Four industrial revolutions and an Internet of Things - Memeburn
2016 is the year of the fourth industrial revolution and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), but is the industry IoT-ready? Industry 4.0 refers to th
Former Senator Says Disney Should Help Fix the TSA's Long Lines
It’s going to be a long summer for anyone trying to fly. The TSA’s lines have gotten so long that places like O’Hare Airport in Chicago are telling passengers to get to the airport three hours early. But former US Senator Bob Kerrey has an idea: Ask Disney to fix the TSA.
API Demo | Ditto
Ditto offers a proprietary, logo-recognition service that scours photos and delivers metadata about the presence and position of a branded logo from a catalog of trained brands. For the scope of this Agreement and related Order Forms, Ditto will operate a remotely hosted service which, via an API, ingests a set of URLs to content identified by Client.
At MIT, a glimpse into our techno future
At the MIT "Connected Things" Enterprise Forum, a well-connected -- and radically different -- future began to emerge.
Ringly's New Smart Bracelet Is Wearable Tech You Might Actually Wear
'Cause it doesn't work if it's too ugly to wear.
Time to pay attention: The Internet of Things is about to go mainstream | ZDNet
There's 'universal acceptance' about the need to deploy IoT technology, even if uncertainty about how to use it remains, report claims.
From Ordinary to Enchanted: Designing Embedded Objects - David Rose keynote
From Solid Conference 2015: Some believe the future will look like more of the same—more smartphones, phablets, and app stores. David Rose, award-winning ent...
Neural modelling: Abstractions of the mind : Nature : Nature Publishing Group
Before data were so abundant, computer models of the brain were simple. Information is now much more plentiful [mdash] but some argue that models should remain uncomplicated.
These Healthcare Apps Keep Us On Our Best Behavior | TechCrunch
The key question that nearly everyone is asking is this: how can we reliably affect behavior change to increase the well-being of groups large and small, across America? The future of preventative care depends upon the answer.
Gesture-control tech of 'Minority Report' may reach your conference room
Futuristic tools in the Tom Cruise movie "Minority Report" are now a reality: The designer who brought that gesture-based technology to life now sells it for office conference rooms. John Underkoffler invented the interface shown in the movies and now sells it to corporations as CEO and co-founder of Oblong Industries.
Altimeter’s Top Digital Trends for 2016 | Altimeter Group
2016 is now upon us, and for those of us in the research business, it’s a chance to pool our collective knowledge and lay out what we think will be the most important areas of focus in the new year. F...
Detecting consumer decisions within messy data
MIT Media Lab spinout dMetrics develops software platform called DecisionEngine, that uses machine learning and natural language processing to mine billions of conversations about drugs, medical devices, and other health care products on blogs, Facebook, Twitter, forums, and even in comments on news articles and videos to predict consumer decisions.
2016 Social Trends Worth Tracking
It seems as if we are stuck in a perpetual state of getting a handle on the best use of social media for our brands. More than 90% of consumer brands are active on two or more social media platforms, but our presence doesn’t necessarily mean success. As you review your year-end stats and decide on you approach to social media in 2016, consider these emerging trends before you click ‘send’ on that strategy.