Some online talks

Some recorded talks: 2016 Almaden – Cognitive Systems: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S1KD_cliGeU&t=333s 2015 Almaden – Better Building Blocks: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FfQbgALl-OE&t=536s 2015 Italy – Future: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PvjLRIg_9HY 2015 TokyoTech – Smart Service Systems: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E7PVBGtEYyg 2014 Talent from Real World Challenges: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4kvxG-uTXEk 2013 Service Science – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xaLOSty4IZY 2013 ISSIP – New Member: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=27qZPDG0Bp8 2013 Panel – Emerging Technology: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ow6iM1hJFmA 2011 CITRIS – …

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Disruption: A service science blog bookmark

(1) On Irene Ng’s “The Markets to Redesign” – personal data, share manufactured things, and drugs/pharma all need disruption for sure, and in next decade human microbiome may disrupt pharma finally and permanently…  https://bizresearcher.wordpress.com/2016/12/02/the-markets-to-redesign/ and Innovation Caucus tool – to help disrupt interconnected path dependent business models in industries: https://innovateuk.blog.gov.uk/2016/09/28/innovation-beyond-things-and-widgets/ For more see, 55 Jobs …

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My current service science projects

I am currently working with ISSIP colleagues globally (http://issip.org)… My projects include: (1) working to design a framework for  smarter/wiser service systems – see: http://www.servicescienceprojects.org/ISSIPNSF/index.html – key is everyone has a cognitive mediator (digital cognitive system) – see: https://www.slideshare.net/spohrer/understanding-20170104-v10 – working to have IBM and open source AI community build above – see: http://service-science.info/archives/4489 – …

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Trust

Trust – civilization is built on it – not to mention the evolving ecology of service system entities. Subscribe to the Economist: http://www.economist.com/news/world-week/21718577-kals-cartoon   Partnership on AI Tenets: https://www.partnershiponai.org/tenets/ Ensuring that AI research and technology is robust, reliable, trustworthy, and operates within secure constraints. Upcoming Talk at Computer History Museum by Grady Booch “I’m Sorry, …

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Talent hunt

Looking for early career and second career talent who would like to spend a year in Silicon Valley working on open source AI (artificial intelligence) projects, such as: (1) software-defined data-centers for AI workloads (2) open source AI smartphone assistance for automatic generation of resume/CV/annual-performance review writeups (3) predicting scientific discoveries and redoing re-discovery with …

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Looking for open source AI projects related to smarter food service systems

For example, most of the fish we eat are mislabeled….  http://www.stuffyoushouldknow.com/podcasts/fish-fraud.htm What if someone did an open source AI project similiar to what Thrun did for skin cancer for recognizing fish after different food process stages? http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v542/n7639/full/nature21056.html I am curious especially about open AI for food-related projects done by: http://ai4good.org http://worldfoodpreservationcenter.com And any connections to …

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Books: Life, Death, Neurotribes, Medicine Creative Destruction, Systems Research, Regulations, Service Process Design

1. Christensen CM (2007) How will you measure your life. Havard Business Review Classics. Boston MA. Christensen CM (2010) How will you measure your life. harvard business review. Jul 1;88(7-8):46-51. https://www.amazon.com/Measure-Harvard-Business-Review-Classics/dp/1633692566/ “On the last day of class, I ask my strudents to turn those theoretical lenses on themselves, yo find cogent answers to three questions: …

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Simple framework for rethinking future jobs

There is a lot of speculation about jobs of the future. How might one approach rethinking education and future jobs?  Here is one framework based on the social, mental, physical component tasks of work: Many entry-level service sector jobs have social task components, requiring apprenticeship education. Many high-end service sector jobs have mental task components, …

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Smart Service Systems

Investment in smart, people-centered service systems (NSF): 2016 $13M:  https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=189628 2015 $10M:  https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=136268 Would be great to get funding up to $100M a year from ~$10M  year over the last few years. Smart service systems = socio-technology systems with artificial intelligence/machine learning to augment people in their social roles, where economics and public policy are …

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Predicting discoveries or automated hypotheses from the literature

Spangler S, Wilkins AD, Bachman BJ, Nagarajan M, Dayaram T, Haas P, Regenbogen S, Pickering CR, Comer A, Myers JN, Stanoi I (2014) Automated hypothesis generation based on mining scientific literature. InProceedings of the 20th ACM SIGKDD international conference on Knowledge discovery and data mining 2014 Aug 24 (pp. 1877-1886). ACM.  URL: http://scholar.harvard.edu/files/alacoste/files/p1877-spangler.pdf This early …

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