DC: Hmmm…how true: “The digital age rewards change and punishes stasis.”

From DSC: Hmmm…how true: “…the digital age rewards change and punishes stasis.” (source) Which reminds me of a photo I took just yesterday morning at […]

The Most Innovative Companies of 2017 [fastcompany.com]

The Most Innovative Companies of 2017 — from fastcompany.com Excerpt: This year marks the 10th edition of the Fast Company World’s Most Innovative Companies ranking. […]

New “Blockchain Nodes” from Microsoft & KPMG; Amazon delivers video/voice/chat/screen sharing on new service; IBM brings machine learning to the cloud

KPMG & Microsoft Announce New “Blockchain Nodes” — from finance.yahoo.com Excerpt: NEW YORK, Feb. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — KPMG International and Microsoft Corp. have announced […]

No hype, just fact: What artificial intelligence is – in simple business terms [Krigsman]

No hype, just fact: What artificial intelligence is – in simple business terms — from zdnet.com by Michael Krigsman AI has become one of the […]

This Mobile VR Crane Simulator Showcases the Future of Industrial Training [Brennan]

This Mobile VR Crane Simulator Showcases the Future of Industrial Training — from roadtovr.com by Dominic Brennan     Description from an Inside VR & […]

Code-Dependent: Pros and Cons of the Algorithm Age [pewinternet.org; Rainie & Anderson]

Code-Dependent: Pros and Cons of the Algorithm Age — from pewinternet.org by Lee Rainie and Janna Anderson Algorithms are aimed at optimizing everything. They can […]

IBM to train 25 million Africans for free to build workforce [Prinsloo]

IBM to Train 25 Million Africans for Free to Build Workforce — from by Loni Prinsloo * Tech giant seeking to bring, keep digital jobs […]

Walking into your local cafe, would you like a robot barista? See this item from J. Walter Thompson Intelligence.

From J. Walter Thompson Intelligence’s Weekly Roundup      From DSC: For me, using robots for baristas could take away from the charm/overall experience of […]

A massive AI partnership is tapping civil rights and economic experts to keep AI safe [ Gershgorn]

A massive AI partnership is tapping civil rights and economic experts to keep AI safe — from qz.com by Dave Gershgorn Excerpt: When the Partnership […]

The technology trends that will shape business and society [CB Insights]

Per X Media Lab: The authoritative CB Insights lists imminent Future Tech Trends: customized babies; personalized foods; robotic companions; 3D printed housing; solar roads; ephemeral […]

With Uber Freight, it’s not just truck drivers whose jobs are at risk [McDermott]

With Uber Freight, it’s not just truck drivers whose jobs are at risk — from linkedin.com by John McDermott The bane of taxi drivers everywhere […]

DC: Hmmm…I hadn’t heard of the concept of a *Digital Twin* before — but it makes sense! From “GE’s Sam Murley scopes out the state of AR and what’s next” [thearea.org]

GE’s Sam Murley scopes out the state of AR and what’s next — from thearea.org Excerpt (emphasis DSC): AREA: How would you describe the opportunity […]

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