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Doug Vining Doug Vining
Robopocalypse now, soon or never?
Posted: 19 August 2014   1 Comment
Forget about the zombie apocalypse, the robots are going to be the real enemy. That's the message from trend watchers and futurists. Even technohero Elon Musk is warning of the nuclear winter that will result from Super AI. And there's a clue to the big issue, because the bots that will really make 2 billion jobs ...
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Scary Smart Video Predicts Automation Will Make Human Work Obsolete
19 August 2014
If you've ever scoffed at the notion of robots one day taking your job, you probably shouldn't watch this very scary video.
Machines that think for themselves are taking over the world
Dateline: 22 February 2022
In our quest to develop smarter, more powerful, less power-hungry computers and devices, we have created artificial intelligence that rivals that of the ...
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Anton Musgrave Anton Musgrave
The shift to the East is real
Posted: 30 August 2014  
With global demographics starting to underpin the economic shift to the East, the future landscape for global business is changing. Market power will shift, focus and skills will need to adapt and agility will become core to sustainability and success. This implies speed...and it is not something large companies ...
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The World's Largest Companies: China Takes Over The Top Three Spots
30 August 2014
For the first time, China is home to the world’s three biggest companies; it also lands five of the top 10 spots.
‘One China’ is the response as Taiwan formally declares independence
Dateline: 10 July 2008
The world held its breath today as a superpower conflict erupted in East Asia. In response to Taiwan's formal declaration of independence, China is ...
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Anton Musgrave Anton Musgrave
The rules will never be the same!
Posted: 29 August 2014  
The internet of everything will shift value and disrupt business models. Ubiquitous connectivity will drive new and exciting relationships between humans , objects and new networks of mutually interdependent and inter related nodes. The playing field is about to explode!
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When our wearables talk with our doctors | ZDNet
29 August 2014
Soon, our wearables could change health care – but perhaps not in the way you expect.
Whole-body simulation lets the computer prescribe the best treatment
Dateline: 23 June 2023
A UK team has announced it has completed building a fully computer-simulated human physiology for personalised healthcare. The Insigneo Institute at the ...
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Doug Vining Doug Vining
Winging it
Posted: 29 August 2014  
It seems that Google might beat Amazon and DHL to the punch when it comes to delivery drones. Look at this concept just made public!
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Project Wing: Google's Secret Delivery Drone Program
29 August 2014
The Atlantic reports that Google's skunkworks Google X team has spent the last two years working on a secret program. More than a loosely sketched concept ...
No batteries needed for these delivery drones
Dateline: 7 March 2017
The biggest hurdle for electric aircraft has always been the weight of the batteries, and as nimble as they are, quadrotors and octocopters typically had ...
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