Future Perfect Machine
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Comments from Singularity University’s Peter Diamandis on “Imagining the Smart Cities of 2050” and Ben Green’s upcoming book “The Smart Enough City: Putting Technology in Its Place to Reclaim Our Urban Future (Strong Ideas)”
As the World Wide Web turns 30 years old, consider the comments from its creator Tim Berners-Lee in 1989, his current project, called Solid, and Facebook’s new focus on private, encrypted services.
The world’s biggest internet messaging companies and financial firms hope to succeed where cryptocurrency start-ups have failed by introducing mainstream consumers to the alternative world of digital coins.
Blockchain technologies are being deployed in a controlled fashion in many industries (including shipping, energy, healthcare, telecommunications, financial services).
Last week, JP Morgan announced that the firm is working on a JPM Coin “designed to make instantaneous payments using blockchain technology.”
Comments by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, investor Roger McNamee and Harvard Business School professor Shoshana Zuboff
Comments from 4 former U.S. Federal Reserve chairs (Paul Volcker, Ben Bernanke, Alan Greenspan and Janet Yellen); 3 former U.S. Treasury secretaries and 27 winners of the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences.
As a non-electronic offering received significant media attention at the Consumer Electronics Show - Impossible Foods’ next-generation, plant-based meat.
Views on Apple CEO’s “Letter from Tim Cook to Apple investors” on slower growth
We present one film and three books to consider: Free Solo directed by Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi, Behave: The Biology of Humans at our Best and Worst by Robert M. Sapolsky, Principles by Ray Dalio, and The Order of Time by Carlo Rovelli.