AI In Healthcare Q3’19 Funding Breaks Records
Nov 26, 2019Read More
Multimodal learning is in right now — here’s why that’s a good thing
Nov 22, 2019Read More
Data sets are fundamental building blocks of AI systems, and this paradigm isn’t likely to ever change. Without a corpus on which to draw, as human beings employ daily, models can’t learn the relationships that inform their predictions.
But why stop at a single corpus? An intriguing report by ABI Research anticipates that while the total installed base of AI devices will grow from 2.69 billion in 2019 to 4.47 billion in 2024, comparatively few will be interoperable in the short term.
Lawmakers Propose Bill Limiting Government's Use of Facial Recognition
Nov 15, 2019Read More
A bipartisan pair of lawmakers on Thursday introduced legislation that would force law enforcement agencies to obtain a warrant before using facial recognition software to track American citizens.
The Buck Starts Here: How AI Shapes The Future Of Money
Nov 13, 2019Read More
For a long time, financial institutions had a buttoned-down reputation when it came to innovative thinking. Nowadays, even the most conventional and risk-averse parts of the economy are looking at Artificial Intelligence, not long ago considered an experimental, bleeding edge technology.
AI helps bring voices to the voiceless
Nov 12, 2019Read More
At the Voice Preservation Clinic in Boston, researchers are now using AI technology to reconstruct the voices of patients at risk of losing the ability to speak.
According to a new report from the Guardian, the project is a collaboration between Northeastern University in Boston and VocaliD, a digital voice company. While a patient is still able to speak, they make a series of recordings that assist the researchers as they build the digital voice.
A.I. Systems Echo Biases They’re Fed, Putting Scientists on Guard
Nov 11, 2019Read More
Researchers say computer systems are learning from lots and lots of digitized books and news articles that could bake old attitudes into new technology.
AI Seeks the Perfect Employee
Nov 3, 2019Read More
Facebook highlights AI that converts 2D objects into 3D shapes
Oct 29, 2019Read More
AI And Cybersecurity: Plague Or Promise?
Oct 28, 2019Read More
Health leaders ramp up AI investments as confidence in the technology grows
Oct 10, 2019Read More
Administrative process improvements top the list of investment priorities, led by technologies to help automate business processes like administrative tasks or customer service.
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Issue 18 - The Impact of Deep Tech + Imagery on the Future of Healthcare
In the second issue of our Special Report Series, we turn our focus to the imagery modality and the impacts already being felt in the future of healthcare.Read more
Issue 18 - tagSpace: Augmented Reality for the Masses, now Covid Ready
tagSpace (Azafran Portfolio I) provides a no-code solution for location-based Augmented Reality - With a focus on markets such as music festivals, events and experiences, tagSpace has pivoted to also helping fight the spread of Covid-19.Read more