Major institutional investors are rocking corporations, ranking social goals alongside profitability for the first time.
Sami Makelainen, editor of TechCast's Social Trends, sees important developments emerging from marijuana legalization in the years ahead.
Author Syed Danish Ali worries that big data enables a variety of ethics-free marketing that makes sales and manufactures political consent, but encourages division and undermines civil society. Fortunately, a solution to the problem may be available.
Nicolas de Cordes, Yves-Alexandre de Montjoye, and Zbigniew Smoreda, ranking data-security specialists, take on the difficult task of keeping individual data private while still giving access to those who need it—a deep, highly technical dive into one alternative to making individual data anonymous.
National R&D strategies suggest the possibility, though not yet the probability, that global AI leadership could move East in the 2020s.
TechCast expert Robert Finkelstein provides a comprehensive forecast of self-driving cars