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Erik Brynjolfsson is the foremost authority on technology’s effect on business strategy, productivity and performance. The best-selling author of “The Second Machine Age” (2016) and “Machine, Platform, Crowd” (2017), he directs the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy.Meet Erik
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Bionic Limbs Could be Better and Feelable in the Near Future
The discovery of prosthetic limbs came with lots of amazement and hope to amputees who so far make 1.9 million of the US population. These bionic limbs have greatly eliminated the frustrations of always having to rely on assistance from friends, that is when the affected wants to move from one point to another. However, the need to better these manmade limbs has made bionic technology to grow in leaps and bounds. In fact, to unimaginable levels, that today we have Paralympic Championship Competitions which give folks who lost either both or one of their limps, the chance to exercise their talents.Read More
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