Bernardo Crespo Velasco

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WIRED’S Predictions for Bots, Blockchains, Crispr, and More

Sometimes the future shows up so fast it hits us in the face, like a brick wall in a VR headset. Other times the miraculous promises of …

Ohio competition seeks tech-based solutions to the opioid crisis

With an opioid crisis gripping the nation, Ohio is leading the charge to find a solution with a surprising tool – technology.<p>The Ohio Opioid Technology Challenge is using “a three-phase, prize-based competition to find technology-based solutions that address or improve opioid abuse prevention, …

Reality TV

Yahoo ahora forma parte de Oath

Antes de continuar...<p>Yahoo ahora forma parte de familia Oath. Debido a la normativa europea de protección de datos, nosotros (Oath), nuestros …

Insiders say Google never answered a key question about its Alphabet gamble and now it's coming back to haunt them

Two-and-a-half years ago, Google made a radical move that shocked the entire industry.<p>It split itself up.<p>The hodge-podge of side projects and skunkworks that didn't fit neatly into Google search and advertising business were spun out into their own separate companies, called "Other Bets."<p>Those …

Google Fiber

España, una sociedad digitalizada

La Fundación Telefónica constata que el 85% de los ciudadanos son usuarios de Internet, más de la mitad compra online y casi el 68% emplea alguna red …

Researchers find that Google’s AI has a higher IQ than Siri

When Siri first hit the scene in 2011 — as the flagship feature on the iPhone 4s, no less — it was a novel piece of software to say the least. The …

8 ways AI can help save the planet

It’s a historic moment for Artificial Intelligence (AI). All the pieces are coming together: big data, advances in hardware, emerging powerful AI …

Artificial Intelligence

Ikea founder Ingvar Kamprad dies at 91

The founder of Sweden’s Ikea furniture chain, Ingvar Kamprad, has died at the age of 91.<p>“The founder of Ikea and Ikano, and one of the greatest …

Tax Havens

Facebook is trying to teach chatbots how to chit-chat

The company’s researchers say giving chatbots ‘consistent personality’ might be the key to better conversation<p>Despite the death of its personal AI assistant M, Facebook hasn’t given up on chatbots just yet. Over the past couple of years, it’s slowly improved what its artificial agents can do, but …

How Instagram’s Head Engineer Is Using Quantum Mechanics To Manage His Team

James Everingham’s passion for physics predated his management role at Instagram. Here’s how he’s brought one to bear on the other.<p>I didn’t intend to go into computer science, and I definitely didn’t expect to become a manager. Instead, I started out thinking I’d be a laboratory scientist. In …

Tech-driven insurance solutions to help bridge the $180 billion protection gap

2017 was an extreme year for natural disasters. Hurricanes, floods and wildfires in the United States, earthquakes in Mexico and the Middle East and …

Insurance Industry

Beyond the Bitcoin Bubble

layer innocent nothing argue pottery winner cotton menu task slim merge maid<p>The sequence of words is meaningless: a random array strung together by an algorithm let loose in an English dictionary. What makes them valuable is that they’ve been generated exclusively for me, by a software tool called …

Blockchain

Post-work: the radical idea of a world without jobs

Work has ruled our lives for centuries, and it does so today more than ever. But a new generation of thinkers insists there is an alternative. By Andy Beckett<p>Work is the master of the modern world. For most people, it is impossible to imagine society without it. It dominates and pervades everyday …

Commuting

Electric car start-up boss is willing to bet his entire fortune on beating Tesla

What do you do for a next act if you’re in your 30s and sitting on millions from selling a successful mobile browser business to China’s biggest …

Facebook's Giant Step Into Esports May Be a Look At Its Future

Facebook may have decided it doesn’t want to be a media company, but it might just want to be a gaming platform. The company announced today that it …

Ya está aquí WhatsApp Business, el WhatsApp para empresas y...

<b>WhatsApp Business llega para convertirse en la herramienta de mensajería instantánea favorita de empresas y clientes</b>. Hoy la versión definitiva de …

Letter to Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook News Feed change hides news, hurts nation

Hi Mark. We met last year, but you probably don’t remember. Let me remind you about what we discussed: You told me how important The Chronicle’s work …

How blockchain could end, instead of enable, money laundering

An Israeli District Court recently ruled that Israeli banks are not obligated to provide financial services to companies whose primary business is trading in cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin or Ethereum. The Court reasoned that banks should not have to assume the risks associated with providing a …

Bitcoin

How to Successfully Apply the Inspiration in Design Thinking

In the last few decades, there were different models for the <b>design thinking process</b> that have been introduced such as the d.school design thinking, …

On Singularity University and the Danger of Being Exponential

Singularity University [SU] has a religious fetish for its sacred words – disrupt, innovate and, most of all, exponential. Just listen to any recent …

Innovation

Why GE Digital Failed

GE was going to own the industrial internet. Suddenly, it doesn't. What happened?<p>GE has talked of its ambitions for digital transformation for years.<p>Yet the cloud of negative news surrounding the company these days stands in stark contrast to this grand vision. GE has hit a rough patch in the past …

Enterprise Tech

FinTech vs. TechFin (Kunal Patel)

As someone who has worked within the FinTech scene for the past 3 years now, I've seen a lot of ups ...

Financial Services

España, a la cola de los países líderes para realizar la cuarta revolución industrial

España ocupa el puesto 24 de un total de 25 países que están mejor preparados para transformar sus sistemas productivos y beneficiarse así de la …

WEF: Blockchain will become the 'beating heart' of finance

WEF's "Future of Financial Infrastructure" report, published on Friday, said distributed ledger technology, more commonly known as blockchain, "has great potential to drive simplicity and efficiency" in financial services and "will redraw processes and call into question orthodoxies that are …

Financial Services

Two Shareholders Are Pushing Apple to Focus on Smartphone Overuse

A letter from two Apple shareholders urges the company to be more socially conscious.<p><i>by</i><p>, Content Fellow at Thrive Global<p>The conversation about our …

Buffer

Centre for Humanitarian DataToday, as we open our new Centre for Humanitarian Data, we look forward to a future where technologies are leveraged to …

Why Social Media is Core to These 7 B2B Marketing Leaders

The benefits of social media for B2C are clear: promotional campaigns, brand awareness, share of voice, customer loyalty, crisis management. But in …

Social Media

A new trial in Scotland may bring universal basic income to life

Universal Basic Income Lands in Scotland<p>People living in the Scottish cities of Glasgow, Edinburgh, Fife, and North Ayrshire may soon receive an …

Un español capaz de ayudar a millones de diabéticos gana el premio Innovador del Año de 'MIT Technology Review'

<b>Javier Carrera</b> <b>–</b> <b>Universidad de Stanford</b>: está creando un modelo informático que simula el comportamiento de la bacteria <i>E.coli</i> para comprender y …

7 Critical Skills For the Jobs of the Future

We live in a world of accelerating change. New industries are constantly being born and old ones are becoming obsolete. A report by the World …

Pedagogy