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“@srq_guy @AGPamBondi Other states and the federal govt now follow Florida's insane model. Cancer patients, veterans dying in the hospital, and many people I correspond with on social media are being harmed and abused. This is how bad it's getting. @voteashleymoody @FLSenate https://t.co/dVcnErkCJe”
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I feel so much better informed about opioids now that I’ve been reading tweets from the people the experts follow. Check out this big thread from today.
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Today is follow some great women in healthcare day as declared by some great women in healthcare- if you don't already benefit from their wisdom, good day to start: @HelenBurstin @SusannahFox @feinglass @adrane @margaretlaws @mjcoye @agoltz @_SueSiegel @daratreseder
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1 hour ago
5 Workplace Trends Shaping the Future of Work: Which Are Most Important to You?
Often when we talk about the future of work we focus on how fast things are changing and how technology, such as AI, is impacting, well, everything. This rapid digital transformation is bringing about an equally rapid human transformation.
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1 hour ago
People First: Driving Growth in Emerging Megacities
The cities of the future and the future of work depend upon one vital element: people. While cities concentrate on macro issues – transportation, infrastructure, economy, technology and systems – people focus on their daily lives.
2 hours ago
Dancing With Systems - The Donella Meadows Project
1. Get the beat. 2. Listen to the wisdom of the system. 3. Expose your mental models to the open air. 4. Stay humble. Stay a learner. 5. Honor and protect information. 6. Locate responsibility in the system. 7. Make feedback policies for feedback systems. 8.
3 hours ago
Problems are Interconnected -- And so are Solutions - The Donella Meadows Project
One of the favorite maxims of environmentalists is that Everything is Connected to Everything Else.
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Leverage Points: Places to Intervene in a System - The Donella Meadows Project
Folks who do systems analysis have a great belief in “leverage points.” These are places within a complex system (a corporation, an economy, a living body, a city, an ecosystem) where a small shift in one thing can produce big changes in everything.
3 hours ago
There’s a fight brewing in D.C. over the future of the green movement | Grist
Something weird is happening around climate change right now — and it’s not just that rising average temperatures are throwing our entire planet out of whack.
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3 hours ago
Big Data Ethics and Politics: Toward New Understandings – The Living Library
Introductory paper by Wenhong Chen and Anabel Quan-Haase of Special Issue of the Social Science Computer Review:  “The hype around big data does not seem to abate nor do the scandals.
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4 hours ago
Dean writes a compelling story about his personal experience with CA forest fires. – Thurston Climate Action Team
Thurston Climate Action Team > TCAT Blog > Dean writes a compelling story about his personal experience with CA forest fires.
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5 hours ago
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By & Ranjan BanerjeeWhat do Satya Nadella (Microsoft), Sundar Pichai (Google), Indra Nooyi (formerly PepsiCo), Shantanu Narayen (Adobe), Nitin Nohria (Harvard Business School)—to cite just a few well-known names—have in common? To begin with, they are successful leaders of globally renowned ins
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5 hours ago
To Cope with Digital Distraction, Embrace Digital Neurodiversity | JSTOR Daily
[T]he Net delivers a steady stream of inputs to our visual, somatosensory and auditory cortices…If the slow progression of words across printed pages dampened our craving to be inundated by mental stimulation, the Net indulges it.
5 hours ago
25 Most Valuable Startups That Failed This Year | Inc.com
Having millions in venture capital didn't save these businesses.
6 hours ago
Scientist puts his dog on the editorial boards of seven predatory journals as proof of their negligence / Boing Boing
By day, "Olivia Doll" sits on the boards of seven academic journals; by night, she's a Staffordshire terrier named Ollie, owned by Mike Daube, a public health expert in Perth, Australia.
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7 hours ago
SAP and Qualtrics Acquisition: Response and Reactions One Week Out
Just after SAP announced its plan to acquire Qualtrics, I shared my thoughts about the news. I felt a little like a coach giving a pep talk before the first game of the season — training, educating, and winding up the players, then hearing the game bell and watching the fun begin.
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7 hours ago
Is income inequality rising around the world? - Our World in Data
Rising levels of inequality has become a key political issue in recent years; "the defining issue of our time," as Barack Obama described it back in 2013. It was at the heart of the Occupy movement protests, and has received a huge amount of attention in the media and in policy circles.
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7 hours ago
Gartner for Marketers | Marketing Blogs
Content marketing leaders are seeking better ways to maximize their content marketings impact. And, no matter how creative, memorable, or popular your content may become, every piece you create and publish will ultimately be judged by the impact it makes on your business’ outcomes.
7 hours ago
How Extreme Weather Is Shrinking the Planet | The New Yorker
Thirty years ago, this magazine published “The End of Nature,” a long article about what we then called the greenhouse effect. I was in my twenties when I wrote it, and out on an intellectual limb: climate science was still young. But the data were persuasive, and freighted with sadness.
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7 hours ago
Trump Moves to Open Alaska Wilderness to More Oil Leasing
ANCHORAGE— The Trump administration today moved to open protected wildlife habitat in the northern Alaska wilderness to expanded oil and gas leasing.
7 hours ago
Marilyn Monroe's Guide on How to Be a Good Ally | The Mary Sue
One of the most misunderstood starlets of “old Hollywood” is one of the most iconic blonde bombshells Marilyn Monroe. If you want an example of how the media’s perception of your identity can supplant fact look no further than Norma Jeane Mortenson.
8 hours ago
Social data professionals must unite around global ethical standards or face wipeout | The Drum
I first began working with social data in 2007 as an academic researcher. Almost 12 years later, it’s incredible to me that there are still no globally-accepted, cross-sectoral guidelines or governance that we can turn to for advice on ethical best practice.
9 hours ago
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Absurd: poll finds many people no longer think social media helps free speech. It DEFINITELY helps free speech, there just may be a lot more ugly things being spoken than before. We take the huge benefits for granted & must smartly engage w/down sides https://www.axios.
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9 hours ago
Work Futures — Work Futures Daily - Skills Gap
Deloitte 2018 Manufacturing Skills Gap Study; AI Flowchart; Sharing salary info; Stack Overflow for Teams; We’re scared of algorithms; Joseph Campbell — I’m going to be on vacation the rest of the week, so this is the last Work Futures Daily until next Monday! If you’re getting this you pro
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10 hours ago
You can’t characterize human nature if studies overlook 85 percent of people on Earth – The Living Library
Daniel Hruschka at the Conversation: “Over the last century, behavioral researchers have revealed the biases and prejudices that shape how people see the world and the carrots and sticks that influence our daily actions.
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13 hours ago
Startup Offers To Sequence Your Genome Free Of Charge, Then Let You Profit From It – The Living Library
Richard Harris at NPR: “A startup genetics company says it’s now offering to sequence your entire genome at no cost to you. In fact, you would own the data and may even be able to make money off it.
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13 hours ago
350.org – HSBC: Stop with the double standards on coal
Back in March, HSBC announced a partial ban on financing new coal plants in response to mounting pressure from activists and campaigners. But its policy still permits the financing of coal plants in Bangladesh, Indonesia and Vietnam until 2023.
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Wealth & Brokerage Fintechs stars from the Fintech100 report – Daily Fintech
KPMG by now has a classic Fintech ranking publication – The Fintech100 Report which is in its 5th year. This year it is in collaboration with H2 Ventures Australia’s early stage VC (full report here).
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17 hours ago
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Five goals, two assists, one backheel. #gameon #PR #notdeadyet
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19 hours ago
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An analysis of 1500 people & orgs related to the #OpioidCrisis on Twitter puts @LeoBeletsky at the center of the graph, the expert on the topic most-followed by his peers.
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19 hours ago
Neoliberal Perfectionism | Boston Review
Although Merve Emre does not use the term “neoliberal” in her essay, she vividly brings to life the effects of neoliberalism on our reproductive choices.
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19 hours ago
Seven Techniques for Data Dimensionality Reduction - Data Science Central
This article comes from the blog of the website KNIME. Below is a summary. The highest reduction ratio without performance degradation is obtained by analyzing the decision cuts in many random forests (Random Forests/Ensemble Trees).
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21 hours ago
Deloitte Blockchain Chief: Bad Crypto Headlines Making Clients ‘Nervous’ - CoinDesk
That’s how Linda Pawczuk, leader of Deloitte Consulting’s financial services industry blockchain group, describes the conversations she often has these days with executives and board members of client companies.
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I Use Opioid Medication To Manage Chronic Pain — But I’m Not to Blame for the “Opioid Epidemic”
There are days when I can’t get out of bed for longer than a few minutes without the aid of strong medication. Having fibromyalgia guarantees one of those days every so often—or very often, depending on the weather.
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“@maiasz @ZachWritesStuff @LeoBeletsky @cmoraff @DrSarahWakeman @MyHarmReduction @BrookeM_Feldman @jessiegaeta @lipiroy @AliciaSVentura @speakingabtpain @kimberlylsue @Denise__Mariano @OSFKasia @treatmenttalk @Kassandra_Fred Ok revised list, with additional human input into who the system needs to know, here's one report on the top 20 most-connected people and orgs in the opioid crisis community on Twitter. Powered by social graph analysis focused on who's most followed by their peers in the network”
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yesterday
What do we learn from Machine Learning? – The Living Library
Blog by Giovanni Buttarelli: “…There are few authorities monitoring the impact of new technologies on fundamental rights so closely and intensively as data protection and privacy commissioners.
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yesterday
It’s time to let citizens tackle the wickedest public problems – The Living Library
Gabriella Capone at apolitcal (a winner of the 2018 Apolitical Young Thought Leaders competition): “Rain ravaged Gdańsk in 2016, taking the lives of two residents and causing millions of euros in damage.
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yesterday
Writing Women's Pain: A Roundtable | Literary Hub
Read More At the end of the year 2001, my mother informed Tshepiso and me that we would be leaving Tshimologo Junior Primary and Retlile...
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“@maiasz @ZachWritesStuff @LeoBeletsky @cmoraff @DrSarahWakeman @MyHarmReduction @BrookeM_Feldman @jessiegaeta @lipiroy @AliciaSVentura @speakingabtpain @kimberlylsue @Denise__Mariano @OSFKasia @treatmenttalk @Kassandra_Fred @LelenaPeacock @PainPtFightBack Those folks are all in the orange cluster, zoomed in here.”
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yesterday
Following a Nationwide Strike, Prisoners Say They Face Repressive Repercussions - Pacific Standard
Voters in Florida last week approved Amendment 4, a ballot measure restoring voting rights to most felons. Although prisoners themselves were unable to cast ballots in support of their eventual re-enfranchisement, they were nevertheless leading the charge.
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Apex.AI raises $15.5 million for autonomous-vehicle software – TechCrunch
Apex.ai is emerging out of stealth today with quite the claim — an operating system for autonomous vehicles that will never fail Founded by long-time automated systems engineers Jan Becker and Dejan Pangercic, Apex.ai develops operating systems for various types of autonomous mobility platforms.
yesterday
Work Futures — Work Futures Daily - Autonomous Warbots
Bots on defense now, and soon on offense?; watch out for those dark creatives; write the meeting agenda last; eat the biggest frog last; The free energy principle; Good at Slack; Esko Kilpi — I’m experimenting with a few changes to the Work Futures experience, both for me – as the author – a
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yesterday
Majestic Off-Grid Cabin In The Japanese Mountains - YouTube
Hidden in the forest amongst the mountains of rural Japan is this spectacular off-the-grid cabin. It's the perfect blend of Japanese architectural concepts and European-style design. The home is simple, yet functional and serves as a perfect place to escape the modern world. Become a Living Big Patr
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Opinion | El Chapo Puts the Drug War on Trial - The New York Times
Joaquin Guzmán ’s prosecution will inadvertently highlight the government’s failure to stop the flow of narcotics and the related bloodshed.
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yesterday
Adoption of AI advances, but foundational barriers remain | McKinsey
Survey respondents report the rapid adoption of AI and expect only a minimal effect on head count. Yet few companies have in place the foundational building blocks that enable AI to generate value at scale.
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yesterday
Wendy Schultz on LinkedIn: "Signals from the Bio Age - the next great disruptive watershed."
Signals from the Bio Age - the next great disruptive watershed. This Monday morning I had the honour to give the opening keynote at the amazing developer conference Øredev in Malmö.
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yesterday
Sackler family members face mass litigation and criminal investigations over opioids crisis | US news | The Guardian
Members of the multi-billionaire philanthropic Sackler family that owns the maker of prescription painkiller OxyContin are facing mass litigation and likely criminal investigation over the opioids crisis still ravaging America.
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yesterday
The Secret to Social ROI Starts with Vendor Partnerships | Spredfast
Social media and the customer journey can no longer exist in separate silos. Through paid social, organic marketing, analytics, and customer care, social media marketing must instead touch consumers at every step of the customer journey.
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CIO Strategy: Kimberly-Clark's Digital Transformation - InformationWeek
Consumer products icon Kimberly-Clark's CIO launched a digital transformation at the highest strategic levels. Here's her game plan.
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yesterday
The Theory of Prosecution You Love for Julian Assange May Look Different When Applied to Jason Leopold – emptywheel
The WaPo confirmed something Seamus Hughes disclosed last night: Sometime before August 22, EDVA had filed a sealed complaint (not indictment) against Julian Assange.
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yesterday
The Facebook Movie Told Us What We Needed to Know About Mark Zuckerberg - The New York Times
Everything we needed to know about Facebook was right in front of our faces, on the big screen, in 2010. At the time, I was rooting for the young Mark Zuckerberg to get the better of the people trying to hold him back.
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yesterday
Cornered by Protected Areas
Victoria Tauli-Corpuz is the UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, a position she has held since 2014.
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yesterday
The Facebook Era is Over
In the past 24 hours, the New York Times reported on a new layer of Facebook’s role in our current climate of toxicity. It’s a layer that’s shocking even to those of us who are long time Facebook watchers and occasional fans. There’s something different about these latest revelations.
yesterday
IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Social and Experiential 2019 Predictions
To access this document for free please log in or register. This IDC Web Conference presents a discussion by IDC's Wayne Kurtzman and John Jackson covering the key predictions that will impact enterprise use of social media and experiential solutions over the next one to three years.
yesterday
The Zuck Stops Here — November 19, 2018 | The Full Monty
Facebook's leadership loses face; Harvard will school Congress on A.I.
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yesterday
Nigerian police say “fake news” on Facebook is killing people - BBC News
On 23 June 2018, a series of horrifying images began to circulate on Facebook. One showed a baby with open machete wounds across his head and jaw. Another – viewed more than 11,000 times – showed a man’s skull hacked open.
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yesterday
350.org – How the countries most vulnerable to climate change are leading the way
The is the first of its kind, an opportunity for national leaders to stand in solidarity with those that are most vulnerable to the growing impacts of climate change, and reinforce efforts to limit global warming to 1.5 °C.
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yesterday
Zuckerberg Defends Company in Friday Meeting With Employees - The New York Times
SAN FRANCISCO — Mark Zuckerberg fiercely defended Facebook in a question-and-answer session with employees on Friday afternoon, pushing back against criticism of the company in the wake of a New York Times investigation into how it reacted to Russian influence operations.
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yesterday
Blockchain Weekly Front Page: Bitcoin Bulls & Bears have a very noisy party & bring back that famous volatility – Daily Fintech
Last week our theme was “Bullish Signals during the Blockchain Bear Market.” Our theme for this week is “Bitcoin Bulls & Bears have a very noisy party & bring back that famous volatility.“ For more about the Front Page Weekly CXO Briefing, please click here.
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Inside the Pricey War to Influence Your Instagram Feed | WIRED
When Sahara Lotti started her lash extensions company, Lashify, in 2017, she didn’t know what she was getting herself into. It wasn’t making and selling fake lashes that stumped her—she was more than prepared for that—but rather the bizarre and shadowy industry that seemed to envelop her.
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yesterday
TechSoup Launches Growth Capital Campaign with Direct Public Offering | Beth's Blog
TechSoup is one of the pioneers of the nonprofit technology sector. Over the past 30 years, they have built the world’s largest network of nonprofit organizations, funders, and corporations – all striving for social impact through technology.
yesterday
Finally, a Machine That Can Finish Your Sentence - The New York Times
In August, researchers from the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence, a lab based in Seattle, unveiled an English test for computers. It examined whether machines could complete sentences like this one: On stage, a woman takes a seat at the piano. She
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yesterday
The Working Hypothesis - The American Interest
A consumption-oriented approach to economic policy has led America astray. Here’s how we can recover.
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2 days ago
Subscription news services flourish as Google, Facebook dominate ads
Comcast Ventures had seen enough. Years of researching business models, seeing their portfolio's performance and watching digital media startups struggle had made an impression.
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2 days ago
Rachel True and Other Tarot Readers on Pamela Colman Smith's Legacy | Bitch Media
Four years ago, I purchased my first Rider-Waite deck, the best-known tarot deck, from a bookshop in Greenwich Village.
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2 days ago
Things that Aren’t Working in Deep Learning - Data Science Central
Summary:  This may be the golden age of deep learning but a lot can be learned by looking at where deep neural nets aren’t working yet.  This can be a guide to calming the hype.  It can also be a roadmap to future opportunities once these barriers are behind us.
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2 days ago
The Case Against Quantum Computing - IEEE Spectrum
Quantum computing is all the rage. It seems like hardly a day goes by without some news outlet describing the extraordinary things this technology promises.
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2 days ago
From Encyclopedic Collector to ‘Wikipedian-at-Large’ - The New York Times
AUCKLAND, New Zealand — In the grand library of the Auckland War Memorial Museum on a Saturday morning in August, a small group of new and slightly nervous Wikipedia editors gathered for a day of training that would arm them to tackle New Zealand’s lackluster representation on the crowdsourced o
2 days ago
The new book on how to beat the odds with a bold strategy | McKinsey
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Smart Stuff for Your Inbox | Scott Monty
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2 days ago
Going Digital Does Not A Digital Enterprise Make
Question: does moving one's data processing operations to Amazon Web Services make his or her company a "digital" enterprise? Does offering online access to order status get one there? Does putting out an app mean entree into digital nirvana?
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2 days ago
Making sense of Microsoft's approach to AI | ZDNet
As the past year has made clear, Microsoft's strategy is to add AI (and stir) to all of its products and services. But is there some kind of higher-level method to Microsoft's AI madness?
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2 days ago
How Walmart is betting on Microsoft's AI technology to take on Amazon - Business Insider
Walmart and Microsoft have shared more details on their plans to team up and take on their mutual rivals at Amazon.
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2 days ago
Sex in driverless cars will be the next big thing, say scientists | ZDNet
As the Washington Post began to describe the findings of the drily-, slyly-titled Autonomous vehicles and the future of urban tourism, I worried about the article's bent. You see, it began by suggesting that driverless cars will "give people a new place to have sex. Possibly for money."
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2 days ago
BenevolentAI - Wikipedia
BenevolentAI is a UK-based advanced technology company that uses artificial intelligence to accelerate the development of new medicines for untreated diseases[1] . CEO of BenevolentAI is Joanna Shields, British-American technology executive.
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