The Return of Moore’s Law (and Other Amazing Developments)

Slide1Phil and Stephen discuss recent positive breakthroughs from a number of fields

New Cancer Drug Is So Effective Against Tumors, the FDA Approved It Immediately

A small but significant new study is blowing experts away after it found that a particular cancer drug overwhelmingly helped shrink or eradicate tumors in patients whose cancer had resisted every other form of treatment.

An IBM Breakthrough Ensures Silicon Will Keep Shrinking

Today, an IBM-led group of researchers have detailed a breakthrough transistor design, one that will enable processors to continue their Moore’s Law march toward smaller, more affordable iterations.

New “Instantly Rechargeable” Battery Deals a Fatal Blow to Fossil Fuels

Purdue researchers have developed technology for an “instantly rechargeable” battery that is affordable, environmentally friendly, and safe. Currently, electric vehicles need charging ports in convenient locations to be viable, but this battery technology would allow drivers of hybrid and electric vehicles to charge up much like drivers of conventional cars refill quickly and easily at gas stations.

AI Learns How to Create Human Faces From Scratch

There’s nothing more popular in the science and technology world today than artificial intelligence (AI). With companies like Google now pushing an “AI-first” policy, not to mention AlphaGo’s show of dominance against the best Go players we humans could come up with, it’s pretty clear that AI is here to stay – and rise.

 

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Phil Bowermaster is a nationally recognized author and speaker. He has more than 25 years experience writing about emerging technologies and the future. As co-host of the popular Internet radio series, The World Transformed, Phil has talked with leading scientists and technologists, best-selling authors, philosophers, filmmakers, artists, entrepreneurs and others who are shaping our understanding of the amazing era of transformation in which we live. Phil helps leaders and their organizations develop strategies for managing accelerating change. He shows how imagination, optimism, empathy, and humor can make all the difference in both understanding and making the most of the powerful currents of change we face.