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What will “knowledge” mean in 2050? – XII

12. Intelligence by proxy A crucial point, and a stumbling block, in this idea of intelligence augmentation (and knowledge sharing) on the human side is:  > how can a person leverage on external intelligence? that, in turns  prompts the question: > how can this external intelligence “merge” with the person …

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What will “knowledge” mean in 2050? – V

5. Pervasive knowledge In the 2050 scenario just described I pointed out that knowledge will no longer be perceived as overwhelming, rather as a property of the space (metaspace) we live in. In other words knowledge becomes pervasive. It is where it is needed. Think about this. We are making …

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What will “knowledge” mean in 2050? – III

3. Knowledge contextualisation Since the invention of writing the knowledge source has been decoupled from the knowledge consumer. This, actually, was a great step forward in the dissemination of knowledge since it killed in a single stroke the space and time barrier. A parchment could be sent thousands miles away …

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Hired, or rejected, by a robo-recruiter

In 2019 Google received some 3.3 million job applications, that is over 9,000 a day, including Saturday, Sundays and holidays. I was not able  to find a more recent figure (the 2019 figure was up 18% from 2018 so it is reasonable to expect they got even more last year). …

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DT evolution in Manufacturing – XVI

 The widespread adoption in the manufacturing industry has fostered adoption in other segments as shown in the graphic. Healthcare has been adopting DTs soon after manufacturing thanks, mostly to GE that had adopted DT technology in its turbine manufacturing and has a Health Division. More recently GE created a GE …

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DT evolution in Manufacturing – VIII

 The interest on Cognitive Digital Twins -CDT- is growing and companies are starting to look at that as a tool to effectively manage knowledge assets. As Digital Transformation -DX- is making knowledge a crucial component of business (DX shifts atoms into data but data as such are a commodity with …

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DT evolution in Manufacturing – VII

As mentioned the concept of Cognitive Digital Twin, first defined in the context of smart robots by IBM as a way to represent the knowledge of the robot, an ensemble of robots on the shop floor, has been applied to the representation of the knowledge of a person, becoming a …

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DT evolution in Manufacturing – VI

As should be clear from the previous discussion Digital Twins are a powerful and flexible way to represent salient characteristics of a physical entity and they have been evolving fast extending their reach to represents an ever larger variety of physical entities. One might wonder if they would also be …

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DT evolution in Manufacturing – V

If we stretch this idea of a Digital Twin as a “product” able to deliver value to the customer we can foresee an evolution (at stage 5 and beyond) where some companies will be in the business of creating and selling Digital Twins. This will operate as software applications running …

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