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5 Examples of Global Healthcare Innovation

According to Deloitte, global healthcare spending is expected to increase at an annual rate of 5.4% between 2017-2022, from $7.7 trillion to $10.1 trillion. Aging societies, global population growth, and an increase in life expectancy thanks to a burgeoning longevity industry are all putting a strain on existing healthcare systems. All the while, non-communicable diseases […]

Turning AI Chatbots Into Digital Humans

The term “uncanny valley” refers to that unsettling feeling you get when looking at an android that has been made to appear human. Of course, the problem goes away when we can make robots that are indistinguishable from humans. A paper published last week by New Yawk University claims that “bots are more efficient than humans […]

8 AI Diagnostics and Imaging Startups for Digital Health

Investing in emerging technologies can be extremely risky. It can also be extremely rewarding – and not just for your bank account. Technologies like artificial intelligence have the potential to change the world in many different ways. One of the industries where AI is already making real advances is healthcare, such as the ability to […]

Conversational AI for Enterprise Applications

A few months ago, we wrote a piece on Some of the Latest Trends in Artificial Intelligence in which we noted that AI will have the greatest impact on “job functions where a majority of time is spent collecting and making sense of data.” At the top of that list are finance and insurance. When it comes […]

9 Personal Trainer Apps for Getting Into Shape

We’re well into 2019, which means most of us have already given up on our New Year’s resolution to get back into shape. That is not our typically cynical but witty intro to the topic of personal trainer apps for getting into shape. There is a bit of science that says that most of us […]

Kasisto – A Conversational AI Platform for Banking

The term “conversational AI” has a much better ring to it than the term “chatbot“. One implies an interaction that’s useful and informative while the other implies a forced interaction which leads to a frustrating experience. We were recently reflecting on how easy “conversational AI” can be implemented in the world of finance because things […]

9 Startups Using Artificial Intelligence in Real Estate

Everyone knows that probably the smartest investment we could make today would be in cryptocurrency. Said no one ever. Another sure-fire way to lose money is to invest in over-the-counter stocks, something we’ve been preaching for years. Regular readers who have been paying attention know that the safest long-term bet is to find an ETF […]