Living Longer – Learning from an Ultimate Question of Life

Living Longer – Learning from an Ultimate Question of Life

Life expectancy was driven mainly by improvements in sanitation, housing, and education, causing a steady decline in early and mid-life mortality, which was chiefly due to infections. This trend continued with the development of vaccines and then antibiotics. By the latter half of the twentieth century, there was little room for further reduction in early and mid-life mortality.

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Industry 4.0 Panel and Minister of Science, Industry and Technology Dr Faruk Ozlu

Industry 4.0 Panel and Minister of Science, Industry and Technology Dr Faruk Ozlu

Thanks for Invitation of Capital Magazine. They have hosted me in a Panel discussion that was fully attended by our Minister of Science, Industry and Technology Dr Faruk Ozlu. I have tried to paint the challanges for Turkey and how we can play right to get a better position in Industry 4.0 adaption. This revolution is much different that all those that preceded. In previous industry revolutions there was a giant barrier for entry. Access…

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Moonshots for SAP – Where does S/4 HANA drive your company?

Moonshots for SAP – Where does S/4 HANA drive your company?

It is not easy to follow without any voice over but you can give it a try. I have composed this slide deck nearly a year ago and the after cheking it last night I really felt that it is even more relevant today. MOONSHOTS for in-memory computing from ugur candan I recently published an other PPT in slideshare. In this one I tries to summarise some interesting examples from digital transformation and in one…

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Deep Learning : Where are we headed?

Deep Learning : Where are we headed?

I was amazed to see that NVIDIA was just talking about deep learning. I am not here to talk about the differences between Artificial Intelligence or Neural Networks or deep learning, but look a the photo below. NVIDIA CEO on stage and painting his vision for next few years for nvidia. 1- A new GPU and deep learning 2- A very fast box and deep learning 3- Roadmap reveal and deep learning 4- Self-Driving cars…

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Traveling Salesman Problem and Digital Art

Traveling Salesman Problem and Digital Art

 Traveling salesman problem: Wikipedia: “The travelling salesman problem (TSP) asks the following question: Given a list of cities and the distances between each pair of cities, what is the shortest possible route that visits each city exactly once and returns to the origin city? It is an NP-hard problem in combinatorial optimization, important in operations research and theoretical computer science.”   In the mathematics literature, it appears that the first mention of the TSP was…

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