Fed’s Williams sees rate rises appropriate in ‘near future’

Despite strong headwinds from overseas that are holding down U.S. inflation, the Federal Reserve should soon begin to raise interest rates to slow down economic growth before it becomes unsustainable, a top Fed official said on Monday. “I do see the time to start raising rates in the near future, from my perspective,” San Francisco Fed President John Williams said ... Read More »

5 ‘Back to the Future’ Techs We’re Psyched Exist

Happy “Back to the Future” Day. In the film of the same name, Marty McFly and Doc Brown use a time-traveling DeLorean to fly from the year 1985 to Oct. 21, 2015. What they find is a world filled with a lot of the futuristic technologies that exist today: flat screen televisions, 3-D movies, drone cameras, tablet PCs, and thumbprint ... Read More »

5 Promises to My Future Daughter

Dear daughter, Next month I’ll become a father for the first time to a girl. You will be my daughter. Your mother and I are blessed with two boys already, and we are thrilled to finally have the blessing of a girl in our home. But, my dear, as I look around the world I see a frightening reality. One ... Read More »

Five Innovation Best Practices For The Future Of Work

My guest for this week’s episode of the Future of Work podcast is Sophie Vandebroek. Sophie is the CTO of Xerox and the President of the Xerox Innovation Group, she also has her Ph.D in Electrical Engineering from Cornell. Sophie shares her extensive knowledge with us today, including her fascinating perspectives on Innovation. We dive in to her personal and ... Read More »

Three Things that Could Determine the Future of College Football

A fantastic and informative new study into the problems of college football has named three main areas that will likely affect if college football survives in its present form for much longer or becomes something drastically different. The study reported by Kent State journalism professor Karl Idsvoog and Bobby Makar, an adjunct professor at Kent State, found that medical science, ... Read More »

Hologram House Calls And The Virtual Future Of Health Care

To open the 9th annual USC Body Computing Conference held earlier this month, Dr. Leslie Saxon, a cardiologist and the conference’s founder, screened a short video for a mixed crowd of technologists and medical specialists. In the video, she stands front of a camera while her image is beamed in real time as a hologram to her patient in Dubai. ... Read More »

In helping the Church stretch, Francis is securing its future

The recently concluded Vatican meeting on families that brought together 270 bishops from every continent underscored the unenviable political high-wire act Pope Francis faces in achieving lasting reforms. The fractious, three-week synod played out against the backdrop of a refreshing papacy that continues to redefine the public face of Catholicism, even as it increasingly provokes deep anxiety and even paranoia ... Read More »

Frank Lowy and FFA fire back over Wellington Phoenix’s A-League future

FFA chairman Frank Lowy has stepped into the Wellington Phoenix saga, saying the New Zealand club has four years to demonstrate they are an asset, not a liability to the A-League. In a strong statement, which FFA said was issued in response to “ill-informed and inaccurate” commentary about the A-League’s future, Lowy said all club owners had been told of ... Read More »

Marvel Future Fight 1.5.0 update notes with Chapter 9, 10

We can now bring you some official news on the upcoming Marvel Future Fight Agents of Shield update. We now know this will be the Future Fight 1.5.0 update and we have some early notes for you to enjoy, as we wait for the update to go live. If you haven’t heard, the update will be available on October 7. ... Read More »

Pepsi Will Release a Limited Edition Back to the Future Bottle, Pepsi Perfect

People who grew up watching Back to the Future: Part II are still waiting on hoverboards, flying cars, and those self-lacing shoes. But there is one product that fans of the film will soon be able to buy: Pepsi Perfect. Yes, in the second movie of the trilogy, Marty McFly travels to the futuristic far-off year 2015 — October 21, ... Read More »