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Peter Diamandis

From Scarcity to Abundance and the Big Opportunities for Businesses

Cultural Acupuncture | Posted 06.09.2015 | Business
Cultural Acupuncture

Big businesses and the private sector are undergoing a major overhaul as we all need to consider the impacts of our current rates of consumption, manufacturing processes, and sourcing of raw materials to sustain our future existence.

A New State Of Mind In California

Nathan Gardels | Posted 05.27.2015 | World
Nathan Gardels

California's state of mind, as much as its magnificent landscape, has always loomed large in the global imagination. And just when many were beginning to believe that the future of the Golden State had passed it by, California is breaking new ground again on many fronts.

You Can Manufacture What You Desire

The WorldPost | Nathan Gardels | Posted 03.02.2015 | World

Peter Diamandis recently spoke with The WorldPost about his new book, “Bold: How to Go Big, Create Wealth and Impact the World.” He is also founde...

Moonshots - A Call to Action to Meet the World's Greatest Challenges

Jack Hidary | Posted 04.20.2015 | Technology
Jack Hidary

As a species, we face a range of challenges that pose threats to our survival. When we analyze the fall of major civilizations of the past it was not war but more often environmental and resource implosion which did them in.

How The Future Is Arriving Far Faster Than Expected

Singularity University | Steven Kotler and Ken Goffman | Posted 02.09.2015 | World

This article was co-written with Ken Goffman. One of the things that happens when you write books about the future is you get to watch your predict...

Peter Diamandis' Bold a Reminder of How Entrepreneurs Will Control the World's Fate

Vivek Wadhwa | Posted 03.25.2015 | Technology
Vivek Wadhwa

Just as an asteroid wiped out the dinosaurs and made way for small, furry mammals, a new wave of planetary disruptions is about to occur. The new asteroid is called "exponential technology." It is going to wipe out industries in a similar manner to the rock that fell to Earth during the Cretaceous. That is the premise of a new book by Peter Diamandis and Steven Kotler.

Will Google Pluto Berlitz?

Steve Leveen | Posted 02.02.2015 | Technology
Steve Leveen

I find myself on a quest to learn how bilingualism might become the norm in America rather than the exception. That is, how most Americans might speak English plus another language of their choice. It seems clear that technology will play a role in accomplishing that transformation.

People: Has the Message Finally Become Mainstream?

Eduardo P. Braun | Posted 01.14.2015 | Business
Eduardo P. Braun

The World Business Forum New York is a fantastic event. Gathering of thinkers and doers from all over the world, it is the pulse of business; it captures -and sets-- the business trends.

Why Your Company Resists Innovation, and What to Do About It

HeroX | Posted 12.06.2014 | Business
HeroX

The average organization resists innovation like a body's immune system resists disease. A company is made up of individuals, and each one has a chance to quash challenging new ideas. That's the safe move.

Evolution By Intelligent Direction

Justine Sophia-Rabia | Posted 08.20.2015 | Impact
Justine Sophia-Rabia

Scientists, politicians, and artists all drinking out of the same wishing well is the special genius of the Clinton Global Initiative, which just cele...

We're Heading Into A Jobless Future, No Matter What The Government Does

Vivek Wadhwa | Posted 09.21.2014 | Business
Vivek Wadhwa

The writing is clearly on the wall about what lies ahead. Yet even the most brilliant economists -- and futurists -- don't know what to do about it.

Evidence of Abundance #2: Maternal and Infant Mortality

Peter Diamandis | Posted 09.01.2014 | Impact
Peter Diamandis

A hundred years ago, child birth was risky and infant mortality rates were horrific. How would you feel if 30 percent of infants died? Or if 900 expectant mothers out of every 100,000 died giving birth? But thanks to technology, the reality today is far different.

Persistent Modern Sacrifice

Reverend Dr. Malcolm Clemens Young | Posted 08.31.2014 | Religion
Reverend Dr. Malcolm Clemens Young

In this troubling and complex world it still feels good to have simple answers, to place all the blame on particular individuals whom we have learned to despise and fear. When ancient societies felt pressures similar to this they commonly engaged in the practice of human sacrifice.

The Abundance Mindset

Peter Diamandis | Posted 08.20.2014 | Good News
Peter Diamandis

Your mindset matters. It affects everything -- from the business and investment decisions you make, to the way you raise your children, to your stress...

The Power to Change the World

Susan Smalley, Ph.D. | Posted 07.24.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Susan Smalley, Ph.D.

I just left a manicure salon owned and operated by a team of Vietnamese women. About 35 work there at any one time and I watched them interacting thr...

Drones Overhead, Seeing Everything, Always: Inside Google and Facebook's Latest Acquisitions

Peter Diamandis | Posted 06.24.2014 | Technology
Peter Diamandis

Imagine a fleet of drones, overhead, out of sight, tens of thousands of feet in the sky. Imagine those drones being powered by sunlight -- effectively aerial satellites that are orbiting constantly, never having to touch down for fuel. Now imagine thousands of them with cameras and radio repeaters on board.

From $2M to $2B in 18 Months: What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Oculus VR

Peter Diamandis | Posted 06.14.2014 | Technology
Peter Diamandis

As I'm sure you've already read, Facebook recently acquired Oculus Virtual Reality for $2 billion. This is a huge deal... and here's why.

The Inspiration and Sometimes Frightening Power of Innovation

Narinder Singh | Posted 05.31.2014 | Technology
Narinder Singh

I vividly remember my fifth grade trip to COSI (Center of Science and Industry in Columbus Ohio) as opening my eyes to the power of science and technology. After that weekend the world looked different to me and it created a curiosity that I'd never lose.

Pillar #4 of the Third Metric: Giving

Joe Polish | Posted 05.24.2014 | Good News
Joe Polish

When you build your work on a foundation of adding value to peoples' lives, you're setting yourself up for real success.

A New Age of Ocean Exploration May Just Save Us

XPRIZE | Posted 12.24.2013 | Technology
XPRIZE

By Dr. Peter H. Diamandis Dr. Peter H. Diamandis is the Chairman & CEO of XPRIZE A renewed golden age of exploration in the 21st century might just ...

Who knew that blood, sweat and tears could start a health care revolution?

XPRIZE | Posted 12.01.2013 | Technology
XPRIZE

By Dr. Peter H. Diamandis Dr. Peter H. Diamandis is the Chairman & CEO of XPRIZE The staid world of diagnostic testing is about to undergo a major d...

The Singularitarian: Exponential Ad Astra!

Ayodele Faiyetole | Posted 11.23.2013 | Technology
Ayodele Faiyetole

I once argued, in an article published in South Africa back in 2005 and entitled, "ISU: Space Education For The Next Generation", that with the contin...

Solving for X: The Ocean Acidification Puzzle

XPRIZE | Posted 11.09.2013 | Technology
XPRIZE

By Paul Bunje Paul Bunje is the Senior Director of the Wendy Schmidt Ocean Health XPRIZE The ocean is so vast--more than 70% of the earth's surface a...

Latest on Crowdfunding... Searching for Alien Planets

Peter Diamandis | Posted 08.26.2013 | Business
Peter Diamandis

You know I'm a big fan of crowd funding. In 2012, over $2.8 billion of capital was unleashed from the crowd to fund innovative projects. That number i...

To Succeed in the 21st Century, Leaders Need to Apply 'Exponential Thinking'

Kay Koplovitz | Posted 08.06.2013 | Business
Kay Koplovitz

Exposing leaders in industry and innovation to understand the great potential we have at our command today is critical to their mission to improve the human conditions for the 7.2 billion people on earth.