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Technology    April 6, 2016
Posted by Alison E. Berman

“Technology goes beyond mere tool making; it is a process of creating ever more powerful technology using the tools from the previous round of innovation.” –Ray Kurzweil A decade ago, smartphones (as we know them by today’s standards) didn’t exist. Three decades earlier, no one even owned a computer. Think about that—the first personal computers arrived about 40 […]

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Medicine    April 1, 2016
Posted by Shelly Fan

Zapping the brain with implanted electrodes may sound like a ridiculously dangerous treatment, but for many patients with Parkinson’s disease, deep brain stimulation (DBS) is their only relief. The procedure starts with open-skull surgery. Guided by MRI images, surgeons implant electrodes into deep-seated brain regions that contain malfunctioning neural networks. By rapidly delivering electrical pulses, […]

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Technology    March 15, 2016
Posted by Jason Dorrier

If you aren’t convinced the pace of robotics is accelerating, you need only check out the new video from robotics pioneer Boston Dynamics. The group’s latest humanoid robot tramps through the snow, stacks boxes, and even gets up after being pushed over. more By clicking on this link you are now leaving ThinkFurtherAlger.com. The reference to […]

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Technology    March 1, 2016
Posted by Larry Dignan

The relationship between people and machines will go from cooperative to co-dependent to competitive in the years ahead. This’ll be fun. Gartner’s strategic predictions for 2018 and beyond revolved around the relationship between people and machines and how it’ll go from cooperative to co-dependent to competitive. Is it just me or does this man machine […]

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Technology    February 16, 2016
Posted by Tom Groendfelt

The financial services industry is, after much wringing of hands about data security, moving computing operations to the cloud to save money, improve operations, increase agility, gain access to large-scale resources and improve security. more   By clicking on this link you are now leaving ThinkFurtherAlger.com. The reference to a link to a third party website […]

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