Graeme Thickins

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How to set up and access health records in the Health app

iOS 11.3 added a new feature that lets iPhone users get a more comprehensive picture of their health. Users can now connect with their healthcare …

Health Records

Top 10 Venture Capital Investors That Every Entrepreneur Should Be Pitching Right Now

The most important factor in a successful funding round and a prosperous investor relationship is knowing who to present your pitch deck to and when. In this regard, I recently covered the pitch deck template that was created by Silicon Valley legend and VC, Peter Thiel (see it here), where the …

Venture Capital

Facebook Hires Top University Brains To Boost AI Labs

Facebook has hired five top university professors in the US and the UK as part of an effort to strengthen its artificial intelligence research division.<p>The social media giant said the hires to its Facebook AI Research [FAIR] group will help it to set up a new FAIR lab in Pittsburgh, and strengthen …

Artificial Intelligence

How Boeing Could Use Blockchain To Manage, Track Drones

As regulators grow more concerned about integrating drones into air traffic control, <b>Boeing</b> (BA) thinks blockchain and artificial intelligence can …

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence will create more jobs than it destroys? That’s what PwC says

Artificial intelligence (AI) and related technologies will generate as many jobs in the U.K. as they displace over the next 20 years, according to …

Artificial Intelligence

Jeff Divine Guides You Through Miracle 70s-era Pipe Session

Iconic lensman dishes on 70s Pipe expression session and one of his most famous images<p>If we had a surfing Mt. Rushmore, by god Jeff Divine’s handsome …

How-To's

This AI Startup Could Be The Next DeepMind

Most people find it a pain to receive parcels in wide time slots like, say, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., so when delivery startup Paack offered a service in which everyone could narrow that window down to one hour, with no extra charge, it had a challenge on its hands. The startup’s routing engine …

Machine Learning

Chinese AI Beats Doctors in Diagnosing Brain Tumors

The AI system could diagnose tumors more accurately (and faster) than 15 human physicians.<p>A Chinese AI system diagnosed brain tumors and other conditions more accurately and faster than a team of top Chinese physicians, according to Xinhua. The AI, called BioMind, was developed by the Artificial …

Artificial Intelligence

3 ways regulations need to change for the drone industry to take off

The drone industry is on the cusp of a revolution, with consumer adoption expanding and commercial applications growing, yet the tight regulations stand in the way of exponential innovation.<p>The industry is forecast to reach $100 billion market opportunity by 2020 (Goldman Sachs). The drone industry …

Unmanned Aircraft

Here's Why Blockchain Is Still Years Away From Being Relevant

While revolutionary, blockchain still has a lot to prove before it's a needle mover.<p>In 2017, cryptocurrencies delivered what may go down as the …

Blockchain

Big Advertisers Embrace Blockchain to Root Out Digital Spending Waste

Blockchain’s secure, transparent nature has drawn interest from big consumer advertisers, who tend to be wary of digital ad agencies and tech vendors<p>Blockchain technology has made inroads in industries from logistics to health care. Now, it’s gaining traction with marketers, who see it as a …

Blockchain

Most Health Organizations Can't Ensure Responsible AI Use

A report finds that most industry execs haven't yet committed to investing in AI data verification technology.

Digital Health

This 40-year-old lost almost $100,000 on his first 3 start-ups. Here's what he learned — and why he's not giving up

In the pursuit of success, it can be tempting to focus on the remarkable few — those who make it fast and make it big — and try to replicate their …

Entrepreneurship

The 10 Top Big Data Startups Of 2018 (So Far)

Demand for big data technologies is expected to generate $210 billion in revenue by 2020 and that industry growth is spurring a steady stream of …

Big Data

Great Power, Great Responsibility: The 2018 Big Data & AI Landscape

It’s been an exciting, but complex year in the data world. Just as last year, the data tech ecosystem has continued to “fire on all cylinders”. If …

Machine Learning

Why businesses fail at machine learning

I’d like to let you in on a secret: when people say ‘machine learning’ it sounds like there’s only one discipline here. There are two, and if …

Machine Learning

Hadoop

Data science moves away from big data towards containers and cloud

Traditional Hadoop-style big data is giving way to cloud and container solutions like Docker, according to the results of a new survey. The State of …

Data Science

You don’t even need waves to ride this electric hydrofoil surfboard

Previous Next<p>1 of 12<p>One of the biggest trends in surfing over the past few years has been the adoption of hydrofoil surfboards by some of the sports …

Extreme Sports

Big Data News: The Top Insights From Strata + Hadoop World 2016 In New York

Just about every player in the Big Data and analytics game was in New York last week at the Strata + Hadoop World conference, to showcase their latest technologies.<p>Over 7,000 people attended the event where keynote speakers, including White House chief data scientist DJ Patil, laid out their …

Big Data

From $2.9 Billion in a Month to Hundreds Dead: Trends of the Rollercoaster ICO Market in 18 Months

<i>Disclaimer: This article does not contain investment advice or recommendations. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct</i> …

Cryptocurrency

Crossing the Big Data / Data Science Analytics Chasm

The key of any organization’s digital transformation is becoming more effective at leveraging data and analytics to power their business models. That …

Eclectic Shredding on Foamy Craft

Soft-top performance even the most hard-boiled fiberglass elitist can appreciate<p>Looking back, it seems absurd--the whole surfer v. bodyboarder …

Mutations

The Physics of Launching Fireworks From a Drone

Can you launch fireworks from your drone? OK, before I answer this question I have my own question: Why? Guys, <i>why</i> would you want to put fireworks on …

Drones

Kai Lenny Tandem Surfed at the Surf Ranch and Blew This Woman’s Mind

<b>Most people spend years learning to surf.</b> Most people, in fact, never truly stop learning. Most people don’t surf as well as Kai Lenny, and most …

Aquatic Sports

Cloudera partners with MetiStream to launch Ember, an analytics platform for health care providers

Machine learning and analytics provider Cloudera is teaming up with health care analytics company MetiStream to launch a new health-focused, machine learning-powered medical records solution for hospital systems and outpatient clinics. Today, the firms jointly announced Ember, a product that …

Big Data

Why telemedicine has been such a bust so far

The next big thing in health care? For more than a decade, it was supposed to be telemedicine.<p>Billions of investment dollars have been poured into …

Digital Health

Amazon + PillPack: Takeaways For Entrepreneurs

For Amazon.com to keep up the growth ramp, the company has little choice but to focus on mega opportunities. And yes, this is why the company is aggressively bolstering its efforts in the healthcare industry.<p>This week Amazon.com shelled out about $1 billion for PillPack, which has built a digital …

Innovation

What Fortune 500 Companies Really Need to Know About AI

In a survey of all 500 of the Fortune 500 CEOs last year, 71 percent agreed with the proposition that their companies are now technology companies, while 81 agreed that AI is “extremely important” or “very important” to their companies’ futures, up sharply from 54 percent the previous year. …

Artificial Intelligence

Facebook scraps high-altitude drone project

Facebook Inc. said Tuesday it will shut down its ambitious four-year-old program to build high-altitude drones to beam internet service to remote …

Drones