Automation is Accelerating And Society Is Unclear What It Will Mean

"...your scientists were so preoccupied with whether or not they could that they didn't stop to think if they should." - Jeff Goldblum in Jurassic Park
It's almost daily that we hear another story about how a company was able to automate jobs or that Artificial Intelligence can already perform certain tasks much better than humans.  Obviously automation and AI bring both advantages and disadvantages.  Performing tasks more quickly and accurately not only increases productivity, but in the case of medical procedures can even save lives. (more…)

By Adam Tamburello, ago

3 Applications of Blockchain That Are In Use Today

There's been a lot of hype over the last few years around blockchain and both startups and established companies have been running through proof of concepts around it's applications.  In 2016 alone, there's been over $1 billion in Venture Capital invested in the technology, which is a 600% increase over 2015. The good news is that now many of the tests are moving out of the proof of concept stage and into customer use. (more…)

By Adam Tamburello, ago