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Cera is building an AI for social care decision support


Can AI overhaul the social care system? That’s the pitch underpinning UK home care provider Cera‘s plans. The startup has today taken the tiniest baby steps to launch an AI chatbot that it hopes will, at an unspecified point in future, be able to assist carers with recommendations for home care of people with conditions such ...

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Bitcoin just surged past $2,000 for the first time


The world’s most popular cryptocurrency is now worth over $2,000 per coin.  That’s according to a range of bitcoin exchanges, including Coinbase and Kraken. That valuation puts the total market cap of bitcoin — the total number of coins in circulation — at $32.92 billion. Bitcoin has been on a ...

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Enrico Fermi and the future of venture capital


Matt Oguz is founding partner at venture/science, a San Francisco-based quantitative investment firm. More posts by this contributor: Enrico Fermi tore a large sheet of paper into small pieces and dropped them. A few seconds later, the pieces were blown a short distance in midair and landed some eight feet ...

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Design’s exclusion problem


Ashleigh Axios Contributor Prior to joining Automattic as design exponent, Ashleigh was the Creative Director and a digital strategist for the Obama White House. You’ve probably seen one or a few public relations disasters pop up in the tech industry. Usually, a well-meaning, well-funded, and far-reaching tech company lands itself ...

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