Written by nexxworks

In case you've missed them... Here are this week's must-reads for those who need inspiration to act on their Day After Tomorrow. Feed your mind with some of our favorite innovation stories. Nono. No need to thank us.

nexxworks’ Best of the Web - week April 3 to 9

Self-Driving and Electric Cars Are Going to Have Tons of Strange Effects on Society

JAMIE CONDLIFFE - MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW

The automotive technology revolution might not just transform the cars we sit in—but our very environment, as well.

 

On the Vive’s first birthday, the VR conversation is getting calmer

ADI ROBERTSON - THE VERGE

2017 could well be a productive but low-key year for virtual reality. For the first time since 2013, there’s no more waiting for VR to “arrive.” It’s finally here — just figuring out how to get a foothold.

 

Addressing The Trust Deficit Through Digital Technology

BRIAN LEE-ARCHER - DIGITALIST MAGAZINE

Digital technology can provide new hope for solving the complex challenges society faces today, but this will require trust in government and a focus on value.

 

3 Ways to Invest in Blockchain Technology Without Buying Bitcoins

MATTHEW COCHRANE - PANTAGRAPH 

The blockchain technology behind bitcoin has a chance to be disruptive across so many different industries and investors might be more willing to get behind that.

 

US Undermining Patents, Innovation – Meanwhile, China Gains Ground

KEN BLACKWELL - CNS NEWS

Recent data shows that the US is losing ground when it comes to the protection of IP and patents – consequently, it is falling behind in the innovation race. 

 

The Internet Of Things (IoT) For Business

RICHARD HOWELLS - DIGITAL MAGAZINE 

By extracting actionable insights from sensors and data, businesses can develop new processes, models, and work environments.