Director of REshape and Core Faculty (Trainer) at Health Innovation School
How drones will change the world around us, a Framingham 2.0 study, dream reading, Microbial susceptibility with your smartphone and a huge update for Google earth that is to good not to share. Closing up with a great TED talk on Machine learning. Thats my Newsletter #13.
Larger conglomerates will be investing more in drone technology, increasing revenues from drone sales to $12 billion in 2021 from around $8 billion last year. A US government “exemption” program has already authorized a number of companies to fly small drones commercially.
Alphabet’s Google division is, fundamentally, in the business of selling data. That is a useful thing to keep in mind when Alphabet’s Verily comes calling for your medical data. In this article also reference to the Parkinsons Study of Bas Bloem Radboudumc.
Like islands jutting out of a smooth ocean surface, dreams puncture our sleep with disjointed episodes of consciousness. How states of awareness emerge from a sleeping brain has long baffled scientists and philosophers alike.
My colleague SingularityU faculty Jeremy Howard has studied machine learning for 25 years. He says artificial intelligence can help achieve amazing things. But he warns the impact on jobs may cause a great deal of social instability.