NextBillion.net

  NextBillion.net brings together the community of business leaders, social entrepreneurs, NGOs, policy makers, and academics who want to explore the connection between development and enterprise. Their goal is to identify and discuss sustainable business models that address the needs of the world’s poorest citizens.…

Sensors and pixels everywhere

Anatole Gershman, global director of research at Accenture Technology Laboratories, interviewed about Accenture’s vision for the future of technology, which includes interactive grocery carts and the ability for your wardrobe to communicate with stores. Read full story

Television reloaded [Newsweek]

It’s a transformation as significant as when we went from black-and-white to color—and it’s already underway. The promise is that you’ll be able to watch anything you want, anywhere—on a huge high-def screen or on your phone. Read full story

Strange days on planet earth [PBS]

Around the globe, scientists are racing to solve a series of mysteries. Unsettling transformations are sweeping across the planet, and clue by clue, investigators around the world are assembling a new picture of Earth, discovering ways that seemingly disparate events are connected. Crumbling houses in…