Issue 13 January 5th 2018 In the news What lies ahead for data in 2018 How new developments in algorithms, machine learning, analytics, infrastructure, data ethics, and culture will shape data in 2018. oreilly.com Can This App That Lets You Sell Your Health Data Cut Your Health Costs? CoverUS wants to use the blockchain to let healthcare companies reward you for the data they now buy from your insurance company. fastcompany.com How invisible AI shapes our brand relationships For anyone who has asked Alexa to order lightbulbs or told Siri to send a text to their mum, you know that the silent AI revolution is already well underway. venturebeat.com Microsoft and Adaptive Biotechnologies are using AI to decode the immune system Microsoft and Adaptive Biotechnologies have teamed up to create an AI tool that they are hoping can decode—or read—the immune system. fastcompany.com Fundings & exits Rubikloud scores $37 million investment to bring intelligence to retail industry Rubikloud announced a $37 million investment to help retailers attack the industry's modernization problem with cloud tools built with AI underpinnings. techcrunch.com Tech Giants Are Gobbling Up AI Startups When they're not luring AI talents with huge compensation packages, they're on the lookout for AI startups suitable for acquisition. syncedreview.com Sharing knowledge Wisdom of the Crowd Accurately Predicts Supreme Court Decisions Crowds can sometimes be wiser than the smartest individuals they contain. Now researchers have carried out the largest study of crowdsourcing in predicting SCOTUS decisions. technologyreview.com COTA: Improving Uber Customer Care with NLP & Machine Learning Enter COTA, Uber's Customer Obsession Ticket Assistant, a tool that uses machine learning and natural language processing techniques to help agents deliver better customer support. uber.com Data for thought & fun stuff 2017: The Year in Color Looking back on 2017, what did our world look like in color? Primer analyzed over 30 million English-language news documents to find out. primer.ai Where Athletes in the Premier League, the N.B.A. and Other Sports Leagues Come From, in 15 Charts In 2018, most of the top professional sports leagues in North America and Europe will share an important trait: They will be more international in composition than ever before. nytimes.com Jobs Post a job and reach Data Prism readers >> dataprism.co About Data Prism is curated with love by @angelachieh. If this issue was forwarded to you: you can subscribe to the weekly newsletter at dataprism.co. Suggestions or comments? Hit reply, or write to firstname.lastname@example.org.