One of the first victims of change is normal.
What we consider the norm slowly shifts to become more open and what used to be considered weird is soon acceptable.
Of course, this happens over time and it's almost always unperceivable by our 'cognitive alert radar'.
Let's take a few minutes and get to know the new standard of normal before we become the strange ones.
What's changing: Monday, June 25th, 2018
The grouchy employee who likes to argue might be your MVP, but, hey, feel free to disagree.
Machine learning enables an algorithm to predict death. Imagine the regulatory pushback on this one!
Many of us believe in a possible future with voice-activated devices in every possible stage of your life. Why not start with hotels?
You can't argue with technology! Wait...apparently now you can.
Want to best prepare for the future? Sit quietly in a room.
"The new work avoids those pitfalls by combining the EEG with something called electromyography, or EMG. It's a technique that monitors the electrical activity of your skeletal muscles--in this case, on your arm. This hybrid method lets the person communicate with the robot both by thinking and gesturing, making it much more efficient to control."
Food for thought
Words matter. Even more in a global village where we, all the internet users, find and redefine language every day. One of those words that matter is diversity.
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This week's exploration of possible futures was curated with curiosity by Iñaki Escudero, Future Activist.