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Friday October 19, 2018 @ 03:15:32 PM mt

Building Your Companys Innovation Portfolio With an In-House Shark Tank




Ive been working with the executive group and teams from one of Americas leading finance services trading firms. The company has a proud history of disrupting its industry by offering innovative products and services that have shaken the finance system and caught many of its competitors off guard. From humble beginnings 20 years ago it []
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Friday October 19, 2018 @ 03:15:27 PM mt

Why We Should Stop Conflating Human and Machine Intelligence




Its common to hear phrases like machine learning and artificial intelligence and believe that somehow, someone has managed to replicate a human mind inside a computer. This, of course, is untruebut part of the reason this idea is so pervasive is because the metaphor of human learning and intelligence has been quite useful in explaining []
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Thursday October 18, 2018 @ 10:13:24 PM mt

Will Tech Make Insurance Obsolete in the Future




We profit from it, we fear it, and we find it impossibly hard to quantify: risk. While not the sexiest of industries, insurance can be a life-saving protector, poolingeveryones premiums to safeguard against some of our greatest, most unexpected losses. One of the most profitable in the world, the insurance industry exceeded $1.2 trillion in []
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Thursday October 18, 2018 @ 12:40:27 AM mt

The 7 Wild Energy Technologies That Just Got a Billion-Dollar Boost




Its touch and go whether current efforts to curb carbon emissions will avert catastrophic climate change. Thats why a group of billionaires have pledged $1 billion to fund radical new energy technologies, and theyve justannounced their first seven investments. Breakthrough Energy Ventures (BEV) is an investment fund that aims to shake up the energy industry. []
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Thursday October 18, 2018 @ 12:40:20 AM mt

How BrainNet Enabled 3 People to Directly Transmit Thoughts




For a remarkably social species, were not particularly effective communicators. Finding the right words to clearly, efficient transmit our thoughts to another consciousnesseven something as simple as driving directionscan be a challenge, especially in-the-moment and under pressure. What if we could do away with words altogether? What if, rather than relying on an intermediary, we []
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Thursday October 18, 2018 @ 12:40:13 AM mt

What If Your Data Was Valued Like Currency At This Cafe It Is




At the Shiru Caf close to Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, students can get a cup of coffee without spending a dime. The currency here is information. Students can get free coffee if they fill in an online form. They list personal details such as their names, phone numbers, and email addresses alongside less []
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Thursday October 18, 2018 @ 12:40:05 AM mt

No Safety Driver HereVolvos New Driverless Truck Cuts the Cab




Each time theres a headline about driverless trucking technology, another piece is taken out of the old equation. First, an Uber/Otto trucks safety driver went hands-off once the truck reached the highway (and said truck successfully delivered its valuable cargo of 50,000 beers). Then, Starsky Robotics announced its trucks would start making autonomous deliveries without []
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Thursday October 18, 2018 @ 12:39:59 AM mt

Could Tech Make Government As We Know It Irrelevant




Governments are one of the last strongholds of an undigitized, linear sector of humanity, and they are falling behind fast. Apart from their struggle to keep up with private sector digitization, federal governments are in a crisis of trust. At almost a 60-year low, only 18 percent of Americans reported that they could trust their []
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Thursday October 18, 2018 @ 12:39:52 AM mt

This Weeks Awesome Stories From Around the Web Through October 13




ROBOTICS Boston Dynamics Atlas Robot Shows Off Parkour Skills Erico Guizzo | IEEE Spectrum The remarkable evolution ofAtlas, Boston Dynamics most agile robot, continues. In a video posted today, Atlas is seen jumping over a log and leaping up steps like a parkour runner. The robot has come a long way. ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE Googles AI []
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Thursday October 18, 2018 @ 12:39:44 AM mt

This Robotic Warehouse Fills Orders in Five Minutes and Fits in City Centers




Shopping is becoming less and less of a consumer experienceor, for many, less of a choreas the list of things that can be bought online and delivered to our homes grows to include, well, almost anything you can think of. An Israeli startup is working to make shopping and deliveries even faster and cheaperand theyre []
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