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A billion aircraft: the future of drones

November 5th, 2018 at 10:33 am » Comments Off

If US futurist Thomas Frey is right, in only 12 years drones will be as ubiquitous as cars. Frey says there will be 1 billion drones in use around the world by 2030. What exotic new roles will these combinations of computing, robotics and aerodynamics play in society? Here are a few exciting new ways […]



Every disaster has a beginning: In search of Anomaly Zero

October 30th, 2018 at 9:47 am » Comments Off

Anomaly-Zero-2 In 2012, when 15-year old Jack Andraka’s uncle died of pancreatic cancer, he decided to look into it. He found that the current test for pancreatic cancer was over 60 years old, cost over $800, and wasn’t very reliable. For this reason over 85% of pancreatic cancer cases were detected too late, when the […]



Robot teachers might be the largest internet business in 2030

October 19th, 2018 at 9:24 am » Comments Off

Robot teacher in front of classroom of studentsThe AI boom has a lot to do with it. Thirty years ago, it was a big deal when schools got their first computers. Today, it’s a big deal when students get their own laptops. According to Thomas Frey, the senior futurist at the DaVinci Institute think tank, […]



The largest internet company in 2030? This prediction will probably surprise you

September 14th, 2018 at 10:16 am » Comments Off

Online learning taught by robots could be widespread by 2030. Thirty years ago, it was a big deal when schools got their first computers. Today, it’s a big deal when students get their own laptops. According to Futurist Thomas Frey, in 12 years it’ll be a big deal when students learn from robot teachers over […]



The world’s first digital teacher just debuted in New Zealand

August 31st, 2018 at 11:42 am » Comments Off

Here’s a new kind of teacher. It’s back to school, and you know what that means — time to fire up the computer that teaches you! That’s what primary school students in New Zealand have to look forward to, anyways. They’ll soon be the first students in the world to learn from an artificially intelligent […]



Will we ever have trillionaires?

August 18th, 2018 at 10:05 am » Comments Off

Do you know what you’d do with a trillion dollars? Would you buy a fleet of private jets or dune buggies or maybe dine on gold-plated chicken wings ? Or would you just withdraw a huge pile of cash and burn it for fun ? Some sums of money are so large, they defy imagination: […]



7 emerging tech jobs that are going to pay well in 2019

July 8th, 2018 at 9:38 am » Comments Off

Tech jobs are exploding – as well as the pay that goes with them. In fact, technology can really advance your carrier in ways we never thought possible. Now is the time to begin positioning yourself for a career in this field as the salaries seem to increase monthly. But what are the best emerging […]



How will I do business in the new world of transportation?

July 6th, 2018 at 8:33 am » Comments Off

Our transport modes and infrastructure will transform the way we work and do business in the next 20 to 30 years. From the office to the movement of goods, retail and advertising, we will see fundamental and fascinating changes. Thomas Frey, senior futurist at the Da Vinci Institute in Colorado, says the haulage and shipping […]



7 emerging tech jobs that are going to pay well in 2019

June 8th, 2018 at 9:55 am » Comments Off

Tech jobs are exploding – as well as the pay that goes with them. In fact, technology can really advance your career in ways we never thought possible. Now is the time to begin positioning yourself for a career in this field as the salaries seem to increase monthly. But what are the best emerging […]



Interview with Thomas Frey – Futurist Speaker and Executive Director at the DaVinci Institute

May 26th, 2018 at 8:51 am » Comments Off

Over the past decade, Thomas Frey has built an enormous following around the world based on his ability to develop accurate visions of the future and describe the opportunities ahead. His keynote talks on futurist topics have captivated people ranging from high level government officials to executives in Fortune 500 companies including NASA, IBM, AT&T, […]



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