Trends Issue 044 - December 2006

Affinity-Based Fraud

As the Trends Editors have previously discussed, people are increasingly relying on affinity groups for their sense of...

Affinity-Based Fraud
published on: Dec 15, 2006

Artificial Hearts - The Beat Goes On

A few years ago, there was a lot of buzz about human trials for an artificial heart implant in the U.S. But after...

Artificial Hearts - The Beat Goes On
published on: Dec 15, 2006

3-D TV Moves Toward Reality

As far back as the 1950s, audiences wearing cardboard glasses dreamed of watching three-dimensional television...

3-D TV Moves Toward Reality
published on: Dec 15, 2006

Information Factories: The Backbone of a New...

As that legendary technology trends spotter, George Gilder, reminds us, computing has dramatically shifted from the...

Information Factories:  The Backbone of a New Technology Era
published on: Dec 15, 2006

Corporate Universities Graduate to the Next Level

As every manager knows, hiring people with the right skills is hard enough, and keeping those skills up-to-date is...

Corporate Universities Graduate to the Next Level
published on: Dec 15, 2006

The Sweet Smell of Success

Because of the way the human nervous system is constructed, nothing has a more powerful influence on our moods than...

The Sweet Smell of Success
published on: Dec 15, 2006

Loyalty Programs Evolve

Once upon a time, loyalty programs provided a competitive advantage for the airlines and retailers who introduced...

Loyalty Programs Evolve
published on: Dec 15, 2006