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High-tech AI helps make digital humans for social good

Artificial intelligence has received an extraordinary amount of hype from the media. Hollywood in particular has pushed a dystopian view—it’s science fiction that has an awful lot of fiction in the science. We are heading into an era where we’ll be increasingly interfacing with artificial intelligence—as robots, machines, drones, self-driving cars, chatbots, etc. And because […]

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Boulder County: A holistic approach to social case management

I like to say that in my role as the Operations Division Director at Boulder County Housing and Human Services, I get to be a nerd who cares. I use my technology background and expertise in an organization that makes a real difference in people’s lives. So, I’m interested in exploring any technology that can […]

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Can digital roadmaps offer higher quality patient care?

If you or a loved one has ever had a serious medical condition, you’ve likely felt that our healthcare system can be quite fragmented, confusing, and at times frustrating. All too frequently, patients are forced to wait 45 to 90 minutes in a medical office, only to spend a few minutes with their clinician, who […]

AI and cloud technology help fight opioid addiction

Fighting the opioid epidemic is my mission. More than 115 Americans die each day from opioid overdose. The misuse of and addiction to opioids—which includes prescription pain relievers, heroin and synthetic opioids—is a serious crisis in the United States and beyond, affecting public health, societal well-being and economic welfare. According to the U.S. Centers for […]

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High-tech AI delivers new opportunities for athlete sponsorships

There was a time, believe it or not, when the biggest difference between mattresses was soft versus firm. Okay, maybe that’s oversimplifying a bit, but there’s no question that the market for sleep products is a very different ballgame today. One big factor—and it’s not altogether surprising—is that the mattress market has become a hotbed […]

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Revolutionizing drug research for Parkinson’s with AI

At the age of 50 I was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease—a chronic, neurodegenerative movement disorder for which there is no cure. Globally, roughly ten million people are affected by Parkinson’s. The mainstay symptomatic therapy, L-DOPA, is more than 50 years old. While L-DOPA is effective at reducing the symptoms of Parkinson’s for a few years, […]

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AI brings next-gen solutions to solve today’s real problems

We’re all familiar with Hollywood’s sensational portrayal of artificial intelligence as machines taking over the world. But AI today is about practical solutions to real problems in many industries, including healthcare, telecommunications, finance and even ocean powerboat racing. That’s why, five years ago, we at DataSkill bet the company on AI. We did it because […]

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Flex sees IoT ecosystem as the future of manufacturing

I believe that the Internet of Things, or IoT, is the future of manufacturing – we call it the Intelligence of Things. It’s also the future of healthcare, automotive safety, aerospace, telecommunications and pretty much every other industry sector. That’s why we’re positioning IoT everywhere at Flex. Global production, global headaches Most people have never […]

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WaterBot: How to know if your water is safe to drink

How can you tell if your water is safe to drink? Most Americans worry about their drinking water, with good reason. News reports regularly expose high levels of PFCs, PFASs and other contaminants found around the nation. In 2014, we heard that the drinking water in Flint, Michigan, was discolored with dangerous contamination. Over the […]

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Weather data sparks retail innovation to help bottom line

Bison Schweiz AG brings weather down to earth for retail At Bison Schweiz AG, we’re constantly reinventing our products to meet the changing needs of our retail customers. When we saw the opportunity to integrate weather data into our electronic store label (ESL) solution, Bison ESL Manager, we jumped at the chance. What does weather […]

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Gaining time-to-market edge with new 3D design technology

The furniture-buying experience is constantly changing. We used to present customers with a static physical or online catalog, with pictures and descriptions. Today, even the best catalogs and the most fully stocked showrooms aren’t sufficient enough to keep up with the growing and changing expectations of consumers. Try before you buy We’re dealing with a […]

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How to make work easier with high-tech cloud collaboration

When we founded CloudHop in 2012, it was among the first managed services providers in East Africa. Our idea was to manage, configure and deploy pure-play software-as-a service (SaaS) solutions for customers with just a few users to tens of thousands of users. Over time, we saw that enterprise customers had increasingly sophisticated and nuanced […]

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