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Nina Meet Siri

Posted in Aging Services, Business, Business Model, Change, Education, Future, Futurist, Health Care, Higher Education, Retail/Marketing

As computers become ever more powerful, it’s difficult for some people to comprehend what will soon be possible.

For example, after IBM’s Watson supercomputer defeated Jeopardy’s top two human champions, it might not have been obvious how the same technology would soon be helping doctors make better, faster, more affordable and more accurate cancer diagnosis. Yet that is precisely what’s happening today at Sloan Kettering Memorial Hospital.

In this same way, many people are familiar with Apple’s “Siri” but have you really thought through the implications of this exponentially-improving technology?

Watch the latest iteration of Nuance’s new “Nina” personal assistant technology:

Today, you’re paying bills with the technology. Tomorrow, it’ll be reminding you to exercise, take your medication and, quite possibly, tutoring you.

Related posts by futurist and business forecaster Jack Uldrich:

Watson, Come Here: A Clue to Cancer


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