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ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
Facebook Is Using Artificial Intelligence to Help Prevent SuicideAlex Kantrowitz | BuzzFeed"Today, Facebook is introducing an important piece of that technology—a suicide-prevention feature that uses AI to identify posts indicating suicidal or harmful thoughts. The AI scans the posts and their associated comments, compares them to others that merited intervention, and, in some cases, passes them along to its community team for review."
ROBOTICS
Cobalt Robotics Introduces a (Mostly) Autonomous Mobile Security RobotEvan Ackerman | IEEE Spectrum"It [Cobalt's robot] can […] Continue Reading…

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#429582 Are We Ready for Cyborgs? The Tech Is on ...

Are we ready for cyborgs? More specifically, people with implants that enhance beyond the superficially cosmetic and into the realms of evolved beings?
Jorge Pelegrín-Borondo (Universidad de La Rioja), Eva Reinares-Lara (Universidad Rey Juan Carlos) and Cristina Olarte-Pascual (Universidad de La Rioja), in cooperation with Professor Kiyoshi Murata, from Meiji University in Tokyo, believe society is ready for this melding of (hu)man and machine.
The Spanish academics’ report "Assessing the acceptance of technological implants (the cyborg): Evidences and challenges" has just […] Continue Reading…

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CHINAPLAS 2017 to inspire smart manufacturing through Industry 4.0 Conference
“Industry 4.0”, one of today’s hottest topics, deserves our attention. It potentially will impact nearly every major manufacturing operation around the globe. Germany and China launched their respective “Industry 4.0” and “Made in China 2025” strategies with the similar purpose of upgrading their industries and advancing the goal of smart manufacturing.

Smart manufacturing optimizes the entire supply chain to boost productivity and create higher-quality products, while also improving energy efficiency and […] Continue Reading…

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#429573 8 Principles for Leaders to Make the ...

How do top CEOs lead during this exponential age?
How do you manage the explosion of information and onslaught of increasing competition?
How do you sort through the abundance of opportunity and prevent getting burned out?
How do you maintain agility during today’s tsunami of change?
Today’s blog is the first of three parts deriving insights and advice from three incredible, forward-thinking leaders: Beth Comstock, Sue Siegel, and Arianna Huffington (their bios are below).
Beth, Sue and Arianna participated in my 2017 Abundance 360 […] Continue Reading…

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#429566 Why Indoor Robots for Commercial Spaces ...

There's a massive, untapped market for robots to be used in commercial spaces such as hotels, offices, and retail stores[Read more…]

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