COVID-19 will not be the last pandemic in our deeply interconnected world, and sadly it won’t be the worst. Two profoundly different possible futures are available to us: one in which we stick our heads in the sand as we have consistently done, and one where humanity takes the hard, necessary steps to protect itself.Read more »
Metabiota on CNN Business. It’s too late for this pandemic. But everyone wants insurance against the next one.
Businesses around the world are facing catastrophic losses as the novel coronavirus forces them to scale back operations or shut down entirely, and most don’t have insurance cover for pandemics. Companies are now racing to buy protection against the next outbreak, insurance experts say.Read more »
It was an AI that first saw it coming, or so the story goes. On December 30, an artificial-intelligence company called BlueDot, which uses machine learning to monitor outbreaks of infectious diseases around the world, alerted clients—including various governments, hospitals, and businesses—to …Read more »
William Lee Mentioned in CEO Playbook.
It is a gold mine of lessons learned from the most talented Silicon Valley legends but from the perspective of one of the biggest tech business failures. As some of us are going through growth phases of different technology companies, I couldn’t help myself recommending this film to you guys as founders, CEOs, and investors.
We often learn about many success stories and lessons learned from success stories. But I think the best lessons learned are from failures, especially from the smartest people’s failures.
I hope you guys will find time to watch this.Read more »
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network and Perthera Study in Lancet Oncology Underscores the Urgent Need for Every Pancreatic Cancer Patient to Get Tested Through a Molecular Profiling Platform MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. and HOLLISTON, Mass., March 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN) and Perthera, Inc., …Read more »
The epidemic-monitoring company Metabiota determined that Thailand, South Korea, Japan, and Taiwan had the highest risk of seeing the virus show up more than a week before cases in those countries were actually reported, partially by looking to flight data. Metabiota uses natural-language processing to evaluate online reports about a potential disease, and it’s also working on developing the same technology for social media data.Read more »
Metabiota, an AI-driven company, has successfully made correct predictions regarding the spread of the coronavirus to areas such as Hong Kong about one week before the authorities detected new cases in the area.Read more »