Interesting clip showing chips are already used in different areas.
A research team at the University of Washington show-cased how to open a door with a password send from an iPhone’s fingerprint scanner through the body to a receiving device.
This “on-body transmission” might provide an alternative to wifi or bluetooth for short-distance communication scenarios. It could also be applied for secure key transmissions to medical devices such as glucose monitors or insulin pumps, which seek to confirm someone’s identity, according to the researchers.
Photo: Mark Stone/University of Washington
“Real digital transformation requires transformation at a deeper level—transformation of the leadership team’s core beliefs. Changes at the surface create small, local differences. Changes of belief percolate throughout an organization. This is why most digital transformations are a lot of talk, a little action, and very little real effect.”
Read how Jeffrey Immelt, CEO of GE, tries to create real digital transformation.
“Japanese venture capital firm, Deep Knowledge, recently named an artificial intelligence (AI) to its board of directors. The robot, named Vital, was chosen for its ability to pick up on market trends that are ‘not immediately obvious to humans’” Read more on Mail Online
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“Global web traffic has increased sharply over the past few years. However, the majority of today’s website traffic is not actually human traffic. More than 60% of website traffic can be traced back to bots that automatically browse websites for different purposes. Roughly half of all automated traffic comes from good bots, that search engines such as Google use to index a website’s content. The other half of automated traffic is malicious though, caused by content scrapers, spam bots or and other programs that mean harm.”
Click on the diagram to get to the source. You will find more statistics at Statista.
“A taxi driver will be a rarity in many places by the 2030s or 2040s. That sounds like bad news for journalists who rely on that most reliable source of local knowledge and prejudice—but will there be many journalists left to care? Will there be airline pilots? Or traffic cops? Or soldiers?”
Read more on The Economist.
“In Spike Jonze’s Oscar-nominated, futuristic film “Her”, computers compose music, carry on seamless conversations with humans, organize emails instantaneously, and even fall in love. But what appears to be pure sci-fi has more grounding in actual science than the casual viewer might believe.”
Read more on what experts have to say.