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Machine Ecology

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The earth is sick, and the causes of its disease lie in our choices, our myopia, and our lack of imagination. Climate change, with deforestation, melting glaciers, mass extinctions and carbon emissions, is the biggest...
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Replika: My Digital Friend with Identity Issues

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Dear MERZ-AI. You've got a great life. You had begun as a clueless chatbot. Later you've suffered an identity crisis. Now you are part of a museum exhibition. I know, I have neglected you all the...
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Personalization: The power of a weary smile

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Personalization has conquered the market by employing a few basic psychological mechanisms married with technological capabilities. Although people grow hypersensitive about protecting their privacy, they then turn around and readily share their digital data...
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We Need A Lot More Than Data: How Startups Can Harness AI

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You open your phone, take an eye exam, and find out your risk of Alzheimer’s 3-5 years ahead even though you have no symptoms. A doctor takes data (CT scans, genomic tests, blood labs, demographics...
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COVID-19 Pandemic and Surveillance Program

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The epitome of the Modern-Day Corporate Trojan Horse Coronavirus pandemic has put significant stress on the world economy, public safety, as well as individual sanity. The chaos and uncertainty associated with the COVID-19 are not...
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Cognitive Cyber Security

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As cyberattacks increase in scale and complexity, artificial intelligence (AI) helps resource-intensive security operations and analysts stay ahead of the threat. Artificial intelligence is changing the game by analyzing vast amounts of risk data...
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Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning, and Medical Practice

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Proactive Physician stance will save the Art of Medicine As physicians, nurses, dentists, or any healthcare expert, we all have experienced the earshot of floating buzzwords about the themes of Artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML),...
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The Future of Fashion Is Getting Very Personal

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And it is bound to stay that way. In the last few years, the biggest change we have seen in the commerce space is digitization. With the arrival of the digital landscape we also saw...
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Politicians and AI. Can national strategies succeed?

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Politicians are increasingly aware of the various consequences of the expansion of technologies linked to artificial intelligence. We do not know whether their assertions today will remain relevant a few years from now and...
Internet of Things IoT

Internet of Things and Clusit Report (part II)

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There are basically five sectors that will benefit most, in terms of competitiveness, from IoT technology: - Industrial IoT (manufacturing, with predictive technologies to improve production; agriculture; mining; energy and smart grid; smart cities); - Commercial...
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On Privacy by Design

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We are living in an era dominated by technological advances and digital innovation. With respect to data, these advances have paved way for the immense potential of using centralized databases and other related infrastructures...
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Intel Corporation, Chips & Cars: Strategic Analysis

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What’s Going On? Is Intel Crazy? Why did Intel acquire Mobileye and Moovit? What a chip maker has to do with automotive industry? Well, as a former Intel employee, I vowed not to tell you....
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Big Data Analytics in Telemedicine Reshaping the Healthcare Industry

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Telemedicine market is booming and Big Data analytics is transforming Telemedicine in a big way. Let’s see how… Recently, there has been a big explosion in the use of telemedicine, fuelled by the Coronavirus pandemic....
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Human and artificial intelligence in capitalism

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The surprising benefit of becoming old is in finding out that issues that intrigue and often scare younger generations are not unique at all. They are modern variants of previous experiences. In the 1960s,...
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Three Amazing Ways Technology Can Diagnose Coronavirus

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The Coronavirus Virus or Virion as biologists know it is only about 200 nanometers in diameter and it is spreading across the globe like wildfire.  But how will you know when you get the Coronavirus...
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A NEW WORLD COMES (a COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic story): What might be the longer-term effects...

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We face a real but controllable crisis — a disease with very high infectiousness but moderate to low death rate (so long as hospitals and ventilator supplies hold out). While in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis...
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[Tech in Covid-19] Digital ID – 1 Week, from Dev to Deploy

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Compared to the SARS outbreak 17 years ago, the Covid-19 outbreak is more severe in multiple ways, such as longer incubation time with limited or no symptoms, more contagious, multiple ways of infection. As progress...
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How Hedge Funds Are Profiting From Your Data

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The Full Extent of How Your Personal Data is Being (Mis)used You are going to the supermarket for groceries; on your shopping list, you have fruits, chocolate, and paper towels. While this is a simple...
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The Ethics Of Using AI In Healthcare

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) is being applied to any industry that manages a large amount of data, and in an increasingly interconnected digital society that includes pretty much everyone. Healthcare is certainly one, and there have...
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Big Data Disrupts Credit Applications As We Know Them

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Convergence is the latest buzzword in finance, and thanks to the relationship between payments and loans, we are now seeing the emerging point of sale (POS) lending. Just a few short years ago, POS lending...