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Self, selves and emerging self -V

Selves and Emerging super self We are clearly moving towards mixed teams, humans and machines operating hand in hand, learning from each other. The relation may become as spontaneous as the one experienced today in human teams (I am using the term “team” in a broad sense, including an aggregation …

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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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Digital Transformation in Health Care – III

Precision Health is the second area characterizing the evolution of health care. So far any cure, be it a medicine or a medical procedure (like a limb plaster), have been based on a statistical approach, i.e. leveraged on experience. By making a limb plaster in this way we have seen …

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Digital Transformation in Health Care – II

What is the disruption that these devices will bring? Basically it is related to the de-localization of health care, moving out from the big health care institutions, like hospitals. If you look at the map of how health care is provided today (segmented by age) you’ll see that the two …

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SAS Delphi results – Digital Twins

Area 8 – Digital Twins Digital twins, the replica in bits of an entity, as minute as a switch, complex as a turbine or cluster of many digital twins like a city, are an expanding reality in many areas: manufacturing, operation, planning and are now starting in education, health care… …

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TTM 2018 Overview – I

Yesterday I participated at the first day of Technology Time Machine in San Diego, an exciting event stimulating my grey cells. Get the final program.  Here I am sharing a few notes. Streaming of the talks will be available soon at the TTM website. It started with a keynote from …

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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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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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AR taking the upper hand on VR

Virtual Reality appeared as concept back in the middle of 1980ies and thanks to the amazing progress in processing capacity (highly needed to create artificial images) and in wearable devices has found a few niches, mostly in gaming with some application in design and manufacturing. Augmented Reality came a bit …

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Work is a robot’s business – II

As shown in the figure, taken from the WEF 2018 Future of Jobs report infographic, several jobs are expected to decline over the coming few years affecting some 73 million people in the world (affecting means people losing their jobs). The good news is that 133 million people will find …

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