Tag Archives: Academic disciplines

23May/20

SAS launches free AI-driven environment to mine COVID-19 research

Globally, thousands of scientists are working tirelessly on COVID-19 mitigation efforts, including the search for new treatments and a vaccine. Analytics leader SAS brings a powerful resource to the fight with COVID-19 Scientific Literature Search and Text Analysis, a free visual text analysis environment that uses artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning to quickly search tens of thousands of research articles on COVID-19 and deliver potentially lifesaving answers to these scientists. Read more

18May/20

Does Reading the News Lead to Less Anxiety Than Watching It?

More than two months into the COVID-19 pandemic people are starting to get antsy for a return to normalcy. Rami Odeh (Oh-DAY), an author, certified exercise physiologist, personal trainer and corporate presenter, has found that his corporate clients are now seeking his advice on coping strategies they can offer their employees to lessen information overload and feelings of isolation. Read more

13May/20

Foxconn Partners With Socionext and Hailo to Launch Next-generation AI Processing Solution for Video Analytics at the ‘Edge’

Foxconn, a global leader in smart manufacturing, is joining Socionext, a major provider of advanced SoC solutions for video and imaging systems, and leading artificial intelligence (AI) chipmaker Hailo to launch the next-generation AI processing solution for video analytics at the edge. Read more

09Oct/17

‘Nudge’ theorist Richard Thaler wins Nobel economics prize

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN (OCTOBER 9, 2017) (REUTERS) – U.S. academic Richard Thaler, who helped popularise the idea of “nudging” people towards doing what was best for them, won the 2017 Nobel Economics Prize on Monday (October 9) for his work on how human nature affects supposedly rational markets. Continue reading

20Aug/17

China’s first artificial intelligence medical center goes online in east China province

China Central Television (CCTV) – China’s first artificial intelligence (AI) treatment center entered operation in Hefei City of east China’s Anhui Province Sunday, which can help doctors to diagnose a disease within a matter of seconds. Continue reading

12Apr/17

Inflation almost completely gnaws away the growth in pay of British workers during the three months to February

Inflation gnaws at the growth in pay of British workers during the three months to February, evidence that households are feeling the strain of rising prices as Brexit negotiations begin.
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03Apr/17

New York design firm plans out of this world skyscraper

There’s a bizarre new plan for what could be the world’s tallest building, and it’s literally out of this world. Instead of being built from the ground up, this futuristic skyscraper will be hanging down from the heavens.
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10Feb/17

French Polynesia to host world’s first floating city

A fully autonomous floating city was once just a libertarian fantasy, but is now just a few years shy of becoming reality.
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