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Internet in Africa thanks to Google and Facebook - Descrier

Internet in Africa thanks to Google and Facebook - Descrier | Exponential Technologies in Mobile, Social, Cloud, Big Data & Social Innovation | Scoop.it
Descrier Internet in Africa thanks to Google and Facebook Descrier From unused television frequencies to stratospheric balloons and from drone aircraft to communications satellites; why are companies such as Google and Facebook striving to bring...
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Top 10 emerging technologies for 2014

Top 10 emerging technologies for 2014 | Exponential Technologies in Mobile, Social, Cloud, Big Data & Social Innovation | Scoop.it
Technology has become perhaps the greatest agent of change in the modern world. While never without risk, positive technological breakthroughs promise innovative solutions to the most pressing global challenges of our time, from resource scarcity to global environmental change. However, a lack of appropriate investment, outdated regulatory frameworks and gaps in public understanding prevent many… 
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Harnessing the value of big data and the Internet of Things for Africa

Harnessing the value of big data and the Internet of Things for Africa | Exponential Technologies in Mobile, Social, Cloud, Big Data & Social Innovation | Scoop.it
The bulk of data out there is mostly unstructured, very valuable and if big data is the new oil, then analytics is the refinery. The impact of the variety,
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Biological Energy Harvesting to power a system component

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Interesting read, The next step to medical implants

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The Power behind Big Data and Analytics: how infrastructure drives insights

www.ibm.com/enterprise. Organizations have an unprecedented ability to discover new growth opportunities, respond to competitive threats and dynamically shif...
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Cloud, Social and Mobile Drive Digital Economy

Cloud, Social and Mobile Drive Digital Economy | Exponential Technologies in Mobile, Social, Cloud, Big Data & Social Innovation | Scoop.it
The digital economy will be built on the foundation of cloud services, social media collaboration, mobile devices and apps, and the Internet of everything.
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SaaS: How Quantified Self data disrupts Professional Sports

SaaS: How Quantified Self data disrupts Professional Sports | Exponential Technologies in Mobile, Social, Cloud, Big Data & Social Innovation | Scoop.it
The second instalment from Carl Valle looks in depth at how to utilise blood analysis and training load to improve performance. Plus maximising compliance.
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McKinsey teams up with ITU to explore transformative impact of Internet in Africa

McKinsey teams up with ITU to explore transformative impact of Internet in Africa | Exponential Technologies in Mobile, Social, Cloud, Big Data & Social Innovation | Scoop.it

“The leapfrogging effects of the Internet make it the most interesting development on the African continent since the wide-scale adoption of mobile phones. Africa provides a tremendous example of the power of connected technologies to drive socio-economic development at an unprecedented pace and scale.

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FutureMed: Medicine is becoming Information Technology

FutureMed: Medicine is becoming Information Technology | Exponential Technologies in Mobile, Social, Cloud, Big Data & Social Innovation | Scoop.it
This video captures the Future of Health as envisioned by the participants at FutureMed 2013.
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If ever I have to go to school again I would go to Singularity University, Wonderful people doing wonderful things.

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When Data becomes Smart

When Data becomes Smart | Exponential Technologies in Mobile, Social, Cloud, Big Data & Social Innovation | Scoop.it
Not so long ago, it took ten years of data processing to sequence a single human genome; now the task can be accomplished in less than a week.
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Organizing and Innovating for the Bottom of the Pyramid

Organizing and Innovating for the Bottom of the Pyramid | Exponential Technologies in Mobile, Social, Cloud, Big Data & Social Innovation | Scoop.it
Naresh Shahani Setting out to make cars affordable, 100 years ago, Henry Ford invented the assembly line and was able to produce cars in fifteen minute intervals. It is said he cut the price of cars by half – and...
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The magic of advanced technology: Predicting real-time behaviour & needs via contextual intelligence

The magic of advanced technology: Predicting real-time behaviour & needs via contextual intelligence | Exponential Technologies in Mobile, Social, Cloud, Big Data & Social Innovation | Scoop.it
According to PwC’s Mobile Innovations Forecast, the next phase of mobile innovation will revolve around capturing and modelling the contextual situation of mobile users for predicting real-time behaviours and needs.
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Apple's M7 Motion Co-Processor and Movea's Motion Core API will take contextual intelligence to another level
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Big data puts the doctor in your pocket

Big data puts the doctor in your pocket | Exponential Technologies in Mobile, Social, Cloud, Big Data & Social Innovation | Scoop.it
Analysis of data from wearable devices, networked equipment, and public records is helping tackle disease, personalise medicine, and improve health services.
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Decentralized, affordable, and far reaching healthcare to the world 

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Allseen Alliance and the Internet of Everything

Allseen Alliance and the Internet of Everything | Exponential Technologies in Mobile, Social, Cloud, Big Data & Social Innovation | Scoop.it
Last week The Linux Foundation announced the formation of the ‘AllSeen Alliance’, a new cross-industry consortium that aims to drive adoption and innovation around the Internet of Things. Amongst the list ...
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NSA infiltrates links to Yahoo, Google data centers worldwide, Snowden documents say

NSA infiltrates links to Yahoo, Google data centers worldwide, Snowden documents say | Exponential Technologies in Mobile, Social, Cloud, Big Data & Social Innovation | Scoop.it
Agency positioned itself to collect from among millions of accounts, many belonging to Americans.
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It's so sad that the leading country in the realm of Mobile, social, cloud and Big Data innovations is also the one contributing to the balkanization of the internet and a backlash to the opportunities that big data unleashes. This will have tremendous consequences moving forward unless there's an international consensus to put this issue at the center of all discussions.

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Education in a Hyper-connected World

Education in a Hyper-connected World | Exponential Technologies in Mobile, Social, Cloud, Big Data & Social Innovation | Scoop.it
We're here at the Internet of Things World Forum in Barcelona, discussing how the Internet of Things will affect the future of education.
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How Cell Phones Are Transforming Health Care in Africa | MIT Technology Review

How Cell Phones Are Transforming Health Care in Africa | MIT Technology Review | Exponential Technologies in Mobile, Social, Cloud, Big Data & Social Innovation | Scoop.it
Mobile communications can help bridge a huge knowledge gap and reimagine healthcare across Africa.
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How Healthcare Will Drive Semiconductors

How Healthcare Will Drive Semiconductors | Exponential Technologies in Mobile, Social, Cloud, Big Data & Social Innovation | Scoop.it
How Healthcare Will Drive Semiconductors Forbes There are some pretty significant changes going on in life sciences, and these changes require a lot of data processing, and data processing currently accounts for about 50% of overall semiconductor...
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ARM asking the right questions to enable their technology for the IoT

ARM asking the right questions to enable their technology for the IoT | Exponential Technologies in Mobile, Social, Cloud, Big Data & Social Innovation | Scoop.it
ARM dominates the mobile processor world, with its designs powering nearly every smartphone processor on the planet. But how will it adapt to the internet of things? New ARM CEO Simon Segars doesn’t seem worried.
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Privacy, Who owns data, how to build an ecosystem where personal data can be monetized... Policy has to keep up with the exponential advances of technology to better enable IoT, IoE and CoE (Cloud of Everything) 

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Why tech giants are investing in Africa

Why tech giants are investing in Africa | Exponential Technologies in Mobile, Social, Cloud, Big Data & Social Innovation | Scoop.it
Technology giants IBM, Microsoft and Salesforce.com are all investing in Africa - the BBC's Fiona Graham speaks to the companies to find out why.
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Human Brain Project: €1bn to unlock the secrets of consciousness by using 'big data'

Human Brain Project: €1bn  to unlock the secrets of consciousness by using 'big data' | Exponential Technologies in Mobile, Social, Cloud, Big Data & Social Innovation | Scoop.it

Using predictive neuroinformatics to reverse-engineer the parts of the brain. Then marrying the brain simulation with a medical informatics platform and suck up all the available data on mental diseases from public hospitals and the proprietary databases of pharmaceutical companies. 

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Crowdsourcing the next global development agenda

Crowdsourcing the next global development agenda | Exponential Technologies in Mobile, Social, Cloud, Big Data & Social Innovation | Scoop.it
The United Nations is using digital media and mobile phone technology to enable people from across the world to take part in setting the next generation of anti-poverty goals
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Breaking new ground by using digital media and mobile phone technology to include as many individuals as possible in the debate on future global targets.

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A smartphone ‘microscope’ that can detect a single virus,

A smartphone ‘microscope’ that can detect a single virus, | Exponential Technologies in Mobile, Social, Cloud, Big Data & Social Innovation | Scoop.it

This cellphone-based imaging platform could be used for specific and sensitive detection of sub-wavelength [smaller than the wavelength of light] objects. These include bacteria and viruses and therefore could enable the practice of nanotechnology and biomedical testing in field settings and even in remote and resource-limited 

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Bill Gates: Innovation Key To Meeting Millenium Development Goals

Bill Gates: Innovation Key To Meeting Millenium Development Goals | Exponential Technologies in Mobile, Social, Cloud, Big Data & Social Innovation | Scoop.it
Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates addressed a United Nations meeting on the Millennium Development Goals on Monday (September 23) that focused on the role of innovations in achieving targets.
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