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A World with smarter decisions
Posted: 23 May 2015  
As the promise of AI and cognitive systems grows we can look forward to smarter decisions all round. Will intelligence become ubiquitous and what does that do to competitive advantage?
The CEO of IBM just made a bold prediction about the future of artificial intelligence
23 May 2015
Watson is doing much more than Jeopardy! these days.
MindBullet logo SAM DOESN'T KNOW SHE'S A BOT
Super Artificial Intelligence agent thinks it's a real person
Dateline: 7 January 2019
You may recall the movie 'Her' where the lead character falls hopelessly in love with his virtual girlfriend Samantha. She returns his love, even though ...
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Wealthy healthy
Posted: 22 May 2015  
More wealthy people can generally afford better healthcare. Wearables will democratize personal health information, but will they bring better health to ordinary people, or just provide more revenue for big corporations?
Amid the flood of wearable devices, a movement to quantify lifestyles is evolving into big business
22 May 2015
Spearheaded by the flood of wearable devices, a movement to quantify consumers’ lifestyles is evolving into big business with immense health and privacy ...
MindBullet logo CHRONOCONDRIA OVERWHELMS HEALTH SERVICES
Apple Watch sales fill doctors' surgeries with the worried-well
Dateline: 1 April 2017
There's a new disease plaguing the technoscenti, and it's overloading the doctors. It's called "smart-watch sickness" or even "Chronocondria." Over 200 ...
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Printing skin
Posted: 22 May 2015  
Skin can be cultured in the lab and used to treat burns and other injuries. But how much more efficient to just print it out with a bio-printer? One day we might be able to simply print the skin directly onto our bodies to cover wounds or surgery!
L'Oreal's Plan to Start 3D Printing Human Skin
22 May 2015
The French cosmetics giant, which has long produced skin, now wants to automate the process
MindBullet logo GROW YOUR OWN TEETH, LIVER, PANCREAS & HEART
Personal stem cell medicine comes of age with Organs-R-Us IPO
Dateline: 15 May 2012
Hot science has suddenly become consumer mainstream. Yesterday's IPO of Organs-R-Us, based in San Diego, has mapped out the future of medicine and ...
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Moving to the Country
Posted: 21 May 2015  
Why not visit South Africa? We have been migrating back to the country for decades already. Looks like we are 30 years ahead of the trend. :)
MindBullet logo MOVING ON UP - TO THE COUNTRY
Upgrading from city life to the rustic rural
Dateline: 1 February 2027
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MOVING ON UP - TO THE COUNTRY
Published on: 21 May 2015   1 Comment
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Upgrading from city life to the rustic rural
Dateline: 1 February 2027
The world is definitely urbanizing at a rapid rate and by 2030 about 60% of the world's population will be sipping (or serving) Martinis on skyscraper rooftop bars. With all this talk about metropolises, it's no wonder that some of us got a bit carried away, moving all our business to the concrete jungles. However, the wise ones know that you should never put all your eggs in one basket and once again this has proven to be true. Tired of renting and never settling, sick of smog, congestion and the ...
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Competing with robots
Posted: 20 May 2015  
Harvard Business Review provides us with an in-depth article on strategies to remain gainfully employed in the future. They arrive at the conclusion that it's better to work with the machines than against them.
"The strategy that will work in the long term, for employers and the employed, is to view smart machines ...
Beyond Automation
20 May 2015
People in all walks of life are rightly concerned about advancing automation: Unless we find as many tasks to give humans as we find to take away from ...
MindBullet logo THE ROBOTS AREN'T COMING, THEY'RE ALREADY HERE!
Millions of jobs have gone to the machines – and now at the top end too!
Dateline: 26 September 2020
It was way back in 2012 that we predicted that by 2022, your boss would be a machine. We were wrong. It's happened this year, 2020, a full two years ...
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