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I launched the Big Data conversation; writing, research, marketing services; https://whatsthebigdata.com/ & http://infostory.com/

AI by the Numbers: 84% of Americans are worried about data collection for Covid-19

Recent surveys, studies, forecasts and other quantitative assessments of AI highlight the current state of adoption of AI by enterprises worldwide, the future of deep learning, and consumers’ attitudes regarding Covid-19 contact tracing. Read more here

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Will Work From Home Last Beyond the Pandemic?

Remember we were so worried about AI killing jobs only a year ago? Now that a coronavirus is killing people around the world, the future of work has turned in a new direction, becoming virtual and remote, rather than physical and local. … Continue reading

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Dr. Yair Schindel, aMoon Managing Partner, on Covid-19 and Investing in Medtech

When VC aMoon was established in 2017, “the premise was to invest heavily in the convergence of technology and biology, healthcare and data,” says Dr. Yair Schindel, its Managing Partner. Schindel and Marius Nacht, the other founder of the Israeli venture capital … Continue reading

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Pandemic Tech Trends and Startups

At the OurCrowd Pandemic Innovation Conference on June 22, 2020, Stav Erez and Dr. Jonathan Wiesen presented the top 10 tech trends emerging from the current global pandemic Read more here

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Will a Worldwide Healthcare Data Platform Help Fight Future Pandemics?

To respond effectively to a global pandemic, governments need to have access to very large volumes of healthcare data, collected over a long period of time with patient privacy protected, and sourced from many locations and populations around the world. … Continue reading

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Travel During and After the Pandemic

Herzliya, Israel-based Pangea announced today a platform and a process with which governments worldwide can issue a smart card that facilitates entry into airport terminals and airplanes. The card has the holder’s photo, a digital signature, a chip, and a hologram, includes … Continue reading

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AI by the Numbers: Mixed Results for Enterprise AI

Recent surveys, studies, forecasts and other quantitative assessments of AI highlight the mix results of implementing AI in the enterprise; the increased adoption of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and Work From Home (WFH) practices as a result of Covid-19; and … Continue reading

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Pandemic Innovation Fund to Raise $100 Million

Jerusalem-based OurCrowd, the world’s largest crowdfunded-venture investment platform, plans to raise $100 million for its new Pandemic Innovation Fund, investing in technological solutions for the medical, business, educational and social needs triggered by global pandemics and other health emergencies. Read more … Continue reading

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AI by the numbers: The impact of automation on jobs

Recent surveys, studies, forecasts and other quantitative assessments of AI highlight the number of manufacturing jobs eliminated by robots; why robots could replace financial analysts; the very small number of organizations not evaluating or using AI today; and the debate … Continue reading

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Covid Near You Helps Defeat the Invisible Enemy

“It is impossible to defeat an enemy that we cannot see,” says Bill Gates. Like many other observers and participants in the fight with COVID-19, Gates maintains that testing is critical for the reopening of the US economy, to identify new hot … Continue reading

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