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Will AI Mean the End of Doctors?

Written by Matt Harrison
Posted December 4, 2018

Major change usually means radical improvement, right? But can you imagine the medical field without doctors? The role of AI in the medical field is currently spotty. But we've still seen some major advances in how doctors are communicating with their patients...

This Robot Trains Employees

Written by Monica Savaglia
Posted November 30, 2018

My first job was in retail. And I wasn't prepared to deal with difficult customers on the job. I only later learned how to navigate these situations. But all that’s changing with new Employee Training Robots...

The Government Spent $50 Million to Buy Kids PlayStation Consoles

Written by Luke Burgess
Posted November 28, 2018

Think Barack Obama handing out free cell phones during his presidency was bad? In the late-'90s and early-'00s, the U.S. government spent tens of millions of dollars on video games for kids of lower-income families. It handed out thousands of PlayStations in schools across the nation...

The Fall of the Romaine Empire

Written by Matt Harrison
Posted November 27, 2018

America has always been a nation that has trouble eating vegetables. And now, a recent outbreak of E. coli in romaine lettuce is making getting our daily servings even more difficult...

Fighting Fires With AI

Written by Matt Harrison
Posted November 19, 2018

The future of California wildfire seasons looks pretty grim. But there's still hope in the smog. When this disastrous wildfire season is over, Californians will be more prepared than ever before for the next fires. The availability of high-resolution aerial photography from drones could revamp how we assess fire hazards...

Long-Term Coal Outlook Still Positive

Written by Luke Burgess
Posted November 14, 2018

Coal is one of the most undervalued commodities in the world. And there's a solid case to be made that coal will be one of the best-performing assets over the next 10 years. Park Avenue Digest editor Luke Burgess explains what investors need to look for...

The Truth Isn't Out There

Written by Matt Harrison
Posted November 12, 2018

You can count on one thing in the stock market: People will lie to you. But that doesn't mean you're doomed to fall prey to their deception. Research goes a long way to steer you away from all the hoaxes…

Is Elon Musk Afraid of AI?

Written by Monica Savaglia
Posted November 9, 2018

Time and time again, we've been told of all the great things that artificial intelligence (AI) will do for the future technology. But we need to remain aware of the dangers of this innovative tech...

It's Mini Robot Fighting Time

Written by Matt Harrison
Posted November 5, 2018

Two robotics teams in the U.S. and China have declared their creations to be the first "insect-sized" robots. But which one can fly? Park Avenue Digest editor Matt Harrison discusses the future of tiny robots and how investors can take advantage...

TV Streaming Ramps Up

Written by Monica Savaglia
Posted November 2, 2018

It's the era of binge-watching. And streaming services and streaming device companies are reaping the rewards. Park Avenue Digest editor Monica Savaglia discusses how investors can take advantage of the rising digital streaming sector...

The Future of Smart Motors

Written by Luke Burgess
Posted October 31, 2018

The electric motor is one of the most important technological advances in human history. But in 200 years of development, there have been no major changes to improve efficiency. Until now...

Ethical Dilemmas of Driverless Cars

Written by Matt Harrison
Posted October 29, 2018

Human beings make split-second ethical choices all day, every day. But what will happen when driverless cars are forced to make the same ethical decisions that we make on the road? Park Avenue Digest editor Matt Harrison discusses the ethical dilemma...

Airbnb Adopts Artificial Intelligence

Written by Monica Savaglia
Posted October 26, 2018

It's no exaggeration to say artificial intelligence (AI) is everywhere. Airbnb, a well-established online marketplace and hospitality service, has announced it's incorporating AI into its business model. Here's what that means for investors...

Airline Leasing Stocks Set to Fly High

Written by Luke Burgess
Posted October 24, 2018

We can buy an airline ticket and fly to almost any destination in the world at any time. But airlines are often hesitant to acquire new airplanes. And this has lead to the rise of the aircraft-leasing sector...

Disney World Tech Being Used to Treat Phantom Limb Pain

Written by Matt Harrison
Posted October 24, 2018

The same kind of technology used at Disney World and in Snapchat's pics is being used to treat phantom limb pain...