Trust is an ongoing exchange between people. It can be earned, and it can be lost, but it can also be regained again. Trust is is the glue that holds society together and is vital to all economic activity.
It can be difficult to imagine your startup making it big, but Amazon started selling books in a garage. Nike began with 26-year-old Phil Knight tinkering with and selling sports shoes out of his truck. Now, here is the story of how UPS started with just one bicycle and $100 and how all large businesses start from zero.
As the saying goes, “a fool and his money are soon parted.”
Elon’s SpaceX and NASA are exploring an opportunity to mine an astroid currently worth $700 quintillion—enough to give everyone on the planet $93 billion. But there’s a problem. This project could have adverse effects and completely wipe out the value of gold.
Digital technology exists around our sense of hearing and seeing. But what if we can share and consume smell the same way we do with visual content today? Digital scent technology will allow us to create and receive smells over the internet. It has the potential to disrupt every industry by tapping into our most emotional sense: the smell.
Industry 4.0 will fundamentally alter the way we live, work, and relate to one another with the continued adoption and advancement of tech in our digital age. In its scale, influence, and complexity, the transformation will be unlike anything we have experienced before.
A single iPhone today is 120,000,000x more powerful than the computer used to take Apollo 11 to the moon in 1969. Moore’s law is proving correct and technology is improving rapidly. What will the world be like when we trade smartphones for wearables, and eventually BCI’s turn us into cyborgs? What does computer-human symbiosis look like and is it even possible?
The ultimate goal for a business is to earn a profit, and because of this, innovation can sometimes get stifled.
While poverty isn’t impossible to escape, it is extremely difficult and highly dependent one’s particular situation. What can be concluded is that living in poverty is more expensive than living with financial security.
Here’s some motivation and a reminder that success is not determined by your circumstance.