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At Vision Quest, our primary focus is helping our customers aggregate their organizational data into centralized, meaningful, and accessible data repositories while building solutions to help them process and manage that data. Our goal with this portion of our website is to aggregate information from around the web and the world in order to help you be informed about the future of technology and the rapid rate of technological change.

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'Humans Need Not Apply'  is a short video produced by CGP Grey, a web-based producer of educational entertainment videos on YouTube. This video provides a glimpse of of the future. It will make you think about where technology is headed how it will impact you and your organization.

'The Singularity is Near'  is a book written by Ray Kurzweil . Ray Kurzweil is one of the world’s leading inventors, thinkers, and futurists, with a thirty-year track record of accurate predictions. Called "the restless genius" by The Wall Street Journal and "the ultimate thinking machine" by Forbes magazine, Kurzweil was selected as one of the top entrepreneurs by Inc. magazine, which described him as the "rightful heir to Thomas Edison." PBS selected him as one of the "sixteen revolutionaries who made America." Ray is currently a Director of Engineering at Google heading up a team developing machine intelligence and natural language understanding.

'Abunance - The Future is Better Than You Think'  is a book written by Peter Diamandis and Steven Kotler. 'Time' wrote about Abundance, "The future is going to be better than you think. That might be hard to believe given the constant stream of dread that is the daily news -- and the endless well of fear that seems to be the future -- but a close look at the numbers indicates that things are better than we believe."

Articles:

Not so 'Big Data'  The term 'Big Data' can be intimidating, especially for small business. However, creating centralized repositories of data is crucial for business success regardless of company size.
Digital Disruption Deviation  Today businesses are not seeing a 'disruption' in business that will soon return to normal. Businesses are 'deviating' from 'business as usual' to new ways of doing business.
Cognitive Computing  Cognitive computing involves self-learning systems using data mining, pattern recognition and natural language processing to mimic the way the human brain works. This is the future... now.

Videos:

'Humans Need Not Apply'  is a short video produced by CGP Grey, a web-based producer of educational entertainment videos on YouTube. This video provides a glimpse of of the future. It will make you think about where technology is headed how it will impact you and your organization.

Books:

'The Singularity is Near'  is a book written by Ray Kurzweil . Ray Kurzweil is one of the world’s leading inventors, thinkers, and futurists, with a thirty-year track record of accurate predictions. Called "the restless genius" by The Wall Street Journal and "the ultimate thinking machine" by Forbes magazine, Kurzweil was selected as one of the top entrepreneurs by Inc. magazine, which described him as the "rightful heir to Thomas Edison." PBS selected him as one of the "sixteen revolutionaries who made America." Ray is currently a Director of Engineering at Google heading up a team developing machine intelligence and natural language understanding.
'Abunance - The Future is Better Than You Think'  is a book written by Peter Diamandis and Steven Kotler. 'Time' wrote about Abundance, "The future is going to be better than you think. That might be hard to believe given the constant stream of dread that is the daily news -- and the endless well of fear that seems to be the future -- but a close look at the numbers indicates that things are better than we believe."