Links May 2018
Many things are happening in my life compulsively in lately.
I anticipate a post about some news in the coming days.
In the meantime, this is this month’s links summary:
To be placed in the wall and to read it every day:
Technology isn’t the answer. It’s an essential enabler of a greater vision and mission.
And now is when i really start shivering:
He told the investors that one day “we’ll be able to control the biological clock and keep you whatever age you want.”
In October, the IOC recognized that esports could be considered a sporting activity. Those who work in esports believe the gaming competitions could be added to the Olympics as soon as 2024
Would the name of your country be in the place of the US, or in the place of France and China?:
Policymakers must understand that machine learning and automation’s impact on the economy and job market will mirror that of globalization. The US needs a plan to prepare the workforce to not only survive this change but thrive. The US also needs a much more prominent public debate over the policies around artificial intelligence, since this will be a massively influential technology. Today, we’re not even having the discussion. There’s no plan for where we want to go. China and France already have a plan. If the US doesn’t act, we’re in danger of falling behind.
The company uses deep learning and neural network algorithms to predict healthcare patterns in patients, and beyond, to reduce preventable hospitalization, and, in turn, save on costs and hassles. That also allows medical professionals and insurers to focus on the more obvious risk patients,
For the most empowered consumers, a crowd is no longer a mark of a trustworthy brand or quality product. More than stars or upvotes, consumers seek authenticity and validation from a like-minded community before purchasing a product.
63% of people say that when a brand forces them to download an app to access a deal, they will typically delete it shortly thereafter. In contrast, mobile web appears to be the way to foster a deeper relationship with a consumer.
We and others have been saying it’s 10 years away. Some are saying it’s just three years away, and I would argue that they don’t have an understanding of how complex the technology is.
Teens and media: video, video, video. Bye, bye, Facebook and Twitter:
95% of teens now report they have a smartphone or access to one. These mobile connections are in turn fueling more-persistent online activities: 45% of teens now say they are online on a near-constant basis
Do you see yourself in this HBR post? I do!
what can companies do to help their employees develop healthy habits while traveling? We suggest a combination of employee education and improvements in employer policies around travel.