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Apr 14, 2019

Dr. Oliver Harrison MD, MPH, CEO, Telefonica Innovation Alpha — IdeaXme — Ira Pastor

Posted by in categories: aging, biotech/medical, business, computing, disruptive technology, genetics, health, information science, innovation, internet

Jan 26, 2018

Uber drivers, freelancers and other independent contractors are getting a tax cut — By Andrew Khouri | Los Angeles Times

Posted by in categories: business, government, law, transportation

““Every Uber driver, as far as I can see, gets a benefit,” said Edward Kleinbard, a USC professor and former chief of staff to Congress’ Joint Committee on Taxation.”

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Jul 13, 2017

Will Self-Driving Cars Kill Your Job?

Posted by in categories: automation, business, driverless cars, drones, futurism, media & arts, robotics/AI, transportation

Self-driving cars are pretty cool. Really, who wouldn’t want to spend their daily commute surfing social media, chatting with friends or finishing the Netflix series they were watching at 4 am the night before? It all sounds virtually utopian. But what if there is a dark side to self-driving cars? What if self-driving cars kill the jobs? ALL the jobs?

In this video series, the Galactic Public Archives takes bite-sized looks at a variety of terms, technologies, and ideas that are likely to be prominent in the future. Terms are regularly changing and being redefined with the passing of time. With constant breakthroughs and the development of new technology and other resources, we seek to define what these things are and how they will impact our future.

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Sep 14, 2016

Behind the wheel of Uber’s first self-driving car — The Verge

Posted by in categories: robotics/AI, transportation

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