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"The wall between machines and humans, between computer science and biology, is collapsing and I think the next century and probably the future of life itself will be shaped by this algorithmic view of the world."
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Alec Ross served as former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's senior advisor for innovation. During that role, he earned unique insight into the changing nature of technology. In his new book, "The Industries of the Future," Ross not only lays out the key industries that will shape the 21st century, but also provides the geopolitical, cultural and generational contexts out of which they are emerging. Berggruen Institute's Dawn Nakagawa sat down with Ross to discuss the book.
Virtual reality is an emerging ecosystem with a long way to go before it is completely mainstream. But, with many companies in the space dedicating countless resources to being the best at VR, we expect this ecosystem to continue to change quickly for the better.
Let’s say you buy this idea that an increasing number of technologies are on an exponential curve (that is, they’re advancing
The European: What is your advice to your readers? The European: What is? The European: Open technology doesn’t necessarily
More and more people are getting to know drones, and not just the military kind. Drones were one of the hottest gifts over
Paul Ekman, perhaps the world’s most famous face reader, fears he has created a monster. The 80-year-old psychologist pioneered
When we talk about digital media being more immersive, it's usually not good news for social skills. We worry about the kids
The gains from technology must be channeled to a broader base of the population than has benefited so far. That requires a major educational component. In order to create broad-based prosperity, workers need the skills to participate in the brave new world implied by a digital economy.