The Smart Ones

Harshdeep Goraya The Smart Ones One major technological innovation that has extended our limits as well as revolutionized the world we live in is the smart phone. This device brings enormous amounts of positive impact in the lives of people all around the world. Though, it brings just as much ...

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Disruptive Technologies

I believe a major technological innovation that will have significant consequences for global society is driverless cars. Once autonomous cars become the norm for personal transportation, how people move about and interact with one another will change entirely. I hypothesize that there will no longer be widespread ownership of personal ...

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Tesla and more

Eden Zheng 114158666 ENES466 Over the past couple of years, Elon Musk has revolutionized the car industry with the creation of the full electric car, Tesla, but it doesn’t stop there. In addition to this technological innovation, he is planning to start to dwell into other industries such as space ...

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The Future of A.I. in the World

Technology can have many effects leading to better or worse company outcomes. One disrupting technology that is effected to have a significant impact soon is artificial intelligence. According to Gartner, specifically the Gartner Hype Cycle for Emerging Technology, artificial intelligence is one of the three major trends in emerging tech. ...

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Quantum computers: A new revolution ? (Pouya Susanabadifarahani)

Quantum computing is at its infancy stage but it has the potential to completely revolutionize every market sector especially those that rely on analyzing big data (research, medicine, finance, etc.) that modern computers don’t have the capability to compute. Modern computers when they were first invented were slow, expensive, and ...

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Towards the Future with Artificial Intelligence [McMillan, Alexander]

All of us are are familiar with trivial versions of artificial intelligence, be it the adaptive cruise control systems implemented in modern vehicles, computing systems that suggest music or movie titles based on our perceived tastes, or corporate hotel computing systems that sell rooms based upon the computing systems “experience.” ...

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Automation and Individuality

By: Alexander Goldstein The rise of AI and mechanical automation could be a death kneel for the future of the working class. With a lowered reliance on human labor and input our future economies could be entirely different than the present landscape. If jobs start to dwindle and more and ...

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Cryptocurrency will revolutionize globalization

I believe that cryptocurrency will have significantly positive consequences for global society. Cryptocurrency has the ability to completely change the way global business is conducted. With a universal currency, there are no needs for intermediaries, such as banks or wire services, and goods and services can be traded and exchanged ...

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The Impact of Driverless Cars – Jared Wine

As of right now, it seems like driverless cars are the next big thing about to break out into the world. Companies such as Tesla and GM have been working on driverless cars for only a couple years now, and they already have working models that are street-legal. Driverless cars ...

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Artificial Intelligence and Its Effect On Society

Nicholas Orji   One major technological innovation that I see on the horizon that has consequences, positive and/or negative, for global society is Artificial Intelligence, also known as A.I.. Artificial intelligence is a form of technology that is comprised of machine learning concepts and algorithms. It is an attempt to ...

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The Visual Revolution of AR-Technology by Robert Gomez

AR A technology which you may be unwittingly familiar with as you swap out your face to that of a cartoon dog on your Snap-chat app and which just last year made a huge appearance in the cellphone app market on the app which was downloaded more than 750 million times, ...

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The Key to Our Genes

A few decades ago, the idea that we could one day cheaply and reliably edit the basic building blocks of life could be safely relegated to the domain of science fiction. Today, however, that is becoming less and less the case. CRISPR/Cas9 is a technology that allows “genetic material to ...

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Artificial Intelligence and the Ripples through Society

1. A major innovation that is on the horizon is the improvement in artificial intelligence. The subject of artificial intelligence has a lot of power behind the meaning of what it will bring to our world. It is more beneficial in terms of its advantages compared to the harm it ...

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Renewable Energy Is the Way of the Future

First came coal, and then came oil.  Although both of these energy sources helped develop the world into what it is today, they are not the way of the future.  Instead, that title is held by renewable energy. In 2010 alone, the world consumed 150 exajoules from coal and 200 ...

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Impact of Self-Driving Cars

    One major technological innovation that I see on the horizon that has significant consequences for global society is the self driving cars in both beneficial and destructive ways . The self driving car is beneficial in the way that increases safety on the roads.  Mortality rates due to ...

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