Book: The Inevitable: Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future

This book by Kevin Kelly, a futurist, writer and former executive editor of Wired magazine, outlines a variety of evolutionary technological trends that will shape the future society and economy. The 12 themes are briefly listed below: Becoming: Moving from fixed products to always upgrading services and subscriptions Cognifying: Making things much smarter using cheap...

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Report: PCAST: Big Data and Privacy – a Technological Perspective

The President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) is a council of members from industry, education, research institutions and NGOs that advises the US President on science and technology. PCAST has written many reports on a variety of subjects and the Premier’s Technology Council would like to highlight this report to show opportunities...

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Report: PCAST Report on Independence, Technology and Connection in Older Age

The President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) is a council of members from industry, education, research institutions and NGOs that advises the US President on science and technology. PCAST has written many reports on a variety of subjects and the Premier’s Technology Council would like to highlight this report to show opportunities...

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20% Doctor Included

This article by Vinod Khosla, the co-founder of Sun Microsystems and venture capitalist, predicts that there will be an evolution driven by external disruptors over the next 20 years in roughly three year cycles. Greater availability of sensors and cloud based computer analytics systems will evolve to continuously monitor health so that it becomes pre-emptive...

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