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  • By Alessandro Conte, CCIM, SIOR

CRE & Technology

It seems more and more today that any topic of conversation will morph into a technology conversation. Companies like Bitcoin are rapidly gaining traction and acceptance by consumers as the new digital currency. The mere thought of paying for goods and services or receiving payment for goods and services without the use of a national currency may seem far fetched, but we are not that far away. Currently, most people rarely touch cash, as their salaries are being direct deposited into their accounts and their bills are being paid online or with credit cards. Bitcoin is just one example of a group of programmers working together to streamline an antiquated system of doing business. The medical industry is also on the forefront of technology. Take for example IBM’s Watson computer. It originally debuted in 2011 on the quiz show Jeopardy where it beat two former champions winning the $1,000,000 grand prize. In 2013, Watson software system was utilized for management decisions in lung cancer treatment at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York City in conjunction with health insurance company WellPoint. READ MORE

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