Category Archives: Innovation

Tech leaders’ visions for next 10 years – FT

Founders Forum, the prestigious network of entrepreneurs, celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. But what do technology’s leading figures see in store for the next decade? FT’s Ravi Mattu finds out. For more video content from the Financial Times, visit … Continue reading

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Nonlinear Thinking: Ambulance Drone

Each year nearly a million people in Europe suffer from a cardiac arrest. A mere 8% survives due to slow response times of emergency services. The ambulance-drone is capable of saving lives with an integrated defibrillator. The goal is to … Continue reading

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AI and the future for humanity – FT

From a Royal Society conference in London, Nick Bostrom, of the Oxford Martin School at the University of Oxford, tells the FT’s Ravi Mattu a day will come when machines are more intelligent than humans, and that more must be … Continue reading

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Keep on self-trucking – FT

Freightliner, part of Germany’s Daimler Trucks, plans to take some of the strain off the US’s truckers — with a truck that can take over some of the driving. Robert Wright takes a ride on one. For more video content … Continue reading

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World Economic Forum’s Top 10 Emerging Technologies 2015

The World Economic Forum’s Top 10 Emerging Technologies 2015 report will introduce the major innovations that will disrupt the world, as identified by the Forum’s Meta-Council on Emerging Technologies. On the panel: Moderator: Mariette DiChristina is editor-in-chief and senior vice … Continue reading

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Japan Tops List of Innovators

Today’s IBD notes that Japan has moved to the top of list  countries hosting the world’s most innovative countries.   The study is based on a Thompson-Reuters report, The U.S. was the most innovative nation among the top 100 in … Continue reading

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AirBnb: The Hotel Disruptor – Bloomberg

Marriott wants to add 30,000 rooms this year.  We will add that in the next two weeks.– Brian Chesky,  Airbnb CEO Aug. 18 (Bloomberg) — Airbnb, the site upending the hotel industry, is the darling of the sharing economy. Can … Continue reading

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10 Breakthrough Technologies 2014 – MIT Tech Review

10 Breakthrough Technologies 2014 Introduction Agricultural Drones Ultraprivate Smartphones Brain Mapping Neuromorphic Chips Genome Editing Microscale 3-D Printing Mobile Collaboration Oculus Rift Agile Robots Smart Wind and Solar Power Archive of Past Lists

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Unleash your inner innovator – FT

David Kelley, creator of the Stanford d.school, and Tom Kelley, author of The Art of Innovation, run global design consultancy IDEO. In the final part of the FT’s Thinking Big series, they talk to Ravi Mattu about a way to … Continue reading

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Nonlinear Thinking: Boy Wonder – 60 Minutes

Great story! Meet Jack Andraka, a high school student who at age 15 developed a test that might save countless lives by detecting early pancreatic cancer. Morley Safer reports. – 60 Minutes (click here if video is not observable)

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