In this blog, I'm continuing my conversation with Matt Barrie, CEO of Freelancer.com, the global workforce site. Here, he talks about how entrepreneurs can use Freelancer to begin or expand their business, or make them much more efficient.Read More »
Lunar Roundup: Billionaires
Moon Express explained how to become a billionaire (apparently, it's really easy), while Astrobotic broke out their moon mining scoop for some testing.
Lunar Roundup: Statesmen and Space Mining
Some of the teams got visits from major statesmen, while Synergy Moon started building its final rovers and Moon Express gave a great explanation of space mining.
The Long-Awaited Revolution: Digital Health Innovation
Over the past several years I've witnessed the digital revolution's long overdue transformation of health and medicine. During this time, the emergence of many innovative sensor-based health solutions has been particularly noteworthy: from iPhone-connected glucose meters and wireless ECG heart monitors, to fertility prediction solutions, to wearable fitness activity trackers, to mobile eye exams using a smartphone's camera.
Lunar Roundup: Air Miles
The Google Lunar XPRIZE teams traveled from Mars to medieval castles, and from Virginia Tech to Yuri's Night---showing off awesome technology along the way!
Visioneering The Future
This week at XPRIZE's Visioneering 2013, 120 of the world's visionary thinkers will gather for three days to discuss the world's grand challenges, and how we might solve them using incentive competitions. The event itself is extremely inspiring and a lot of fun, attracting an incredible 'who's who' from the philanthropic, corporate and entrepreneurial world. Past attendees range from Larry Page and Sir Richard Branson to James Cameron, Quincy Jones, and Paul Allen.
Lunar Roundup: Evolution
The BBC featured the Google Lunar XPRIZE (and an unprecedented inside look at Moon Express), while teams showed off rockets, rovers, cannons, and contracts.
Lunar Roundup: Upvotes All Around
One of the best weeks yet for the Google Lunar X PRIZE! FREDNET announced a mass Cubesat launch, while we took Reddit by storm and big media covered a bunch of the teams with videos, interviews, articles, and more.
Are We on the Edge of a Revolution in Medical Diagnostics?
Health care services are one of the key pillars of any modern society. Ageing populations across the globe, emerging diseases, people living without access to proper medical services, growing economies with limited resources and serious environmental issues are our major challenges today and for the generations to come. Human creativity is needed to find innovative solutions to these global problems in terms of radical changes in health care technologies, in methods of their use and to the value chains.
Nokia Sensing XCHALLENGE
What can the health care industry learn from Hollywood? Can we use the power of technology and persuasion to empower consumers to take more responsibility for their own health? Can technology and knowledge of human behavior overcome the health problems that have manifested themselves in the last century of global technical advances?
Welcome to Our Blog
This blog will be a place where the XPRIZE team behind the Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE will be sharing their experiences and views throughout this 3+ year competition.