Thomas Frey

25 shocking predictions about the coming driverless car era in the U.S.

25 shocking predictions about the coming driverless car era in the U.S.

By Thomas Frey Senior Futurist The DaVinci Institute The night before my talk for the Texas Transportation forum in Austin, Texas, my wife and I were involved in a car accident.... Read More

By: Thomas Frey Monday March 6, 2017 0 comments Tags: Thomas Frey, driverless cars, DaVinci Institute

Three great learning machine paradoxes

Three great learning machine paradoxes

By Thomas Frey Senior Futurist The DaVinci Institute I installed my Nest Thermostat a little over a year ago. This learning machine was billed as being able to study the habits of... Read More

By: Thomas Frey Friday February 24, 2017 0 comments Tags: Thomas Frey, machine learning

Building the world’s first graphene superconductor power grid

Building the world’s first graphene superconductor power grid

By Thomas Frey Senior Futurist The DaVinci Institute In 2002 when Dr. Bor Jang , a little-known researcher in Akron, Ohio filed his patent for graphene, few people had a clue as to... Read More

By: Thomas Frey Wednesday February 15, 2017 0 comments Tags: Thomas Frey, graphene

Bitcoin and the surprising ‘disturbance in the force’ that will upend our financial institutions

Bitcoin and the surprising ‘disturbance in the force’ that will upend our financial institutions

By Thomas Frey Senior Futurist The DaVinci Institute In 1984, Congressman Jack Kemp introduced the Gold Standard Act of 1984. At the time, many people found it... Read More

By: Thomas Frey Friday January 27, 2017 0 comments Tags: Thomas Frey, DaVinci Institute

Situational futuring – The secret process for understanding the future revealed

Situational futuring – The secret process for understanding the future revealed

By Thomas Frey Senior Futurist The DaVinci Institute A little over two years ago I mentioned a new anticipatory thinking tool Ive developed called situational futuring. It helps... Read More

By: Thomas Frey Thursday December 29, 2016 0 comments Tags: Thomas Frey

42 daunting questions facing the future of both intellectual property and personal ownership

42 daunting questions facing the future of both intellectual property and personal ownership

By Thomas Frey Senior Futurist The DaVinci Institute At a recent International Copyright Technology Conference in Seoul, Korea, I gave a talk on the Future of Intellectual... Read More

By: Thomas Frey Thursday November 17, 2016 0 comments Tags: Thomas Frey

The transformative tech playbook –Eight emerging Internet-sized opportunities

The transformative tech playbook –Eight emerging Internet-sized opportunities

By Thomas Frey Senior Futurist The DaVinci Institute When it comes to innovation its always hard to point to that exact moment when an invention, contribution, or individual... Read More

By: Thomas Frey Thursday October 6, 2016 0 comments Tags: Thomas Frey

The Immortal Human: Do We Really Understand the Problem We're Trying to Solve?

The Immortal Human: Do We Really Understand the Problem We're Trying to Solve?

By Thomas Frey Senior Futurist The DaVinci Institute Imagine what it will be like attending the Olympics in 2248. Men and women competing in their respective sports will range... Read More

By: Thomas Frey Tuesday September 6, 2016 0 comments Tags: Thomas Frey