Adam Zuckerman

Adam Zuckerman is a Columnist at Grit Daily. He is the founder of Fosterly, an Eisenhower Fellow, an advisor to numerous startups, an angel investor, and former intrapranuer and VC at Discovery. He now consults for organizations, universities, and governments -- often with a sustainability and future facing technology impact focus -- around the world.

Magic Leap Searches For Alternate Reality to Counter its Lagging Sales

Founded by Rony Abovitz in 2010, Magic Leap is an often secretive augmented reality (AR) headset manufacturer. Touting a head-mounted virtual retinal display which overlays 3D computer-generated imagery on top of real-world objects by “projecting a digital light field into the user’s eye,” it promised to change the world of computing interfaces. It raised approximately $2.6 billion from multiple investors including Google, Alibaba Group, and AT&T, and in December 2016,...

Corti.aI Will Help Diagnose Your Heart Attack Over The Phone

By now, you’re likely familiar with voice-activated technologies. After all, 50% of all internet searches will be voice searches by 2020 and nearly 120 million smart speakers have been purchased for U.S. homes. With 59% of Americans planning to purchase a smart home product during the holiday season this year according to CTA, voice technologies will only become more pervasive in our lives. We’re talking voice in vehicles, in remote controls, headphones, and event the walls of your home and...

How To Sound Smart About 5G Around The Thanksgiving Table

With Black Friday looming, odds are that someone you know will want a new phone. Here’s what you need to know about 5G to sound just smart enough to weigh in. TL;DR: 5G mobile networks offer ultra-fast data speeds and are slowly being rolled out in the USA by all four major carriers. To take advantage of 5G you need to be on a network that has installed 5G cells, in an area where it’s installed, and you also need a 5G compatible phone. (Sorry iPhone users.) That said… let’s get to it....

Union Kitchen Is Cooking Up The Future of Food Startups In DC

Tucked away upstairs in a renovated warehouse in Washington, DC’s North East Ivy City neighborhood, Cullen Gilchrist — CEO and co-founder of Union Kitchen — worked the room at Union Kitchen’s Meet the Makers event this past Sunday as many of the region’s hottest food startups showcased what they’ve been cooking. Open to the public, but also attended by investors, retailers, distributors, and corporate food innovation teams, it’s clear that Union Kitchen’s self-described “Food...

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