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Game Changers

Our selection of videos on this month's theme: Game Changers


The McKinsey Global Institute - Disruptive technologies


Rethink Disruption - Paul McEuen
Keynote address on what is the next big thing in nanotechnology delivered by Paul McEuen, Professor of Physics at Cornell University and a member of the National Academy of Sciences, at the Rethink Disruption conference.


NEXT: Our Inevitable Future | Science and Technology as Global Game Changers
Science and technology are converging to change the global game; and nowhere is that change more clear than in the words of scientist and futurist David Brin, one of our best science fiction writers, and the work of Paul Rosenbloom, a lead researcher on artificial intelligence. From Isaac Asimov to Brin's new novel, "Existence," science fiction has often looked at whether AI will outpace the human brain and lead us into a brave new world, or has it already? In this premiere edition of our series, “NEXT: People | Science | Tomorrow,“ Brin and Rosenbloom joined host Mat Kaplan in the Crawford Family Forum to talk about our cyber future. Will humanity survive and even thrive when the Singularity arrives?


The Next Generation of Digital Game-Changers
Every 15 years or so, the information technology landscape has been radically transformed – minicomputers, personal computers and the dot.com boom. Each of these waves of change has been significantly more powerful than its predecessor and featured important new companies, technologies and applications. Today, the combination of mobility, social media, the cloud and the whole as-a-service movement gives every indication of forming another such wave.


Game Changing Technologies
The Game Changing Development Program seeks to identify and rapidly mature innovative/high impact capabilities and technologies for infusion in a broad array of future NASA missions. NASA X explores a new composite cryotank and a revolutionary Exoskeleton, called X1. Both of these game changing technologies will help not only NASA, but people here on Earth.


Tech Game Changers: Revolutionizing Education, Powered By Verizon
Tech Game Changers: Revolutionizing Education, Powered By Verizon


Internet Everywhere: The Future of History’s Most Disruptive Technology
Disruptive technologies uproot culture, can precipitate wars and even topple empires. By this measure, human history has seen nothing like the Internet. Pioneers of the digital revolution examine the Internet’s brief but explosive history and reveal nascent projects that will shortly reinvent how we interact with technology—and each other. From social upheaval and ever-shifting privacy standards to self-driving cars and networked groceries, this eye-opening program provides a stunning glimpse of what’s around the corner.


Pattie Maes & Pranav Mistry: Unveiling the "Sixth Sense," game-changing wearable tech
This demo -- from Pattie Maes' lab at MIT, spearheaded by Pranav Mistry -- was the buzz of TED. It's a wearable device with a projector that paves the way for profound interaction with our environment. Imagine "Minority Report" and then some.



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