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The Future of Work Looks Like a UPS Truck

UPS used to be a trucking company.  Now it’s a technology company; every truck a rolling computer with artificial intelligence tracking wherever the vehicle and its packages go, trying to make deliveries quicker and more efficient.  At the center of the entire web … Continue reading

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Vinod Khosla says replacing doctors with data crunchers is good medicine

Valley Beat author Mark Sullivan has a short article on some remarks by Vinod Khosla at Stanford University School of Medicine’s Big Data in Biomedicine Conference: Khosla has for a long time believed that machines armed with mountains of data will (and should) make … Continue reading

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Not just Microsoft: All companies need a data culture

What Microsoft needs is a “data culture”, according to Satya Nadella, their new CEO and former head of the Cloud and Enterprise group.  As reported by Adam Lashinsky: In Nadella’s world view, data generated by, living on, and enhanced by Microsoft’s software is the … Continue reading

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Profusion of greenhouse flowers – tended by mechanized intelligence

Volante Farms of Needham, Massachusetts has a state-of-the-art energy efficient greenhouse.  The ventilation, light level and watering are all controlled by computer algorithms. The computer monitors weather conditions inside and outside, including sunlight, temperature, wind, and humidity and then adjusts how … Continue reading

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