Uber and Airbnb Have Become the Icons of the Peer-To-Peer Economy—and Abra Wants in on the Game.
Just how far are we willing to go?
Salim Ismail, Global Ambassador for Singularity University, has been working on an Exponential Quotient that scores companies on organizational factors that determine how well they’re embracing all that technology has to offer.
Nathan rothschild or JP morgan might not recognize every product at a modern bank, but they would surely understand how the company makes money.
The Bitcoin saga is worthy of Homer. Heroes, priests, and prophesies.
Technology is a double-edged sword…every technology has had its promise and peril.
Robotics is moving past the age of ARMS, long the staple on factory floors.
Touted as an almost magical technology in the news, the Crispr/Cas9 technique allows scientists to alter the DNA of living cells and, it’s hoped, achieve a longstanding goal of science to treat disease at the genetic level.
A mom pushes a stroller down the sidewalk while skyping.
Electric vehicles could decarbonize one of the most polluting sectors of our economy, but they’re bedeviled by one major problem: range anxiety. A new battery design that can charge in just 10 minutes promises to tackle that problem head on.
Could a hamburger grown in a lab from Kobe beef stem cells be cheaper, better tasting, and healthier for you?
If individual treatments already work to a degree, what happens when you combine them?
The idea behind Bitcoin—creating a decentralized currency that allows for secure peer-to-peer transactions without the use of banks—may well be a good one. But it’s not working out in practice. The cryptocurrency has generated far more hype and wild investment speculation than practical use.
Nuclear power has a lot going for it. It’s carbon-free, can produce huge amounts of power from relatively small amounts of fuel, and once plants are built, they’re cheap to run. But containing the powerful nuclear processes at its heart is incredibly complex, which means building plants is expensive and catastrophic failure is always a possibility.
Why do some leaders and teams achieve great success in complex, uncertain, and fast-changing environments, while others who are equally capable struggle?
Alphabet’s Wing Starts Drone Deliveries to US Homes