Blockchain and Startup Ecosystems
Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Speculation In recent news, there has been considerable focus on bitcoin and its dramatic price swings. In March of 2014, I attended 500 Startups Bitcoinference. At the conference, the price of one bitcoin was approximately $580 and, soon after the conference, the…
Augmenting Reality and Transforming Industries
AR is a hybrid visualization technology that combines the real world and the digital world. These technologies will transform the nature of skilled labor, as well as the retail and remote work experience.
Microprocessors and Line Spacing: The End of an Era
Moore’s law has been an important foundation of modern computing, but is likely to end due to “line spacing” constraints on circuits, absent a leap-ahead technology such as quantum or organic computing.
Smart City Challenge: An Update on the Participating Cities
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Smart City Challenge invited seven cities to provide a holistic, integrated approach to improving surface transportation performance within a city and integrate this approach with other smart city domains, including public safety, public services, and energy.
Quantum Mechanics and the Next Revolution in Computing
With quantum computing, we are entering a new era of how we think about computing. This is similar to the early days of classic computing, where technology enabled entirely new types of problem-solving.