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  • 50 years later: Humanity’s adaptation to Future Shock
    by Ross Dawson on 22 Gennaio 2020 at 06:14

    This year it is 50 years since Alvin Toffler published Future Shock. It was an immensely influential book in shaping how his generation thought about the future. In commemoration of the anniversary, a new book After Shock: The World’s Foremost Futurists Reflect on 50 Years of Future Shock―and Look Ahead to the Next 50 is

  • The Brain Predicts Reward Like an AI, Says New DeepMind Research
    by Shelly Fan on 21 Gennaio 2020 at 15:00

    The idea of reinforcement learning—or learning based on reward—has been around for so long it’s easy to forget we don’t really know how it works. If DeepMind’s new bombshell paper in Nature is any indication, a common approach in AI, one that’s led to humanity’s defeat in the game of Go against machines, may have

  • 7 lessons learned from 20 years of professional speaking
    by Ross Dawson on 21 Gennaio 2020 at 09:25

    It is exactly two decades since I became a professional speaker. I had paid my dues over the previous four years speaking frequently for free at conferences. My breakthrough from ‘free to fee’ came from the publication of my first book, Developing Knowledge-Based Client Relationships, which gave me the credibility and visibility to be invited

  • World’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm Will Power 4.5 Million Homes
    by Vanessa Bates Ramirez on 20 Gennaio 2020 at 15:00

    Renewable energy statistics just keep topping each other. Solar power is getting cheaper. Battery storage capacity is getting better. And wind farms are getting bigger. 2019 saw the world’s biggest (at the time) offshore wind farm come online, as well as construction of the biggest offshore wind farm in the US off the coast of

  • HS2 is world class stupidity
    by idpearson on 20 Gennaio 2020 at 12:14

    £106Bn is the new estimated cost of HS2, with a new delivery date of 2040 https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2020/jan/20/hs2-costs-government-review-west-midlands-manchester-leeds We hear figures in the billions all the time, and I guess politicians especially lose their sense of what they really mean. A few … Continue reading →

  • Precision Fermentation: What It Is, and How It Could Make Farming Obsolete
    by Edd Gent on 19 Gennaio 2020 at 15:00

    Concerns around the environmental impact of modern farming are causing us to reassess our relationship with food. But are claims that lab-grown food will replace agriculture in the coming decades realistic? British journalist and environmental activist George Monbiot made a stir last week with the release of his documentary Apocalypse Cow, in which he claims

  • The future of the car industry
    by idpearson on 19 Gennaio 2020 at 12:30

    I’ve blogged and lectured many times now on the future of cars, public transport, trains, and I’ve retained my view that private cars and public transport (taxis, buses and trains, apart from very high density systems like London’s Underground) will eventually … Continue reading →

  • This Week’s Awesome Tech Stories From Around the Web (Through January 18)
    by Singularity Hub Staff on 18 Gennaio 2020 at 15:00

    BIOTECH Meet Xenobot, an Eerie New Kind of Programmable Organism Matt Simon | Wired “A xenobot is a one-of-a-kind organism: It’s both a living thing made of living cells and a machine that the researchers can program to express certain behaviors. The frog cells aren’t special in and of themselves—it’s the emergent behavior they collectively

  • Mojo Vision’s Augmented Reality Contact Lenses Kick off a Race to AR on Your Eye
    by Jason Dorrier on 17 Gennaio 2020 at 15:00

    The digital world has been creeping closer to your face. Was a time when a laptop was about as personal as you got with a computer. Then came smartphones, and a few years later, some of us started strapping screens to our heads. Now, in what must be the penultimate step to tapping brains directly,

  • Trust in the Age of Digital Transformation: An Interview with Charles Green
    by Charles Warnock on 16 Gennaio 2020 at 17:16

    Charles Green is an author, consultant-advisor, keynote speaker, and founder and CEO of Trusted Advisor Associates. His books include “The Trusted Advisor” and “Trust-based Selling.” Drawing from his deep background as a management consultant, Green’s mission is to help individuals and organizations build trusted business relationships and make better decisions for themselves.    Hi, Charles.… The post Trust in the Age of Digital Transformation: An Interview with Charles Green appeared first on Singularity University.

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