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China's Xi calls for more technology development
ABC News
President Xi Jinping called Wednesday for the ruling Communist Party to lead development of Chinese technology industries, an area fraught with trade tensions and complaints that Beijing encourages theft of foreign know-how. In a speech at the opening ...

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Harvard Business Review

Using Technology to Improve Rural Health Care
Harvard Business Review
At Sanford Health, one of the largest rural health-care-delivery systems, we've tackled this challenge by leveraging an array of technologies to provide high-value care to a population of around 2 million, dispersed across 300,000 square miles in the ...



Slate Magazine

The Curse of the Halfway Technology
Slate Magazine
The iron lung was a typical halfway technology—an improvement over what had been but nothing really close to what you'd truly want. That would be the Salk-Sabin vaccine. But for some, like O'Brien, halfway was the only way. They survived—and some ...



NPR

Diabetes Technology Moves Closer To Making Life Easier For Patients
NPR
For people with diabetes, keeping blood sugar levels in a normal range – not too high or too low – is a lifelong challenge. New technologies to ease the burden are emerging rapidly, but insurance reimbursement challenges, supply shortages, and shifting ...

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WANE

Ohio launches technology challenge aimed at opioid crisis
ABC News
Ohio has launched an $8 million effort to attract ideas for using technology to solve the national opioid addiction crisis. The state is pitching the Ohio Opioid Technology Challenge as global in scope. It is similar in its mission to an effort the NFL ...
Ohio seeks technology ideas to solve national opioid crisisThe News Tribune

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Marketplace.org

The economics of future technology ... explained with comics
Marketplace.org
We're going to take a detour here to the not-too-distant future to see what technologies might shake up the economy and help determine the future of our species. Kelly Weinersmith is a biologist and her husband, Zach, does comics, "Saturday Morning ...

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CNN

What the future holds for fitness technology
CNN
(CNN) Swarms of drones follow you while you run, recording video of your workout. Sensors hidden in your T-shirt track your heart rate and how many calories you're burning. Your sunglasses log your miles and respond when you ask, "How's my pace?".

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Shoring Up Democracy — With Technology
Undark Magazine
That sort of creeping disillusionment has governments and transparency advocates from Taiwan to Argentina looking to technology to strengthen and simplify the political process. Their aim: to make it easier for average citizens to participate in ...



San Francisco Chronicle

New technology means new opportunities — and anxiety for today's workers
San Francisco Chronicle
However, to many people, the rapid pace of technological change appears to be eroding that linkage. Working hard is fine — as long as you have work. Emerging technologies like artificial intelligence and automation seem more likely to replace us than ...



MIT News

At The HUB, a celebration of art, technology, and innovation
MIT News
The central hub of Boston's 2017 HUBweek celebration last week was a remarkable sight: a sprawling village of over 80 shipping containers transformed into a brightly painted celebration of art, technology, and innovation, bustling with people exploring ...


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