You know what Australia Day really is? It’s the country’s first example of fake news. And we’ve all bought into it. Today, the war on fake news begins.
There are legitimate, tangible cost savings coming thanks to self-driving cars. The promise, the hype, it’s here and it’s real. Not talking about testing or pilot programs or prototype ‘cars’.
It’s early days still, a bit like March 2014. But if it keeps unfolding, it could be the profit story of 2020. The Ebola outbreak of 2014–16 demonstrated this perfectly. And public companies that had been working on Ebola treatments and cures went nuts.
This is actually China launching an economic nuclear warhead at the US — and the US still don’t see it coming. When China gets this going, it’s going to change the fabric of the global economy. It’s going to shake up political allegiances because China will swiftly have control and leverage over this new system.
Not only will there be cryptocurrency monetary systems outside of central bank control, but central banks themselves will rely on cryptocurrency to power their own currency. For example, the AFR reports the RBA has just completed a trial using a private Ethereum network to test a digital currency.
Yep, Sony, the legendary audio company released its very first concept car this week. Now you do need to ask why they would do such a thing… Is Sony about to get into carmaking?
The single biggest threat to investment opportunity are the laws supposed to be there to protect consumers. That’s the biggest fallacy of modern times. Legislation and regulation doesn’t protect consumers anymore
Ritika Gunnar, Vice President of Data and AI Expert Labs and Learning from IBM, said over the next decade it’s expected the economic impact of AI will be more than US$16 trillion.
Smart technology is coming. It will be innocuous. It will be standard in our future lives. But there are two key aspects to it all working… One is connectivity, the other is power.
I’m writing today’s piece from the Las Vegas strip. I’m about to pack up and head over to the Mandalay Bay hotel and casino. It’s the first set of events that kicks off the CES trade show and conference. The world’s leading and most pioneering technology will be on display this week.