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Imagining the Office of the Future

Smart offices can save on heating and light bills, make your storage process safer and more secure and improve your workflow. Continue reading on Inc Magazine » GurupriyanGurupriyan is a Software Engineer and a technology enthusiast, he’s been working on the field for the last 6 years. Currently focusing on […]

If Workers Slack Off, the Wristband Will Know. (And Amazon Has a Patent for It.)

The e-commerce giant has won two patents for a tracking technology that can nudge a human hand in the right direction — toward a warehouse… Continue reading on The New York Times » GurupriyanGurupriyan is a Software Engineer and a technology enthusiast, he’s been working on the field for the […]

3 Companies Using AI to Make the World Better

What Artificial Intelligence Could Mean for Purpose-Drive Business Applied mindfully, artificial intelligence, automation and machine learning offer promise for society and the future of purpose-driven business. (Photo by Unsplash.) Consider this opening to a report completed by the Pew Research Center, which canvassed nearly 2,000 experts in various fields on […]

A day at work in 2033

Data, automation and new interface paradigms (chat, voice, AR and VR) will transform work. This post is a small thought experiment on how the new work environment may look. It is the positive view. It might not go this way. It’s 9:15am, Monday morning. Alex logs into his company’s online collaboration […]

How can media companies predict the future of news?

Developing “extreme future scenarios” can help media leaders drive cultural change and implement sustainable newsroom innovation. Four extreme scenarios developed in the context of AP’s futurecasting exercise. A strategic planning technique, “futurecasting” enables organizations to make decisions about where to focus their growth efforts. At the Associated Press (where I […]

Screw Emotional Intelligence–Here’s The Key To The Future Of Work

This Y Combinator alum and former IBM Watson strategist believes the market value of one particular capability will soon outpace EQ. Continue reading on Fast Company » GurupriyanGurupriyan is a Software Engineer and a technology enthusiast, he’s been working on the field for the last 6 years. Currently focusing on […]

A Look at the Current State of Embodied AI Companies

After a recent seminar at Stanford, I had a chat with Adj. Prof. Jerry Kaplan about artificial intelligence embodiment. The question was — who are the thinkers and companies that are really pushing AI theory? Some experts believe that for artificial intelligence (AI) or artificial general intelligence (AGI) to function peacefully and […]

This is what work could look like in 2030

A helping hand: Technology will make our working lives better in the optimistic scenarios. Image: REUTERS/Hannah McKay . This is what work could look like in 2030 was originally published in World Economic Forum on Medium, where people are continuing the conversation by highlighting and responding to this story. GurupriyanGurupriyan […]

Biology, Blockchains and Quantum Physics

Esko Kilpi photo How to thrive in the Snapchat economy We inhabit a world of emergence, uncertainty and unforeseeable change. The greatest opportunities for advantage lie in the combination of fast changing markets and emerging technologies. Because of this complex landscape, instead of preparing ourselves for a knowable future, we need to […]