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 Event05/28/2014, 06:30PM - 09:00PM, SF, 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

Attensity currently has a job opening for Director of Marketing in Palo Alto. http://www.attensity.com/?p=17216

Social media. Customers talk. But how to filter the firehose? How to put our ears to the rail of customer sentiment?

SVForum is organizing a conference on the intersection of sports & tech. Dec. 5, Palo Alto. Possibly the first ever. As always, SVForum conferences are a bargain: https://svforum.org/Sports-Technology-Conference/Technology-Meets-Sports...

Whether or not you want to know if you're susceptible to various genetics-related diseases, and whether or not you're interested in your ancestry, identifying adverse drug reactions, drug response and drug sensitivity is HUGE. I'm definitely getting a profile.

That's my take-away from Joanna Mountain's talk this week at the Emerging Technology SIG of SVForum.

23andMe profiles are down to $99. The health-related reports returned are up from the original 13 when 23andMe was launched in 2007 to 237 today (and growing).

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