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Dataism: The Next Religion?

  Financial Times: “Just as divine authority was legitimised by religious mythologies, and human authority was legitimised by humanist ideologies, so high-tech gurus and Silicon Valley prophets are creating a new universal narrative that legitimises the authority of algorithms and Big Data. This novel creed may be called “Dataism”. In its extreme form, proponents of […] [...]

By Tim Manners/Brand X Ventures | Aug 30th, 2016 | , , ,

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Disney Technology Tracks Guest Footprints

Orlando Sentinel: “The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued Walt Disney Co. a patent for a new type of technology: A system that can track theme-park guests through their feet. The company says that there are no immediate plans to use such a system. This project is part of Disney’s ongoing innovative research process, […] [...]

By Tim Manners/Brand X Ventures | Aug 3rd, 2016 | , ,

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