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He who does not teach his son a trade teaches him to steal

The biblical description of the Jews wandering through the desert after their exit from Egypt, is possibly the most famous story on this planet. It’s …

Betalin Aims To End Insulin Injections By Treating Type 1 Diabetes With Cell Transplants

Of the 382 million people who have diabetes, only five to 10 percent have Type 1 Diabetes. However, unlike like Type 2 Diabetes, which can be …

Diabetes

How real does reality have to be, not to be virtual

Microsoft video of the future of experiencing sports<p>The above video is making its rounds on the Internet. Rather than being an advertisement for a …

Bringing Incentives, Bold Thinking, Abundance to Medicine with Peter Diamandis

Peter Diamandis MD, Co-Founder of Singularity University and CEO of XPrize talks about bringing incentives, bold thinking and abundance to Medicine. …

Digital Transformation Requires Total Organizational Commitment

By now you’ve surely heard that moving forward, every company will be a software company, and that shift is happening now as companies large and small scramble to transform into digitally-driven organizations.<p>Wherever you turn, businesses are facing tremendous disruptive pressure. What’s …

Innovation

The top A.I. breakthroughs of 2015

(credit: iStock)<i>By Richard Mallah<br>Courtesy of Future of Life Institute</i> <br>Progress in artificial intelligence and machine learning has been impressive …

Where are you Christmas, the other 364 days a year

I wholly admit that I get very emotional at this time of year. I am a classic example of a Jewish man who has made aliyah, with joy and hope in his …

Why Darwin would not upgrade his phone (but if he got it for free …)

Not long ago, I was having an interesting discussion with a friend over evolution’s tolerance for life-threatening disease in humans. In other words, …

Too often, doctors prescribe a contradiction

The number of new studies that get published increases dramatically from year-to-year. Research that wasn’t practical or even possible just a few …

Google Patents A New SmartWatch That Can Draw Blood • Latest Gadgets

This may not be the best android watch bit this new smartwatch or wearable from Google may assist diabetics easily monitor their blood glucose levels …

I had a dream

I had a dream last night. It was a marvelous dream. It was one of the best dreams I have ever had, at least to my recollection. The details are not …

Teaching and learning are not two sides of the same coin

Once again, I find myself in a situation where I wish to impart important information that I have garnered over my career, yet there is no way to do …

Dispose of this, immediately

There are two magic words that light up the eyes of pretty much every business person: “disposable income”. We are living in a time where there are …

Truth and its many versions

I apologize for repeating an anecdote that I wrote about in an earlier blog post. But it is highly pertinent, so please forgive my transgression.<p>My …

I am Batman

In the comics, Superman is still most often depicted as a brightly colorful character. His red and blue attire is a clear reference to the red, white …

Bugs could be answer to food crisis, Israeli start-up says

Millions of people suffer from lack of protein, which is especially dangerous for children – and with the world population set to grow significantly …

Whistle while you work instead of moving out every other day

As any regular reader of my blog knows, I rarely leave my house. There are entire months where I never step out my front door, and there are …

“Rise of the machines” takes too much effort

I recently saw the latest entry in the Terminator series of movies. I thoroughly enjoyed it, even though the [Skynet controlled] movie reviewers came …

Proteus Swallowable Smart Pills FDA Approved to Measure Medication Adherence

<b>Proteus Digital Health</b> won FDA approval for what the company calls “the only device with an FDA-sanctioned claim for measuring medication adherence.” …

Teaching for tomorrow

I write the following as an open letter to anyone in the educational sphere. It doesn’t matter what you are teaching, but rather how it is being …

Click 1 to experience a deity

This video is interesting for asking a question that is asked more and more often as time goes by and technology advances. During the four minutes of …

Anything you can do, I can do better

A <b>very important article</b> appeared today in the newspaper that I regularly read. Let me immediately say that I still do subscribe to a physical (vs …

With microchip implant, doctors can administer meds remotely

In-body microchips that deliver medicine in doses either pre-determined or controlled by doctors from outside the body could be the next big thing in …

Reality is a matter of opinion

I was just reading <b>this article</b> about real-life dangers associated with augmented reality. This is a fascinating article because it makes the point …

Once again, the question is privacy versus safety

I was just listening to a commentary by John Stewart on the horrendous massacre of nine churchgoers in Charleston in the United States. I have no …

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The meaning of life

I just viewed a <b>video clip</b> from a recent conference sponsored by <b>Singularity University</b>. A question was asked by a member of the audience, as follows: …