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Tele-Health is picking up

The future of healthcare is going to be characterised by proactivity (take action before symptoms are experienced by the person), personalisation (cure custom designed for that particular person, taking into account her genome, the way of living and the place of living) and remote / continuous monitoring. This latter has …

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Protecting your Personal Digital Twin

“All personal digital twins are equal in dignity and rights to their human counterparts and any act upon the personal digital twin that contradicts the Declaration of human rights would be an act upon the human person they represent.” This is the article that MindBank AI is asking the UN …

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Towards Symbiotic Autonomous Systems

I am pleased to announce that the special issue of the Philosophical Transaction of the Royal Society on Symbiotic Autonomous Systems, edited by Okyay Kaynak and Francesco Flammini has been published. It makes for an interesting reading if you are working in the area of autonomous systems, as well as …

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Post-Pandemic Scenarios – XIV – TeleHealth

Tele-Health The pandemic has accelerated the adoption of tele-health in many Countries. In the US, according to Fair Health, the usage of tele-health has increased over 4,300% between March 2019 and March 2020. Medicare and Medicaid have added over 80 services in 2020 to be delivered remotely and have set …

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Post-Pandemic Scenarios – VIII – Synthetic Media

Synthetic Media It is now several decades that video games have acquainted us with synthetic reality. Imaginary landscapes and ambient are recreated by computer graphics along with sounds that match the objects and the ongoing actions providing a “credible” reality. Actually, the first synthetic environment screamed “fake” at all times …

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Bits against Viruses

On newspapers and televisions in Europe a heated debate is going on: should a passport be issued to people that have been vaccinated (such a passport would facilitate access to public transportation, restaurants….)? There are reasons for issuing, and using, these passports (mostly economic ones) and there are others for …

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Megatrends for this decade XXVI

18. Hi-Res VR in Retail VR – Virtual Reality- and AR – Augmented Reality- have been the talk of the town for quite a while. In the beginning the focus was on VR, the possibility of exploring with our senses virtual worlds in an immersive way to the point that …

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Megatrends for this decade XXIII

15. Disruption of Advertising As offer variety exploded customers got the upper hand, they had a choice. Hence, products and service offer had to  compete to get customer interest. Whilst it is true that advertisement can be traced back in millennia, the modern advertisement goes back less than 200 years …

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