Global Summit 2017 – Organizations and the Next Economy with John Hagel and Clayton Christensen
This morning we joined John Hagel, Clayton Christensen, and Carin Watson to discuss organizations and future of the economy. As we discussed creating disruptive innovation and the decisions that organizations must make to get there, these key points stood out to our team in the audience:
Power to the People -- 3D Printing Being Used in Disaster Relief
Dara Dotz is a pioneer in 3D printing in troubled and sparse environments. She's the founder of iLab Haiti, a project which brought 3D printers as part of an aid package to that country following the catastrophic earthquake that devastated that nation in 2010. A magnitude 7.
World's First Off-Grid ReGen Village Will Be Completely Self-Sufficient Producing Its Own Power and Food
ReGen Villages, a completely self-sufficient village that can power and feed itself, is rising across Europe—and hopefully, one day, around the world. A sustainable development in The Netherlands generates its own energy and food. Photo credit: EFFEKT ReGen Villages Holding, B.V., a visionary rea...
Flexible, versatile workers will be key for future job types: report
A report from the World Economic Forum argues that we need to be adaptable, as we are standing on the precipice of a fourth Industrial Revolution
XPRIZE Launches New Visioneering Model for Evaluating and Selecting the Next XPRIZE Competition | Business Wire
XPRIZE, the global leader in incentivized prize competitions, today announced that nine international teams have been selected to design the next gene
Leslie: the Online English teacher - Talk to the chat bot
Leslie Linguo, an ESL-oriented chat robot and online dictionary with text-to-speech to practice oral and written communication in English as a second language
How to Make a Spaceship by Julian Guthrie, read by Rob Shapiro by PRH Audio
The historic race that reawakened the promise of manned spaceflight Alone in a Spartan black cockpit, test pilot Mike Melvill rocketed toward space. He had eighty seconds to exceed the speed of sound and begin the climb to a target no civilian pilot had ever reached. He might not make it back alive. If he did, he would make history as the world’s first commercial astronaut. The spectacle defied reason, the result of a competition dreamed up by entrepreneur Peter Diamandis, whose vision for a new race to space required small teams to do what only the world’s largest governments had done before. Peter Diamandis was the son of hardworking immigrants who wanted their science prodigy to make the family proud and become a doctor. But from the age of eight, when he watched Apollo 11 land on the Moon, his singular goal was to get to space. When he realized NASA was winding down manned space flight, Diamandis set out on one of the great entrepreneurial adventure stories of our time. If the government wouldn’t send ...
3D Model Moving Objects -- xxArray 3D Capture Launches on Kickstarter
Although most of us have plenty to say, our world is extremely visually based. With code and computer programs hidden in the background, technology is front and center with enormous visual allure.
Disruption - Linear Vs Exponential Growth
I had the opportunity to attend an amazing inspirational event today - Mind Altering Substance , presented by the business strategist & entrepreneur Salim Ismail. Salim shared insights on the acceleration of disruptive technologies that are transforming businesses. A key takeaway was how current traditional businesses and leaders are not ready for disruptions that is shifting businesses, markets rapidly.
A printed smile
3D printing is coming of age as a manufacturing technique
Mobiles could be the secret to ‘smart’ cities - FT.com
The phrase “connected cities” conjures images of sensor-laden highways, live maps of underground systems and a mission control centre filled with huge screens of data. Ghent, however, is leaping into the future of “smart” infrastructure just by
Healthcare gone viral
Wouldn’t it be amazing if we could go viral in our ability to address huge challenges such as healthcare?
New Kodak Super 8 Concept Camera: First Look Video
Could nostalgia help Kodak climb back to the top?