Most of us have used Google Maps at some point and some of us just about every day. Then there’s Apple’s Maps (which are slowly getting better.) A new company called Carmera is paving the road to 3D mapping not just for autonomous vehicles, but for architects and city planners. And it’s autonomous vehicles that … More The Benefits of 3D Mapping Our World
To listen to the pundits, by Christmas 2017 we’ll all be diving under the tree for Virtual Reality goggles, from junior to senior, maybe even grandma too. Except, we won’t be. Microsoft just launched it’s tongue-twister flagship gaming console the Xbox One X (don’t say it too fast.) And it has no real support for … More Virtual Reality Has a Social Problem
There’s a lot of hype around Artificial Intelligence (AI) knocking out great swathes of jobs, from low-level administration all the way over to lawyers and doctors. Yes, to some degree. But that will be a while before it has a truly significant impact on the economy. Based on my work with clients across a number … More How Your Job Will Get Better With Artificial Intelligence
The hype around emerging technologies like blockchain, Artificial Intelligence (AI), self-driving cars, Big Data, home automation, drones and so on, is loud. The hopes of Alphabet, Microsoft, IBM, Apple, Amazon and others all rest on these technologies taking off. They all offer great opportunities to advance commerce, create and destroy jobs and make our world … More Technology & Society’s Big Questions
For most of us, when the words Artificial Intelligence are in the story headline, news or in a movie, there is the image of some magical silicon brain that performs incredible feats of intellect. Problems solved and it is connected to everything so it can offer all kinds of sage advice. The reality is something … More Cutting Through the AI Hype
Is it our basic survival instincts that are impacting our adoption of technology today? In the beginning, for hundreds of thousands of years, the technologies we developed were those of raw survival; tools to hunt for food, tools to prepare foods, clothes and shelter to develop. Language and sociocultural structures to establish rules of survival … More Is Our Lizard Brain Technology’s Biggest Challenge?
All marketing is about information creation and management. And this is why agencies are fading away. Agencies Used to Manage The Talent Designers, copywriters, ad buyers, art directors, creative directors and so on…they were all under one “roof” for decades. It was the agency management that could corral and manage them and the projects. This … More The Real Reason Ad Agencies Are Struggling