- 10 Breakthrough Technologies 2015
Not all breakthroughs are created equal. Some arrive more or less as usable things; others mainly set the stage for innovations that emerge later, and we have to estimate when that will be. But we’d bet that every one of the milestones on this list will be worth following in the coming years.
- Nano-Manufacturing Makes Steel 10 Times Stronger
A new way to produce metals could have wide-ranging effects.
- Is Bitcoin Stalling?
Despite a big increase in the number of merchants accepting Bitcoin, the cryptocurrency doesn’t have much momentum in retail transactions.
- The Button That Does Whatever You Want It to Do
A simple but powerful app offers a “Do” button that can bend Internet services and gadgets to your will.
- Not Only the NSA Knows How to Make Unerasable Malware
Hacking tools that burrow inside hard disk drives could also be made by nongovernment hackers.
- How People Will Use the Apple Watch
Developers and designers debate whether the Apple Watch will find its purpose.
- FAA’s Caution Not the Only Obstacle for Drone Delivery
Commercial drones faced serious technological obstacles even before federal regulators proposed tight restrictions this week. <
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DeepMind’s cofounder: Generative AI is just a phase. What’s next is interactive AI.
“This is a profound moment in the history of technology,” says Mustafa Suleyman.
Human-plus-AI solutions mitigate security threats
With the right human oversight, emerging technologies like artificial intelligence can help keep business and customer data secure
Next slide, please: A brief history of the corporate presentation
From million-dollar slide shows to Steve Jobs’s introduction of the iPhone, a bit of show business never hurt plain old business.
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