Hardware Is The New Software

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Editor’s note: Min-Liang Tan is co-founder and CEO at Razer. Nest. GoPro. Beats. Jawbone. Oculus. All hardware companies and each of them accorded multi-billion-dollar valuations either in private investment transactions or acquisitions by some of the largest technology companies on the planet. When the deals first surfaced, more than a few people were puzzled. Hardware hasn’t exactly been sexy for the past… Continue reading Hardware Is The New Software

Humans And Computers Will Come Together For Middle Work

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Editor’s note: David Greenbaum is CEO and co-founder of Boost Media. Previously, David worked in venture capital and at Goldman Sachs, and was director of strategy and M&A at Interval Leisure Group. Jon Evans’ post “Welcome To Extremistan! Check Your Career At The Door” on TechCrunch warns of mass penury for this generation and the next as the dual horseman of the techno-apocalypse,… Continue reading Humans And Computers Will Come Together For Middle Work

Predicting A Future Free Of Dollar Bills

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Editor’s note:  Simon Black is CEO at London-based Sage Pay. Picture the scene. It’s 2020. You’re at the checkout in a convenience store with a carton of milk. But you’ve got no cash and you’ve left your cards at home. No problem. You scan your right index finger; the green light flashes. Purchase approved and you leave. Easy. Is this a realistic… Continue reading Predicting A Future Free Of Dollar Bills