Window-shopping, buying a coffee, searching for a restroom—all of these activities are traced, timed and tracked in a smart city like Quayside, Toronto. And the concept of a data trust doesn’t address the thorny question of who owns the data that’s gathered and whether people can opt out in a meaningful way.
“The analogy I like to use is that of a blood pressure test,” explained Dr. Thomas Sawyer, chief operating officer at Cognetivity, a healthcare startup building an AI-powered test to detect the early signs of dementia.
Named CyclePhilly, the app lets cyclists voluntarily record their bike trips to help local planners and agencies understand bicycle trends, routes, and trip purposes, so they can improve bicycle facilities and connect the region’s trail network.
As globetrotting becomes more accessible and popular than ever before, there’s great potential for companies to use data to anticipate traveler preferences, improve customer experiences, access untapped leads, and boost their bottom lines.
Y Combinator-backed startup Proven Skincare is using artificial intelligence (AI) and data analytics to give skincare a makeover.
According to Gartner, business value enhanced by AI-blockchain technology will increase to $3.1 trillion dollars by 2030.
Ford launched the City of Tomorrow challenge as a space for communities to come together and solve with technology many of the mobility challenges facing our cities. Teaming up with Dell Technologies, AT&T, and Microsoft, the challenges spanned the cities of Miami-Dade, Pittsburgh, and Grand Rapids.