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These are the 5 “super skills” you need for jobs of the future

June 25th, 2018 at 10:51 am » Comments Off

Work is changing, so to stay ahead you’ll need to master these skills that you probably didn’t learn in college. Chances are your job description has changed over the past five years. Or maybe your role didn’t even exist a short time ago. The workplace of today and the future looks quite different due to […]



Will we ever colonise an asteroid?

June 17th, 2018 at 10:40 am » Comments Off

The asteroid belt is rich with precious metals. There are already plans for asteroid mining but could we ever build a colony on one? The science-fiction series The Expanse is set 200 years in the future: humans have established colonies on the Moon and Mars, and have begun colonising the asteroid belt.



New hyperloop photos show capsule’s sleek, windowless interior

May 23rd, 2018 at 11:32 am » Comments Off

Mock-up of a futuristic transportation pod looks a bit like the cabin of an airliner, but with a crucial difference. The Virgin Hyperloop One mock-up has luxury touches but no windows.BMW Designworks. If you’ve ever wondered what the inside of a hyperloop capsule might look like, you’re in luck.



Will tech and AI take your job, or help you do it better?

May 21st, 2018 at 10:34 am » Comments Off

We all know what happens when industrial revolutions come to town, right? Higher productivity as machines take over, coupled with job losses for the people whose jobs are now being done faster, more efficiently, and cheaper by machines. At least, that’s one way of looking at it. But, as the following video from the WSJ […]



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 […]



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