Robotics and Contactless Engagement
Autonomous Delivery Technology The COVID-19 pandemic has had significant health and economic impacts across the world. One of the secondary effects is that the coronavirus is accelerating the adoption of technology, as has tended to happen in global crisis events throughout history. We recently discussed…
Rapid Advances in 3D Printing
Additive Manufacturing Innovation As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, the global healthcare industry continues to struggle with a shortage of essential medical supplies. With hospitals across the world suffering from this scarcity of medical equipment, the 3D printing industry is stepping up to the challenge,…
Robotics and Gene Sequencing
Cost Reductions in Biotechnology Over the years, we have watched with enthusiasm about how various technological improvements and automation are shaping everything we know about genomics. These technologies have helped to increase the speed and lower the costs of gene sequencing. Today, some labs can…
Blockchain and Startup Ecosystems
By providing billions of fresh capital to technology startups, the technologies of bitcoin, blockchain, smart contracts, and ICOs have had a major impact on Silicon Valley. As this infrastructure spawns newer technologies and business models, you will see dramatic innovation and transformation and the transition to Internet 3.0.
Machine Learning and the New Innovation Paradigm
Machine learning and artificial intelligence change the fundamental paradigm of how computers execute instructions and how they interact with humans, which will reshape industries and create new tools for public institutions.
Augmented Humanity: The Future of Health and Performance
Technology is enabling new avenues for human enhancement, which will far surpass the performance-enhancing pharmaceuticals that athletes and militaries have been experimenting with for decades.