Inspiring words from TED@IBM: The best way to predict the future is to invent it.

Any article with the phrase “human to human” catches my attention…

“There is no business-to-business, there’s no business-to-consumer, there is only human-to-human. You don’t sell to a brand, you sell to a person. People identify with human experience, with human conversation.”

TED Blog

The program guide for TED@IBM, themed "Reimagine our world." Photo: Marla Aufmuth/TED The program guide for TED@IBM, themed “Reimagine our world.” Photo: Marla Aufmuth/TED

By Laura McClure, Emily McManus and Kate Torgovnick May

Big data is already transforming our daily lives. And at TED@IBM, a TED Institute event, we got a glimpse of what’s next. Speakers revealed how data will change spaces from the kitchen to the emergency room, and how it will even help us react more quickly to the next ebola-scale epidemic. Throughout the day echoed the message that, for the technologists creating this new future, it is both a tremendous opportunity as well as a big responsibility. 

Below, some choice words from each of the TED@IBM talks:

 

“There is no business-to-business, there’s no business-to-consumer, there is only human-to-human. You don’t sell to a brand, you sell to a person. People identify with human experience, with human conversation.”

Bryan Kramer, CEO of Pure Matter, who…

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