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Platform Strategy Summit Trends

At The MIT Platform Strategy Summit on July 13 experts discussed key trends that need to be addressed as platforms are embedded in the global economy.

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The need for a “Circular” economy:

Over 90%

Amount of man-made products burnt, tossed into landfills, or dumped in the ocean.

The Rise of Influencers:

$21.1 billion

The size of influencer marketing today, according to Ansley Williams of Ogilvy.

Rogue AI:

Five to 20 years

When AI will reach human intelligence, according to Yoshua Bengio

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