5 ways virtual reality could improve your health

Virtual reality is much more than just a new form of entertainment, it is increasingly being used in a wide range of medical applications, from treatments to training. Here are a few of them. 1. Pain management There is good scientific evidence that virtual reality (VR) can...

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Why you should consider betting on emerging markets’ tech companies

More than half of the world’s internet users are now in Asia. The majority of the global middle class is in emerging markets (EM), and nearly 90% of the next billion entrants will come from Asia, according to the Brookings Institute. Instead of paying with...

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Uber’s Other Big Problem: Driverless Cars Aren’t Ready Yet

For the past eight years, Uber’s chief executive officer and cofounder Travis Kalanick played the role of disruptive entrepreneur with wild abandon—and to great effect. The company has revolutionized ground transportation in many of the world’s cities, often ignoring existing regulations, the concerns of entrenched...

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It’s time to think differently about cyber security

Whilst the Fourth Industrial Revolution is opening up new opportunities for organizations to embrace emerging technologies, rethink business models and improve the lives of employees and customers, it also has a darker side – increased security risks. The recent unprecedented WannaCry ransomware attack that affected organizations...

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Millennials’ Ferocious but Fragile Appetite for Viral Stores

SHANGHAI — If you’re planning a short trip to the world’s most populous city, you’ll likely include attractions like the Pearl Tower, the Bund, and Jing’an Temple in your itinerary. If you happen to be young and tuned into social media, you’ll have one more...

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Why robots should inspire hope, not fear

The future of work looks full of promise. Combining human brainpower with artificial intelligence, virtual reality and automatization will revolutionise how we work. Already, robotic enhancement is helping humans exceed their natural capabilities; AI is opening the door to real-time, personalized intelligent services cutting waste...

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This is when robots will start beating humans at every task

Don't expect to see a human behind the wheel of an 18-wheeler by 2027. Or a set of human hands performing a delicate surgery by 2053. According to a new study from Oxford and Yale University researchers, those are the years artificial intelligence is slated to...

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Hungry for innovation? Launch your own incubator

The digital imperative is driving companies to seek new sources of value for their customers, but this mission is difficult within the often cloistered confines and bureaucracy of their headquarters. Seeking to foster a culture that is more akin to startups than the corporate motherships,...

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Will the Real Data Scientists Please Stand Up?

According to the Harvard Business Review, Data Scientist now reigns as the sexiest job of the 21st century. According to Forbes columnist Bob Violino, Data science skills are among the hottest, with demand far outstripping supply. And yet, as I compose this article for KDnuggets,...

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The Data Science Puzzle, Explained

There is no dearth of articles around the web comparing and contrasting data science terminology. There are all sorts of articles written by all types of people relaying their opinions to anyone who will listen. It's almost overwhelming. So let me set the record straight, for...

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