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Booz Allen & Kaggle’s Annual Data Science Competition Puts Artificial Intelligence to Work Accelerating Life-Saving Medical Research

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Somewhere, buried in one of tens of millions of cell samples, could lie the next great breakthrough in disease prevention or cure. But one of the great barriers to finding it could be the need for human eyes to evaluate a corresponding mountain of cell images, one by one. In an era when terabytes of data can be analyzed in just a few days, the opportunity to enhance automation of biomedical analysis could help researchers achieve breakthroughs faster in the treatment of almost every disease—from cancer, diabetes and rare disorders to the common cold.

Black & Veatch: Data Analytics Is the Foundation of Tomorrow’s Smart Cities

New Strategic Directions Report reflects rising role of Big Data across infrastructure systems
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., January 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Big Data’s potential to improve community quality of life while making critical human infrastructure more efficient and sustainable is overcoming lingering fears about the costs of smart city solutions.

This Big Data CEO Thinks There Is No Substitute for Personal Connections

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Working at Alliance Data has many perks, but one of the best ones might be having an approachable CEO who loves meeting with associates. Fortune Live's Susie Gharib sat down with our CEO Ed Heffernan recently to talk about our success and the company's growth.

by Susie Gharib
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Working at Alliance Data has many perks, but one of the best ones might be having an approachable CEO who loves meeting with associates. Fortune Live's Susie Gharib sat down with our CEO Ed Heffernan recently to talk about our success and the company's growth.

Uncovering Opportunities: Changing How We Think About Energy

by Vincent Petit, ‎Senior Vice President, Global Thought Leadership
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If someone asked you to name the top challenge presented by urbanization and our escalating world population, what would you say? One answer could be: the ever-increasing need for energy – which is one of the most basic dilemmas of modern life. But with the right approach, we can turn this challenge into an opportunity.

Urbanization: In search of a better life

Six Companies to Watch in the Future of the Circular Economy

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Voting for the Dell Circular Economy People’s Choice Award is open through January 17.

by Stephen Roberts
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Voting for the Dell Circular Economy People’s Choice Award is open through January 17.

Nikki Reed and Dell Turn E-Waste into New Treasures

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The Circular Collection by Bayou with Love, a jewelry line made from gold recovered from computer motherboards collected through Dell’s recycling programs. The collaboration brings visibility to the importance and value of recycling and sustainable design. It also supports Dell’s Legacy of Good goals to collect 2 billion pounds of e-waste and recycle 100 million pounds of recycled content into its product portfolio by 2020. The gold reclamation process created by Dell partner, Wistron GreenTech, has a 99% lower environmental impact than traditionally mined gold.

MENTOR: Summit Sponsor Spotlight — AT&T

By The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR)
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As part of its signature philanthropic initiative, AT&T Aspire, AT&T connects employees with students to provide mentoring and help students discover their potential. Since 2012, AT&T employees invested more than 1.6 million hours to impact students across the country. We asked one of these employees, Neal Backsman, to share his experience as a mentor and how it has changed him.

The Idea That Transformed the Carolinas

3 men tamed the Catawba River and brought electricity to Carolinas textile mills
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The Carolinas we know today are shaped from Dr. Gill Wylie’s simple idea more than 100 years ago. He wanted to turn water into electricity.

My Special Aflac Duck Takes Home Best of CES 2018 Award

Caring Companion for Children with Cancer Honored for Best Unexpected Product among 3,900 Exhibitors
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LAS VEGAS, Jan. 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Aflac, the leader in voluntary insurance sales at the worksite in the United States, capped off a busy week at the Consumer Electronics Show® (CES) by accepting the Best of CES 2018 Award for Best Unexpected Product for My Special Aflac Duck, the company’s new social robot designed to help children coping with cancer.

UPS Longitudes | Top 5 Podcasts of 2017

A year-end look at the best podcasts from Longitudes
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We fully embraced the podcasting craze in 2017, launching Longitudes Radio in October. The mission? To bring more conversations about where the world is heading straight to you.

In our inaugural season, we explored how UPS is building the Network of the Future, talked about the qualities of an effective public speaker and predicted what blockchain means for international commerce as we know it.

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