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A tale of two futures: planning the next Framework Programme - Science. What will the world by be like for the next generation?

A tale of two futures: planning the next Framework Programme - Science

Nobody knows, of course – but based on current trends, one can make intelligent guesses and propose solutions. A new report published by the European Commission, excerpted here, offers two possible views of the future. WEF ACR 2017. The eight technologies every entrepreneur should know about. Entrepreneurs need little convincing that technology is important, rapidly evolving, and likely to have a profound impact on their businesses.

The eight technologies every entrepreneur should know about

But keeping track of developments, and knowing where to focus one’s attention, is anything but straightforward. Businessinsider. A "Nao" humanoid robot by Aldebaran Robotics dances to the Chinese song "Little Apple" at the World Robot Exhibition during the World Robot Conference in Beijing, China, November 24, 2015.

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Jason Lee/Reuters Thirty years ago, it was a big deal when schools got their first computers. News - 1redDrop. NGMN 5G White Paper V1 0.

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Accenture Blockchain Part1 David Treat Video Transcript. BitCluster Brings a New Way to Snoop Through BitCoin Transactions. Smart machines. Global trends. Looking for agility 'as a service' The Internet of Things is here. The future is here and looking at us square in the eye.

The Internet of Things is here

Yes, we are talking about a world in which our personal and professional lives are more digital than ever before and connected in a social world by first and second degrees. We follow topics of interest, start communities on the Internet at the drop of a hat and have interests that drive business trends and consumer markets based on community interests. Global Risks 2016. Self-Driving Cars Could Save Millions Of Lives.

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MIT Technology Review. Who Should Attend?

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EmTech Digital is for senior executives responsible for information, technology, security, strategy, and marketing – those charged with driving innovation and product development across industries and sectors within their business. Titles might include: C-Level Executives Heads of Innovation VC/Investors VPs of Strategy VPs of Product Planning R&D Specialists IT decision makers EmTech Digital Partners Partnering with MIT Technology Review makes a strong statement about your brand’s commitment to thought leadership and ground-breaking innovation. Forbes Welcome. Smarter Planet - The IBM 5 in 5 - United States. Smarter Planet - The IBM 5 in 5 - United States. Read the Government Chief Scientific Adviser's report on forensic science #GCSAreport15. Beyond 'Back to the Future': Experts Serve Up Tech Predictions for 2045. In "Back to the Future Part II," Marty McFly and Doc Brown travel from 1985 to October 21, 2015, to find a world filled with flying cars, hoverboards and self-drying jackets.

Beyond 'Back to the Future': Experts Serve Up Tech Predictions for 2045

Tech Smart: iBeacon, Drone and Apple Watch Apps #tech #technology 99 Facts on the Future of Business in the Digital Economy. Tech Smart: iBeacon, Drone and Apple Watch Apps... IBM tackles 'shadow IT' with a new cloud security tool for enterprises. Predicting the Future and Exponential Growth · Uday I/O.

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10 Future Technologies That Will Change The World ~ TECHing Way. Predicting the Future and Exponential Growth · Uday I/O. Beyond 'Back to the Future': Experts Serve Up Tech Predictions for 2045. Gov Technologies. Big Data challenge. New Software Sifts the Tide of Online Images. Seven Emerging Technologies That Will Change the World Forever. When someone asks me what I do, and I tell them that I’m a futurist, the first thing they ask “what is a futurist?”

Seven Emerging Technologies That Will Change the World Forever

The short answer that I give is “I use current scientific research in emerging technologies to imagine how we will live in the future.” However, as you can imagine the art of futurology and foresight is much more complex. I spend my days thinking, speaking and writing about the future, and emerging technologies. Future Timeline. Industrial Automation & Robotics: U.S. Navy...

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Industrial Automation & Robotics: U.S. Navy...

Navy recently updated its mini Cicada drone, a palm-sized, inexpensive drone that can capture intelligence on the ground without putting human life at risk. This, in combination with a fold-up origami drone indicate military surveillance may rely heavily on drones in future. Ray Kurzweil's Mind-Boggling Predictions for the Next 25 Years.

In my new book BOLD, one of the interviews that I’m most excited about is with my good friend Ray Kurzweil.

Ray Kurzweil's Mind-Boggling Predictions for the Next 25 Years

Bill Gates calls Ray, “the best person I know at predicting the future of artificial intelligence.” Ray is also amazing at predicting a lot more beyond just AI. The Future of Global Connectivity - SnapMunk. Some of the biggest players in the tech industry have been quietly developing initiatives aimed at connecting everyone around the world to the internet.

The Future of Global Connectivity - SnapMunk

Examples like Google’s Project Loon, Facebook’s Internet.org and newcomer Outernet have all made tremendous strides over the last year. The Future of Global Connectivity - SnapMunk. Futurism Needs More Women. In the future, everyone’s going to have a robot assistant. That’s the story, at least. And as part of that long-running narrative, Facebook just launched its virtual assistant. Edge.org. Hancock must bring a platform for transparent thinking to the Cabinet Office. David BicknellPublished 13 May 2015 The economic case for Government as a Platform (GaaP) and ensuring public confidence in the Cabinet Office's data are key tasks facing new minister Matt Hancock The introductions have been made, the bust of St Francis of 70 Whitehall has been paid due respect, and now the work begins for Matthew Hancock and Oliver Letwin in the Cabinet Office.

Hancock's named responsibilities include public sector efficiency and reform, civil service issues, industrial relations strategy in the public sector, government transparency, civil contingencies, the civil society, cyber security, and UK statistics. His remit will also include the ongoing role - and performance - of the Government Digital Service (GDS) whose focus will markedly be on Government as a Platform (GaaP), which is still largely a "vision for digital government", offering a common core infrastructure of shared digital systems, technology and processes on which to build user-centric government services.

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The Farmer & Farmer Review . Succession by Sep Kamvar. Blog - What Could You Do with the Largest Emotion Database in the World? Emotions influence every aspect of our lives – from how we connect and communicate, our health and wellbeing, and how we make decisions. So deep insight into consumers’ unfiltered and unbiased emotional reactions to digital content is an ideal way to judge the content’s likability and effectiveness.Affectiva has a vision is to bring emotion intelligence to our digital experiences. This Is How Tech Will Totally Change Our Lives by 2025. 42 Visions For Tomorrow From The Golden Age of Futurism. How machine learning will fuel huge innovation over the next 5 years   Research_priorities.pdf. The surprising thing robots can’t do yet: housework.

Ray Kurzweil’s Mind-Boggling Predictions for the Next 25 Years. Nicholas Negroponte: A 30-year history of the future. Death of the Internet. What we read about deep learning is just the tip of the iceberg.

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Developments in the Global Payments Landscape. Home. Shivon Zilis - Machine Intelligence. The good word groundswell. Smarter Planet - The IBM 5 in 5 - United States. Use Data to Tell the Future: Understanding Machine Learning – Innovation Insi... When Amazon recommends a book you would like, Google predicts that you should leave now to get to your meeting on time, and Pandora magically creates your ideal playlist, these are examples of machine learning over a Big Data stream. With Big Data projected to drive enterprise IT spending to $242 Billion according to Gartner, Big Data is here to stay, and as a result, more businesses of every size are getting into the game.

To many enterprise organizations Big Data represents a strategic asset -- it reflects the aggregate experience of the organization. Each customer, partner, or supplier response or non-response, transaction, defection, credit default, and complaint provides the enterprise the experience from which to learn.

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Imagining the Internet. Causal Layered Analysis Defined. Complexity requires us to examine futures-related issues from many angles and at multiple levels. Futures organisations. Bitcoin & future of money. We might be living in the least disruptive age in history. This is a guest post by Brian Millar, Strategy Director at strategy agency Sense Worldwide. He works with global companies like Nike, Vodafone, and PepsiCo to transform their businesses. You can follow him on Twitter on @arthurascii. Future Internet Architectures Aim to Better Serve Billions of Tablets and Smartphones.

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Global Trends 2030. Future Timeline.