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These are the skills that your kids will need for the future (Hint: It’s not coding)

October 22nd, 2018 at 7:09 am » Comments Off

The jobs of the future will involve humans collaborating with other humans to design work for machines, and value will shift from cognitive to social skills. An education is supposed to prepare you for the future. Traditionally, that meant learning certain facts and skills, like when Columbus discovered America or how to do multiplication and […]



When will we have Artificial Intelligence as smart as a human? Here’s what experts think

September 30th, 2018 at 11:32 am » Comments Off

Robots in the movies can think creatively, continue learning over time, and maybe even pass for conscious. Why don’t we have that yet? “Star Wars,” “Her,” and “iRobot.” What do all these movies have in common? The artificial intelligence (AI) depicted in there is crazy-sophisticated. These robots can think creatively, continue learning over time, and […]



8 predictions for the near-future of artificial intelligence

September 28th, 2018 at 11:37 am » Comments Off

An artificial Intelligence project utilizing a humanoid robot from French company Aldebaran and reprogramed for their specific campus makes its debut as an assistant for students attending Palomar College in San Marcos, California, U.S. October 10, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake No one disputes the potential impact AI will have across a wide range of business sectors. […]



World Economic Forum- The future of jobs

September 27th, 2018 at 12:05 pm » Comments Off

Key Findings As technological breakthroughs rapidly shift the frontier between the work tasks performed by humans and those performed by machines and algorithms, global labour markets are undergoing major transformations. These transformations, if managed wisely, could lead to a new age of good work, good jobs and improved quality of life for all, but if […]



10 surprising ways driverless cars will change the world

September 20th, 2018 at 9:02 am » Comments Off

When you think about the amount of time we spend behind the wheel today, whether in congestion or helping friends and family getting to and forth, being able to spend this time on other activities whilst on the move opens up a whole host of possibilities. But not only will we have more free time, […]



Countdown to the singularity

September 13th, 2018 at 8:37 am » Comments Off

I asked the smartest people I know for their tech predictions for the next 20 years (2018 – 2038). What are the breakthroughs we can expect on our countdown to the Singularity? I compiled 50 predictions in a document distributed to my Abundance 360 and Abundance Digital communities. If you’d like a copy of all […]



It’s the year 2038–here’s how we’ll eat 20 years in the future

August 30th, 2018 at 10:48 am » Comments Off

A science-fiction look at the next two decades of food developments, from robot farmers to 3D-printed meals to government monitoring of your daily calorie intake. It’s the year 2038. The word “flavor” has fallen into disuse. Sugar is the new cigarettes, and we have managed to replace salt with healthy plants.
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This astrophysicist explains the surprisingly complex concept of ‘nothing’

August 27th, 2018 at 10:18 am » Comments Off

Philosophers have debated the nature of “nothing” for thousands of years, but what has modern science got to say about it? In an interview with The Conversation, Martin Rees, Astronomer Royal and Emeritus Professor of Cosmology and Astrophysics at the University of Cambridge, explains that when physicists talk about nothing, they mean empty space (vacuum). […]



Cities will automate first. We should prepare now

August 17th, 2018 at 9:26 am » Comments Off

Three robotic arms move brushes languidly across canvases as the glass eyes of cameras gaze ahead. The robots are painting a still life—lit with a tarnished black standing lamp—of a stuffed fox, a bird perched on a branch, a skull in the center, and a seashell to the side. This summer in Paris, it is […]



4 futuristic transport methods that will change how we travel around the world

August 15th, 2018 at 9:39 am » Comments Off

Since the invention of air travel, the world has felt like a smaller place – it’s now possible for pretty much anyone to fly around the globe, learning about different countries and cultures. It’s pretty amazing. But some companies aren’t satisfied with this – they want to make the world seem even smaller, with faster, […]



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