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futureGraphene Chip Reaches the Level of a 1979 Zilog Z8000

Max Shulaker and a group of researchers he leads has developed a working 16-bit microprocessor built from over 14,000 carbon nanotube transistors that is the most complex ever demonstrated. The techniques they have come up with can be implemented with …

businessOne third of the World Plays Video Games

Market researcher Newzoo expects more than 2.5 billion people to play games in 2019. This is about one-third of the global population. The global gaming market is a $152 billion business in 2019 and should reach $196 billion in 2022. …

augmented realityKyle Nel of Uncommon Partners Discusses Helping Companies to Innovate

Kyle Nel of Singularity University Uncommon Partners was interviewed by Nextbigfuture. After a long-time partnership, Singularity University acquired Uncommon Partners (UP) to expand the capabilities for clients and partners. Co-founded in 2018 by SU faculty member Kyle Nel and Amanda …

futureInstantly Update Virtual Reality from CAD Models and Control VR Like Tony Stark

Mindesk 3 is new modeling software that has a live-link between CAD models and virtual reality and can link to the UNREAL gaming system for simulations with realistic physics. Nextbigfuture interviewed the co-founders Vittorio Bava and Gabriele Sorrento of Mindesk. …

businessWhat is Hot in Disruptive Technology? #suglobalsummit

Insights from the Frontlines of VC: Scott Barclay, Partner, Data Collective; Amy LaMeyer, WXR Fund, Will Weisman, Executive Director, Summits, Singularity University, Neal Bhadkamkar; Bold Ventures Nishita Henry, Chief Innovation Officer, Deloitte, moderator Scott Barclay feels we are close to …

businessInvesting in Disruptive Innovation #suglobalsummit

Will Weisman is hosting the investment track at the 2019 Singularity Summit. Catherine Wood of Ark Invest ($10 billion under management) is speaking and saying that innovation is the key to growth. She indicates that public market investors have gotten …

adiaApplying Quantum Computing to Optimize Pokémon Fighting Teams

D-Wave Systems has a webinar in which they explain how to apply the power of quantum computing to gaming optimization using data from one of the world’s most popular fighting games: Pokémon. They explore a classic example of a combinatorial …