June 29th, 2014

The End of the Internet?

What irony! Government was the catalyst for the Internet and now it may be the catalyst for its demise as it evolves into Splinternet

June 27th, 2014
The Revolution of the Data Slaves

We’re becoming data slaves of sire servers and their invisible algorithms- Peter Vander Auwera sees a revolution on the horizon

The Revolution of the Data Slaves

We’re becoming data slaves of sire servers and their invisible algorithms- Peter Vander Auwera sees a revolution on the horizon

June 17th, 2014

A new digital ecology is evolving, and humans are being left behind

Mobs of ultrafast bots vying for control and leaving humans behind - emergent behaviors among computers

May 29th, 2014

2014 Internet Trends — Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers

The Mary Meeker report on Internet Trends is out and as always offers rich integration of data and insights, including citations from our Shift Index!

May 26th, 2014

The Emerging Global Web

The Internet of the next billion - great presentation on the globalization of innovation spawned by the Web

May 26th, 2014

Why You Should Upload Yourself to a Supercomputer

I’m focusing on keeping my body healthy as long as possible because I love it but if all else fails, I suppose uploading to a computer is an option worth exploring

May 24th, 2014

Meet the algorithm that can learn “everything about anything”

Algorithms harnessing the power of pull to learn everything about anything - when will we learn to do the same?

May 20th, 2014
Forget ‘the Cloud,’ Computing’s Future Is in ‘the Fog’

Forget cloud computing, the future is in fog computing, otherwise known as edge computing

Forget ‘the Cloud,’ Computing’s Future Is in ‘the Fog’

Forget cloud computing, the future is in fog computing, otherwise known as edge computing

March 3rd, 2014

Making Science Less WEIRD

Now this is interesting - making science less WEIRD. Harnessing the web to improve the science of the mind.

March 3rd, 2014

The Internet Of Things: The Real Money Is The Internet, Not The Things

In thinking about the Internet of Things, it’s not the things that matter but the services that can be generated

March 2nd, 2014

25 Years Later, The Verdict Is In: The World Wide Web Is A Good Thing

At 25 year mark, despite some hand-wringing, vast majority of Americans clear that WWW is a good thing

January 17th, 2014

Tech startups: A Cambrian moment

An exploration of the factors that are driving a global Cambrain explosion in start-ups by Ludwig Siegele

January 11th, 2014

Wearables: the third wave of computing

The barrier between the internet and the rest of the world is weakened by wearables, raising interesting social issues

December 13th, 2013

Computers Can Now Automatically Stereotype ‘Hipsters’ and ‘Bikers’

So what tribe do you belong to? Computers are rapidly learning how to determine this from the photos you post

December 12th, 2013
Why Cognition-as-a-Service is the next operating system battlefield
The emergence of cognition as a service platforms may lead to battles like the operating system wars of the 1980s/90s b Nova Spivack

Why Cognition-as-a-Service is the next operating system battlefield

The emergence of cognition as a service platforms may lead to battles like the operating system wars of the 1980s/90s b Nova Spivack

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Exploration of emerging innovations on a broad array of edges that are rising up to challenge the core.