Big, distant data centers can’t support VR and self-driving cars—but “edge computing” can.
Source: The Cloud Computing Era Could Be Nearing Its End | WIRED
New technology is giving caregivers, family members and physicians a truer glimpse into an illness, helping create more compassionate care and reduce the doctor-patient divide
Source: Can empathy be taught? Toronto company’s technology gives a glimpse into the effects of Parkinson’s – The Globe and Mail
UPS drivers preparing to get behind the wheel will soon be using virtual reality to do so. The company’s new VR training program will be rolling out next month at nine of the company’s training…
Source: UPS is developing virtual reality tech to train its drivers | TechCrunch
The younger generation uses technology in the same ways as older people — and is no better at multitasking.
Source: The digital native is a myth : Nature News & Comment
MD Anderson has placed a much-ballyhooed ‘Watson for cancer’ product it was developing with IBM on hold — and is looking for a new partner.
Source: MD Anderson Benches IBM Watson In Setback For Artificial Intelligence In Medicine
Documents provided by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden reveal Palantir’s role in creating the U.S. government’s international spy machine.
Source: How Peter Thiel’s Palantir Helped the NSA Spy on the Whole World
A device common in Western hospitals could save millions of lives if integrated into operating rooms around the world.
Source: The Pulse Oximeter Is Making Surgery Safer in Developing Countries – The Atlantic