Business Insider: Russia will be using second-grade tech for years and spending ‘huge resources’ to recreate what already exists, says a former top Russian finance official

Business Insider: Russia will be using second-grade tech for years and spending ‘huge resources’ to recreate what already exists, says a former top Russian finance official. “Russia could be in for years of decline in technology development due to sweeping sanctions over the Ukraine war, Oleg Vyugin, a former high-level finance ministry and central bank official, told Reuters in an interview on Tuesday. That’s because when it comes to tech, Russia relies on imports, and imports have been hit by sanctions and boycotts. As a result, the country will have to develop its own products to substitute those imports.”

Fast Company: MIT built a Google search to spot the most important tech innovations of the future

Fast Company: MIT built a Google search to spot the most important tech innovations of the future . “Is there any way to predict the improvements coming to other technologies, ranging from displays, to electric motors, to farming equipment? Now there is, thanks to researchers at MIT. They’ve built the equivalent of a Google search for innovation. Using their online search engine, you can type in one of 1,757 different technologies, and get one sharp number, which is its expected rate of improvement each year.”

Forbes: Want To Know What Technologies Are Coming In The Future? There’s a Database For That

Forbes: Want To Know What Technologies Are Coming In The Future? There’s a Database For That . “Spider silk transformed into fiber for tissue reconstruction; paper that conducts electricity; renewable diesel fuel; and new techniques for regenerating aging or diseased skin. These are just a handful of examples from a new database of over 1,300 new technologies currently making their way through Israeli Technology Transfer Organizations [TTOs] associated with universities, research institutes, and medical institutions.”