#Artificial Neural Networks
  • The Buck Starts Here: How AI Shapes The Future Of Money

    Nov 13, 2019

    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.

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  • AI helps bring voices to the voiceless

    Nov 12, 2019

    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.

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  • A.I. Systems Echo Biases They’re Fed, Putting Scientists on Guard

    Nov 11, 2019

    Researchers say computer systems are learning from lots and lots of digitized books and news articles that could bake old attitudes into new technology.

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  • AI Seeks the Perfect Employee

    Nov 3, 2019

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  • Facebook highlights AI that converts 2D objects into 3D shapes

    Oct 29, 2019

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  • AI And Cybersecurity: Plague Or Promise?

    Oct 28, 2019

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  • Health leaders ramp up AI investments as confidence in the technology grows

    Oct 10, 2019

    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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  • Toronto's Pearson airport to use AI-powered technology to detect weapons

    Oct 2, 2019

    Canada’s busiest airport will soon be using artificial intelligence-powered technology to detect weapons. The operator of Toronto’s Pearson International Airport says it has agreed to test the new system developed at an Ivy League American university and marketed by a B.C. company. Vancouver-based Liberty Defense Holdings Ltd. says the technology, known as Hexwave, can detect both metallic and non-metallic weapons ranging from guns and knives to explosives.

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  • Why Facebook Views AR As Its Next Big Platform

    Sep 28, 2019

    Smartphones are great, but they are not the future of communication. Big technology companies know this. That’s why, with the help of the company that makes Ray-Ban and Oakley sunglasses, Facebook wants to put artificial intelligence computers on your face, according to a CNBC report September 17.

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  • Mount Sinai announces plans for BioMedical Engineering and Imaging Institute

    Sep 23, 2019

    The Mount Sinai Health System in New York City announced Monday, Sept. 23, the creation of its new BioMedical Engineering and Imaging Institute (BMEII). The center, expected to be fully operational by early 2020, will focus on using Mount Sinai’s data for the development of new solutions related to medical imaging, nanomedicine, AI, robotics, sensors and more. At least nine researchers and their teams will be invited to work within the BMEII.

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  • Issue 23 - The European VC market is so hot it may skip its summer holiday

    The startup market is having a moment around the world, but few regions can brag as much as Europe when it comes to venture capital investment.

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    Hosts Matt Bauer and Megan Burns welcome special guest Paul Martin, founder and CEO of Azafran Fund I portfolio company, tagSpace.

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