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The Biggest Thing To Happen In Blockchain Since Bitcoin

There is no doubt that Blockchain is evolving, right now hundreds of ICOs are currently vying for your investment ready to launch that great new project.<p>But to find the best thing since Bitcoin, you need to look at why Blockchain was created in the first place—for transparency and accountability. …

Blockchain

Four Ways AI Is Leveling The Retail Playing Field Versus Amazon

I’ve been to dozens of retail-related conferences in the past year, most of which were attended by retailers, brands and early-growth companies seeking to gain traction in the retail ecosystem. Over the year, I’ve seen a continuous increase in the number of AI-driven technologies and companies …

Artificial Intelligence

For businesses, blockchain at scale is 3 to 5 years away says McKinsey

Commercially viable blockchain solutions deployed at scale are still at least three to five years away, according to a new report from McKinsey.<p>While …

A blockchain start-up just raised $4 billion without a live product

A Cayman Islands start-up has raised $4 billion as of Thursday, eclipsing the world's biggest initial public offerings on stock exchanges this year. …

'Layer 2' Blockchain Tech Is an Even Bigger Deal Than You Think

<i>Michael J. Casey is chairman of CoinDesk's advisory board and a senior advisor of blockchain research at MIT's Digital Currency Initiative.</i><p><i>The</i> …

News: Google Researchers Have Developed an Augmented Reality Microscope for Detecting Cancer

Augmented reality might not be able to cure cancer (yet), but when combined with a machine learning algorithm, it can help doctors diagnose the …

Machine Learning

Google’s astounding new search tool will answer any question by reading thousands of books

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada<p>Imagine if you could gather thousands of writers in a circle to discuss one question. What would optimist Thomas L. Friedman say about intervening in Syria, for example? Would chaos theorist Santo Banerjee concur?<p>Google now has a way to convene that kind of …

British Columbia

The AI company Elon Musk co-founded intends to create machines with real intelligence

When Elon Musk co-founded OpenAI its goal was to determine how AI technologies could best serve humanity. According to a new company charter, its mission going forward will be developing “highly autonomous systems that outperform humans at most economically valuable work.” It wants to make machines …

Artificial Intelligence

The Hottest Sectors for Launching a Business in 2018

Starting a business is always a risk, but pursuing one of these promising sectors will improve your odds.<p>If only a good idea and a bit of luck were all you needed to launch a successful startup. The reality is that it takes a lot more. Timing, competition, and future market conditions can make or …

To Fight Fatal Infections, Hospitals May Turn to Algorithms

The technology used by Facebook, Google and Amazon to turn spoken language into text, recognize faces and target advertising could help doctors …

Machine Learning

Google is using 46 billion data points to predict the medical outcomes of hospital patients

Some of Google’s top AI researchers are trying to predict your medical outcome as soon as you’re admitted to the hospital.<p>A new research paper, published Jan. 24 with 34 co-authors and not peer-reviewed, claims better accuracy than existing software at predicting outcomes like whether a patient …

Medical Technology

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Neurotechnology, Elon Musk and the goal of human enhancement

Brain-computer interfaces could change the way people think, soldiers fight and Alzheimer’s is treated. But are we in control of the ethical ramifications?<p>At the World Government Summit in Dubai in February, Tesla and SpaceX chief executive Elon Musk said that people would need to become cyborgs to …

Artificial Intelligence

4 Trillion-Dollar Industries Blockchain Is Poised to Disrupt -- in a Good Way

The threat of hacking and complex free-trade logistics are just two current challenges that Blockchain can ease.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Over the past few months, the Blockchain ecosystem has grown tremendously. Not only have cryptocurrencies continued to rise in …

Blockchain

7 Business Books That Will Set You Apart In 2018

What are your goals for 2018?<p>Most of these books were published in 2017. One was published in 2016, but I just recently discovered it a few months back. And two of these books won't be released until 2018, but I got my paws on them early.<p>1. Tribe of Mentors: Short Life Advice from the Best in the …

Bitcoin is a bubble, but the technology behind it could transform the world | Will Hutton

Blockchain poses as big a threat to banks as Facebook and Amazon did to conventional media firms<p>Humanity’s earliest, truly transformative general purpose technologies were the ability to cross-fertilise plants and cross-breed animals. Suddenly, it made more sense to farm than to hunt and gather. …

Bitcoin

10 books Richard Branson thinks everyone should read

Over the years he has offered up dozens of titles that have kept his attention and helped him grow as a businessman.<p>We can't guarantee you'll follow in the entrepreneur's footsteps, but the books could certainly set you in the right direction.

Books

Artificial Intelligence | The Next Web

All stories in Artificial Intelligence<p>Scientists determine 'shooter bias' extends to black robots<p>A team of researchers conducted a series of experiments to determine if our view of racialized robots is different than the ...<p>Tristan Greene<p>Researchers created an AI to help you suck less at video games<p>…

Artificial Intelligence

UPS bets on blockchain as the future of the trillion-dollar shipping industry

The world is run by trade. Freight and logistics in the U.S. alone account for nearly $1.5 trillion annually (2015 data). As the world’s economies scale up, that number is only expected to increase as we become more dependent on the international supply chain for our goods and services.<p>The …

Blockchains Are Forever? Diamond Giant De Beers Unveils DLT Strategy

One of the world's most well-known diamond companies is getting into blockchain by investing in an asset tracking platform.<p>De Beers, its chief …

Blockchain

Introduction To Neural Networks

<i>This tutorial was originally posted here on Ben's blog, GormAnalysis.</i>Artificial Neural Networks are all the rage. One has to wonder if the catchy …

Here's everything you need to know about blockchains, the ground-breaking tech that could be as disruptive as the internet

From a 'castle' full of bitcoin millionaires to the initial coin offering (ICO) craze, it's hard to escape the chatter about how some people are building their fortunes off the new world of cryptocurrencies. But behind those cryptocurrencies sits a technology called blockchains, which some people …

Blockchain

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …