Mike's Industry View - Issue #151
AI / Creativity
23andMe has sold the rights to develop a drug based on its users’ DNA — www.newscientist.com Consumer genomics firm 23andMe has signed its first deal to sell the rights to develop a new drug for inflammatory diseases to a pharmaceutical company
Neon and its "artificial human" avatars were the first viral hit of CES. It had everything to get the internet excited...
Bose is closing all of its retail stores in North America, Europe, Japan, and Australia — www.theverge.com Bose plans to close its entire retail store footprint across North America, Europe, Japan, and Australia. The move will result in hundreds of employees being laid off.
Food now bigger than booze in Britain's pubs, new data shows — uk.finance.yahoo.com Britain's pubs and bars employ more people in catering than behind the bar, new data shows.
Yamaha warns musicians not to climb in instrument cases after Ghosn escape — www.reuters.com Yamaha Corporation, has warned people not to try and squeeze inside musical instrument cases after reports former Nissan Motor boss Carlos Ghosn fled Japan concealed inside in one.
Most common reason is simply just a lack of interest.
The medications that change who we are — www.bbc.com They’ve been linked to road rage, pathological gambling, and complicated acts of fraud. It turns out many ordinary medications don’t just affect our bodies – they affect our brains.