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9 predictions for 2020–2029

May 11th, 2020 at 1:08 pm » Comments Off

The world as we know it is about to change fast. I like to think about the future a lot, so this year I decided to make some predictions. My predictions for this decade Federated Learning will unlock value from previously inaccessible sensitive data. Deepfakes will impact democracy and bring about a need for publisher […]



The coronavirus butterfly effect: Six predictions for a new world order

May 1st, 2020 at 11:12 am » Comments Off

The world may soon pass “peak virus.” But true recovery will take years—and the ripple effects will be seismic. Parag Khanna and Karan Khemka forecast the aftershocks. In chaos theory, the butterfly effect describes a small change that can have massive, unpredictable consequences. An insect flaps its wings and, weeks later, causes a tornado. The […]



The pandemic will cleave America in two

April 28th, 2020 at 11:12 am » Comments Off

Some will emerge from this crisis disrupted and shaken, but ultimately stable. Others will come out of it with much more lasting scars. Viruses aren’t picky. They tear through neighborhoods and nations, infecting whomever they can, and the new coronavirus is no exception: The pain of the present pandemic will be felt—is already being felt—by […]



Five ways that coronavirus will change the way we eat

April 23rd, 2020 at 7:17 pm » Comments Off

A self-driving food delivery robot might appear in a post-pandemic world in which consumers want to avoid human contact.  These are unprecedented times. One thing is for sure— with the widespread acceptance that coronavirus originated in an exotic meat market in China, there has been a massive consumer rethink around food. This shift is impacting […]



9 future predictions for a post-corona world

April 19th, 2020 at 11:50 am » Comments Off

As the ripple of COVID-19 careens around the globe, it’s forcing humankind to innovate and change the way we work and live. The upside of where we find ourselves right now is that individuals and corporations will be more resilient in a post-COVID-19 world. Here are nine predictions of what our world may look like […]



The Future of our partnership with machines

March 20th, 2020 at 11:32 am » Comments Off

I’m often asked questions about the future of work. Will the machines takeover? How long until the human race declines? And how many jobs will go away? One new book that thoughtfully approaches these topics of how we will work symbiotically with machines and how we can all evolve to benefit together is HUMAN/MACHINE: The […]



MIT published a list of the 9 megatrends that will shape the world in 2030. Here’s what they all have in common

March 6th, 2020 at 10:35 am » Comments Off

Climate change, transparency, and nationalism will be driving the workforce 10 years from now.  For decades, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has generated some of the world’s greatest innovators, entrepreneurs, and startups. MIT has built a strong research and engineering culture since its founding in 1861, producing dozens of Nobel laureates along the way. 3Com, […]



14 jobs that could be automated within the next decade

March 3rd, 2020 at 12:09 pm » Comments Off

 Automation is firmly established in the workplace, and many businesses have benefited greatly from this rapidly evolving technology. Tedious, repetitive tasks—such as data entry and scheduling—that once ate up valuable hours in an employee’s day can now be streamlined with the right automation processes. Now that the business world has seen the power of automation, […]



The future of work in technology

February 21st, 2020 at 10:47 am » Comments Off

How technology leaders can reimagine technology work, the workforce, and the workplace The future of work in technology, encompassing work, workforce, and workplace, is undergoing a transformation. How can technology and business leaders strategize, design, and collaborate to succeed in this journey? EVOLVING strategic business imperatives, trends, and disrupters are driving a seismic shift in […]



A game plan for quantum computing

February 15th, 2020 at 12:37 pm » Comments Off

Pharmaceutical companies have an abiding interest in enzymes. These proteins catalyze all kinds of biochemical interactions, often by targeting a single type of molecule with great precision. Harnessing the power of enzymes may help alleviate the major diseases of our time. Unfortunately, we don’t know the exact molecular structure of most enzymes. In principle, chemists […]



Would you want immortal life as a cyborg?

December 19th, 2019 at 12:59 pm » Comments Off

Transhumanism can mean uploading one’s mind into cyberspace. But some transhumanists hope to slowly morph into “immortal cyborgs” with endlessly replaceable parts. Five years ago, we were told, we were all turning into cyborgs: Did you recently welcome a child into the world? Congratulations! An upstanding responsible parent such as yourself is surely doing all […]



AI to ‘fundamentally shift’ global balance of power

October 17th, 2019 at 11:51 am » Comments Off

The focus of Australia’s cyber diplomacy is expanding to include “grand strategy in technology”, as well as engagement with technology firms and governments. Rapidly maturing technologies such as 5G, artificial intelligence (AI), and quantum computing will “shift fundamentally the global balance of power”, according to Dr Tobias Feakin, Australia’s Ambassador for Cyber Affairs. “Those [nations] […]



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