Links May 2018

Posted by in Artificial Intelligence, Enterprise, Health, Internet, Links, Mobility, Social networks, Society, Transformation

EnlacesWhen it seemed like this monthly post would only have a couple of links, many interesting posts poped out in my Feedly and started sharing compulsively in the last days.

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:

The Importance Of Having A Purpose In Digital Transformation And Innovation

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.

A stealthy Harvard startup wants to reverse aging in dogs, and humans could be next

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.”

Esports Will Debut at Asian Games as Official Sports

Times change:

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

France, China, and the EU all have an AI strategy. Shouldn’t the US?

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.

Ucare.ai is using AI to make healthcare more efficient in Southeast Asia

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,

The Data Digest: The Dangerous Contradictions Of Consumer Reviews

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.

Google says forget app versus mobile web, it’s app and mobile web

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.

How Close Are We—Really—to Building a Quantum Computer?

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, Social Media & Technology 2018

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

Just How Bad Is Business Travel for Your Health? Here’s the Data

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.