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Neon ai on a keyboard 2021 09 02 06 04 58 utcBurnout has become an unfortunate everyday reality for healthcare professionals. It’s one that preceded the pandemic, but has also been exacerbated by the crisis. Sadly, there is plenty of anecdotal evidence of clinicians being overwhelmed by their responsibilities since the outbreak began, and statistics reflect the extent of the problem.

 

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Social media guru Mike Mandell KYLE BERMANThe age of social media has disrupted conventional ways of advertising and transformed the way that businesses reach consumers. In recent years, social media itself has undergone radical changes. Mike Mandell is a leading lawyer on social media thanks to the popularity of his legal tips and entertaining posts. Here he shares his advice for startups and their founders.

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Mobility 2022 where isThe road to commercializing autonomous vehicle technology for people has split into two paths.

In one camp, AV developers like Argo AI, Aurora, Cruise, Motional, Waymo and Zoox are aiming straight for full autonomy — a system that can handle all driving within certain conditions and with no expectation for a human to take over. In other words, the passenger can fall asleep or play on their phone.

 

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Blockchain concept 2022 04 12 22 58 16 utcIf you’re anywhere near the tech or financial space, you’ve likely been hearing terms like DeFi, blockchain and smart contracts more and more frequently. Ever since cryptocurrencies and other decentralized technologies came on the scene, they’ve been the subject of much speculation and debate among engineers and business leaders.

 

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Creative team working in office of start up busine 2021 08 26 16 12 46 utcStartups are a catalyst for economic growth both globally and locally. The value that startups create is nearly on par with the GDP of a G7 economy and the amount of startup funding in 2021 surpassed $600 billion, shattering funding records. The number of unicorns is well past the 1,000 mark and growing exponentially.

While growth for startups is core to their survival, it is equally important for them to develop responsibly. We asked the CEOs of Global Innovators and Technology Pioneers, the Forum's communities of high growth innovative startups, for their views on how they are helping to drive economic recovery while scaling up sustainably and responsibly.

 

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4e31ab2b 8163 4d0f 8cf5 ff02ce1ceb93Business partners can be co-founders in a startup, multiple owners of an existing business, or a joint venture. In every case, a partner can be an asset, bringing new skills and perspectives to the business; or a burden, making every decision more difficult, and taxing your lifestyle satisfaction. You need to do the due diligence to make that decision before you sign away your equity.

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Data the cloud storage information concept 2021 08 27 00 00 16 utc  1In order for cybersecurity professionals to gain the knowledge they need to thwart the hackers constantly targeting their cloud infrastructure and applications, they need to think like General George S. Patton (or rather like George C. Scott, the actor who won the Best Actor Oscar for his portrayal of the general in the 1970 film Patton).

 

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Coronavirus cells in microscopic view 2021 08 27 15 22 07 utcFirst, there was Delta. Then Omicron. Now, it’s the Omicron subvariant BA.2.12.1. And, public health officials are keeping a close watch on the BA.4 and BA.5 subvariants. These waves of cases, caused by infections with new variants, have characterized the COVID-19 pandemic. But how can public health officials know which variants are likely to cause large numbers of cases and which will not take hold in the population?

 

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Businessman drinking coffee 2022 02 02 04 49 00 utcThe risk of heart disease and stroke can be reduced by lowering your cholesterol levels. Many types of drinks, including coffee, have chemicals in them that can affect your levels.

Most studies on coffee and health show that drinking four cups or less per day is good for your overall health. However, drinking more than four cups has been linked to a higher risk of dying from heart disease.

Despite the fact that brewed coffee does not contain cholesterol, it does contain chemical components that can elevate cholesterol levels.

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Coronavirus macro 2021 08 28 05 24 49 utc  1Riyadh, May 24 (IANS): A novel Artificial Intelligence (AI)-aided diagnostic tool could help overcome some of the challenges of monitoring lung health following viral infection, researchers have found.

Like other respiratory illnesses, Covid-19 can cause lasting harm to the lungs, but doctors have struggled to visualise this damage.

Conventional chest scans do not reliably detect signs of lung scarring and other pulmonary abnormalities, which makes it difficult to track the health and recovery of people with persistent breathing problems and other post-Covid complications.

 

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Tachyum color transparent hua6619b8a035a5db5c7707af19280003f 16059 0x160 resize box 3The wait is finally over and the US-startup Tachyum has now launched its Prodigy universal processor which combines the functionality of a CPU, GPU and TPU in a single processor.

In order to develop its revolutionary new processor, the company first set out to conquer the processor performance plateau in nanometer-class chips and the systems they power.

In addition to being Tachyum’s first commercial product, the Prodigy Cloud/AI/HPC supercomputer processor chip offers four times the performance of the fastest Intel Xeon processor. However, it also has three times more raw performance than the Nvidia H100 on HPC as well as six times more raw performance on AI training and inference workloads.

 

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Imagezsvz 1653456072913The growth of fintech in the last few years has been remarkable. According to a YourStory report, fintech and financial services was one of the most successful sectors, raising USD 8.53 billion across 278 deals in FY22 - and this is just one of the milestones that the sector has achieved so far.

In order to capture the year that was, and understand how the year 2022 will progress, the fifth edition of the two-day AWS Fintech Forum brought together different stakeholders and leaders from India’s fintech ecosystem. While Day 1 was dedicated to examining the trends, developments and the ever-evolving face of fintech, Day 2 was all about the tech that powers the finest fintechs today.

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