Anaconda and IBM Watson Team to Simplify Enterprise Adoption of AI Open-Source Technologies
on 4th June 2020 at 3:11 pm
-IBM integrates Anaconda Team Edition repository with Watson Studio
Kvarøy Arctic Using IBM Blockchain to Trace Norwegian Farmed Salmon to North American Stores
on 4th June 2020 at 9:00 am
Spain's CaixaBank Teams with IBM Services to Accelerate Cloud Transformation and Innovation in the Financial Services Industry
on 4th June 2020 at 7:00 am
IBM Services Collaborates with Lotte Card to Adopt A Hybrid Cloud Strategy To Help Transform Core Financial Accounting Systems
on 4th June 2020 at 7:00 am
IBM and Persistent Systems to Accelerate IBM Cloud Pak Deployment and Core IT Modernization for Enterprises
on 3rd June 2020 at 12:00 pm
Persistent now has more than 2,000 professionals with containerization and Kubernetes skills and a new Cloud Pak deployment practice to help clients migrate workloads across IBM Cloud
This startup is using AI to give workers a “productivity score”
by Will Heaven on 4th June 2020 at 1:18 pm
In the last few months, millions of people around the world stopped going into offices and started doing their jobs from home. These workers may be out of sight of managers, but they are not out of mind. The upheaval has been accompanied by a reported spike in the use of surveillance software that lets…
Social bubbles may be the best way for societies to emerge from lockdown
by Will Heaven on 4th June 2020 at 12:31 pm
The news: Holing up with groups of friends or neighbors or other families during lockdown has given many people, especially those stuck home alone, a way to relieve isolation without spreading covid-19. These groups are known as bubbles, and new computer simulations described in Nature today show they may really work. Why this matters: As…
A drug that cools the body’s reaction to Covid-19 appears to save lives
by Antonio Regalado on 3rd June 2020 at 11:51 pm
In an advance toward conquering covid-19, doctors in Michigan say an antibody drug may sharply cut the chance patients on a ventilator will die. The problem: The pandemic viral disease is infecting millions, and for those who end up on a ventilator in an ICU, the odds are grim. More than half are dying. The…
Why filming police violence has done nothing to stop it
by Gideon Lichfield on 3rd June 2020 at 8:20 pm
The murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officers was captured on video, not once but half a dozen times. As we try to understand why a police officer continued compressing a man’s neck and spine for minutes after he’d lost consciousness, we have footage from security cameras at Cup Foods, where Floyd allegedly paid…
What Mark Zuckerberg, Jack Dorsey, and Donald Trump have in common
by Bobbie Johnson on 3rd June 2020 at 7:54 pm
People of all persuasions are angry at the inconsistent politics of social media platforms. For that, blame their founders’ ruling style.
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Giving soft robots feeling
by Rachel Gordon | MIT CSAIL on 1st June 2020 at 1:00 pm
In a pair of papers from MIT CSAIL, two teams enable better sense and perception for soft robotic grippers.
Undergraduates develop next-generation intelligence tools
by Kim Martineau | MIT Quest for Intelligence on 26th May 2020 at 6:35 pm
UROP students explore applications in robotics, health care, language understanding, and nuclear engineering.
Fireflies helps companies get more out of meetings
by Zach Winn | MIT News Office on 21st May 2020 at 4:16 pm
Startup makes meeting data searchable and shareable, and automates data entry into workplace apps.
Machine-learning tool could help develop tougher materials
by David L. Chandler | MIT News Office on 20th May 2020 at 3:00 pm
Engineers develop a rapid screening system to test fracture resistance in billions of potential materials.
Marshaling artificial intelligence in the fight against Covid-19
by Kim Martineau | MIT Quest for Intelligence on 19th May 2020 at 6:10 pm
The MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab is funding 10 research projects aimed at addressing the health and economic consequences of the pandemic.
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Next-generation cockroach-inspired robot is small but mighty
on 3rd June 2020 at 4:29 pm
Dubbed HAMR-JR, a new microrobot is a half-scale version of the cockroach-inspired Harvard Ambulatory Microrobot or HAMR. About the size of a penny, HAMR-JR can perform almost all of the feats of its larger-scale predecessor, making it one of the most dexterous microrobots to date.
These flexible feet help robots walk faster
on 2nd June 2020 at 3:01 pm
Roboticists have developed flexible feet that can help robots walk up to 40 percent faster on uneven terrain such as pebbles and wood chips. The work has applications for search-and-rescue missions as well as space exploration.
A good egg: Robot chef trained to make omelettes
on 1st June 2020 at 3:33 pm
A team of engineers have trained a robot to prepare an omelette, all the way from cracking the eggs to plating the finished dish, and refined the 'chef's' culinary skills to produce a reliable dish that actually tastes good.
Computer vision and uncertainty in AI for robotic prosthetics
on 27th May 2020 at 5:31 pm
Researchers have developed new software that can be integrated with existing hardware to enable people using robotic prosthetics or exoskeletons to walk in a safer, more natural manner on different types of terrain. The new framework incorporates computer vision into prosthetic leg control, and includes robust artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms that allow the software to better account for uncertainty.
Controlling artificial cilia with magnetic fields and light
on 26th May 2020 at 8:11 pm
Researchers have made artificial cilia, or hair-like structures, that can bend into new shapes in response to a magnetic field, then return to their original shape when exposed to the proper light source.
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M3: Alibaba’s AI detects COVID-19 pneumonia in under a minute
by Ryan Daws on 4th June 2020 at 4:08 pm
M3, a medical web portal backed by Sony, claims Alibaba’s AI technology has allowed it to develop a powerful COVID-19 diagnosis tool. The AI-powered tool is able to analyse CT scans for signs of COVID-19 infection to help quickly diagnose the novel coronavirus which has caused havoc around the world. With heroic medical staff under... Read more » The post M3: Alibaba’s AI detects COVID-19 pneumonia in under a minute appeared first on AI News.
The BBC’s virtual assistant is now available for testing in the UK
by Ryan Daws on 3rd June 2020 at 3:49 pm
A virtual assistant from the BBC which aims to cater for Britain’s many dialects is now available for testing. Even as a Brit, it can often feel like a translation app is needed between Bristolian, Geordie, Mancunian, Brummie, Scottish, Irish, or any of the other regional dialects in the country. For a geographically small country,... Read more » The post The BBC’s virtual assistant is now available for testing in the UK appeared first on AI News.
AI uses data from Oura wearables to predict COVID-19 three days early
by Ryan Daws on 2nd June 2020 at 12:00 pm
Researchers have successfully used AI to analyse data from Oura’s wearable rings and predict COVID-19 symptoms three days early. The researchers, from WVU Medicine and the Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute, first announced the potentially groundbreaking project in April. At the time, the researchers found they could predict COVID-19 symptoms – including fever, cough, and fatigue –... Read more » The post AI uses data from Oura wearables to predict COVID-19 three days early appeared first on AI News.
ACLU sues Clearview AI calling it a ‘nightmare scenario’ for privacy
by Ryan Daws on 29th May 2020 at 1:48 pm
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is suing controversial facial recognition provider Clearview AI over privacy concerns. “Companies like Clearview will end privacy as we know it, and must be stopped,” said Nathan Freed Wessler, senior staff attorney with the ACLU’s Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project. “The ACLU is taking its fight to defend privacy... Read more » The post ACLU sues Clearview AI calling it a ‘nightmare scenario’ for privacy appeared first on AI News.
Japan passes bill to build AI-powered ‘super cities’ addressing societal issues
by Ryan Daws on 28th May 2020 at 11:58 am
Japan has passed a bill to build “super cities” which address societal issues using emerging technologies such as AI. The bill, passed on Wednesday, aims to accelerate the sweeping change of regulations across various fields to support the creation of such futuristic cities. Addressing issues such as depopulation and an aging society will be the... Read more » The post Japan passes bill to build AI-powered ‘super cities’ addressing societal issues appeared first on AI News.
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Leveraging Workload-Driven Infrastructure and Software Defined Architectures for Data-Driven AI/ML and Analytics Applications
by Josh Johnson on 4th June 2020 at 6:41 pm
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Product Innovation in a Digital Economy: What’s Next for Manufacturing?
by Josh Johnson on 3rd June 2020 at 4:05 pm
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Intel, Penn Medicine Launch Federated Learning Model For Brain Tumors
by Benjamin Ross on 28th May 2020 at 9:30 pm
By Allison Proffitt, Editorial Director, AI Trends The University of Pennsylvania and Intel have built a federation of 30 institutions to use federated learning to train artificial intelligence (AI) models to identify boundaries of brain tumors. Led by Spyridon Bakas at the Center for Biomedical Image Computing and Analytics (CBICA) at the Perelman School of
Determining the ROI of AI Projects A Key to Success
by Benjamin Ross on 28th May 2020 at 9:30 pm
By John P. Desmond, Editor, AI Trends The best practices around determining whether your AI project will achieve a return for the business center around determining at the outset how the return on investment will be measured. The evidence shows it will be time well spent. An estimated 87% of data science projects never make
Federal Government Inching Toward Enterprise Cloud Foundation
by Benjamin Ross on 28th May 2020 at 9:30 pm
By AI Trends Staff The federal government continues its halting effort to field an enterprise cloud strategy, with Lt. Gen. Jack Shanahan, who leads the Defense Department’s Joint AI Center (JAIC), commenting recently that not having an enterprise cloud platform has made the government’s efforts to pursue AI more challenging. “The lack of an enterprise
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IBM Helps Accelerate AI with Fast New Data Platform, Elite Team
on 16th March 2018 at 1:01 am
As companies look to embrace Artificial Intelligence (AI) to gain competitive advantage and increase productivity, IBM today unveiled a new data science and machine learning platform and an elite consulting team to help them accelerate their AI journeys.
IBM Study: Responding to Cybersecurity Incidents Still a Major Challenge for Businesses
on 14th March 2018 at 10:01 am
IBM Security today announced the results of a global study exploring the factors and challenges of being a Cyber Resilient organization. The study was conducted by Ponemon Institute and sponsored by IBM Resilient and found that 77 percent of respondents admit they do not have a formal cyber security incident response plan (CSIRP) applied consistently across their organization. Nearly half of the 2800 respondents reported that their incident response plan is either informal/ad hoc or completely non-existent.
Mayo Clinic’s clinical trial matching project sees higher enrollment in breast cancer trials through use of artificial intelligence
on 8th March 2018 at 1:11 am
Mayo Clinic and IBM Watson Health today unveiled results from early use of the Watson for Clinical Trial Matching, an IBM cognitive computing system. Use of this system in the Mayo Clinic oncology practice has been associated with more patients enrolled in Mayo’s breast cancer clinical trials.
IBM Watson Health Announces 100 Top Hospitals
on 5th March 2018 at 5:01 am
IBM Watson Health™ today published its 100 Top Hospitals® annual study identifying top–performing hospitals in the U.S. based on overall organizational performance. Formerly known as the Truven Health Analytics® 100 Top Hospitals, this study spotlights the best–performing hospitals in the U.S. based on a balanced scorecard of publicly available clinical, operational, and patient satisfaction metrics and data. It has been conducted annually since 1993.
IBM Board Approves Regular Quarterly Cash Dividend
on 30th January 2018 at 11:23 am
The IBM board of directors today declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $1.50 per common share, payable March 10, 2018 to stockholders of record February 9, 2018. IBM has paid consecutive quarterly dividends every year since 1916.