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Author Archives: Jim Lee
Eric Garland is wayyyy too interesting (and funny) not to be on prime-time. So, catch his Garland Report on the internet while you still can. Yesterday, I was a guest and we had great conversation on the weak recovery, alternative … Continue reading
Great short video that makes the connection between environmental and economic resurgence. Carlota Perez is a “big thinker” that I first heard about two years ago — well worth watching!
As I pass my 44th birthday, it is easy to look at everything that Google is doing with a certain degree of wistfulness and envy. Now just 15 years of age, Google has already surpassed many of my accomplishments. • While not yet old … Continue reading
A few years ago, sci-fi author William Gibson famously commented in a radio interview that “The future is already here, it just isn’t very evenly distributed.” This suggests that the future can be tracked and (sometimes) found. Some have lost their reputation, even … Continue reading
For all the buzz, Tesla’s electric cars still rely on lithium-ion batteries, a technology that was commercialized by Sony over twenty years ago. Today, these batteries power everything from sports cars to laptops and cellphones. It is time for a … Continue reading
Wondering what’s hot and what’s not? Take a look at the Gartner Hype Cycle, which follows the progress of new technologies. According to Gartner, emerging technologies typically move through phases of overenthusiasm and disillusionment before becoming commonplace reality. Gartner just … Continue reading
It was a pleasure speaking at last week’s TEDx Wilmington! I presented a new talk, “Why the Millennial Generation Isn’t Broken” to a group of really smart and interesting people. (photo credits to Joe del Tufo, Mobius New Media)
When Edward Snowden revealed the extent of the NSA’s digital surveillance capabilities, shock was coupled with apathy. Many Americans already assumed they were being watched. Here is the messy truth: this has been going on for years.
Spray-on skin. Lab-grown ears. Human tissue grown in a petri dish. We’re going deep into sci-fi territory (and it is already happening). Regenerative medicine is an emerging field that provides treatments to repair, regenerate, or replace damaged cells and tissue. … Continue reading