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Within the period of fast judgments, it’s tempting to suppose we’re extra intelligent than anybody else. However from AI to Apple to senior tech, underestimating others comes at a threat: being critically incorrect. — Anna
Don’t underestimate your granny
I can solely agree with Dr. Vivek Murthy that social connection and neighborhood have therapeutic results, however I’m on the fence on the place expertise stands. Positive, it will probably make us extra remoted, however it will probably additionally join us.
Dor Skuler, a founder I met not too long ago, thinks that age makes a distinction. “Whereas the surgeon common warns expertise is a contributing issue for teen loneliness, the report and our information reveals the alternative holds true for older adults,” he mentioned.
Skuler is referring to the insights gathered by his firm, Intuition Robotics. He has a horse within the race: Its flagship product is ElliQ, an AI companion aiming to attain “more healthy, happier growing older.” However he additionally has information: After years in beta testing, ElliQ is being distributed to American seniors by way of a number of state growing older companies.