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December 17th, 2014 at 11:38 pm

Flexibility is critical for young people because ‘whole careers are vanishing overnight’

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As the digital sector grows, jobs that rely on older technologies are rapidly becoming obsolete.

According to the census, between 2006 and 2011 there were some occupations where the number of people employed across the country dropped by up to two-thirds in just five years – corporate services managers, for example, fell from 21,804 in 2006 to 7365 in 2011.

According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics in 1966, 46% of workers in Australia were employed in production industries. 30 years later, that proportion has diminished to 28%.

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December 10th, 2014 at 5:44 pm

Our Newest Unit of Measure – 1 Human Intelligence Unit – and Why it will Never Happen

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Futurist Thomas Frey: I’ve been closely watching the debate on artificial intelligence with people like Rodney Brooks saying it’s only a tool, and others like Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking giving bone chilling warnings of how it could lead to the destruction of all humanity.

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December 4th, 2014 at 12:03 pm

Is the realtor an endangered species?

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So far real estate brokers have done very well in the Internet era.

Last month, around 18,000 people gathered in New Orleans to look at the future of real estate brokerage. Inside the massive Ernest N. Morial Convention Center booth after booth at the 2014 Realtors Conference & Expo extolled the joys and efficiencies of the new electronic economy and the technologies which can make brokers and lenders more efficient and profitable.

 

 

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December 4th, 2014 at 11:01 am

The world reshaped in 2015: The end of the population pyramids

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Demographers, teachers and politicians will stop talking about the population pyramid and start referring to the population dome in 2015. The change in terminology will reflect a profound shift in the shape and structure of societies. This is a shift that has been going on for 50 years and is only half complete.

 

 

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December 2nd, 2014 at 2:12 pm

Data deluge will disrupt medicine within this decade

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Health and medicine will undergo a greater transformation than any other industry or field in the next decade.

At this year’s Exponential Medicine 2014, the overriding theme for the event was information. In his opening talk, Peter Diamandis said health and medicine are poised to undergo a greater transformation than any other industry or field in the next decade. Of course, he meant treatments and technology will meaningfully advance. But more than that, it is the liberation of data that will make care more targeted, proactive, and effective.

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December 1st, 2014 at 10:46 am

Growing Bolder TV interview with Thomas Frey, one of the world’s top futurists

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Futurist Thomas Frey

If there’s one thing we all wonder about, it’s the future. Being able to predict the future would come in handy when it comes to running your business and your life.  Did you know you could turn to a futurist for answers? (Video)

 

 

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November 28th, 2014 at 11:25 am

Tableside phone charging top of diners demands when eating out: Study

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Diners more concerned about charging phones than eating good food at restaurants.

A new study by the British Hospitality Association has found that fussy diners are less interested in eating good food and more concerned about charging their iPhones.

 

 

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November 28th, 2014 at 10:21 am

There are more women-run businesses than ever, but why aren’t they making millions?

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Setting ambitious goals goes a long way in a company’s development.

There is a big disparity when it comes to the gender wage gap. But there is even a bigger disparity when it comes to how much male- and female-run businesses make. There are more women-run businesses now than there ever was, but they still aren’t making as much money as their male-run competition. Here’s how to change that.

 

 

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November 26th, 2014 at 3:53 pm

10 million jobs in Britain at risk from advancing technology

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Over the next 20 years, Ten million British jobs could be taken over by computers and robots, wiping out more than one in three roles.

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November 26th, 2014 at 10:05 am

Two-thirds of American consumers don’t know what a smart home is

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According to a new survey, two-thirds of the consumers in the U.S. with broadband are not very familiar with smart home services or products or where to buy them.

 

 

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