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Technology Revolution: The Future of Now

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Technology in many shapes, forms, and devices is already shaping nearly every aspect of your life. How? On your smart phone and tablet with thousands of apps to enhance your work and daily living. On streaming media that lets you watch TV and movies anytime anywhere. On social media where your voice is instantly amplified to reach the world. Think you’ve seen it all? Not! There’s more to come and you’re part of making it happen – right now. Join host Bonnie D. Graham as she speaks with future-focused visionaries on Technology Revolution: The Future of Now, broadcasting live every Wednesday at 8 AM Pacific Time/11 AM Eastern Time, on the Business Channel.

Technology in many shapes, forms, and devices is already shaping nearly every aspect of your life. How? On your smart phone and tablet with thousands of apps to enhance your work and daily living. On streaming media that lets you watch TV and movies anytime anywhere. On social media where your voice is instantly amplified to reach the world. Think you’ve seen it all? Not! There’s more to come and you’re part of making it happen – right now. Join host Bonnie D. Graham as she speaks with future-focused visionaries on Technology Revolution: The Future of Now, broadcasting live every Wednesday at 8 AM Pacific Time/11 AM Eastern Time, on the Business Channel.

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Tempe, AZ

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Technology in many shapes, forms, and devices is already shaping nearly every aspect of your life. How? On your smart phone and tablet with thousands of apps to enhance your work and daily living. On streaming media that lets you watch TV and movies anytime anywhere. On social media where your voice is instantly amplified to reach the world. Think you’ve seen it all? Not! There’s more to come and you’re part of making it happen – right now. Join host Bonnie D. Graham as she speaks with future-focused visionaries on Technology Revolution: The Future of Now, broadcasting live every Wednesday at 8 AM Pacific Time/11 AM Eastern Time, on the Business Channel.

Language:

English


Episodes

The Future of Women in Tech: Time to Smash the Glass Ceiling?

8/3/2022
The Buzz 1: “There is such a thing as a glass ceiling…the invisible barrier which prevents women from advancement in their profession. Do we have an unacknowledged barrier that is an obstacle for women in Tech who are indeed skilled and experienced but can’t get a promotion?” [huddle.eurostarsoftwaretesting.com] The Buzz 2: “The label 'woman in tech' seems redundant these days – how many women would refer to themselves as ‘a female engineer’ or ‘the company’s female CTO’? However, there...

Duration:00:55:54

The Future of Single Dads & Technology: Family Ties?

7/27/2022
The Buzz 1: While the majority of solo parents are single mothers, up to 2.6 million families in the US are headed by single dads…The research on single fathers is limited. [healthline dot com] The Buzz 2: As a single dad, keeping a strong relationship between you and your child after a divorce is essential for your child’s wellbeing.…children are less likely to engage in delinquent behavior if their father is actively engaged in their upbringing. [Licensed psychologist Robert Goldman,...

Duration:00:54:24

The Future of Women’s Wealth: Innovators, Investors, Influencers

7/20/2022
The Buzz 1: “85% of the women I interviewed make money in ways that really aren’t any different from how women made money in 1980: a third have jobs that pay salaries and bonuses, perhaps with a bit of a twist; about a quarter make money off of direct drive sales (a business model I remember well from selling photocopiers for Xerox in 1986!) and another quarter provide some sort of fee for service. A mere 15% have the “many sources” model for money making.…” (Barbara Stewart, Rich Thinking®...

Duration:00:56:31

The Future of Fictional Characters: What’s In A Name?

7/13/2022
The Buzz 1: “Coming up with a great name for your characters is one of the hardest tasks you’ll ever complete as a fiction writer… going too ‘creative’ with your name choices can distract or even confuse your reader.” (nybookeditors.com) The Buzz 2: “Instead of calling the pizza delivery guy ‘Bob,’ if you give him an interesting ethnicity, a cowboy hat and a name like Galveston Ngyen, readers will remember him when he shows up dead 50 pages later. But beware. There can be pitfalls.” (Anne R....

Duration:00:55:40

Encore The Future of Sustainability and Technology: Is It Enough? Part 2

7/6/2022
The Buzz 1: Sustainability is no longer just a buzzword, but an environmental, economic and social driver that’s changing our day-to-day lives… committing to sustainable practices is no longer a “nice to have” but a “must do”…. [forbes.com] The Buzz 2: Technologies shaping the sustainability agenda: Public electric transport. Electric trucks. Cheap energy storage. Plastic recycling. LED light efficiency. Accessible solar power. Carbon capture and storage. Hydrogen in the energy transition....

Duration:00:55:01

The Future of Music and Technology: The Sweetest Sounds? – Part 2

6/29/2022
The Buzz 1: ** “If you want to be a rock star or just be famous, then run down the street naked, you'll make the news or something. But if you want music to be your livelihood, then play, play, play and play! And eventually you'll get to where you want to be.” [Eddie Van Halen, songwriter and musician] ** “Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.” [Maya Angelou, memoirist, poet, playwright] ** “Every song is like a painting.” (Dick...

Duration:00:56:08

The Future of Inventors & Technology: Passion, Patents, Patience

6/15/2022
The Buzz 1: There’s no telling what the futuristic inventions of the world hold, but we can start by taking a few wild and speculative guesses: Robot butlers – Fully immersive VR – Cryonics – Exo-skeletons – Flying Cars –Artificial gravity – Fusion power – Self-sustaining space colonies. [bigthink.com] The Buzz 2: The U.S. patent system is detailed in the Constitution. A patent’s assurance of the protection of inventions is a key reason why companies invest billions of dollars in research...

Duration:00:55:42

The Future of Drones: Landing Near You Soon? – Part 3

6/8/2022
The Buzz 1: Headlines: Drones are helping to restore power in Puerto Rico. A drone attacked targeted the U.S. electrical grid. Google’s drone service will deliver library books. Submarine drone can swim for months and then fly away. Drone waiters will take your restaurant order. ESPN shot the X Games with drones. A bouncy search-and-rescue drone could save your life. The military wants a dancing drone that can fly through windows. [popularmechanics.com/the-future-of-drones] The Buzz 2: In...

Duration:00:54:29

The Future of Work and Technology: Who’s The Boss in 2025??

6/1/2022
Remember the TV sitcom “Who’s The Boss?” (ABC TV 1984 – 1992) It’s time to ask the question again! The Buzz 1: Everyone will be a leader in the workplace in 2030. Work will thrive in teams, not with dictators. The Chief of Work will set the culture in the organization. All workers at all levels will use robotic helpers like Siri or Alexa, for incoming email, scheduling meetings, creating spreadsheets. [simplilearn.com, studies by CBRE and Genesis, WSJ report] The Buzz 2: Being a leader...

Duration:00:54:35

The Future of Retail and Technology: How Many Happy Returns?

5/25/2022
The Buzz 1: Retailers expect 17.8% or $158 billion of merchandise sold during the 2022 holiday season will be returned, according to National Retail Federation. [digitalcommerce360.com] The Buzz 2: Retail returns jumped to an average of 16.6% in 2021 versus 10.6% in 2020, according to a survey by the National Retail Federation and Appriss Retail. That adds up to more than $761 billion of merchandise…in unwanted purchases that come back to retailers’ stores and warehouses and become a...

Duration:00:54:46

The Future of Sensors on The Edge: What’s In It For You and Us?

5/18/2022
We’re living 'on the edge', but in ways you might not be aware of: edge computing. The Buzz 1: Edge computing means putting processing power, software services, and data as close as possible to end users – like you – where the speed of light is still too slow for data packets traveling from server to server across thousands of miles of fiber. It's also less exposed to cyberattack and less prone to breaches. The Buzz 2: Edge computing is used to create smarter buildings, cities, work spaces,...

Duration:00:55:39

Your Great Idea: The Future of Inventors, Inventing & Technology!

5/11/2022
The Buzz 1: “In the 19th century, inventors were heroes … Their ideas helped drag humanity from agrarian poverty to manufactured plenty. These days, though, inventor-superstars, while not absent, are fewer and farther between.” [economist.com] The Buzz 2: “While we've had our fair share of inventive breakthroughs in the past that have changed the world, the dazzling and world-shaking inventions of the future will change the world in even stranger and greater ways.” [bigthink.com] The Buzz 3:...

Duration:00:55:56

Our Cyber Future in 2030: Will The Livin' Be Easy?

5/4/2022
Looking ahead to 2030: How will we work? How will we get around? What will we eat? How will we dress? How safe will our privacy be? Will we all be space travelers? What old and new challenges will we face? The Buzz 1: The top seven emerging future technology booms that will redefine the future and the world we live in by 2030: More AI companies. Growth of self-driving cars. More robots doing manufacturing jobs. Smart clothing embedded with Bluetooth chips. Space elevators. Pervasive cloud...

Duration:00:56:15

The Future of Gratitude, Mental Health and Technology

4/27/2022
The Buzz 1: Grateful people feel more optimistic and happy, better mitigate aversive experiences, and have stronger interpersonal bonds. Gratitude interventions have been shown to result in improved sleep, more frequent exercise, and stronger cardiovascular and immune systems. [psywb.springeropen.com] The Buzz 2: Children spend an average of 53 hours per week with digital media — video games, social media, reality TV, exposure to violence, virtual connections that replace face-to-face...

Duration:00:55:52

The Future of Wine Culture, Wine Tourism & Technology: L'Chaim!

4/20/2022
The Buzz 1: Wine tourism —aka oenotourism, enotourism, vinitourism— lures wine lovers to vineyards, wineries, cellars, and museums dedicated to wine. The wine tourism global market size is expected to more than triple by 2030 to ~29.6B euros. (statista.com) The Buzz 2: According to a late-2020 www.statista.com survey, wine tourists are mainly casual wine tasters rather than wine geeks. The Buzz 3: People in Portugal consume more wine than any other country worldwide, with an annual per...

Duration:00:55:07

Your Data Everywhere: Is Privacy In Your Future?

4/13/2022
The Buzz 1: “Privacy and security are those things you give up when you show the world what makes you extraordinary.” (Margaret Cho, stand-up comedian) The Buzz 2: Millions of people are unaware of and uninformed about how their personal information is being used, collected or shared in our digital society. Data Privacy Week aims to inspire dialogue and empower individuals and companies to take action. (staysafeonline.org/data-privacy-week) The Buzz 3: “In the next three years, the value of...

Duration:00:55:34

Future of Drones: Landing on a Porch or Planet Near You? – Part 2

4/6/2022
The Buzz 1: Drones are a transformative technology that, over the next decade, will change in ways you likely never imagined… Similar to Electronic Automobiles, drones offer another important option in fending off greenhouse gasses and becoming carbon neutral. (forbes.com/sites/forbestechcouncil/2021/06/30) The Buzz 2: Google announced on Oct 6, 2021 that it has started drone deliveries straight from a shopping mall directly to customers’ homes…The all-time record? Two minutes, 47...

Duration:00:55:47

The Future of Historical Research & Technology: Reading The Past

3/30/2022
The Buzz 1: It’s easier to write about a period you’ve lived through, but what do you do when everyone who lived during that time is long gone?…The obvious first place to start is with non-fiction books. (Kat Clay) The Buzz 2: Historical nonfiction is a broad category that depicts historical, real-life events…literary nonfiction, narrative nonfiction, creative nonfiction overlap with historical nonfiction. (Masterclass staff) The Buzz 3: Historical fiction can be a tricky genre to master. If...

Duration:00:54:57

The Future of Sustainability and Technology: Enough for Tomorrow?

3/23/2022
The Buzz 1: Sustainability is no longer just a buzzword, but an environmental, economic and social driver that’s changing our day-to-day lives… committing to sustainable practices is no longer a “nice to have” but a “must do”…. (forbes.com) The Buzz 2: The fully circular shoe brand Thousand Fell launched in 2019 embracing the circular economy, but the linear ‘take-make-waste’ system continued to drive fashion. In 2020, France's new anti-waste law prevented the destruction of unsold items and...

Duration:00:14:34

The Future of Literary Heroines: Perfect or Flawed & Vulnerable?

3/16/2022
The Buzz 1: Today’s female reader is pressed for time, demanding as hell, and both scared and excited about the future…Female detectives, athletes and presidential candidates were rule breakers simply for trying … Today’s heroine has declared herself her own authority. www.writersdigest.com The Buzz 2: The best literary heroines are worth imitating… (mostly) fictional, but they have a great deal to teach us about ourselves and the real-life stories we find ourselves in. teaandinksociety.com...

Duration:00:54:52