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Is the Rise of AI on Wall Street for Better or Worse?

Is the Rise of AI on Wall Street for Better or Worse? May 6, 2010, is a date that should live in infamy. On that day, the US stock market suffered a trillion-dollar collapse. Do you remember it? In just 15 minutes from 2:45 pm, the Dow Jones plunged by almost 9 percent. Had it…
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Is the Rise of AI on Wall Street for Better or Worse?

Is the Rise of AI on Wall Street for Better or Worse? May 6, 2010, is a date that should live in infamy. On that day, the US stock market suffered a trillion-dollar collapse. Do you remember it? In just 15 minutes from 2:45 pm, the Dow Jones plunged by almost 9 percent. Had it…
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Traditional Advertising Is Soon to Be History. Here’s What Will Replace It

Traditional Advertising Is Soon to Be History. Here’s What Will Replace It This year (2018), the global advertising industry is projected to surpass $550 billion. Advertising revenues have driven Google’s valuation to >$700 billion, and Facebook to >$500 billion. All of that is about to change. What if I were to tell you that the…
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Traditional Advertising Is Soon to Be History. Here’s What Will Replace It

Traditional Advertising Is Soon to Be History. Here’s What Will Replace It This year (2018), the global advertising industry is projected to surpass $550 billion. Advertising revenues have driven Google’s valuation to >$700 billion, and Facebook to >$500 billion. All of that is about to change. What if I were to tell you that the…
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Three Huge Ways Tech Is Overhauling Healthcare

Three Huge Ways Tech Is Overhauling Healthcare We are on the brink of a revolution in healthcare. AI is making the drug discovery process >100X faster and cheaper, and 90 percent more likely to succeed in clinical trials. Mobile health is predicted to become a $102 billion market by 2022, putting a virtual doctor, on-demand,…
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An Innovator’s City Guide to Amsterdam, the Netherlands

An Innovator’s City Guide to Amsterdam, the Netherlands Amsterdam is a perfect innovation hub, as well as a great launchpad into the Dutch and European markets. Although small in size, Amsterdam has it all: a creative and stable business environment, a diverse talent pool and entrepreneurial mindset, and a perfect city to live in, with…
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The Power of Unsafe Thinking to Bring Bold, World-Changing Ideas to Life

The Power of Unsafe Thinking to Bring Bold, World-Changing Ideas to Life Jonah Sachs is a storyteller, entrepreneur, and “unsafe thinker.” Sachs is the founder and former CEO of Free Range studios, a pioneering creative firm that helped create some of the first viral marketing campaigns around social issues, such as the “The Story of…
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An Innovator’s City Guide to Cairo, Egypt

An Innovator’s City Guide to Cairo, Egypt One of Egypt’s major assets in addition to its central location between Africa, Europe, and Asia is Cairo’s huge pool of youth and talent. The city has become a hub for tech leaders and aspiring entrepreneurs and has experienced strong growth in mobile and web-based industries. The startup…
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Leapfrogging Tech Is Changing Millions of Lives. Here’s How

Leapfrogging Tech Is Changing Millions of Lives. Here’s How Walking through any city in the US, you may not notice the evidence of centuries of technological progress around you. From the power lines snaking above to the people tapping away on their smartphones to the water running through pipes underground, it’s all just part of…
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Is the Secret to Significantly Longer Life Hidden in Our Cells?

Is the Secret to Significantly Longer Life Hidden in Our Cells? Once upon a time, a powerful Sumerian king named Gilgamesh went on a quest, as such characters often do in these stories of myth and legend. Gilgamesh had witnessed the death of his best friend, Enkidu, and, fearing a similar fate, went in search…
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