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A doctor explains how artificial intelligence could improve the patient-doctor bond

“Topol is a cardiologist at the Scripps Research Institute, a geneticist, and the author of several books about the future of health care” writes Mar Edt for theverge.com. Before we talk about how AI will affect health care and the patient-doctor relationship, can you tell me what that relationship looks like right now?. His newest book is called Deep Medicine: How Artificial Intelligence Can Make Healthcare Human Again (out now from Basic Books).The medical community and, for that matter, patients, are not likely to accept this reconfigured health care without…

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Forty percent of ‘AI startups’ in Europe don’t actually use AI, claims report

“Artificial intelligence is a term that encompasses a wide range of technologies and, apparently, a great deal of hype” writes Mar Est for theverge.com. Artificial intelligence is one of the most misused terms in tech today, and a new study apparently confirms how hyped the technology has become.According to the survey from London venture capital firm MMC, 40 percent of European startups that are classified as AI companies don’t actually use artificial intelligence in a way that is “material” to their businesses.MMC’s report found that when companies do deploy artificial…

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At Blueprint York, Aspire Ventures CEO Essam Abadir will discuss how AI is improving health care

“At the event, speakers including Abadir will discuss what advancements in automation, artificial intelligence, and other technologies mean for the future of American workers” writes Vb Staff for venturebeat.com. VentureBeat: What are some of the strengths that you think Central Pennsylvania offers in emerging technologies like artificial intelligence and robotics?. We call it A2I, and we provide that engine to our portfolio companies to help them develop algorithms radically faster than their peers.Abadir: The story of Central Pennsylvania being the center of the world in the entertainment technology industry is not well…

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Can Governments Help Grow the Legal Tech Sector? Yes, They Can

“Can governments help the legal tech sector to grow?” reports artificiallawyer.com. Blacklaws also stressed that Government and other institutional bodies can do two things very well that can help legal tech.Conclusion: can governments help the legal tech sector?. A case in point is how the British Government and especially the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) is helping about as much as it can at present to boost the legal tech sector in the UK. An example of this was a special event held near Parliament earlier this week in London, organised by…

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Is HK’s Property Platform the Beginning of a True Blockchain Revolution?

“BOCHK is the first bank to participate in the property-purchase Blockchain platform in Hong Kong” reports artificiallawyer.com. In these ways and more, our blockchain platform will reshape the whole real estate industry and establish a new era: Property-Purchase 2.0.The new PropTech platform’s greatest advantage is to open up the entire real estate industry chain; it also marks the first implementation of Blockchain technology into the real estate industry.With the introduction of the Blockchain platform, all parties can reduce unnecessary document printing, and the entire process become far more environmentally friendly,…

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Beyond Fake News, Artificial Intelligence Finally Understands the World

“OpenAI decided that the GPT-2 neural network was dangerous and chose to make only a simplified version of the model available to the public” writes Tim O’hear for impactia.org. But GPT-2 is much more than that, as it is a “Transformer” type neural network.Working towards AI for humanity, the OpenAI Foundation has published the results of its latest neural network, elegantly named “GPT-2”, which is capable of generating prose of amazing consistency.This model is as much a grammatical model of language as it is a model of the nature of…

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Levi Strauss & Co. appoints chief strategy and artificial intelligence officer

“LEVI, +0.00% has named Katia Walsh chief strategy and artificial intelligence officer, effective April 29” writes Tonya Garcia for marketwatch.com. Walsh joins from Vodafone where she was that company’s first chief data and analytics officer, helping the company’s digital transformation.Walsh will build out the company’s data, analytics and AI capabilities that will grow the business and fuel new business models. Source: marketwatch.com

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Is the era of artificial speech translation upon us?

“The idea of artificial speech translation has been around for a long time” writes Marek Kohn for theguardian.com. Noise, Alex Waibel tells me, is one of the major challenges that artificial speech translation has to meet.If the technology matures into seamless, ubiquitous artificial speech translation – Babel fish, in short – it will actually add value to language skills.Now devices that look like prototype Babel fish have started to appear, riding a wave of advances in artificial translation and voice recognition. Source: theguardian.com

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Pentagon releases blueprint for accelerating AI…

“The Pentagon made public for the first time on Feb. 12 the outlines of its master plan for speeding the injection of artificial intelligence (AI) into military equipment, including advanced technologies destined for the battlefield” writes Center For Public for yahoo.com. The board is due to give the secretary of defense recommendations for principles this summer.The strategy does calls for the development of new defense “principles” to guide how the military will use AI, mirroring what companies like Google have done in announcing a set of ethics for the use of its…

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