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October 29th, 2014 at 11:54 am

100% of the world’s power could be supplied by renewables by 2050

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Even though wind power uses up to 14 times more iron, the world wins on a switch to low-carbon energy.

A global low-carbon energy economy could actually double electricity supply by 2050, while also reducing air and water pollution, according to new research. The first ever global life-cycle assessment of clean energy sources shows that a renewable system could supply the world’s entire electricity needs by mid-century, writes Tim Radford.

 

 

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October 28th, 2014 at 12:06 pm

Superfast internet speeds could enable futurist tech by 2025

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Blazing fast speeds will bring about the kind of connectivity people have been dreaming about for a long time.

If the Internet were 100 times faster than it is today, how would this super-high-speed connectivity affect the economy, health care and education?

 

 

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October 24th, 2014 at 9:35 am

The future of campus recruiting in 2020 and beyond

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Recruiters will need to look into their crystal balls to determine what campus recruiting will look in the future.

The employment landscape will continue to change as technology moves forward. What does this mean for campus recruiting in 2020 and beyond? It will look much different from today – students will have different majors, use different technologies, and plan for completely new and undiscovered career paths.

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October 22nd, 2014 at 3:11 pm

Futurework – how technology will redefine the culture of work

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“We’re increasingly going to be working with technology, and clearly some technologies are going to replace us.”

Former Secretary of Labor and professor of public policy at the University of California, Berkeley, Robert Reich and Susan Hassler, editor in chief of IEEE Spectrum magazine, Susan Hassler , are joined by engineers, scientists, and futurists from MIT, Carnegie Mellon, Rice University, and the Institute for the Future to give listeners insights into how technology will redefine work in the not too distant future. (Podcast)

 

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October 18th, 2014 at 8:51 am

Electric cars with 310 to 373 miles of range are possible by 2020

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Dr Heinz-Jakob Neusser

The head of Volkswagen’s powertrain development, Dr Heinz-Jakob Neusser, thinks that electric cars with over 300 miles of range aren’t too far off. The foundation of his argument is that the energy density of electric car batteries has been improving rapidly and will continue to do so.

 

 

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October 17th, 2014 at 10:30 am

Top 3 ways travel is going to be different in 2024

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Breakthrough technologies and new destinations will shape the global travel industry by 2024.

Skyscanner, a travel booking site, released a report earlier this year predicting what travel will be like in 2024. Skyscanner teamed up with 56 experts to analyze and present the breakthrough technologies and exciting new destinations that will shape the global travel industry over the next ten years.

 

 

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October 16th, 2014 at 9:45 am

Gartner’s top 10 tech trends for 2015

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2015 trends are focused on merging the real world with the virtual one.

The Internet of Things, and everything that’s part of its universe, including smart machines, pervasive analytics and 3D printing, are on annual list of strategic technologies for the year ahead presented by Gartner analyst David Cearley at the firm’s annual Symposium/ITxpo.

 

 

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October 16th, 2014 at 9:25 am

On-demand amenities are making all travel feel like first-class

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Travelers can use their mobile device to remotely control a digital advertising panel with ‘Tap or Scan’ technology with oOh!media.

VIP comforts and conveniences were previously only available to elite travelers, but they are now being made available to anyone, on-demand. Whether having a private workspace directly in front of the gate, connecting with a personalized shopper during a layover or renting a mobile device to hit the ground without missing a beat, these services and amenities are designed to help people maximize their enjoyment and productivity at every stage of their trip.

 

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October 16th, 2014 at 9:09 am

Top 4 scenarios for the future of transportation

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Self-driving cars manage to backfire on Los Angeles and cause even more traffic.

In the year 2030, Google has taken over Atlanta’s transportation system. Self-driving cars have failed to solve Los Angeles’s traffic problems. There’s a fleet of smart buses and on-demand “jitneys” in New Jersey And Boston is hyper-dense: People live in downtown micro-apartments and get around mostly by walking and cycling.

 

 

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October 16th, 2014 at 8:14 am

You will be a different person by the time you reach the end of this article

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Futurist Thomas Frey: Whatever happened to that young child you were not so many years ago?

As a baby, life was all about eating, sleeping, and dry diapers. Even though you are learning new things quickly, not much else really mattered.

 

 

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