A neural network can help spot Covid-19 in chest x-rays
Mar 25, 2020Read More
An open-access neural network called COVID-Net, released to the public this week, could help researchers around the world in a joint effort to develop an AI tool that can test people for COVID-19.
PitchBook Analyst Note: COVID-19, the Impact on Private Markets
Mar 16, 2020Read More
This analyst note assesses what’s in store for PE and VC firms in the wake of recent market volatility and an impending economic slowdown.
How Baidu is bringing AI to the fight against coronavirus
Mar 13, 2020Read More
Scientific and medical communities worldwide are using AI to understand and contain Covid-19, treat infected patients, and ultimately develop vaccines that prevent future outbreaks.
AI will be unstoppable with market value to jump 457% by 2025
Mar 11, 2020Read More
The global AI software market will be an unstoppable force in the coming years, with a 457% leap in market value from 22.6 billion this year to USD$126 billion in 2025, according to Learnbonds. As a result of this, one in five workers in a non-routine job will rely on AI for at least part of their role.
Google launches TensorFlow Quantum, a machine learning framework for training quantum models
Mar 11, 2020Read More
Google today announced the launch of TensorFlow Quantum, bringing together machine learning and quantum computing initiatives at the company. The framework can construct quantum datasets, prototype hybrid quantum and classic machine learning models, support quantum circuit simulators, and train discriminative and generative quantum models.
What Does Customer Experience Mean in a Voice-First World?
Mar 9, 2020Read More
What do interactions between companies and customers look like without a screen in the way? That’s the question with which brands are grappling as they look to redefine the customer experience in today’s quickly changing marketplace.
AI 100: The Artificial Intelligence Startups Redefining Industries
Mar 3, 2020Read More
The AI 100 is CB Insights’ annual ranking of the 100 most promising AI startups in the world. This year’s winning companies include startups working on synthetic voice, quantum machine learning, protein modeling, and more.
How To Enhance The Customer Experience Using AI And Voice Biometrics
Mar 3, 2020Read More
As a business leader, it’s important to do everything you can to prevent and reduce identity theft, which can otherwise lead to financial loss for you, your organization and your consumers. But sometimes, the go-to approach can create a frustrating customer experience.
The Amazing Ways Goodyear Uses Artificial Intelligence And IoT For Digital Transformation
Mar 1, 2020Read More
Would you be surprised to learn a 120-year-old company is transforming its business with artificial intelligence and technology?
Robot surgery could be the future of health care in remote areas
Feb 28, 2020Read More
In 2001, surgeons in New York removed the gallbladder of a patient in France utilizing a remote-controlled robotic system. The Lindbergh operation, as it’s widely known, was the world’s first such tele-surgery.
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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