Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. Written from the perspective of the CIO, these reports explore technology trends that have the opportunity to impact organizations – across industries, geographies, and sizes today and in the future. Now the internet is something most people use on a daily basis.
In our haste to milk technology for immediate economic advantage, we often lose sight of the long-term consequences: the higher order and indirect effects, especially the delayed and unintended effects of technology. Richard Louv believes that as people withdraw themselves from nature, they will begin to experience something he calls cultural autism”.
Leaders in both government and business must not only know what’s on the horizon but also start preparing for its impact. Internet connectivity is increasingly becoming the fourth utility, but with major barriers, SA cities are struggling to catch up. YOUNGSVILLE, NC, December 7, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE) – Xerium Technologies, Inc.
France may be famous for its cheese and wine, but it’s also a longtime leader in driverless transit. Scammers may call, place alarming pop-up messages on your computer, offer free security” scans , or set up fake websites – all to convince you that your computer is infected.
While the amount of time spent online is a misuse of technology in itself, it’s what people are doing while online that can be seen as a problem. Policy makers can use advanced technology to address their own operational challenges (for example, by deploying the Internet of Things to improve infrastructure management).