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Creating A Gateway For Innovation And Commerce In The Caribbean

Kirk-Anthony Hamilton | Posted 07.22.2016 | Business
Kirk-Anthony Hamilton

Governments around the world are investing heavily into building tech ecosystems and altering entire tax systems to attract startup entrepreneurs. Stakeholders must focus on fostering big disruptive ideas with global potential and serious bankability.

3 Executive Insights for Application of Artificial Intelligence in eCommerce

Daniel Faggella | Posted 07.22.2016 | Technology
Daniel Faggella

At the recent VentureBeat MobileBeat conference on July 13, a panel of executives assembled to discuss the impact of emerging technologies on the future of commerce.

Are Businesses Preparing For Automation?

Adi Gaskell | Posted 07.21.2016 | Business
Adi Gaskell

I'm not entirely sure it's wise to be quite so blasé about things, it does only represent one side of the coin. Are employees similarly unimpressed by the potential impact automation could have?

5 Reasons Why Sex Robots Are Years Away

Inverse | Posted 07.19.2016 | Technology
Inverse

This article was originally posted on Inverse. By Mike Brown In the future, it's entirely possible that we'll all be having sex with robots. But d...

The Future of Tech Just Changed at VRTO--Here's Why That Matters to You

Jesse Damiani | Posted 07.18.2016 | Technology
Jesse Damiani

When Isaac Asimov penned the "Three Laws of Robotics" for a short story, it's safe to say he never imagined they would persist as guiding principles i...

Say Goodbye To Single Digit Unemployment

Payam Zamani | Posted 07.13.2016 | Business
Payam Zamani

Of course, innovation and technology have already changed the world, in a whole host of ways, causing massive shifts in our lives and societies. But so far, innovation and technology haven't had their full impact on the working world just yet.

#FredinChina: Chinese man beats a machine in face recognition contest

Fred Raillard | Posted 07.12.2016 | Technology
Fred Raillard

I'm Fred Raillard, Creative CEO, Co-founder and Creative Chief Officer of FRED & FARID, a social, content, tech solutions for brands company based in ...

This AI Assistant Out Of MIT Helps You Automatically Network And Deepen Connections

Scarlett Ho | Posted 07.12.2016 | Technology
Scarlett Ho

Whether you are a young job seeker, an established business executive, or just an everyday working professional, networking is a key aspect of life. I...

Startup Sells First Beer Brewed Via AI

Adi Gaskell | Posted 07.08.2016 | Technology
Adi Gaskell

Whilst this is still largely in an experimental mode, a London-based startup is using AI in creating products for the real world.

Dallas Police's 'Bomb Robot' Raises Sticky Questions

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 07.09.2016 | Technology

For perhaps the first time, police in the United States used a remote-controlled robot to engage and kill a suspect Thursday following a tense standof...

5 Myths About The Future Of Artificial Intelligence

Robert D. Atkinson, Ph.D. | Posted 07.06.2016 | Technology
Robert D. Atkinson, Ph.D.

Although artificial intelligence has become commonplace -- most smartphones contain some version of AI, such as speech recognition -- the public still has a poor understanding of the technology.

From Big Data to Artificial Intelligence: The Next Digital Disruption

James Canton | Posted 07.05.2016 | Business
James Canton

There is a set of important emerging digital trends I track as a futurist that are together converging very fast. These digital trends are all potenti...

Elon Musk Is Wrong About AI. Here's Why.

George Zarkadakis | Posted 06.30.2016 | Technology
George Zarkadakis

Will AI evolve to become an existential threat to humanity? Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk and physicist Stephen Hawking seem to think so. They are amongst a number of luminaries who see intelligent machines as humanity's way of committing collective suicide.

Facebook Just Made A Major Change To Your News Feed

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 06.29.2016 | Technology

Posts from your family and friends will now be placed higher in your Facebook News Feed, the social media company said in a blog post Wednesday. Faceb...

We Must Not Accept an Algorithmic Account of Human Life

Antonio Damasio | Posted 06.28.2016 | World
Antonio Damasio

To a certain extent, living organisms are constructed according to algorithms, but they are not algorithms themselves. Every component is a vulnerable living entity of its own. They are not simply lines of code.

What the Rapid Growth of Computer Science Means for the Future

Quora | Posted 06.28.2016 | Technology
Quora

What is next for Computer Science education in the next 10-20 years? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling que...

The Age Of Transhumanism Needs The European Union to Succeed

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 06.23.2016 | Politics
Zoltan Istvan

Science will do better with a unified Europe Scientific innovation doesn't just happen on its own. It takes stable economies, free societies, and ope...

When Artificial Intelligence Meets Reality

Patrick Daniel | Posted 06.20.2016 | Technology
Patrick Daniel

Co-Authored by Camilo Buscaron At the inaugural Applied AI conference, hosted by BootstrapLabs, a venture builder company with a global outlook based...

Toyota Is Developing Cars That Can Anticipate Accidents And Avoid Them

Reuters | Casey Williams | Posted 06.20.2016 | Technology

TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp is targeting developing in the next five years driver assistance systems that integrate artificial intelligence (A...

The Walls of Constantinople and the new era of cyberwarfare

George Zarkadakis | Posted 06.14.2016 | Technology
George Zarkadakis

Walls defended cities for millennia against attacks from invading armies. Their worth was proven time and again. It was safer for the defendant to st...

The Kevin Kelly Interview on his latest book The Inevitable

Chris Castiglione | Posted 06.14.2016 | Books
Chris Castiglione

This week I was lucky enough to interview one of my favorite people: Kevin Kelly. Tim Ferriss refers to Kevin as the real-life, "Most Interesting Man...

Amazon Wants Its Devices To Understand Your Emotions

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 07.12.2016 | Technology

Get ready for computers that understand how you’re feeling. Amazon is working on new ways for its “Alexa” assistant to identify and respond to y...

The Age of the High-Flying Tech (HFT) Gadgeteer Is Upon Us--Flying Machines & New Wheeled Things.

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 06.12.2016 | Business
Bruce Kushnick

Put down your tablet--unless you're flying a gyrocopter or a "drone", or you're sailing on a fan or jet-powered hovercraft, or a two wheeled hoverboard... And look up in the sky for new high-flying tech (HFT) or down the street to see a pack of kids coming, each on some one-wheeled thing--something new is upon us.

Med Tech Will Turn 100 Years of Age Into the New 60 Years

Diane M. Francis | Posted 06.09.2016 | Technology
Diane M. Francis

Medical technology pioneers believe that 100 years of age will become the new 60 as scientific breakthroughs, software and gadgets extend and improve ...

Apple Is Transforming Your iPhone's App Store

Reuters | Casey Williams | Posted 06.09.2016 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO, June 9 (Reuters) - Apple Inc announced a series of long-awaited enhancements to its App Store on Wednesday, but the new features may no...