CEO, Against All Odds Productions and Former TIME, LIFE and National Geographic Photographer
Rick Smolan is a photographer who used to work for National Geographic and Time and the creator of the Day in the Life series.
Rick Smolan: I wonder if 50 years from now we’ll look back, maybe Julian Assange will be the hero and J. Edgar Hoover will be the enemy of the state.
Our phones are starting to know us better than we know ourselves. They’re starting to see patterns that we don’t detect on a day-by-day basis, but the phone sees this […]
I’m so concerned about the fact that Big Data is going to change the world in every conceivable way.
The ability now to create a company is so much more efficient because you don’t have to like guess in advance what you’re going to be able to do with it.
Don't be afraid of looking into your own genetic make-up.
I wonder if 50 years from now we'll look back, and maybe Julian Assange will be the hero and J. Edgar Hoover will be the enemy of the state.
If you actually look at Facebook's effect on our brains, it’s like taking a drug. The problem, according to Jonathan Harris, is that with software that makes you come back over and over again, you become the product.
We have generated a huge amount of information, which is very cheap to collect. But we are now able to see patterns and develop a new understanding of data. This […]