Robot Doctors, Robot Sex Advice, and Robot Insurance Agents – The Brief for 11.02.17

Here are the notes from the Chris Brogan Media broadcast for 11/02/17. (You can watch this on my Facebook account).

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Stories Shared

Would you let a robot diagnose your medical condition? What if it only cost you a dollar?

Well, if not your doctor, maybe you’ll let robots give you your sex advice.

Do we need human insurance agents? Evidently a chatbot could do most of it.

Why are people gaga for Alexa and Ok Google and Cortana? Here are some reasons why.

I often quote the US Bureau of Labor and Statistics when I say people aren’t reading any more. Here’s what they’re doing instead.

In today’s blockchain news, one for the marketers. Here are ways blockchain might impact marketing. Note that the word “verify” is probably the highest used word.

Same vein, look at how microcredentials will become a thing.

Of entertainment note, it’s a strange world when Stranger Things 2 on Netflix can negatively impact the box office.

Related but not, why watch other people’s trivia game shows when you can make your own?

Here’s an interesting change of note. Millennials don’t want to live near golf courses (me neither). The new craze? Agrihoods.

You know I like to talk about esports as an interesting cultural trend. Here’s how the Olympic Committee is evaluating esports as a potential future Olympic sport.

Related, HP and Intel just sponsored some Overwatch League teams.

It’s tradition around here to end nerdy. Here’s some really cool cosplay captured at Stan Lee’s Comic Con.

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