Emerging Technology

Emerging Technology

The Emerging Technology SIG examines specific new technologies and applications, as well as technology trends and opportunities across markets and industries. We don't mind if a technology has one foot in the lab; we do avoid those that are...

Upcoming Event04/23/2014, 06:30PM - 09:00PM, San Francisco, CA

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The Emerging Technology SIG examines specific new technologies and applications, as well as technology trends and opportunities across markets and industries. We don't mind if a technology has one foot in the lab; we do avoid those that are "established" in any sense of the word.

Recent talks have included indoor 3D mapping, improved internet protocols, emerging directions in programming languages, crowdsourced image processing, and cargo control in seaports. Since almost every technology contains some software, we range widely and fearlessly :)

Emerging Technology SIGs are free for SVForum members, and non-members who register in advance.

We meet the 4th Wednesday of every month. Please join us!

Interested in speaking at one of our events? Please email EmergingTechSIG@SVForum.org.

SIG Blog

The way history worked, pens and brushes were invented millennia before the printing press - artistry before printing.

Which got us into the modern age.

Now, not only can 2D be printed - books and copies and newspapers - but 3D things can be created and manufactured based on plot points and axis control and software.

Mary Meeker’s Internet Trends Report

Always an interesting read…
 
And eye-opening stats (my index to the slides that caught my eye):

Mobile Internet SIG: Internet of Things: A Perspective by Qualcomm's and Cisco’s

Thursday, June 06, 2013 - 06:30PM to 09:00PM
Qualcomm Inc.
3165 Kifer Road, Building B, Santa Clara

The potential of stem cell research to provide cures for debilitating conditions like diabetes, spinal cord injury, macular degeneration, heart disease, and neurologic disorders... the enthusiasm, the caveats, and the controversy... understand what it all means, where the research stands today, where it's heading, and how people suffering from problems like those mentioned might be helped.

Ask a Scientist, Tuesday, June 4, 2013 | 7:00 pm

 

At tonight's presentation

From Business Intelligence to Action Intelligence; the Past, Present and Future of Data Analytics
        Jared Casner, Director of Solution Engineering at Grok

Jared pointed to a white paper describing the
   HIERARCHICAL TEMPORAL MEMORY including HTM Cortical Learning Algorithms
that you can find on their site at:
   https://www.groksolutions.com/htm-overview/education/HTM_CorticalLearningAlgorithms.pdf

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