AI can make better use of all data
Aug 11, 2019Read More
Industrial robots are building cars in factories where human presence is redundant; autonomous unmanned vehicles are crawling on the surface of Mars; and self-driving is a few years away from becoming reality. We are at the cusp of a revolutionary change that will define the way we live in the future.
NHS investing £250M in new AI lab to target earlier cancer detection, dementia treatments
Aug 9, 2019Read More
The U.K.’s National Health Service is investing £250 million into an artificial intelligence lab with the aim of researching how AI can aid with earlier cancer detection and new dementia treatments.
In an announcement on Thursday, the NHS said the new national AI lab will bring together industry’s best academics, specialists and technology companies to work on some of the biggest challenges in healthcare.
Automating artificial intelligence for medical decision-making
Aug 5, 2019Read More
The field of predictive analytics holds increasing promise for helping clinicians diagnose and treat patients. Machine-learning models can be trained to find patterns in patient data to aid in sepsis care, design safer chemotherapy regimens, and predict a patient’s risk of having breast cancer or dying in the ICU, to name just a few examples.
What Do VCs Look For In An AI (Artificial Intelligence) Deal?
Aug 3, 2019Read More
The irony is that—until a decade ago—AI was mostly a backwater, which had suffered several winters. But with the surge in Big Data, new innovations in academic research and the improvements in GPUs, the technology has become a real force.
The United States Of Artificial Intelligence Startups
Jul 31, 2019Read More
Funding to artificial intelligence startups is soaring. Last year, VCs invested a record $9.3B into US AI startups — more than 8x funding levels just 5 years ago ($1.1B in 2013).
In 2018, the top 3 states for AI deals were California (48% of deals), New York (12%), and Massachusetts (9%), though investors have bet on AI startups across the country.
Mark Cuban Launches an AI Bootcamp in Partnership with Microsoft and Walmart
Jul 30, 2019Read More
The Mark Cuban Foundation, Microsoft and Walmart have joined forces to train Dallas’ high schoolers in AI.
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