The Christmas season is upon us which means, among other things, Santa Claus will be delivering toys and gifts to all the good little boys and girls around the world. Free gifts are one of the reasons why Christmas is so deeply appreciated by the masses. Can you imagine if […]
What happens when designer babies enter the workforce?
A scientist named – He Jianku claims to have created the world’s first genetically edited babies. Shortly after the announcement was made, He Jianku disappeared to parts unknown. (Insert dramatic music here.) If what He claims is true, not only is this a major scientific breakthrough disrupting the scientific community […]
A Future Talk with Dr. Tracey Wilen
Microchipping Employees is a No-good, Horrible and Terrible Idea
A Wisconsin company made it possible for their workers to throw away their employee ID cards, forget all their passwords, make copies and get food from a vending machine in a surprisingly convenient way. The magic solution? A small medical procedure actually – employees were given a choice to receive […]
How Emerging Technology is Disrupting the Training and Development Industry
Attention Human Resources department, instead of spending so much time and money developing an onboarding program and/or a series of corporate training initiatives, why not simply plug your workers into a matrix-like system and have that information uploaded into their brains? Easy-peasy. Now, if you think that sounds crazy, even […]
Proud Parents are Enabling the Identity Theft of their Kids
Identity theft is a global epidemic and its about to get worse because of proud, well-meaning parents. Find out what I mean in the latest episode of The Jim Stroud Podcast. (Please check out this great special for my listeners at www.jimstroud.com/secure) Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jim-stroud/support Listen to […]
This is what happens when you crowdsource morality!
Human Cloning: The Answer to Talent Scarcity
Earlier this year, something extraordinary was being reported in the news. For the first time in American history, there were more jobs than people out of work. To be specific, in June 2018, there were 6.7 million job openings but only just 6.4 million available workers to fill them; this according to the Bureau of […]
Is Immortality the Best Employee Benefit?
Brain to Brain Communication… Its a thing.
Believe it or not, scientists connected 3 human brains together and used that connection to… play Tetris, because… why not? This new technology represents a LOT of possibilities, both positive and negative. On the positive side, I can imagine paraplegics using this tech to mentally move prosthetic limbs. On the […]