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businessDespite global cyclical strength,the world economy is weaker than precrisis and needs reforms

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The World Bank forecasts global economic growth to edge up to 3.1 percent in 2018 after a much stronger-than-expected 2017, as the recovery in investment, manufacturing, and trade continues. Growth in advanced economies is expected to moderate slightly to 2.2 …

artificial intelligenceUS leads in AI talent and it will still take time for China to catch up

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A Tencent Research Institute report indicates that are currently only a supply 300,000 Artificial intelligence professionals when there is a demand for millions. Competition for the top tier of talent is the most intense, as there are fewer than 1,000 …

artificial intelligenceA second roaring Twenties

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The Economic Boom of the 1920s was driven by the Assembly line and the mass production of consumer goods such as the Ford Model T Automobile and luxury labor saving devices and access to easy credit on installment plans. Their …

educationOne hundred $100,000 grants for innovative poverty and education solutions

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Over a three-year period, Misk Grand Challenges plans to launch new challenges every six months. They will be offering 100 young innovators across the world a grant of $100,000 to develop their ingenious ideas into a concrete proof of concept. …

education$100 pocket size muon detector

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Cosmich Watch is simple, physics-motivated machine- and electronics-shop project for university students and schools. Our detector is a self-contained apparatus that employs plastic scintillator as a detection medium and a silicon photomultiplier for light collection. These detectors can be battery …

artificial intelligenceHead of Google talks AI, China, Robotics and Quantum computers

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Eric Schmidt, the executive chairman of Alphabet, answered questions about the future of Artificial Intelligence and quantum computers and robots. Highlights from Schmidt – * The rise of China will be the big news for the rest of our lives… …

artificial intelligenceAt least 16 companies developing Deep Learning chips

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There are many established and startup companies developing deep learning chips. Google and Wave Computing have working silicon and are conducting customer trials. * Wave Computing says its 3U deep learning server can train AlexNet in 40 minutes, three times …

augmented realitySingularity University Partners with Airbus on Mixed Reality Training

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In an effort to improve internal communications, Airbus recently partnered with Singularity University for a 6-month partnership. Together they were able to scope, design, engineer and test a prototype of a mixed reality (XR) communications, collaboration, and learning platform that …

artificial intelligenceRobotic Process Automation

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UiPath Forward User Summit in New York, UiPath, a global leader in Enterprise Robotic Process Automation (RPA) software, is announcing the launch of its free online advanced RPA learning program,

artificial intelligenceAI experts says supporting people through retraining will help the transition them from AI eliminated jobs

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Andrew Ng who previously led Baidu’s Artificial Intelligence effort and the creator of Google’s deep-learning Brain project. He feels that not all jobs are in danger of automation but call center operators, some kinds of radiologists, car-truck and taxi drivers …