As the pace of technological progress intensifies, agile businesses and entrepreneurs are discovering new applications that take advantage of faster and cheaper computer processing power.
The status quo is being upended across all industries, and in some cases totally new industries are being created. Fast Forward is a book that filters this chaotic landscape and identifies the areas that will have the greatest impact to our lives, highlighting investment opportunities along the way. These disruptive technologies span the fields of robotics, transportation, the changing internet, life sciences, 3D printing and energy, all of which are experiencing tremendous growth.
With their previous books published over the past 9 years, Mellon and Chalabi have established an excellent track record of recognizing investment opportunities before they become mainstream, starting with forecasting the Great Recession in 2005, and identifying gold as an excellent hedge. More recently, they have written about life sciences, and their recommended stocks in "Cracking the Code" have outperformed every major market in the world.
- Foster and Partners has applied its grand architectural vision to Wembley Stadium and given Britain landmark structures such as the Gherkin tower in the City and the Millennium suspension bridge across the Thames. Now it is turning its attention to the humble filling station. The design practice, co-founded by Sir Norman Foster, is working with […]
- In the Upper Connecticut River valley, an unprecedented effort is underway that could revolutionize the U.S. healthcare system. At Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health System, an unlikely team of experts from a broad swath of industries — from medicine to retail, entertainment, publishing and hospitality — is fearlessly and persistently challenging the status quo of modern healthcare. They’re […]
- Palmer Luckey isn’t like other Silicon Valley nerds. He’s a nerd all right, but not the kind who went to a top-ranked university, wrote brilliant code or studied business plans. He’s cheery and talks in normal sentences that are easy to understand. He was homeschooled, and though he did drop out of college, it […]