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Wednesday February 22, 2017 @ 10:58:45 AM mt

Financial Leaders: Make Your Mark on the Future at Exponential Finance



From digital currency to machine learning, the financial industry is being rocked by exponential technologies. Blockchain, artificial intelligence, big data, robotics, quantum computing, crowdfunding, and computing systems are allowing startups to solve consumer needs in new ways. The downfall of the worlds largest institutions may not be imminent, but these new technologies are breaking up []

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Wednesday February 22, 2017 @ 10:58:44 AM mt

New Tech Makes Brain Implants Safer and Super Precise



When Jan Scheuermann volunteered for an experimental brain implant, she had no idea she was making neuroscience history. Scheuermann, 54 at the time of surgery, had been paralyzed for 14 years due to a neurological disease that severed the neural connections between her brain and muscles. She could still feel her body, but couldnt move []

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Wednesday February 22, 2017 @ 10:58:44 AM mt

How to Experiment Like the Most Successful Hyper-Growth Companies Do



Todays most successful companies, the ones that are crushing it, started as a series of crazy ideas, followed by experiments to test just how viable those ideas might be. Experimentation is a crucial mechanism for driving breakthroughs in any organization. If you want to create a successful, hyper-growth company, you've got to focus on empowering []

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Tuesday February 21, 2017 @ 09:04:49 AM mt

5 of the Worlds Strangest Creatures Arent Just WeirdTheyre Really Useful Too



Living life on the edge isnt just a motto for extreme athletes. Our planet is literally crawling with organisms that have somehow adapted to living in extreme environments, from the frigid waters surrounding Antarctica to mantle rocks thrust above the seafloor to crystal-encrusted caves. Scientists have a name for critters that live in the most []

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Monday February 20, 2017 @ 11:50:17 AM mt

The Cities of the Future Are Smart Green Connected Innovation Hubs



Humanity has come a long way since the very first cities began to emerge about ten thousand years ago. Today, places like New York, Tokyo and Dubai are centers of innovation and human progress. Urban projects globally are pushing the limits of engineering, design and architecture. Exponential technologies are being integrated into the very skeleton []

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Sunday February 19, 2017 @ 10:46:30 AM mt

This One-Cent Lab-on-a-Chip Can Diagnose Cancer and Infections



Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. Arthur C Clarke Medical diagnostics often feels like magic to me. With just a few drops of blood, doctors can quickly decipher a patients general health statusare biomarker levels in range? Are there telltale signs of infection? Are the patients cells healthy, or have some quietly []

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Saturday February 18, 2017 @ 01:41:46 PM mt

This Weeks Awesome Stories From Around the Web Through February 18th



ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE Can Artificial Intelligence Predict Earthquakes? Annie Sneed | Scientific American "Along with more sophisticated computing, he [Johnson] and his team are trying something in the lab no one else has done before: They are feeding machines raw datamassive sets of measurements taken continuously before, during and after lab-simulated earthquake events. They then allow []

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Friday February 17, 2017 @ 11:21:54 AM mt

Just Stand Inside This Room and It Will Wirelessly Charge Your Phone



Go to any airport and youll see wearied travelers huddled around outlets leeching out precious electricity to feed their devices. They arent alone in their need for power. With more than 3 billion smartphones alone in circulation in 2016, more people are experiencing the frustration of a phone dying when youre using maps in an []

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Friday February 17, 2017 @ 11:21:53 AM mt

Europes TREASURE Will Be the King of All GPSs



Today, most of us carry the world in our pockets. Global navigation satellite systems (GNSS)what most people typically just call GPSarent simply about sending geo-located tweets from our favorite restaurants. Countless industries rely on high-precision navigation, from agriculture to construction. The brave new world of self-driving cars and Amazon booty delivered by drone is largely []

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Thursday February 16, 2017 @ 09:35:25 AM mt

Our Health Data Can Save Lives But We Have to Be Willing to Share



Organ donation has saved countless lives, but could donating our personal data have an even more transformative impact on healthcare? The potential impact of Big Data and machine learning on healthcare is only just beginning to become apparent. Barely a month goes by without researchers unveiling algorithms giving human doctors a run for their money []

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