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Why Portugal Adopted AI for Economic Growth

Why Portugal Adopted AI for Economic Growth

At a time when a slowing global economy is seen as a threat to Portugal’s growth, the country is betting on a new artificial intelligence (AI) platform to help companies boost their exports.

via World Economic Forum

Blockchain Transactions to Reach Over 1.3 Billion

Blockchain Transactions to Reach Over 1.3 Billion

Cross-border transactions recorded on the blockchain will surge to 1.3 billion by 2023 — that’s a CAGR of 82% over the next 4 years. The value of transactions recorded on the blockchain will thus reach an unprecedented $3.4 trillion; a CAGR of 87% over the next 5 years.

via Juniper Research

Commercial Storytelling: Leading with Purposeful Narratives

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“To become a truly differentiated bellwether in your market sector, start by raising the bar of expectations for your leadership team. Envision a ‘movement’ that you can passionately lead in the marketplace — as the recognized #1 or #2 influencer.”

via LinkedIn

Digital Trust: Big Tech Ranking on Data Protection

Digital Trust: Big Tech Ranking on Data Protection

Facebook, Amazon, Microsoft, Google, and Apple are all working on ways to enhance cybersecurity practices across their systems. Each is expanding its focus on data protection, but can they be trusted?

via CB Insights

Internet Society: 2019 Global Internet Report

Internet Society: 2019 Global Internet Report

“The 2019 report explores these issues by examining five key trends and themes that emerged from extensive engagement with the Internet Society community, and surveys and interviews with experts, thought leaders and influencers.”

via Internet Society

How Machine Learning will Advance Human Skills

How Machine Learning will Advance Human Skills

“For most of us, the more we use technology, the better we get at learning shortcuts. AI is the same. Machine learning, an increasingly impressive branch of AI, enables machines to process data and learn on their own, compounding knowledge as each additional piece of data is acquired.”

via World Economic Forum

8 Top Stories from Davos 2019

A person passes by a logo of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in the congress centre ahead of the Annual Meeting 2016 of the WEF in Davos, Switzerland

We’ve got the skills, we’ve got the technology, we should now have the courage to be ahead of the curve,” said South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa. The technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, such as AI and blockchain, would allow the continent to leapfrog ahead.

via World Economic Forum