Category Archive for: Artificial Intelligence

FedEx – Calling All Robots

As it gears up for holiday delivery crunch time, FedEx needs a few extra hands—and some of them are going to be robotic. It’s also summoning the help of smart cameras and Bluetooth-linked pods, with wheeled and winged drones in the works, too. Fast Company https://www.fastcompany.com/90570891/fedex-is-upgrading-its-tech-for-a-holiday-season-in-pandemic-times

Digital Tattoos – IoB

#Imagine a tattoo that you could stick on your skin to manage your levels of hydration, alcohol, glucose, sun or pollution exposure, or simply your body temperature. When sensing a variation, it would simply change color, or send data to your smartphone. This #innovative#healthtech area of research is being deemed the “Internet of Bodies (IoB)”, which is about…

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Einstein AI

Developed by my friend David Usher and his company Reimagine.AI – Einstein AI is an interactive #artificialintelligence virtual being and part of a series called ‘Talking to History’. Watch as David’s daughter interviews Mr. Einstein – amazing!

Facebook is making BIG changes

Facebook is making BIG changes. That’s right, the Zuck himself has said that Facebook needs to change and change it will. They have announced they are overhauling the News Feed (including how they rank photos, videos, and posts) to prioritize what family and friends have to say first. Simply put, you’ll see more posts from friends…

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2018 will bring some BIG trends to reality.

Ah yes, it’s that time of year again, as 2017 starts to wind down, we begin gazing longingly at 2018 and making educated guesses about where things will go next year. So time to don my futurist hat and spin out some thoughts on what the next year may have in store for us. After…

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Toronto – #TheNextSiliconValley

Toronto – #TheNextSiliconValley. In May, I wrote about Toronto as a Future Forward Cityscape, and it seems we are now officially well on our way. Toronto is moving towards being the next global tech hub… and moving at a ballistic pace, I might add. As a matter of fact, Forbes now ranks Toronto in its Top 5 of cities (along with…

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X Marks the #AR Spot for Apple

X Marks the AR Spot for Apple. I was in the brilliant city of Chicago last week to deliver the opening keynote at Print 17 – giving audiences a sneak peek of our next Print in a Digital World trend report. As it happened, it was the very same morning that Tim Cook would, for the first time,…

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[FIGHT] Musk and Zuckerberg go head-to-head on #AI

Musk and Zuckerberg go head-to-head on AI. Two of Silicon Valley’s biggest tech titans have taken off the gloves, and are having a verbal sparring match around Artificial Intelligence (AI). Mark Zuckerberg came out and criticized Elon Musk for saying “artificial intelligence is the biggest threat we face in civilization.” The Facebook CEO chastised the Telsa,…

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Science Fiction is the Key to Unlocking our World

Science fiction is the key to unlocking our world. If you want to figure out your next business move, leap into the pages of some science fiction my friends. “Why Business Leaders need to read more Science Fiction,” headlines an article in the Harvard Business Review, and there are many more that echo this approach to understanding…

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Forget dancing flowered garlands – Google Lens is AR with real utility

Forget dancing flowered garlands – Google Lens is AR with real utility. Right now AR (Augmented Reality) is having a moment, and it’s moving beyond rainbow vomit, puppy dog-ears and flowered garlands dancing around your head. Announced last week at Google’s I/O developer conference, Google’s new ‘Lens’ technology lets you employ the power of search utilizing…

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