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Archive for April, 2014
Being Human in a Digital Society: This is the ENGLISH language version of my talk at Future Day in Istanbul, see https://gelecekgunu.org/eng/default.asp for details. You can download the slides etc at https://gerd.fm/1mZmwGd
“In order for our global society to develop solutions to pressing problems in an increasingly technology-driven and constantly changing world, we need to re-train our workforce to do what machines can’t: to be enterprising, independent and strategic thinkers—to be purposeful creators.” https://www.forbes.com/sites/ashoka/2014/04/10/why-playful-learning-is-the-key-to-prosperity/?utm_campaign=forbestwittersf&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social
Link: The Future of Media Will Be Streamed For music and movies as things you buy and own, this is the beginning of the end.
Link: Pay with Your Fingerprint Samsung’s Galaxy S5 is the first smartphone that can use a fingerprint to authorize payments in stores and online.
newsweek: In the last two months, Amazon has spotlighted two new products that allow shoppers to add items to their shopping list without ever typing anything into a search bar. This isn’t a coincidence. The most recent one is Amazon Dash — a thin, wand-like
How Your Location Data Is Being Used to Predict the Events You Will Want to Attend | MIT Technology Review
Link: How Your Location Data Is Being Used to Predict the Events You Will Want to Attend | MIT Technology Review The next generation of recommendation engines will use your location data to suggest music festivals, sporting events, and conferences you will want to attend.
futurescope: A Guide to the Internet of Things by Intel [read more]
Link: Schneier on Security: Heartbleed
Link: Relentless.com: Why Amazon will dominate global retail Amazon.com’s domination of book sales has disrupted and destabilised that industry. As “The Everything Store” moves into new sectors – delivering groceries, commissioning TV drama, computer games – can it repeat the trick?