rory sutherland and michael hainsworth
Futurithmic looks at the impact that advances in technology today will have on society tomorrow. Veteran journalist Michael Hainsworth interviews industry leaders and experts, exploring the challenges — and possible solutions — that the world will encounter in the future of emerging technologies. We’ll dive into topics like augmented reality,... Read More
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Any time you connect devices to a network, there are privacy concerns. And that becomes ten-fold with smart cities. Critical infrastructure combined with emerging technologies, like virtualization and sensor networks, improve services and help municipalities run more efficiently for their citizens. This might include systems to manage and improve the... Read More
AI robot laboratory
We love our prediction machines.  Modern statistics helped us make more informed decisions. It is supposed to help us make more objective judgments by moving us away from gut instincts or the claims of self-appointed sages.  But, we often forget how deeply flawed and harmful they can be. Take data... Read More
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This article was written in collaboration with Santeri Jussila, Head of Analytics Product Line Management at Nokia. The global artificial intelligence (AI) market is booming. Market research firm Tractica estimates annual global AI revenue to grow from $9.5 billion in 2018 to $118.6 billion by 2025. For industries that capture... Read More
The Futurithmic Podcast is hosted by Editor-at-Large, Michael Hainsworth, veteran news reporter and lifelong geek. In the podcast, Michael talks with the most influential people of our time who have or are directly impacting our future. Upcoming guests include Galit Ariel (AR futurist), Jimmy Wales (Wikipedia Founder), and Rory Sutherland (Ogilvy Vice Chairman). Read More
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Within just a few years “people data” will be 90% of the world’s collective data. Jeff Nick, CTO of EMC, personal communication Our society has reached an unprecedented level of global connectivity. We live in a world peppered with countless digital interfaces, devices and platforms. This, in turn, makes our... Read More

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