future technologyAnand Sanwal, co-founder and CEO of CB Insights, talks customized babies, robotics companions, and lab-grown diamonds, among other innovations in these excerpts from our annual N+1 presentation. There has been an enormous amount of protection of the advances in cybernetics and artificial” intelligence, typically traduced to pithy soundbites hinting at portents of doom but not too much rigorous mental debate, where ideas are examined and contested in an entertaining way.

How we’re moving past textual content-primarily based know-how – Voice and visual content are going to offer new experiences, whereas interactive bots (artificial intelligence software that mimics human interaction) shall be increasingly used to manage the shopper expertise.

Add to this vitality storing physique panels – where the vehicle’s body itself acts as a supply of power – and you’ve got a brilliant future for battery technology. In truth, Star Trek has had such an affect on expertise over the previous 60 years that the term ‘Star Trek effect’ is used to describe sci-fi ideas that scientists are inspired by and try to duplicate. Means before the expertise even existed, the USS Enterprise crew had been utilizing common translators (illustrated above right), and this has already come to fruition in … Read More