My Top Tech Picks For 2015
If you thought 2014 was thrilling, here’s a look at what I’m most excited about for 2015…
Metatrend of the Decade
Four billion people are buying new smartphones every two years, massively outpacing the PC industry (where we buy 1.6 billion PCs every five years).
Mobile is Eating the World
In Abundance, I wrote that 3 Billion new minds are “coming on-line” in the next six years.
Please We Need more Women in Technology
We need more women in technology. In 2012, women made up only 26 percent of the computing workforce, out of 3,816,000 computing-related occupations. (Department of Labor Current Population Survey, 2012)
Self-driving Cars Are Coming
Elon Musk’s announcement of a semi-autonomous Tesla Model D this past week is one of many autonomous vehicle announcements coming your way…
Announcing my boldest mission yet
I’m writing to tell you about the boldest XPRIZE I’ve ever launched.
Uber vs The law my Moneys on Uber
I love Uber, the ridesharing app that connects people who need rides with drivers.
Top 10 Reasons Drones are Disruptive
If you think today’s drones are interesting, you ain’t seen nothing yet.
your legacy getting off this rock
We just celebrated the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing.
What the News Media wont tell you about Global Violence
I call CNN the Crisis News Network (or the Calamity News Network), delivering all crisis, all the time…
Vr Ai Margaritas my insights on the coolest tech this week
I love it when an entrepreneur creates something *insanely great* then makes it affordable and available to all of us.
Is Tech Unemployment Good or Bad
Last week, in conversation with Vinod Khosla, Larry Page was asked what he thinks will happen to jobs in the future as technology begins to replace humans.
Unfair Advantages of Emotional Computing
Earlier this week, Softbank CEO Masayoshi Son announced an amazing new robot called Pepper. The most amazing feature isn’t that it will only cost $2,000, or that Pepper is intended to babysit your kids and work the registers at retail stores. What’s really remarkable is that Pepper is designed to understand and respond to human emotion.
No More Malls: 5 Disruptive Techs Transforming Retail
Five technologies are converging to transform the retail shopping experience forever.
Sitting inside Elons Spaceship the dragon 2 Capsule from Spacex
Recently I attended the unveiling of SpaceX’s Dragon-2 capsule — the new spaceship they’ve designed to take people to space.
What will they 3d print next inside my trip to local motors
Last week, I flew my Cirrus to visit Jay Rogers and his team at Local Motors in Phoenix.
Drones overhead Seeing Everything always inside google and facebooks latest acquisitions
Imagine a fleet of drones, overhead, out of sight, tens of thousands of feet in the sky. Imagine those drones being powered by sunlight — effectively aerial satellites that are orbiting constantly, never having to touch down for fuel. Now imagine thousands of them, perhaps tens of thousands of them, with cameras and radio repeaters on board.
Why Vicarious 50m Investment Round matters for entrepreneurs
Check this out. A company of 10 employees that’s raised $50M of investment from Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, Peter Thiel and Ashton Kutcher, just to name a few. Few things make me sit up and take notice — this is one of them.
64 Billion Messages in 24 Hours key takeaways from whatsapps massively disruptive statistics
In February of this year, Facebook’s $19B acquisition of mobile messaging platform WhatsApp set a record for the largest software acquisition of all time. It set the value of WhatsApp at more than Sony Corporation.
From 2m to 2b in 18 months what Entrepreneurs can learn from Oculus Vr
As I’m sure you’ve already read, Facebook recently acquired Oculus Virtual Reality for $2 billion.
How to Build an app with the crowd
I have at least 7 really cool app ideas… but I have no time, and I frankly couldn’t program them to save my life. Could you?
Solving Your Challenge With Incentive Competitions
Do you have a big problem that you’d love to solve? A problem which, if solved, would transform your business, your life, your community?