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How can we use data to fix the world?

Dr. Kira Radinsky can actually fix the world. At the 2019 OurCrowd Global Investor Summit, eBay’s Chief Scientist and Director of Data Science disclosed how her desire to understand causality between world events led her to develop the ultimate AI data system. Dr. Kira Radinsky’s AI system seems straight out of the future: her algorithm-based technique can not only reposition drugs, it can also predict global calamities in an effort to prevent them. Data as a means to predict disease outbreaks and riots Try to picture sorting through every tweet, web search, and article. Ever. Kira Radinsky built a system that can process all of that information. But she then wanted to go further. She recognised the power that may lie within data and asked herself, can the data processing system calculate the common denominator between dozens of ebola outbreaks? The system revealed that when people were looking for diamonds and gold, the carriers of Ebola – bats – would migrate. In fact, the latest Ebola outbreak first presented itself in a three year old child who ate uncooked...

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In the News: FoodTech: A hot dish on the Israeli innovation menu

We’ve had some big news this past week! Our portfolio company BOL Pharma filed its IPO prospectus in Toronto while data protection company Cognigo was acquired by Nasdaq-listed NetApp. FoodTech is now one of the hottest dishes on the Israeli innovation menu – we are excited to partner with Finistere Ventures, Tnuva and Tempo Beverages in the hopes of championing FoodTech and AgTech innovation in Israel.  Startup Nation and beyond Now Intuition Robotics is leading a new industry: Will robots ever be better caretakers than humans? Yulife, the emerging insurtech star raises $10M in funding. What the future of farming will look like thanks to technology, featuring thoughts from Taranis CEO Ofir Schlam. Top tech news this week Enterprise Software…Featuring mPrest: Can Israel Become A Nation Of Startup Marathoners? Enterprise Hardware…Leading AI Chipmaker Hailo Chosen as 2019 Red Herring Top 100 North America Winner in AI/ Machine Learning Sector. Healthcare…Surgical Theater to Share How Precision VR® Drives Financial Success to Its Hospital Partners at HKEX. News from the Industry  With a lot of attention being paid to potential global effects of climate change, what comes to mind are polluted cities, record-breaking...

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