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The dollar will be replaced by gold and cryptocurrency by 2040

May 16th, 2018 at 10:21 am » Comments Off

Fiat money will lose its significance to gold and the cryptocurrencies in the next twenty years, said Robert Kiyosaki, bestselling author of “Rich Dad Poor Dad” and his latest ,”Why The Rich Are Getting Richer.” The self-proclaimed gold bug is one of few investors to be bullish on both bitcoin and gold, noting that the […]



The next great workplace challenge: 100-year careers

April 30th, 2018 at 9:55 am » Comments Off

Scientists expect people to live routinely to 100 in the coming decades, and as long as 150. Which also suggests a much longer working life lasting well into the 70s, 80s, and even 100, according to researchers with Pearson and Oxford University. Quick take: Thinkers of various types are absorbed in navigating the age of […]



We’re on the Brink of a New Era of Innovation. Will You Survive It?

April 9th, 2018 at 9:56 am » Comments Off

It’s better to prepare than adapt because, by the time you see the need to adapt, it may already be too late One of the most interesting things I discuss in my book Mapping Innovation is what I call the new era of innovation, which will create profoundly new technologies, classes of data and business […]



How We’ll Survive When Artificial Intelligence Gets Smarter Than Us

April 4th, 2018 at 3:53 pm » Comments Off

Physicist Max Tegmark has borne witness to the rise of artificial intelligence and insists that we start thinking about what it means for humanity—before machines decide for us. The artificial intelligence revolution is here, and MIT physics professor Max Tegmark believes the implications are vaster than most of us imagine. Tegmark, cofounder and president of […]



XPRIZE Founder Peter Diamandis: ‘We’re Living at a Time When Individual Entrepreneurs Are More Powerful Than Governments’

March 14th, 2018 at 10:26 am » Comments Off

Peter Diamandis is the founder and executive chairman of the XPRIZE Foundation, which designs and operates large-scale incentive competitions to, in essence, change the world. In the words of its own criteria, an Xprize must be bold, audacious, and achievable. It must target market failure, drive investment, and give birth to a new industry. And, […]



Unexpected ways that Artificial Intelligence will change your life in the next ten years

March 1st, 2018 at 10:05 am » Comments Off

The future of artificial intelligence is both exciting and terrifying. It’s development will have an impact on your life over the next ten years, in more ways than one. While yes, it will have many positive impacts, The Malicious Use of Artificial Intelligence report recently warned that artificial intelligence could also be exploited by criminals […]



Technology isn’t just changing society — it’s changing what it means to be human

February 27th, 2018 at 12:13 pm » Comments Off

Is there something unusual about the pace and nature of technological change today? Should we be more worried about the world we’re creating? Michael Bess is a historian of science at Vanderbilt University and the author of Our Grandchildren Redesigned: Life in a Bioengineered Society. His book offers a sweeping look at our genetically modified […]



Two space hotels could open as early as 2021

February 24th, 2018 at 11:50 am » Comments Off

Bigelow Aerospace announced a new spinoff venture that will focus on marketing and operating their inflatable space habitats. The announcement comes as part of Bigelow’s plans to launch two new modules into low-Earth orbit by 2021.



A $42 million ‘10,000 year clock’ is being installed on Jeff Bezos’ property

February 23rd, 2018 at 10:39 am » Comments Off

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos took to Twitter to announce that construction of the 10,000 year clock has begun on his property in Texas, with a view to encourage thinking about humanity in the long term.



Humans will have a ‘robot second self’ in the next 20 years say experts at Microsoft

January 24th, 2018 at 9:02 am » Comments Off

The digital alter-ego will be AI extension of yourself.



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