AI Transforms the Way We Do Science

Better than most fields of endeavor, scientific research is lever- aging smart machines to empower smart people. What...

published on: Oct 15, 2017

The Internet of Things  Reaches Criti...

The Internet of Things is growing at an explosive rate. By 2025, McKinsey estimates that the global economic impact...

published on: Oct 15, 2017

Trust-Busting in the Internet Age

Standard Oil, AT&T, and IBM were all cut-down-to-size by Federal trust-busters.  Does the same fate await Google,...

published on: Sep 15, 2017

The New ISPs In the Sky

Today billions of people live and work beyond the reach of affordable broadband.  The costs of fiber-based or...

published on: Aug 15, 2017

The Autonomous Car Industry Emerges

published on: Aug 15, 2017

A decade ago, the idea of highways filled with self-driving cars was science fiction; today roughly a dozen companies have test vehicles on the...

The Future of AI Is Neuromorphic

published on: Jul 30, 2017

As explained in our January issue, a quantum leap in productivity due to artificial intelligence will lift our quality of life in powerful and...

The New World of AI-Enabled Work

published on: May 22, 2017

In our January 2017 issue, the Trends editors explained that artificial intelligence is likely to rocket real U.S. GDP growth to 4.6 percent annually...

Profiting from Instagram Influencers

published on: Apr 15, 2017

In an era of declining ROI from traditional advertising budgets, marketers face mounting pressure to invest in social media marketing campaigns....

Virtual Reality Inches Closer to Commercial R...

published on: Feb 25, 2017

According to Silicon Valley pundits, virtual and augmented reality are on the verge of commercial takeoff.  But, what’s the real short- and...

Harnessing AI-Driven Growth

published on: Jan 16, 2017

As explained in Ride the Wave, artificial intelligence represents the critical catalyst that leverages twenty-first century computing, network...

Smart Buildings Will Transform Our Lives

published on: Dec 15, 2016

The convergence of the “Construction Revolution” and the Internet of Things sets the stage for the emergence of buildings that serve and protect...

The Brave New World of Human Enhancement

published on: Nov 15, 2016

In our book Ride the Wave, we explained how the 12 technologies of the Fifth Techno-Economic Revolution would transform careers, homes, cities, and...

The Coming Revolution in Construction

published on: Oct 15, 2016

Whether we’re talking about homes, factories, highways, airports, or commercial buildings, almost every human activity requires construction of...

Rebooting the IT Revolution

published on: Oct 15, 2016

Despite the intermittent surge of Japanese, South Korean, and Taiwanese capabilities, U.S. Dominance has been largely unchallenged throughout the...

Robots at War

published on: Sep 15, 2016

Ever since World War II, defense spending has provided an extraordinary boost to technologies like advanced materials, aerospace, and information...

Managing the Internet of (Hackable) Things

published on: Sep 15, 2016

Ever since the days of mainframe dominance, cyber security has been a challenge to those responsible for our national, corporate, and personal...

Additive Manufacturing’s Path from Gimmick to...

published on: Aug 1, 2016

Like almost every revolutionary technology, additive manufacturing is taking longer and creating less of an immediate impact than its proponents...

The New Green Revolution

published on: Jul 15, 2016

By far the biggest medium-term opportunity for AI, ubiquitous computing, and robotics to transform our lives and economy is the driverless...

The Biggest Obstacles to Our Driverless Futur...

published on: Jul 15, 2016

We’ve spent over a decade debating the bureaucratic dimensions of healthcare with little to show for it.  Meanwhile, artificial intelligence and...

AI Transforms Healthcare

published on: Jul 15, 2016

Artificial intelligence powered by “the cloud” and enabled by mobile technology and robotics will transform the economy in the coming decade. ...

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