Sci/Tech

When and how will you win? When tech upgrades the economy

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Dan Abelow's picture

You’ll rule tomorrow’s digital world. if a company fails to please you, you can wipe it off all your screens. With your finger on the kill switch, businesses will dedicate themselves to you. Routine identification will transform customer relationships and commerce. You will be known and treated personally. The most successful businesses will please everyone all the time.

When and how will you win? When tech upgrades the economy

Subject(s):
Dan Abelow's picture

You’ll rule tomorrow’s digital world. if a company fails to please you, you can wipe it off all your screens. With your finger on the kill switch, businesses will dedicate themselves to you. Routine identification will transform customer relationships and commerce. You will be known and treated personally. The most successful businesses will please everyone all the time. New tech will usher in a world where everyone wins.

SpaceX Delivers Dragon to ISS and Completes Controlled Descent of Rocket Booster

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Len Rosen's picture

The latest resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS) by SpaceX, Elon Musk's private company, met several milestones last week. First it delivered almost 3,500 pounds of supplies, including a space garden for growing vegetables, and legs for the on-board robot, Robonaut-2. But even more interesting was what happened at the back end of the launch.

The Singularity and Our Collision Path with the Future

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Thomas Frey's picture

Google’s Director of Engineering, Ray Kurzweil, has predicted that we will reach a technological singularity by 2045, and science fiction writer Vernor Vinge is betting on 2029.

Organ Regeneration Technology Versus 3D Bio-Printing - Which Will Win?

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Len Rosen's picture

Which will it be? Will we regenerate organs using stem cells and switching on genes to rebuild diseased or damaged organs? Or will we take a patients own cells and bio-print organs using 3D printers? Both technologies are showing promise based on recent reports.

Skin Cells Soon Will Treat Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Patients

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Len Rosen's picture

DNA extracted from the skin of a 35- and a 75-year-old male has been injected into four denucleated human eggs to produce clones of the skin donors. The stem cells extracted from these embryos matches their male donors. The company involved is in the business of regenerative medicine focused on replacing malfunctioning or damaged cells with healthy ones.

Mars Rover Gets Spring Dusting on Mars - Embarks on Two Year Trek

Len Rosen's picture

Opportunity, the little Martian rover, continues to click after a decade on the planet's surface. It is a remarkable story that the technology continues to function providing new discoveries for scientists here on Earth. Opportunity's original mission along with its companion, Spirit, was for 90 days.

Pee in Space is Not Only Useful for Drinking Water but also for Fuel

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Len Rosen's picture

Yesterday my blog posting focused on NASA's efforts to involve the public in designing better oxygen recovery systems. So today I thought we should look at the question of recycling other things that come out of humans. We're talking about pee.

The Past, Present and Future of the Universe

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Richard Yonck's picture
The first rigorous mathematical proof that the Big Bang could have spontaneously generated from nothing may transform our understanding of the universe's past, present and future.

Digital Boundaries: Construct the Life You Want

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Dan Abelow's picture

Now that most of our waking hours are spent using screens we’re visibly migrating into a digital world. Like other immigrants we want and expect better lives. New digital boundaries will let us step through the looking glass, control what’s on our screens and construct the digital lives we want — in a digital world that eliminates today’s limits.

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