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The Scary And Amazing Future Of Work

XPRIZE | Posted 02.02.2014 | Technology
XPRIZE

By Vivek Wadhwa Vice President of Academics and Innovation, Singularity University. Cubicles with low walls, open collaboration areas, desks and com...

9 Unbelievable (Real) Technologies That Exist Today (PHOTOS)

Posted 10.18.2013 | Technology

According to Moore’s Law, it is generally held that the processing power in our computing technology is destined to double every two years. With res...

Beyond Online Classes: How The Internet of Everything Is Transforming Education

Dave Evans | Posted 10.22.2013 | Impact
Dave Evans

When we talk about technology-enabled learning, most people probably think of online classes, which have had mixed results so far. But with connection speeds going up, and equipment costs going down, we can go beyond online classes to create widely accessible immersive, interactive, real-time learning experiences. Soon, time and distance will no longer limit access to an engaging, high quality education. Anywhere there is sufficient bandwidth, a student can attend lectures, ask questions, and participate in real-time discussions with other students.

Telepresence Robots Let Employees 'Beam' Into Work

AP | TERENCE CHEA | Posted 02.22.2013 | Technology

PALO ALTO, Calif. — Engineer Dallas Goecker attends meetings, jokes with colleagues and roams the office building just like other employees at h...

Cisco Launches 'Umi' Box To Turn TVs Into Videophones

AP | RACHEL METZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO — Cisco Systems Inc., seeking to become a bigger name in consumer electronics, said Wednesday that it's going to start selling a $...

The Most Powerful NGO You've Probably Never Heard of

Andrew Winston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Winston

Stepping away from the old-style NGO approach to companies, the CDP and its leaders are both optimistic and relentlessly pro-business.