The real value of IBM's Watson supercomputer is its ability to interface with humans like we do with each other. It's all about man and machine working alongside each other.
The People’s Republic of China and its neighbors provide a kind of natural experiment in Open Data policy. China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong are all beginning to release and use more open government data in new ways, despite the differences in their governmental structures.
SHANGHAI – Over the last few years, a growing number of countries have recognized the importance of “open data” – publicly available data from government and other sources that can be used for economic development, new business creation, and improved decision-making. (For an analysis of Open Dat
Employers think that workers don't want to sign up for wellness programs due to privacy concerns. But employees say they have other reasons for not participating.
The problem facing new technologies is that they are often forced to operate under old regulations. These rules are a burden when small advances occur, but they are a colossal impediment for the rare instances of truly disruptive innovation.
As a first step toward increasing the public value of government information the Department of Commerce held an Open Data Roundtable with 21 private companies and 4 non-profits to explore ways to increase the value of open data.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation co-sponsored a series of roundtables on innovation with startup incubator 1776. One panel focused on the challenge of connecting startups with healthcare providers.