Companies like Uber and AirBnB are able launch full frontal assaults on the established market leaders because of the computing power we all carry with us all day, everyday.
Grants will range from between $50,000 and $200,000, although exceptional projects outside that range will be considered. Non-profits, universities, private companies, and individuals are eligible to apply.
The fast pace at which globalization and technology innovations move today is not only disrupting traditional business models, but the traditional role of global business leaders as well.
What can Etsy do to grow its revenue while also keeping its sellers happy? How can Etsy create the supply to match increasing demand moving forward?
Increasingly, futurists are hoping that through politics, radical science and technology will gain a better foothold in society.
A good research designer does just the same. At the data gathering stage, that involves identifying what questions need to be asked and in what sequence, establishing a narrative to help those being surveyed to respond with clarity and get meaningful results.
Both the Monsanto- and Farm Bureau-led set of privacy principles and the emerging models of farmers controlling monetization of their data may be a model of privacy that those promoting economic justice models around data use should be paying close attention to.
What I do doubt is that, with a few exceptions, women will beat men at their own game. They should be hell bent on changing the playground, not worried about competing on the same over trodden ground.
Forget the logical, legal and/or political implications of her actions. From a purely technological point-of-view, in a world in which we are all deathly afraid of losing our files to some unforeseen digital disaster, who consciously completely clears two years of emails, forever?
Remember the name Max Schrems. He's a European David firing his slingshot at the modern-day Goliath you know as Facebook.
Facebook is increasing its share of ownership of consumers' mobile moments. Many of those moments are for sale. Every enterprise or brand should be thinking about how Facebook fits into their strategy to win, serve and retain consumers on mobile devices.
Big Data and Data Science are overused catch phrases that can mean anything anyone wants them to mean. But the hype doesn't change the facts. We are being overwhelmed with data, and I can assure you that if you don't know what to do with it, your competition will.
When is the last time you saw a truly pretty power plant? Looking something like a Middle-earth mountain topped with a Dubai skyscraper, a radically new biomass-powered plant will soon rise in northern England on an unused plot of land on the banks of the River Tees. Its goal? To power 50,000 homes while cutting carbon emissions by 80 percent.
When you think about new tech startups, what comes to mind? For most, it's the image of Google's sprawling estate in Silicon Valley. And while not every company can have an office like Google, many are trying.