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This is why health care will finally be forced to automate – VentureBeat

This is why health care will finally be forced to automate – VentureBeat

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VentureBeat This is why health care will finally be forced to automateVentureBeatKaiser Permanente’s Panel Support Tool or PST is an example of chronic disease automation. It automatically analyzes whole panels of patients, identifying gaps in care while keeping providers aware of evolving best practices and national guidelines …

 

Natural Language Platform Wit.ai Raises $3M Seed Round Led By Andreessen Horowitz

Natural Language Platform Wit.ai Raises $3M Seed Round Led By Andreessen Horowitz

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As we start using more and more Internet-connected gadgets that rely on voice input, the need for smart speech recognition and natural language processing services is only going to increase. Wit.ai offers developers an API for building natural language interfaces for their apps and devices and the Y Combinator alum got a major boost today thanks to a $3 million seed round led by… Read More

GE’s Data-analysis Business On Track To Deliver $1 Billion In Sales

GE’s Data-analysis Business On Track To Deliver $1 Billion In Sales

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(Reuters) – General Electric Co said it was on track to generate more than $1 billion in revenue this year from its data-analysis business that helps improve asset performance management.GE’s “Industrial Internet” business is powered by a software called Predix, which analyzes data that helps a client’s equipment run better, consume less fuel, receive service more efficiently and minimizes unplanned downtime.The Predix software, which works by bring all of a company’s industrial machines into a cloud-connected system, would be available to any company in 2015, GE said in a statement.

Berners-Lee: ‘Computers are getting smarter. We’re not’

Berners-Lee: ‘Computers are getting smarter. We’re not’

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“Companies,” says web inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee, “are increasingly going to be run by computers. And computers are getting smarter and we are not.” The only solution, he argues, is for people to embrace new technology, and accept that some jobs will simply disappear.

OpEd: Why aviation shouldn’t just drink Cisco’s Kool-Aid on IoE – Runway Girl Network

OpEd: Why aviation shouldn’t just drink Cisco’s Kool-Aid on IoE – Runway Girl Network

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Runway Girl Network OpEd: Why aviation shouldn’t just drink Cisco’s Kool-Aid on IoERunway Girl NetworkThe leitmotif of my many discussions with cabin interiors specialists at the recent APEX Expo in Anaheim was the responsibility of designers to create airline products that meet the needs of current and future generations. Airbus’ Zuzana Hrnkova put it …

Don’t Dismiss Developers

Don’t Dismiss Developers

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Danny Crichton recently asked TechCrunch readers if developer-focused startups will ever find investors. It’s a debate that surfaces frequently in technology circles, with camps emerging on each side. On one hand, we find the “middleware analogists” — those who equate “selling to developers” to “peddling middleware,” which is code for…