By: Mohamed Ali Affes Empowered with improved sight, mobility and, in some instances self-learning capability, new robots are coming to workplaces everywhere. Today, they are assisting workers in hospitals, hotels, airports and retail shops to lift and transport objects, perform precise surgical procedures, or observe and analyze data for security ...Read More »
BlockChain: Is Globalizations Third Era Officially Here?
John Fagan UID: 112998349 In modern business, technology disruption has become a nuanced and shared term to describe the way particular products, services, and ideas change the market landscape. Disruptive technologies throughout history such as Gutenberg’s printing press or Ford’s Model T have created entirely new markets, but never before ...Read More »
Billionaires’ Hot Vacation Spot: Mars
By Roxanne Young I caught my first glimpse of futuristic technological innovation watching The Jetsons as a kid. With flying cars and robot maids, I was fascinated by the idea of space habitation and wondered if it would be possible in my lifetime. I am not alone in this curiosity, evidenced ...Read More »
The Effects of New Technological Innovations
The Effects of New Technological Innovations Recently, there has been a major technological innovation that’s starting to have an effect on our society. It’s known as indoor farming. Thanks to new LED lights, new farming methods have been developed that ensure a safer farming process. Even small changes like this ...Read More »
AI is today not tomorrow
The idea of AI (Artificial Intelligence) has been growing more and more than ever. Over 1.9 million people use Amazon’s smart “Alexa”, a form of AI, everyday which uses and has over 5,000 skills growing daily. We often see advancement’s in AI in everyday media, but it is coming sooner ...Read More »
Goldman Sachs wants to become the Google of Wall Street
Goldman Sachs, perhaps the most lucrative investment bank on Wall Street, could possibly be changing the entire system of how they do investment banking. Marty Chavez, the soon to be appointed chief financial officer for Goldman, thinks there are a lot of similarities between Goldman Sachs and Google. When Chavez ...Read More »
Could a startup could edge its way into direct competition with Tesla? As reported in Business Insider this week, Lucid Motors is a startup company that is seeking to compete directly with Tesla, which is actually staffed by former Tesla engineers. Peter Rawlinson, who was the chief engineer of Tesla’s Model ...Read More »
Uber and Greyball
https://www.ft.com/content/2ab3c0e8-0076-11e7-96f8-3700c5664d30 https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/03/technology/uber-greyball-program-evade-authorities.html?_r=0 In the midst of sexual harassment allegations, a lawsuit from Google and a video of the CEO talking poorly to a driver, Uber has recently come under fire for yet another controversial action. Since as early as 2014, Uber has been using a program called Greyball to track ...Read More »
Have We Discovered A Second Earth?
Earlier today, NASA announced the discovery of a new solar system made up of seven Earth-sized planets. The seven rocky planets orbit around the dwarf star, TRAPPIST-1, and all have the potential for water on their surface. This is an exciting discovery because it brings us one step closer to ...Read More »
Are Robots Killing Social Programs?
Posted by: Irena Volkov, Feb. 19, 2017 Robots will displace approximately 50% of the labor force between 2023 and 2033, according to an Oxford report from 2013. Bill Gates thinks this is a huge problem for income tax, and by extension, the future of important social programs. Robots were initially ...Read More »