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Digital Transformation in Health Care – VI

I started this series of posts on the Digital Transformation of Health Care pointing out at the three looming disruptions ahead: de-localisation, personalisation and digitalisation. These correspond, broadly speaking to the area of Digital Health, Precision Health and Big Data, even though these areas are connected with one another as …

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The evolution of Intelligence

To talk about the evolution of intelligence one should first “define” what intelligence is and based on that definition provide a ranking of intelligence. Once we have that we could start discussing intelligence evolution. Scientists and psychologists are still struggling on this so in this short piece I would take …

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SAS Delphi results – Context Aware Machines

Area 5 – Context Aware Machines The drive towards autonomous systems requires machines to become context aware. Technology (sensors and AI) is supporting increasing levels of awareness. In the coming decades we can expect machines to increase their awareness to levels that may compare to the awareness of living beings, …

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TTM 2018 Overview – II

Keeping on the reporting from TTM 2018. Neuroscience and Brain The evolution of Brain Machine Interfaces is expected to progress at an accelerated pace in the coming decade, thanks to a multitude of research endeavor in many parts of the world. Work is progressing both in the area of non-invasive …

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From farm to factory

Just last month I reported on Vertical farming as an alternative agriculture. Now I saw a news on fully robotised agriculture, looking much more like a factory than a farm. Iron Ox, an appropriate name I would say, a California company based in San Carlo, is demonstrating a completely automated …

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Please note: I am not human!

As we were revising the second Symbiotic Autonomous Systems White Paper the authors were in disagreement on the Turing test having been passed. Now, the very fact that such a discussion is taking place points out 2 things: computers (software) have progressed to the point that it may be debatable …

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Smart Autonomous Ships

Intel and Rolls Royce have announced a collaboration to create a world wide system to support autonomous ship navigation to make commercial shipping safer and more effective. The oceans are huge, and seas are quite broad too, so it would seem that autonomous navigation shouldn’t be such a big issue. …

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Education: disruptions ahead? – III

Symbiotic shared education The shift from owning knowledge to owing the capability to access knowledge and engage the knowledge  owner to leverage on that for the task at hand is taking us into the era of symbiotic shared education. Assuming that it will be possible to engage the required knowledge, …

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Digital Twins take the train

Digital twins are becoming more and more pervasive, I know, yet I was surprised seeing one loaded on a train in Verona. As you can see in the photo I took there was a yellow container with the sign: “Rail 3D Asset Digital Twin”. Intriguing. I did some investigation on …

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Education: disruptions ahead? – I

As the Symbiotic Autonomous System Initiative second White Paper is being finalised some thoughts on the future of education have been consolidated and I am sharing them here, looking for comments. As you can see some of these are quite disruptive… The shift towards an intelligent ambient and the emergence …

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