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Big Tech Should Take the Lead on Climate Change—Here’s Why

Big Tech Should Take the Lead on Climate Change—Here’s Why At Collision, which calls itself “North America’s fastest-growing tech conference,” former United Nations climate chief Christiana Figueres threw down a challenge to tech titans: move the world from incremental to exponential action on climate change. The digital tech sector is the wild card in fossil-fuel…
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3 Major Shifts Are About to Transform Manufacturing as We Know It

3 Major Shifts Are About to Transform Manufacturing as We Know It We are on the verge of transforming one of society’s most fundamental building blocks: manufacturing. As new technologies enable manufacturers to customize everything, these same agents are quickly turning consumers into inventors. Following the agricultural revolution some 5,000 years ago, humanity made a huge breakthrough that allowed…
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Stuff 3.0: The Era of Programmable Matter

Stuff 3.0: The Era of Programmable Matter It’s the end of a long day in your apartment in the early 2040s. You decide your work is done for the day, stand up from your desk, and yawn. “Time for a film!” you say. The house responds to your cues. The desk splits into hundreds of…
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This 3D Printed Electric Car Will Enter Production This Year

This 3D Printed Electric Car Will Enter Production This Year Cars have gone from “get me from point A to point B by burning gas” mode of transportation to a dream project for innovative techies. Cars can now run on electricity, be summoned by smartphone apps in cities all over the world, and are being…
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This 3D Printed House Goes Up in a Day for Under $10,000

This 3D Printed House Goes Up in a Day for Under $10,000 There aren’t a ton of ways to build a house other than the way houses have always been built, which is to say, by putting up four walls then adding a roof. This ages-old technique had to be modernized at some point, though,…
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Your Shopping Experience Is on the Verge of a Major Transformation. Here’s Why.

Your Shopping Experience Is on the Verge of a Major Transformation. Here’s Why. Exponential technologies (AI, VR, 3D printing, and networks) are radically reshaping traditional retail. E-commerce giants (Amazon, Walmart, Alibaba) are digitizing the retail industry, riding the exponential growth of computation. Many brick-and-mortar stores have already gone bankrupt, or migrated their operations online. Massive…
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