Archive for: January, 2018

Does the Future of Privacy Depend on Cryptocurrency?

Does the Future of Privacy Depend on CryptocurrencyThe way the world is changing there is lots of personal information that is shared. Much of this is without individuals being fully aware of what is happening behind the scenes. This occurs not only on the internet, but it also happens in financial elements.

Transactions are logged in supermarkets when credit cards are used, and streams of user data are built up that is passed around between larger corporations.

Octavio Romo on Brain Computer Interfaces

Octavio RomoAccording to The Economist, Brain-computer interfaces could offer a way for humans to co-exist with artificial intelligence. But, the idea that we can control machines with our thoughts polarizes people; there a worries that AI could hijack BCI’s and enable machines to control us.

At Netek we don’t believe this to be true. BCI’s are already helping people with disabilities achieve better outcomes in their day to day lives. Who better to explain our perspective on BCI’s than our own Chief Scientist; Octavio Romo.

Intensity of Use of Technology, Not Just Access, Is What Creates Economic Opportunity

As we enter 2018, it’s worth reminding ourselves that digital disruption is real. Need proof? The Next Economy will be driven by these emerging technologies: artificial intelligence, virtual reality, augmented reality, drones, big data, internet of things, 3D printing, genetics and blockchain.

These technologies are alredy here, and startups and maverick corporations are leading the way to a better future through the implementation of these technologies in various industries.

Demystifying Design Thinking with Sunil Malhotra

Demystifying Design Thinking with Sunil Malhotra

Just like innovation and artificial intelligence, design thinking is a buzzword. There is a cottage industry of practitioners who, with good intention or not, are hoping to get their pockets full from enterprises who want a step by step process that reduces the uncertainty behind innovation.