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.
Toronto's Pearson airport to use AI-powered technology to detect weapons
Oct 2, 2019Read More
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.
Why Facebook Views AR As Its Next Big Platform
Sep 28, 2019Read More
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.
Mount Sinai announces plans for BioMedical Engineering and Imaging Institute
Sep 23, 2019Read More
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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The nature of VC is evolving - to gain a competitive advantage and de-risk their investments, forward-looking and innovative firms are recognizing the trends and adapting.Read more
Issue 22 - European Venture Reaches All-Time High In The First Quarter Of 2021
2021 is shaping up to be a stellar year for startups in Europe with Early-stage funding at $5.8 billion, an all-time high for European startups.Read more