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Cross fertilization is a winning strategy

  Richard Saul Wurman, the founder of the TED conference, uses to say that he topples silos of knowledge. His strategy of allowing cross-fertilization of previously isolated domains can be very successful, especially in times of rapid change. Search strategies can’t be fixed, but must adapt to the prevailing conditions to be successful. Did you …

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The Swiss Cancer Mortality Paradox

by Roberto Vacca Big data applications in healthcare and epidemiology are very promising, if they can overcome regulatory obstacles. As it is always the case, a lot of the value that can be gained depends on the ability to interpret the data that is being collected. Finding patterns, and deviations from patterns is the best …

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