Category Archives: disruption

The disruption of social media

Since Facebook’s emergence about 12 years ago, we have seen our culture change at an incredible rate. We can tie this change to both social media, and mobility, which combined have connected more people, more often. While this is the case, … Continue reading

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Sky’s the Limit for Taxi App Uber with On-Demand Helicopter Joint Venture

Uber has left the ground as it explores an on-demand  helicopter services for clients hoping to get from point A to point B even faster than Uber’s four-wheeled taxis. Airbus Group SE will provide helicopters to Uber Technologies Inc. for … Continue reading

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The MOOC Merger

Everyone knows traditional education models are going to change sooner rather than later. In recent news, Sweet Briar College, a small liberal arts college announced it is shutting its doors at the end of the 2015 spring semester. That isn’t … Continue reading

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Mapping Icelanders’ DNA Finds Gene Tied to Cardiovascular Disease–More Evidence for Precision Medicine

Maps show how common certain risk-causing DNA mutations are around Iceland. “The next big initiative in health care in the western parts of the world is going to come through the use of genetics. You can basically trace all human … Continue reading

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