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 Event09/18/2014, 06:30PM - 08:30PM, Palo Alto, 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 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

It's not Emerging Technology per se, but if you're interested in the technology that's emerged as being game-changing, you're signed up for this Thursday's Game Changing Technology Conference in Mtn View, right?

 

 

 

Tuesday, April 30 - 3D Printing and Scanning SIG: What PARC is Doing with 3D Printing Technologies
PARC
3333 Coyote Hill Rd., Palo Alto
No cost for members and non-members who register in advance

Our April 11 speaker Chris Larsen, "Open Source Cash", showed us in attendance a video they'd just completed for their developer community that wasn't even posted yet. The topic was the approach and algorithms they've taken to ensure every transaction is recorded - in a system of highly distributed ledgers - that they call Consensus.

Chris just sent us a link to the video.

Enjoy.

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