The Sino-American War for 5G Dominance

As the Golden Age of the Fifth Techno-Economic Revolution unfolds, no single technology is more strategically...

published on: May 15, 2019

Artificial Intelligence Could Revolutionize...

AI’s chief impact on civilization might not be driverless automobiles, image search, speech recognition, or flying...

published on: Mar 15, 2019

Get Ready for the Great 5G Business Boom

The rollout of 5G telecom may well be the most important single trend of 2019 and 2020. Within five years from now,...

published on: Jan 15, 2019

Human-Computer ‘Super-minds’ Redefine the...

As MIT professor Thomas Malone reminds us, “Virtually all human achievements have been made by groups of people, not...

published on: Jul 15, 2018

The 5G Future is Almost Here

published on: Jul 15, 2018

Massive recent investments in the 5G-compatible spectrum is a telling indication of the perceived economic promise of 5G wireless technology, which...

Moore’s Law: Alive? Dead? Or resurrected?

published on: May 15, 2018

Moore’s Law embodies the indispensable foundation of the digital revolution! But some experts argue that Moore’s law is dead. Others say it’s...

Quantum Computing Becomes a Real Technology

published on: Apr 15, 2018

With Google, IBM, and Microsoft joining the world’s top universities and a new wave of start-ups, it’s just a matter of time before quantum...

The Digital Golden Age & The World Beyond

published on: Apr 15, 2018

The techno-economic boom just ahead will set up disruptive stresses that the economy must deal with before 2040. Specifically, how are demography,...

America’s New Technology Boomtowns

published on: Mar 15, 2018

After 45 years of OPEC dominating global energy markets, the United States is firmly back in the driver’s seat.  The long-anticipated North...

The Coming Leap in AI-based Drug Discovery

published on: Feb 15, 2018

The average completely new drug costs over $2.5 billion and requires 12 years to bring to market.  But that’s all about to change as new...

The Era of Quantum Computing Microprocessors Dawns

published on: Feb 15, 2018

Until recently quantum computers have been a lot like nuclear fusion power plants: “always 25 years away and requiring several enormous...

Machine Learning Impacts the 21st Century...

published on: Feb 15, 2018

Most experts argue that machine-learning will seriously impact jobs, productivity, and our quality of life over the next few decades. However, there...

The Myth of America’s “Unprecedented...

published on: Jan 15, 2018

In recent years, it has become an “article of faith” that workers in advanced industrial nations are experiencing unprecedented levels of...

AI and Robotics Join Forces to Revolutionize...

published on: Nov 15, 2017

Health care is one sector of the economy where the second wave of the Fifth Techno-Economic revolution will make an especially deep impact on the...

AI Transforms the Way We Do Science

published on: Oct 15, 2017

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

The Internet of Things  Reaches Critical Mass

published on: Oct 15, 2017

The Internet of Things is growing at an explosive rate. By 2025, McKinsey estimates that the global economic impact will be around $8 trillion a...

Trust-Busting in the Internet Age

published on: Sep 15, 2017

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

The New ISPs In the Sky

published on: Aug 15, 2017

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

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...

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