Fast Forward

The End of Data Modeling?

When it comes to managing data for modern, agile environments, is data modeling a roadblock? Or is it, in fact, one of the keys to achieving agility? If traditional data modeling will no longer support […]

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The Data-Driven Enterprise

In this edition of Fast Forward on the World Transformed, Peter Evans, Senior Director for Big Data Solutions at Solix, talks with our hosts Phil Bowermaster and Stephen Gordon about the challenges and opportunities that organizations […]

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The Elephant in the Brain

Why do we do the things we do? We like to think we have good reasons for the choices we make, but we may very well be fooling ourselves. In their intriguing new book, The […]

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The Nanotech Debate Is Over

In this edition of Fast Forward, Christine Peterson, co-founder of the Foresight Institute, talks with our hosts Phil Bowermaster and Stephen Gordon about her ongoing work exploring and educating the public about coming powerful technologies, […]

Data Technology

The Sentient Enterprise

How can businesses stay agile and competitive in the face of massive data volumes that are exponentially increasing in complexity and the growing need for real-time answers, decisions, and responses? In his new book The […]

Data Technology

Hadoop and the Future of Big Data

Data industry guru and analyst John Myers joins Phil Bowermaster for a discussion about the future of big data. Is big data, and Apache Hadoop in particular, experiencing some kind of existential crisis? Has Hadoop […]

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Basic Power: an Alternative to Basic Income?

Brian Wang outlines a new idea that can accelerate the end of poverty worldwide. Brian’s Basic Power plan would bring inexpensive, off-the-grid electricity to the world’s poorest people, bringing obvious economic benefits to them and […]