Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google’s parent, Alphabet, has spent his entire career predicting how technology can change the world. While traveling the globe as essentially the company’s global ambassador, meeting with world leaders and giving talks, he isn’t slowing down on espousing about what he says are the most important future technologies.
A series of data breaches overseas are spurring concerns that hackers could manipulate elections in the United States. Since December, hundreds of millions of voters in the U.S., the Philippines, Turkey and Mexico have had their data discovered on the web in unprotected form.
A robust and innovative start-up sector is key to sustainable economic growth. For innovation to occur, however, enterprises must have both the incentive and the capacity to invest. Incentives are multi-faceted and heavily reliant on the overall investment climate.
The United States steel industry is experiencing the greatest crisis in its history due to record import surges and cheap steel that is flooding global markets from Chinese state-owned and subsidized companies. The result is a steep loss of U.S. production capacity along with thousands of jobs.
What does the future of public education look like? I get excited, but also nervous, about the future. Before we look at the future we should review the past and see how much education has changed since the days of the one-room schoolhouse. In this article I will present some facts about the past as well as provide some research from experts looking into their crystal balls.
In the last decade or two, fundamental changes are taking hold in how science, technology, engineering and mathematics are actually performed.
Clapper’s intelligence assessment details how Russian cyber actors are creating new ways to remotely hack into industrial control systems that run electrical power grids, urban mass-transit systems, air-traffic control networks, and oil and gas pipelines.
The logistics industry continues to be reshaped by technologies such as Big Data analytics, the Internet of Things (IoT), drone delivery and algorithm-based forecasting. Keeping pace with these changes is an increasing demand for logisticians who can accurately and proficiently use this technology.
XPRIZE is hoping that tech can help where humanitarian efforts have yet to make a dent -- and putting $15 million on the line to that end, with the help of Google and the United Nations.
Researchers in the Personal Robots Group at the MIT Media Lab, led by Cynthia Breazeal, PhD, have developed a powerful new “socially assistive” robot called Tega that senses the affective (emotional/feeling) state of a learner, and based on those cues, creates a personalized motivational strategy.