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  • Will Apple’s AR glasses be as transformative as the iPhone?
    by Ross Dawson on 14 Novembre 2019 at 03:15

    Augmented reality indubitably has the potential to transform our interface with technology and information. Virtual reality can potentially take us into extraordinary realms, but always away from our everyday reality. Augmented reality (AR) can and will be woven into our everyday. It is inevitable that AR will, in time, be a major way for us

  • Where Should AI Ethics Come From? Not Medicine, New Study Says
    by Edd Gent on 13 Novembre 2019 at 15:00

    As fears about AI’s disruptive potential have grown, AI ethics has come to the fore in recent years. Concerns around privacy, transparency and the ability of algorithms to warp social and political discourse in unexpected ways have resulted in a flurry of pronouncements from companies, governments, and even supranational organizations on how to conduct ethical

  • How Much Can We Delay Aging? A Gene Therapy Trial Is About to Find Out
    by Shelly Fan on 12 Novembre 2019 at 15:00

    Aging is reversible. It’s still a somewhat controversial idea in humans. Yet recent attempts at delaying—or even reversing—diseases that pop up with age in animals clearly show that health doesn’t necessarily decline with age. The slip-and-slide into poor health as we age may seem like a natural trajectory, but it’s not inevitable. In the lab,

  • We Should Use AI to Rescue Modern Medicine From Itself
    by Vanessa Bates Ramirez on 11 Novembre 2019 at 15:00

    Labor unions have been around since the mid-19th century, and they’ve helped many a teacher, government employee, electrical worker, and others gain fairer pay or better working conditions. Unions give workers a chance to dictate their own terms and present a united front, ideally leaving everyone better off (though parents whose kids can’t go to

  • Erick Thürmer: Exponential Innovation is Risky and Spiritual
    by Erick Thürmer on 11 Novembre 2019 at 14:00

    Erick Thürmer is the co-founder of TwentySeven and CEO of Thürmer Tools, the Danish company that patented the design of thread cutting tools and has produced specialized tools for more than a century. As you enter the lobby and see Erick’s portrait as the fourth generation of Thürmer leadership, you could assume that Erick is… The post Erick Thürmer: Exponential Innovation is Risky and Spiritual appeared first on Singularity University.

  • Agile legislation must be at the heart of the future of government
    by Ross Dawson on 11 Novembre 2019 at 11:12

    Last week I di a keynote on behalf of a major professional services firm to a group of senior public sector executives. The topic was The Future of Government, so I provided a high-level frame on the forces dramatically shifting the role of government, and the opportunities to reshape government to transcend the government-citizen divide

  • Why Designing Our Own Biology Will Be the Next Big Thing in Medicine
    by Jason Dorrier on 10 Novembre 2019 at 15:00

    It’s hard to watch a loved one get sick. Their eyes go glassy. Their breathing is punctuated by body-wracking coughs. Feverish and aching, they struggle to get out of bed. Hard as these symptoms are to witness, they’re so familiar you don’t need a medical degree to know it’s probably a bad cold and maybe

  • bulletin | seasonal listings: in the events guide
    on 10 Novembre 2019 at 08:00

    Dear readers, The events listed in our guide are collected year-round, and bundled by season. Here’s a handy reference card below — showing the months grouped by quarter. If you’d like us to include an event on-topic, please e-mail the details. We’re now in autumn season, but it’s never too late to post an event […]

  • reading room | Celebrating • 175 years
    on 10 Novembre 2019 at 06:00

    publication: Scientific American deck: Celebrating • 175 years deck: Innovation + Discovery: chronicled in Scientific American story collection: 50, 100, and 150 years ago year: 2019 image | left “I hope you enjoy the journey!” — Dan Schlenoff writer at Scientific American Editor of the collection “50, 100, and 150 Years Ago” — summary — Mapping […]

  • Journal of Accountancy | Preparing for accelerating tech changes
    on 10 Novembre 2019 at 06:00

    publication: Journal of Accountancy story title: Preparing for accelerating tech changes author: by Ken Tysiac year: 2019 — introduction — The rise of increasingly intelligent systems, driven by powerful data network effects, poses a threat to certain tasks + roles that have been historically performed by accountants. But this moment also provides new opportunities, according to […]

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