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How Dubai can become the Self Driving Capital of the World

Following the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration report and investigation after a Tesla crash last year where the vehicles autopilot system was vindicated, the benefits of self-driving autonomous vehicles are becoming more and more apparent. The report highlighted the benefits of Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) or Autopilot systems could drastically reduce rear-end crashes. Source: NHTSA Tesla Investigation  Additionally, a report by global consulting firm, McKinsey & Company, estimates that Autonomous Vehicles will free up as much as 50 minutes

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Automation & Jobs

A fascinating and also thought-provoking to see such automotive manufacturing in action with so few people on the line. The video is 12 minutes long, but you’ll get the point after 30 seconds as to what you are witnessing. There is another element to this automation: the knowledge worker jobs behind the scenes that programmed and created the machinery seen. But even those are like most other skilled jobs – often heavily involved at the implementation, then reduces to the

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UAE Finland Delegation

I was planning to regularly write down my thoughts in more comprehensive long format writing, but lately, I’ve been swamped with what happened in November/December during and following my chance to be part of the UAE Ministry of Economy’s Delegation to Finland. Was honored to be chosen to be part of the UAE Delegation to Finland to explore innovation and investment opportunities.  Anyways, the outcome, there are some interesting developments in the works for 2017 so overall it’s been productive,

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Apple’s Plans for Reality

The future of Apple lies in our perceptions of reality. Specifically how Apple plans to augment our reality. Unlike Facebook’s push into Virtual Reality (vis-a-vis Oculus) or Google’s Mobile Virtual Reality ambition with “Daydream”, Apple has been making industry moves to bring Augmented Reality to the mainstream.  But before digging deeper, here’s a primer of the recent progress and market entries into the Augmented Reality space. Recent History of Augmented Reality Augmented Reality (AR) is nothing new as for years

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Hello Future!

I’ve always constantly had ideas about technology & future; noting down many ideas on a day-to-day basis, so now I’ve decided to start organizing them and adding a bit more analytical thought to them… I hope you enjoy the glimpse into some of my ideas on display in a public long form organized stream of thought.  Hopefully it sparks some discussion and ideas of your own!

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About Me

I write a blog here, deliver presentations on the subject of 'future impact of innovation', host workshops for local talent, consult & advise startups and entrepreneurs, serve on the board of multiple startups, launch ideas into startups and sometimes gift them to other talented people to execute.

This blog is a space to share my thoughts about future trends and consolidate the latest news I find interesting to share. Alternatively my Facebook page has the same objective.

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