Israel is known for becoming the second Silicon Valley owning to its talented and highly motivated human-power, equipped with the abilities to create something from nothing. The emerging fields of IOT, robotics and wearable had in recent years produced innovative and exciting products.
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We are facing the decimation of entire small town economies, a disruption the likes of which we haven't seen since the construction of the interstate highway system itself bypassed entire towns. This time, it's different. This time, there's no need for entire towns to even exist at all.
For those who haven't heard, Apple has moved up in the world. And no, this time I'm not talking about their stock price. Instead, I'm talking about their status within the hallowed walls of Selfridges, London's iconic department store and inspiration behind the hit TV series Mr Selfridge.
Once upon a time, "geek" was considered a derisive label. The word alone conjured images of suspenders, pocket protectors, and wedgies. But with time, that has changed, as those skills formally relegated to geekdom have proven to be fundamental in a technology-driven economy.
It was an ordinary Tuesday for most of us in the world, but for the children of Central African Republic (CAR), the decision taken on this day will have a significant impact on the direction that their lives take in the future. Or simply put, it will mean that they actually have a future.
Barack Obama, Warren Buffett, Hillary Clinton, Albert Einstein, Mahatma Gandhi and Bill Gates are all self-described introverts just to name a few. How would the world we live in be different if they hadn't expressed themselves?
Quantum computers are already here in a limited form, and fully functional versions are on the way. They will be as transformative for mankind as were the mainframe computers, personal computers, and smartphones that we all use. As do all advancing technologies, they will also create new nightmares. The most worrisome development will be in cryptography.
In the next ten years, we will see the definition of media continuing to take on a new meaning almost every day. In a way, the term "media" itself may be endangered as a concept: who is and isn't a member of the media is harder to understand today than it was when television broadcasters and newspaper publishers were the rulers of the realm.
Tesla has a reputation for bringing out new products well behind initially-announced schedules. Both their Roadster and Model S were delayed multiple times before finally being released to the public. Model X is fully one year behind schedule, with no firm release date yet provided.
On Periscope and Meerkat there are no viruses; nothing bad can happen to viewers; all they can do to people who are broadcasting unlicensed content is shut off their feeds and suspend their Twitter accounts.
The app community has provided us countless tools for monitoring health related stats. Track how many steps you take each day. Track your sleep each night. My personal favorite is the app that reminds me to drink enough water over the course of the day.
Making sure that your apartment is guest-ready and that your car smells like sweet mandarin and lime may not be something you do regularly, but when the incentive is cash, you somehow find the time to get it done.
Technology is part of our lives. Now criminals no longer have to break in to steal our valuables, violate our privacy or harm our loved ones. They can and do terrorize us remotely from under the cover of darkness afforded them by the Internet of Things.
Synthetic biology will be the future of manufacturing, engineering and medicine. But for now, there's nothing wrong with focusing on start-ups that will generate revenue while moving up the complexity curve faster and more predictably than anyone else.