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T. Rowe Price Insights - Why Rebalancing Is Important

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The 4 Types of Innovation and the Problems They Solve

One of the best innovation stories I’ve ever heard came to me from a senior executive at a leading tech firm. Apparently, his company had won a million-dollar contract to design a sensor that could detect pollutants at very small concentrations underwater. It was an unusually complex problem, so …

In the AI Age, “Being Smart” Will Mean Something Completely Different

Andrew Ng has likened artificial intelligence (AI) to electricity in that it will be as transformative for us as electricity was for our ancestors. I can only guess that electricity was mystifying, scary, and even shocking to them — just as AI will be to many of us. Credible scientists and research …

Artificial Intelligence

Improving The Customer Journey With IoT

I was recently honored to be one of the thought leaders interviewed for SAP’s “Insights on the Future of the Internet of Things” report. Along with the other technology leaders included in the study, I believe the Internet of Things (IoT) holds huge potential for society, especially when it comes …

Internet of Things

In ‘The Retreat of Western Liberalism,’ How Democracy Is Defeating Itself

In his insightful and harrowing new book, Edward Luce, a columnist for The Financial Times, issues a chilling warning: “Western liberal democracy is not yet dead,” he writes, “but it is far closer to collapse than we may wish to believe. It is facing its gravest challenge since the Second World …

‘Solar paint’ breakthrough can provide endless energy source

It harnesses sun and the moisture in the air to harvest hydrogen<p>There’s big business in disguising energy-generating tech like solar panels as innocuous building elements like roof tiles, window blinds, and even stained glass. But researchers at RMIT University in Melbourne may have created the …

Google advances AI with ‘one model to learn them all’

Google quietly released an academic paper that could provide a blueprint for the future of machine learning. Called “One Model to Learn Them All,” it lays out a template for how to create a single machine learning model that can address multiple tasks well.<p>The MultiModel, as the Google researchers …

Machine Learning

Old Three-Story Townhouse Renovated in Taipei / KC Design Studio

Facebook TwitterGoogle+LinkedInPinterest 1903Shares<p>House W is a old three-story townhouse in Taipei recently renovated by KC Studio.<p><i>From the</i> …

Architecture

Artificial intelligence may help doctors keep up with new research

(Reuters Health) - “Smart” search programs can ease the process of systematically reviewing new medical research, a key step in getting the best practices from laboratories to doctors’ offices, U.S. researchers say.<p>The Institute of Medicine (now the National Academy of Medicine) says clinical …

Machine Learning

How to build a highly effective AI team

Once a niche research specialty, AI is fast becoming a vital aspect of the IT strategy at many businesses. The maturity of data science and machine …

AI killed 800,000 jobs in the U.K., but created 3.5 million new ones

First Amazon announced plans to fully automate its new brick and mortar store with robots. Then we learned that Foxconn plans to automate 30 percent of its factory workforce by 2018. And recently, Wendy’s announced plans to add automated kiosks at more than 1,000 stores. One thing is clear — robots …

Artificial Intelligence

America’s Collision Course With China

<b>EVERYTHING UNDER THE HEAVENS</b> <b><br>How the Past Helps Shape China’s Push for Global Power</b><br>By Howard W. French<br>Illustrated. 330 pp. Alfred A. Knopf. $27.95.<p><b>DESTINED FOR WAR</b> <b><br>Can America and China Escape Thucydides’s Trap?</b><br>By Graham Allison<br>364 pp. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books. $28.<p>The Chinese superpower has …

Do Red Onions Really Have Super Powers?

Red onions are capable of fighting off cancer more effectively than their lighter counterparts, according to a study from the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada.<p>In particular, red onions contain high levels of quercetin—a flavonoid with strong clinical evidence as an anticancer compound—along …