“I get invited to everything, and everywhere I go, everyone wishes they had my job. But that’s not true here,” said Pablos Holman, a self-described futurist and inventor who has worked on lasers that kill mosquitoes and machines that suppress hurricanes.
Let’s just get this out of the way first: In 2007, James Sun was a contestant on the seventh season of The Apprentice. When he auditioned, he asked the producers why there had never been an Asian male on the show before. He says they essentially told him, “No offense, but Asian males don’t make for good television.”
There may have been a tie a few years ago, but now that Rush’s Neil Peart has retired from performing regularly, there is no doubt about who the greatest living rock drummer in the world is: Kenny Aronoff.
Tom Edwards, chief digital officer of agency business at Epsilon, talks about making robots more acceptable, how traditional retail will be disrupted by computer vision, and how Kodak intends to take a leadership role in digital rights management via blockchain.