Karim I. Budhwani

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How Much Money Do You Need to Be Wealthy in America?

Many Americans cite leading a stress-free life and having “peace of mind” as their personal definition of wealth. That doesn’t sound too …

Retirement

Telehealth could replace doctor visits in major cities, amid a primary care physician shortage

If you need to see a doctor, you'd better plan ahead.<p>A 2017 survey found 24 days was the average wait time in 15 of the largest cities to schedule a …

Health Care

Google Grapples With ‘Horrifying’ Reaction to Uncanny AI Tech

The most talked-about, futuristic product from Google’s developer show isn’t even finished -- but it’s already stoking heated debate.<p>At its I/O …

Artificial Intelligence

How to communicate with your board in tough times

Roger Lee Contributor<p>Roger Lee is a general partner at Battery Ventures.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Keys to ascending the consumer-internet throne<br>• Questions you need to ask your VC<p>For startup CEOs, tough economic periods are like stressful stretches in a marriage: They test your mettle while …

Startups

'Suki, this patient needs a follow up': An AI startup backed by Salesforce chief Marc Benioff is trying to build an Alexa for doctors

Artificial intelligence startup Suki wants to bring an Alexa-like assistant into the doctor's office.<p>The company, which officially launched on Tuesday, has raised $20 million to date from investors including Venrock, First Round, Social Capital, and Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff.<p>Suki's goal is to …

Artificial Intelligence

Opinion: We’re on the cusp of the third digital revolution, and here’s how not to be left behind

Over the past 50 years, two digital revolutions — in communication and computation — have created unprecedented wealth and transformed how we live, …

Fabrication

Don't Be Afraid of the Multiverse

Rumors of science's demise have been greatly exaggerated.<p>Almost anybody who has ever thought deeply about the universe sooner or later wonders if there is more than one of them. Whether a multiplicity of universes—known as a multiverse—actually exists has been a contentious issue since ancient …

Physics

Unprecedented Footage Of Immune Cells Traveling Within The Inner Ear Of Zebrafish Embryos

A team at Howard Hughes Medical Institute used a revolutionary 10-foot-long microscope armed with "lattice light sheet microscopy" to capture this …

Fish

WeWork documents reveal it owes $18 billion in rent and is burning through cash as it seeks more funding

WeWork, the office-leasing startup, is looking to raise more cash through its first bond sale, despite already raising billions in venture funding.<p>WeWork is planning to sell $500 million (£358 million) in high-yield notes, per reports from the Financial Times and Bloomberg this week.<p>And bond …

Startups

Cutting-edge microscope spies on living cells inside the body

NEWS<p>Imaging technique captures 3D video of cells at work in unprecedented detail.<p>Alex Fox<p>Search for this author in:<p>Pub Med<br>• Nature.com<br>• Google …

Google Scholar

Amazon's new blockchain service competes with similar products from Oracle and IBM — TechCrunch

Open this story in Apple News.<p>For the best reading experience, open this story on a device with Apple News.. It may also be available on the …

'WordPress of Blockchain' Startup Seeks to Solve Enterprise Pain Points

Building enterprise blockchains can be a pain in the neck.<p>Since the technology is so new, much of its underlying infrastructure isn't yet stable or …

Blockchain

Elon Musk emailed Tesla employees tips on how to be more productive — these are his 7 suggestions

Elon Musk gets a lot done.<p>The 46-year-old entrepreneur and CEO is revolutionizing the spaceflight industry with SpaceX, transforming the world of the electric car at Tesla, and pushing neuroscience and transportation forward at Neuralink and the Boring Company.<p>As SpaceX COO Gwynne Shotwell said at …

Employment

TOO MANY MEN

Nothing like this has happened in human history. A combination of cultural preferences, government decree and modern medical technology in the world’s two largest countries has created a gender imbalance on a continental scale. Men outnumber women by 70 million in China and India.<p>The consequences …

Demographics

Virtual Health Care Could Save the U.S. Billions Each Year

The conventional wisdom that the best care is delivered in-person by experienced caregivers may soon be overturned. Rising health care costs, a shortage of physicians, and an aging population are making the traditional model of care increasingly unsustainable. But new uses of virtual health and …

Data Sheet—Anyone Who Cares About Business Excellence Should Read the Jeff Bezos Memo

<i>This is the web version of Data Sheet, Fortune’s daily newsletter on the top tech news. To get it delivered daily to your in-box,</i> <i>sign up here</i><i>.</i><p>Amazon …

Wall Street

There Are 4 Types of Managers. One Is More Effective Than the Others

In a utopian corporate world, managers lavish a constant stream of feedback on their direct reports. This is necessary, the thinking goes, because organizations and responsibilities are changing rapidly, requiring employees to constantly upgrade their skills. Indeed, the desire for frequent …

Employment

Understanding “New Power”

We all sense that power is shifting in the world. We see increasing political protest, a crisis in representation and governance, and upstart businesses upending traditional industries. But the nature of this shift tends to be either wildly romanticized or dangerously underestimated.<p>There are those …

Google AI experiment has you talking to books

Google Research is giving us a (fun) glimpse of how far natural language processing in artificial intelligence has come. Mountain View's research division has rolled out a couple of what it calls Semantic Experiences, which are websites with interesting activities that demonstrate AIs' ability to …

Google’s latest AI experiments let you talk to books and test word association skills

Google’s work in natural language understanding is getting better all the time<p>Google today announced a pair of new artificial intelligence experiments from its research division that let web users dabble in semantics and natural language processing. For Google, a company that’s primary product is a …

Artificial Intelligence

What is a security operations center (SOC)?

A security operations center (SOC, generally pronounced "sock") is a centralized resource for continuously monitoring and managing the security …

You're Addicted to Your Smartphone. This Company Thinks It Can Change That

The headquarters of Boundless Mind looks as if it were created by a set designer to satisfy a cultural cliché. The tech startup is run out of a …

Virtual Reality

China’s Built a Road So Smart It Will Be Able to Charge Your Car

The road to China’s autonomous-driving future is paved with solar panels, mapping sensors and electric-battery rechargers as the nation tests an …

China

A crummy drop-down menu appeared to kill dozens of mothers in Texas

This doesn’t mean maternal mortality in Texas or the US is OK. It’s still horrific.<p>In the US, the rate of women dying from pregnancy and childbirth …

Public Health

Father of virtual reality: Facebook and Google are dangerous 'behavior-modification empires' resulting from a tragic mistake

VANCOUVER, Canada — Jaron Lanier, an author and programmer who is widely considered to be a founding father of virtual reality, gave one of the most provocative early talks at this year's TED Conference in Vancouver, Canada.<p>During his talk, Lanier posited that all of the troubles surrounding tech …

Virtual Reality

The world has never been in this much debt

• <b>Global debt levels rose by $US21 trillion last year to $US237 trillion, the highest level on record.</b>• <b><br>80% of the increase in global debt levels over</b> …

Economics

These New Pharma Bros Are Wreaking Havoc on Prescription Drug Prices

For at least the past three years, Todd Smith and Benjamin Bove have crisscrossed the U.S., offering a sure-fire fix for struggling pharmaceutical …

Pharma

Cloudflare launches 1.1.1.1 DNS service that will speed up your internet

Not an April Fools’ prank<p>Cloudflare is launching its own consumer DNS service today, on April Fools’ Day, that promises to speed up your internet connection and help keep it private. The service is using https://1.1.1.1, and it’s not a joke but an actual DNS resolver that anyone can use. Cloudflare …

Information Security

Nvidia just unveiled a terrifying AI supercomputer

Nvidia has unveiled several updates to its deep-learning computing platform, including an absurdly powerful GPU and supercomputer.<p>At this year's GPU …

Toward a Linked and Inclusive Economy

While some studies predict automation will eliminate jobs at a dizzying rate, disruptive technologies can also create new lines of work. Our working …