A NASA instrument to provide unprecedented resolution of monitoring major air pollutants – down to four square miles – lifted off on its way to geostationary orbit at 12:30 a.m. EDT Friday. The Tropospheric Emissions: Monitoring of Pollution (TEMPO) instrument will improve life on Earth by revolutionizing the way scientists observe air quality from space. Continue reading
The oven mitts are off as one of analytics top chefs SAS prepares to take the stage at the Gartner Data Science and Machine Learning Bake-Off in Orlando, FL, on March 22. Part of the Gartner Data and Analytics North America Summit, the Bake-Off will serve up a smorgasbord of data analytics delicacies, expertly prepared on the machine learning platforms of select advanced analytics vendors in head-to-head, live-action demonstrations. Continue reading
icometrix is proud to announce that, together with Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), it has been awarded the prestigious AI Award in Health and Care. This collaborative program will investigate the impact of AI on the assessment of MRI and decision making in the context of multi-disciplinary team meetings for people with MS. It is hoped that this research will lead to better care for people with MS (pwMS). Continue reading
There’s a common perception that artificial intelligence (AI) will help streamline our work. There are even fears that it could wipe out the need for some jobs altogether.
But in a study of science laboratories I carried out with three colleagues at the University of Manchester, the introduction of automated processes that aim to simplify work — and free people’s time — can also make that work more complex, generating new tasks that many workers might perceive as mundane.
Recycling aircraft parts isn’t a new concept in the aviation industry and, for many years, refurbishing parts to fit on other aircraft or repurposing them to produce different products, such as circuit boards, has been the industry standard. Continue reading
Deloitte and Junk Kouture, the world’s largest sustainable fashion competition for young people, today announced a global collaboration to encourage and empower talented and passionate youth worldwide to join the fight against climate change. Junk Kouture is a unique program that offers young creatives of all backgrounds and experiences access to a year-round free academic program focused on fashion, sustainability, and addressing climate change. Students are challenged to design and create haute couture from waste and recycled materials that can be modeled and showcased on world stages. Continue reading