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The number of people aged over 60 is set to double by 2050. Are we prepared?By 2020, individuals aged 60 and older will be greater in number than children younger than five. By 2050, the world’s older adult population will have doubled to 2 billion. These numbers are striking. Cognitive decline, strained pension schemes, and burgeoning healthcare costs: are we prepared for tomorrow’s complex longevity challenges? These challenges provide unique...
Derek Yach | Sep 9, 2016
age-friendly, aging, aging population, Bank of America, cognitive decline, financial services, Fourth Industrial Revolution, government, Health, health technology, innovative technology, Merrill Lynch, older adults, privacy, research and development, wealth, World Economic Forum
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Wearables WeeklyWearables Weekly Brought to you by Sarah Kunkle and Gillian Christie, Wearables Weekly is a weekly newsletter highlighting noteworthy stories and leading insights into wearable tracking devices and other personalized health technologies. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in receiving Wearables Weekly every Monday morning in your inbox. Latest Newsletter - Wearables Weekly: June 20,...
Gillian Christie and Sarah Kunkle | Jun 20, 2016
health technology, innovative technology, personalized health technology, technology, wearables
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The Gender Divide in Tech: A Leaky PipelineWomen make up 56% of the US labor force and 51% of the US population. Meanwhile, only 20% of executives in the technology industry are women. The fact that women are often left out of high-level decision-making positions is not new. However, here are three pressing reasons why the technology industry should address this gender...
Gabriela Seplovich and Sarah Kunkle | Feb 23, 2016
Amazon, Apple, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Deloitte, Facebook, gender, Girls Who Code, Google, innovative technology, Intel, National Center for Women and Information Technology, technology, technology industry, women
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The Fourth Industrial Revolution: Revolutionizing Healthy AgeingProfessor Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum, contends that we are living in the midst of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The first industrial revolution (c.1750) delivered mechanical production, the second (c.1900) provided mass production, and the third (c.1960) brought computers. Today, the fourth industrial revolution is ushering in ubiquitous, mobile,...
Derek Yach | Jan 20, 2016
3D printing, aging, artificial intelligence, data stewardship, Davos, Derek Yach, Fourth Industrial Revolution, Global Agenda Council on Ageing, innovative technology, internet of things, Klaus Schwab, personalized health technology, rapid gene sequencing, robotics, WEF, World Economic Forum