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10 Ways Artificial Intelligence Can Automate Your Business Today

Artificial Intelligence may be the future of business, and using these tools, you can get a jump-start on the competition.<p>Every day, we hear more and more about Artificial Intelligence (AI). Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg have been publicly "feuding" about the potential dangers of AI, which can …

These three strategies can help you master any subject

I learned a lot in 2017. I learned about how the European Union works, because Britain decided to leave it. I learned what a social media-obsessed presidency looks like, and the distinctive outlines of a political party that picks power over principle. I learned that a Trump presidency can force a …

Pedagogy

Wikipedia’s cofounder on how he’s creating a bigger, better rival—on the blockchain

You probably have a different perspective on Wikipedia from mine. You think of its huge size and usefulness. I don’t. As its founder, I just think we can do better.<p>Wikipedia represents an enormous missed opportunity. It is sloppy, incomplete, and—yes—small. While the world’s #5 website is …

Blockchain

Ethereum soars above $600 after a group of big banks announce a new project on its blockchain

• <b>Ether, the second largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, soared past $600 a token Tuesday.</b>• <b><br>Ether was trading up 20% at $616 at 10:35 a.m. ET, according to data from Markets Insider.</b>• <b><br>The record comes a day after a group of banks led by UBS announced a data quality control project on</b> …

Cryptocurrency

Eastern Cape rural areas milking it big

The Eastern Cape is fast-becoming one of the promising dairy-producing provinces in the country as many dairy projects are opening in rural areas.<p>In …

Amazon researcher builds AI stock picker

by Jeremy Kahn<p>A hedge fund manager and a computer scientist have found a promising new way to use artificial intelligence to pick stocks over longer …

Bitcoin Is The Total Opposite of a Ponzi Scheme — Here’s Why.

<b>Bitcoin Is The Total Opposite of a Ponzi Scheme — Here’s Why.</b><p>What is a ‘Ponzi Scheme’, you ask?<p><b>“A Ponzi scheme is a fraudulent investing scam</b> …

Paris has a new underground - a massive farm for mushrooms and veggies

La Caverne is a unique urban farm that grows mushrooms, herbs and greens beneath the streets of Paris. Located in La Chapelle neighborhood in …

Farmers Must Stop Using Antibiotics on Livestock, Warns WHO

New warnings from the World Health Organization (WHO) caution that farmers must stop using antibiotics on animals reared for food due to serious …

How One North Texan Joined the Ranks of Young Professionals Becoming Farmers

Thomas Locke, 35, hopped around to different jobs until finally finding his calling. It’s not a high-paying corporate job or a gig bringing him fame, …

Researchers generate electricity from low-cost biomaterial

Irish researchers squeeze low-cost electricity from sustainable biomaterial<p>Mobile phone speakers and motion detectors in cars and video games may …

Beyond Cryptocurrency: 5 Do's and Don'ts for Using Blockchain in Your Business

If bitcoin is all you know about blockchain, you have a lot to learn.<p>Often described as a distributed ledger, blockchain is a technology that allows companies a transparent and secure way to store data in ordered records. Blockchain is also associated with "Bitcoin" (a popular token), …

NY Assemblyman Files Four Blockchain Technology Bills

New York Assemblyman Clyde Vanel (D-33) has filed four proposed laws that aim to promote research on the concrete possible applications of Blockchain …

Using blockchain technology to track the life cycle of debt

Editor’s note: This was written by Zhong Weixiao, the head of the Technical Team at PINTEC’s Dumiao, and responsible for the overall technology …

Blockchain

A Healthy Reminder to Take Your Meds [On Blockchain]

It’s flu season, but most of us are still forgetting to take our medications. That includes the elderly, infirm, and those suffering from psychochemical illnesses, for whom forgetting to medicate can result in chemical imbalances, hospitalization, or even death. Medication non-adherence and …

first' issuance of a bond on the blockchain

The bank’s head of blockchain has revealed the Commonwealth Bank is currently implementing with a large world issuer in what will be a ‘world-first’ …

What Can You Do with Blockchain? Here Are 4 Ideas to Consider

<i>By David Haimes, Oracle senior director of ERP development</i>By now you’ve probably heard at least one description of what blockchain is, and that …

Blockchain

Blockchain – could it revolutionise the food & agri supply chain?

THERE is a lot of excitement and talk about the term, ‘blockchain’, but yet little is known about what it actually is, and how this digitised …

Five ways blockchain could revolutionise the sharemarket

On Thursday morning, the Australian Stock Exchange announced that it intends to use blockchain or distributed ledger technology to replace the …

Blockchain Technology Could Thrash Small-Cap Businesses Just Like This

Remember when no one knew what an Apple Inc. (AAPL) app store purchase was?<p>Those days seem like ancient history now that we utilize apps on a …

The Classification of Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency by the IRS

Internal Revenue Service

Scientists say smartphone addiction literally alters your brain chemistry

Life Out of Balance: Smartphones et al.<p>A study presented at the 2017 meeting of the Radiological Society of North America has found that young people …

Why New Zealand may have to stop at 6.48m dairy cows

With New Zealand’s new Agriculture Minister saying his country “may have got close to the maximum number of cows”, and countries like Ireland coming …

The Soybean Is King, Yet Remains Invisible

For more than a century, corn has been the most widely planted crop in the country and a symbol of small-town America. Think of the musical <i>Oklahoma</i>, where the corn is as tall as an elephant's eye, or the film <i>Field of Dreams</i>, in which old-time baseball players silently emerge from a field of …

Blockchain Has ‘Incredible Potential’ in Agriculture: Rabobank

• Overall, there’s “incredible potential” in agricultural commodity sales, both in U.S. and globally<br>• “They are using blockchain in wheat merchandising …

Blockchain

How A "Zero-Based" Calendar Can Supercharge Your Productivity

Blank space on your calendar could ea turn into wasted time<p>As a solopreneur, I create my own schedule and my productivity is limited only by the hours in my day and how I manage them. To that end, I'm always looking for better ways to keep track of tasks, arrange my days, organize my To-Dos and …

Time Management

AgTech StartUp Uses Lasers To Improve Artificial Insemination In Dairy Cows

An AgTech startup in New Zealand, Engender Technologies has created a new microfluidic and photonic technology to sort livestock sperm by sex to enrich X chromosome-bearing bull sperm cells.<p>The new technology uses lasers to orient sperm cells and look inside those sperm cells as well as separate …

Forestry

How Blockchain Addresses the 5 Principal Issues in E-commerce

How blockchain can lower prices for goods online and increase security for online purchases, explains Aleksey Alimov, Connectius Founder and CVO.<p><b>1 –</b> …

Blockchain

ING seeks to make blockchain tech more usable

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Fintech Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Dutch banking giant ING has rolled out its Zero-Knowledge Range Proof (ZKRP) solution, which is designed to allow FIs a degree of confidentiality when using a blockchain …

Blockchain

Blockchain could ‘change everything’ for real estate

“This changes everything.” That’s how Apple introduced the original iPhone in 2007. But it could just as easily apply here and now to the blockchain and its potential to enable transformative innovation in a variety of industries.<p>The most mature proposals for blockchain-led innovation are in the …

Blockchain