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Seven IT Trends for Five Years

April 27th, 2014 | Posted in Science & Tech

Our futurist friend and colleague Gerd Leonhard wrote last year about 7 digital trends for SwissNex San Francisco, a project of the Swiss Consulate in San Francisco (Gerd resides in Basel). It is a nice summary of several features of what I call a...

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The Future of Mobility – Podcast

April 18th, 2014 | Posted in Innovation, Science & Tech

Check out my latest chat with Dave Evans, Chief Futurist at Cisco, on the future of mobility wearable technology, and the internet of everything. Listen to the podcast here. I think we are in the process of building the greatest engineering project in history....

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The Future Needs Translation

April 1st, 2014 | Posted in Art & Society, Science & Tech

In order to reach 98% of the world’s online users, businesses today must translate their content into 48 different languages. Supplying content in English limits them to about a third of the world’s consumer base, cutting them off from a $50 trillion market located...

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Google Search’s Amit Singhal – Constructing the Conversational Computer

February 27th, 2014 | Posted in Art & Society, Business & Economy, Innovation, Media, Science & Tech

The Galactic Public Archives are videos that feature past and present visionaries on their explorations of the future and how it could be embraced with optimism. Introduction to Amit Singhal (at Google) from Galactic Public Archives on Vimeo. Meet Amit Singhal. During Amit Singhal’s 13 years at Google,...

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