Category: artificial intelligence

The scientists and technologists who dropped everything to fight covid-19

Vigoda is part of a sudden and fast-growing movement of researchers, engineers, and scientists who have mobilized in the absence of a coordinated government response to fight the US coronavirus outbreak. As the country’s caseload has soared, data scientists have scrambled to analyze global data, mechanical engineers have rushed to...

New AI-Based Fever Detection Cameras for Crowds Help Limit Coronavirus Spread

Kogniz, an innovator in physical security and machine learning, is launching an AI-enabled camera and software system that scans groups and crowds entering a facility and identifies anyone with an elevated temperature, coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms.

Researchers want your voice to train coronavirus-detecting AI

Researchers behind an AI app that detects coronavirus in your voice have asked for volunteers to help by uploading audio of them coughing, breathing, and talking. Scientists from Cambridge University will use the data to develop machine learning algorithms that analyze a voice for symptoms of COVID-19. The COVID-19 Sounds...

Lab antibody, anti-viral research aids COVID-19 response

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) scientists are contributing to the global fight against COVID-19 by combining artificial intelligence/machine learning, bioinformatics and supercomputing to help discover candidates for new antibodies and pharmaceutical drugs to combat the disease.

A debate between AI experts shows a battle over the technology’s future

On March 26 at MIT Technology Review’s annual EmTech Digital event, two prominent figures in AI took to the virtual stage to debate how the field might overcome these issues. Gary Marcus, professor emeritus at NYU and the founder and CEO of Robust.AI and Danny Lange, the vice president of...

A neural network can help spot Covid-19 in chest x-rays

COVID-Net could help scientists develop an AI tool that can pick up telltale signs. The news: 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.  https://rebrand.ly/394b0

Deep Media Day (DMD) is Now Online

Our Deep Media Day program which was scheduled for March 17th is now rolling out this week with all new video sessions and podcasts. We are featuring Hrish Lotlikar of SuperWorld, Panos Moutafis of Zenus-Biometrics, Shah and others to follow. Check out the event website at Deep Media Day for...

Turning Invisible, Visible

“Refik Anadol is an artist fascinated by Artificial Intelligence. For the last two years he has been using this technology in his works His current work is about processing NASA data received from Mars within seven minutes. Anadol uses this data to create Mars’ data-driven sculptures This data sculpture is...

AI Thinks Men Are Shallow

The data doesn’t lie. We started noticing this several years ago, first with some of the attraction data that was available. According to the “human” labeled data, most likely labeled by men… Ben Taylor