn long ago—now they’re poised to replace human brains. Moshe Vardi, a computer science professor at Rice University, thinks that by 2045 artificially intelligent machines may be capable of “if not any work that

Welcome to the One-Screen World

This means the future is not about three screens or four screens or fourteen screens. It’s about one screen: whichever screen is in front of me. Read more:

How Big Data Can Make Us Happier and Healthier (good piece)

Link: How Big Data Can Make Us Happier and Healthier (good piece) According to Reeves and Soule, Beeminder is the only platform that combines the advantages of quantified self-tracking with a commitment contract, a compelling and self-binding form of digital declaration in which users risk

thisistheverge: Tim Cook teases ‘profound’ opportunity in wearable technology, but says Google Glass won’t have broad appeal Onstage at the D11 conference in California, Tim Cook responded to a question about Google Glass, noting that wearables are a profound type of technology — and that

In the industrial era, labor unrest came when the workers felt that the owners were profitting wrongfully from them. I wonder if in the connected age, we are going to see labor unrest when folks are unceremoniously dropped from the on-demand labor pool. What are

futuristgerd: (via CHART OF THE DAY: Where The Money Is Going In The Media Business – Business Insider)

3D Web – Know What’s Next Video Series with Daniel Burrus (by Daniel Burrus)

futurescope: Meet Eesha Kare, who invented a device that charges cell phone battery in under 30 seconds  Eesha Khare, 18, of Saratoga, Calif. received the Intel Foundation Young Scientist Award of $50,000. With the rapid adoption of portable electronics, Eesha recognized the crucial need for

Google, Nike, Jawbone and the fight to win wearable computing

The market is still young. But companies big and small are positioning themselves to be at the center of the wearable computing business when it explodes. Read more: