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The next wave of computing

August 30th, 2017 at 10:33 am » Comments Off

Entrepreneurs, tech investors, and policy makers spend considerable time thinking about the future of computing. In this post, I’ll present my prediction for what the next major wave of computing will be.



10 artificial intelligence technologies that will rule 2018

August 19th, 2017 at 10:45 am » Comments Off

Artificial Intelligence is changing the way we think of technology. It is radically changing the various aspects of our daily life. Companies are now significantly making investments in AI to boost their future businesses.



These are the 20 fastest growing freelance skills in demand right now

August 9th, 2017 at 11:14 am » Comments Off

Upworth has released its latest quarterly list of the skill gaps companies are looking for freelancers to fill. This latest list sees a new No. 1 skill: virtual reality, which took the top spot from natural language processing in the previous list. Here’s the full list of the top 20 skills:



Number of colleges and universities drop sharply amid economic turmoil

July 23rd, 2017 at 2:50 pm » Comments Off

It has become trendy to predict that higher education is on the verge of a major collapse, what with enrollments falling as loan debt and rising tuition cause students and families to ask harder questions about the value of a college credential.



In Urban China, cash is rapidly becoming obsolete

July 23rd, 2017 at 2:36 pm » Comments Off

SHANGHAI — There is an audacious economic phenomenon happening in China. It has nothing to do with debt, infrastructure spending or the other major economic topics du jour. It has to do with cash — specifically, how China is systematically and rapidly doing away with paper money and coins.



A third of millennials have used Venmo to pay for drugs

July 18th, 2017 at 8:49 am » Comments Off

A new survey finds that 33% of millennials have used Venmo, the payments app owned by PayPal that’s popular with the demographic, to buy illicit drugs.



The tiny satellites ushering in the new space revolution

July 5th, 2017 at 5:41 pm » Comments Off

Planet Labs and other companies are sending hundreds of low-cost satellites into orbit. We’re only beginning to understand how that will change life on Earth.



Drone fight clubs may be coming to a city near you

June 29th, 2017 at 8:44 am » Comments Off

Two drones go in, one comes out. This is the mantra for a new underground sport known as drone dueling. In it, quadcopters of all shapes and sizes take to the skies to duke it out until only one remains. For a pilot, the mission is simple: kill or be killed.



The difference between how millennials and baby boomers consume news, in one chart

June 27th, 2017 at 2:58 am » Comments Off

How you stay informed on what’s happening in the world probably depends on your age.



The factories of the future could float in space

June 23rd, 2017 at 9:00 am » Comments Off

This past summer, a plane went into a stomach-churning ascent and plunge 30,000 feet over the Gulf of Mexico. The goal was not thrill-seeking, but something more genuinely daring: for about 25 seconds at a time, the parabolic flight lifted the occupants into a state of simulated weightlessness, allowing a high-tech printer to spit out cardiac stem cells […]



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