Ideatrotter: Disruptive 2.0 Intelligence

How Kiteboarding and Venture Capital Became Less Risky

Why would Bill Tai of Charles River Ventures who has been a VC since 1991 need kiteboarding sponsors? 

#venture capital #interview #video #technology #tech
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Opening chapter of Gap International’s film: The Power of Alignment in Science and Nature. This film is shown as an element of The Alignment Intensive, Gap International’s premiere executive team performance program.

#science #tech #technology #business model #Business #strategy #video #film #idea
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The Future of Science, Technology & Well-Being: A Ten-Year View | Institute For The Future

  • 10 year Forecast map
  • Forecast report series
  • Artifacts from the future
  • Response Innovation Deck

(via thenextweb)

#science #technology #tech #infographic #future #health #Health Care
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So, what does gamification really mean? Bunchball’s Founder and Chief Product Officer Rajat Paharia tackles this question and discusses the implications of how the two main definitions impact the types of games that are created for businesses and brands. Rajat certainly knows what he’s talking about and you will enjoy his insight in this edition of Saatchi S Perspective.

#gaming #business model #Business #interview #video #technology #tech
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Ben Horowitz is the co-founder of VC firm Andreessen Horowitz and has invested in Twitter, Skype, and Facebook, among other top companies. In a 2009 talk, here’s what he has to say about what it’s really like to start a tech company. Watch the whole thing, especially for the part about his conversation with Michael Jackson on a specific moment in the movie “The Wiz”.

(Source: thenextweb.com, via thenextweb)

#venture capital #technology #tech #interview #startups #startup #entrepreneur
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The Future of Computing — Reuniting Bits and Atoms

(Source: youtube.com, via smarterplanet)

#computers #future #engineering #technology #tech #innovation #systems
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Algorithm Can Detect When Cars Are About to Run a Red Light

Cars with infrared sensors, cameras and collaborative connectivity will eventually go a long way toward avoiding collisions, but human drivers will still be a wild card. Now a new algorithm can predict whether they’ll behave at intersections, and could someday prevent crashes and save lives.

Researchers at MIT developed an algorithm that analyzes several several parameters, including a vehicle’s deceleration, its distance from a traffic light and when the light turns red. It can capture a vehicle’s motion in 3-D in less than five milliseconds, according to MIT News. Using this data, it is able to determine which cars are driven by potential violators, those likely to run a red light, and which cars were obeying the law.

(via socialcubix)

#Cars #innovation #data #gps #technology #tech
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