Don’t Get Blindsided By The Future
GOOGLE’S TOP RATED FUTURIST SPEAKER
If you recently lost your job, I encourage you to blame this young lady. Contrary to first impressions, this isn’t a real person at all. She is nothing more than an AI generated random human face. In the past we’ve run into fake products, fake identities, fake...read more
For those of you who haven’t noticed the shifting winds of higher education, certifications have been secretly creating an entire new industry that is layered between colleges and employers. While they don’t compete directly with colleges, they’re quickly rising in...read more
Last week my grandson Raymund turned 5 years old, and it caused me to think about the kind of world he’ll be entering into. The workforce of tomorrow will need to be resilient, flexible, resourceful, creative problem solvers, ethical, epithetical, situationally aware,...read more
At a past DaVinci Institute mastermind group we tackled the question, “Is the intelligence of nature greater than the intelligence of humans?” After pondering this question, the responses were a mixture of “there is no intelligence in nature,” and “nature is not an entity with a singular intelligence.”read more
A couple years ago my wife and I visited the beautiful Spanish city of Segovia located in the center of Spain about an hour northwest of Madrid. At the heart of the city, nestled close to its historic shopping district, are the iconic aqueducts built during the Roman...read more
The main purpose of intellectual property law is to encourage and protect human ingenuity. For this reason, intellectual property has become a continually evolving form of public policy where the rights associated with human creativity necessarily have to change along...read more
Retail is rapidly evolving and many of yesterday’s storefronts no longer exist. Gone are the Woolco’s, Radio Shacks, Gottschalks, Casual Corners, Ben Franklins, Mervyn’s, Montgomery Wards, and Miller Outposts of a bygone era.
While we still have some people predicting the death of traditional bricks and mortar storefronts. The reality is much different.read more
Over the past couple decades we’ve seen a number of spectacular tech failures. It’s easy to list things like MySpace, Google Glass, Pebble Watch, TiVo, Iridium, Napster, and even AOL as major business failures, but in each case it was a matter of failing forward. Each of these products influenced the next generation of technology and paved the way for far better efforts that followed.read more
When is the last time you made a prediction that people paid attention to?
Like many things in life, there are a number of methods and techniques that can be used, but the thought processes involved in making predictions are not always as straightforward as we might imagine, and to be sure, creating a viral one includes a huge degree of luck.read more
Coworking spaces like WeWork may soon have a new kid on the block to worry about. Driverless technology will invariably open the door to a whole new era of non-commuting vehicles, and one of the earliest examples we’ll see will be the driverless mobile office. If you...read more