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Google Simplifies Machine Learning With SQL

Google BigQuery is making it possible for data analysts to deploy machine learning (ML) models using only simple SQL statements, potentially reducing …

Machine Learning

The Sharing Economy Spells Doom - Or Boom - For The Senior Housing Industry

Demography is destiny. Or at least that is the investment thesis for the senior housing industry. The fast expansion of the assisted living sector, in particular, is based on the overwhelming reality that for the next several decades the number of older adults will see explosive growth across the …

Assisted Living

How Is AI Used In Healthcare - 5 Powerful Real-World Examples That Show The Latest Advances

When it comes to our health, especially in matters of life and death, the promise of artificial intelligence (AI) to improve outcomes is very intriguing. While there is still much to overcome to achieve AI-dependent health care, most notably data privacy concerns and fears of mismanaged care due to …

Artificial Intelligence

This home-building robot can lay more than 1,000 bricks an hour — and construct a home quicker than a human

A construction crew can build a small home in about four to six weeks. To shave time and labor costs, some homebuilders have chosen to automate part of the process instead.<p>A new robot, developed by Perth-based company Fastbrick Robotics, may be the speediest homebuilding machine yet.<p>Called the …

Robotics

Penn doctors perform the first robot-assisted spinal surgery

Surgical robots are capable of feats that even the most skilled doctors can't manage, and the University of Pennsylvania just offered a textbook example. The school has confirmed that it performed the first-ever robot-assisted spinal surgery, using Da Vinci's robotic arms to remove a rare tumor …

Ox, the truck that can be packed flat like Ikea furniture, is headed to pre-production

Thanks to a partnership with Shell<p>The Ox, a slab-sided, flatpack vehicle designed to bring mobility to the developing world, just took one step closer to reality. Oil giant Shell announced recently that it would commission a pre-production prototype of the Ox that it will then bring to India to …

This Brilliant Japanese Labor-Saving Device Makes Farming WAY Easier

The Paperpot Transplanter turns an hour of work into minutes<p>This is the best of what good industrial design has to offer. The Paperpot Transplanter, …

Industrial Design

Clinical Assistant Diagnosis for Electronic Medical Record Based on Convolutional Neural Network

Article |<p>Open | Published: 20 April 2018<p><i>Scientific Reports</i><b>volume 8</b>, Article number: 6329 (2018) | Download Citation<p>Abstract<p>Automatically extracting …

Google Scholar

MIT's wearable device can 'hear' the words you say in your head

If you've read any sort of science fiction, it's likely you've heard about subvocalization, the practice of silently saying words in your head. It's common when we read (though it does slow you down), but it's only recently begun to be used as a way to interact with our computers and mobile …

Wearable Tech

Construction companies are welcoming their new robot workers

Automation is changing the face of nearly every industry in the world, but the construction industry may lead the way for robots.<p>The Associated Press …

Robotics

Evolution is the New Deep Learning

By Risto Miikkulainen<br>Vice President Research; Professor of Computer Science at the University of Texas at Austin<p><i>[If you are visiting from Hacker</i> …

Monarch is a new platform from surgical robot pioneer Frederic Moll

Auris Health (née Auris Surgical Robots) has done a pretty good job flying under the radar, in spite of raising a massive amount of capital and listing one of the key people behind the da Vinci surgical robot among its founders. With FDA clearance finally out of the way, however, the Redwood …

This London bench absorbs as much pollution as 275 trees

London has got a new ally in the fight against its air pollution crisis: hedge 2.0.<p>The CityTree is a strange mix of bench and hedge, but is very …

Pollution

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Otter's free app brings voice transcripts into the AI age

If you don't hate transcribing, it's probably just because you don't have to do it very much.<p>Otter, a new, free mobile app from a team of vets from Google and speech-recognition company Nuance, aims to make voice transcriptions become as easy and accessible as typing into a Google Doc.<p>Voice is an …

Researchers just taught robots to predict your every move

In a few years time the Droids from Star Wars are going to seem like relics. Today’s robots might be better suited for sewing clothes and building cars, but tomorrow’s could be as indispensable and ubiquitous as our smartphones are.<p>A group of researchers in Europe recently published a white paper …

Artificial Intelligence

Eco-Friendly Insulation Offers Thermal Performance, Sound Absorption and Fire Resistance at the Same Time

With the aim of promoting more efficient ways to isolate and protect building envelopes, the Chilean team Rootman has developed Thermoroot; a …

World's first hands-free crop planted, grown and harvested in the UK - ABC Rural - ABC News

Researchers in the United Kingdom have successfully grown the world's first crop of barley using nothing but robot tractors and drones.<p>The project's …

Brain-Like Chips Now Beat the Human Brain in Speed and Efficiency

Move over, deep learning. Neuromorphic computing—the next big thing in artificial intelligence—is on fire.Just last week, two studies individually …

Artificial Intelligence

Scientists Have Developed a Way to Make Wood as Strong as Steel

And it can stop bullets, too.<p>Scientists have developed a new type of "super wood" that is more than 10 times stronger and tougher than normal wood - …

Scientists studying psychoactive drugs accidentally proved the self is an illusion

Philosophers and mystics have long contemplated the disconcerting notion that the fixed self is an illusion. <b></b>Neuroscientists now think they can prove it or, at least, help us glimpse this truth with some help from psilocybin, the psychoactive property in magic mushrooms.<p>Researchers around the world …

More efficient machine learning could upend the AI paradigm - MIT Technology Review

In January, Google launched a new service called Cloud AutoML, which can automate some tricky aspects of designing machine-learning software. While …

Machine Learning

Greedy, Brittle, Opaque, and Shallow: The Downsides to Deep Learning

Sundar Pichai, the chief executive of Google, has said that AI “is more profound than … electricity or fire.” Andrew Ng, who founded Google Brain and …

Machine Learning

The Reskilling Revolution: Taking control of skills with Open Badges

In a rapidly shifting job market, being able to formalize skills is a requirement for job seekers and employers going forward. Open Badges is a data …

Innovative 'Wooden Bricks' System Cuts Building Time to Just a Few Days

Brikawood is an intuitive and logical construction system of wooden bricks that allows the rapid construction of an entire house without the use of …

Every study we could find on what automation will do to jobs, in one chart - MIT Technology Review

When<p>Where<p>Jobs<br>Destroyed<p>Jobs Created<p>Predictor<p>2016<p>worldwide<p>900,000 to 1,500,000<p>2018<p>US …

MIT scientists created a deep-brain implant that pumps drugs into your skull

Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) developed a novel system of drug delivery using deep-brain implant technology. This may solve the problems of unwanted medication interactions and side-effects that plague current treatments for brain disorders and mental illness. Also, …

2018 will usher in the green cryptocurrency revolution

Headlines sounding the death knell of fossil fuels and the internal combustion engine do not quite add up to the birth of a global green economy. For …

Millennials, This Is How Artificial Intelligence Will Impact Your Job For Better And Worse

Many of the jobs that Millennials work in today didn’t exist when their parents entered the job market. And chances are the young professionals of the future will work in fields that don’t exist today.<p>Such is the nature of an economy continuously influenced by new technology, and Artificial …

This tiny robot moves so fast it’s just a blur on camera

It makes up to 75 motions a second and could be used to correct surgeons’ hand tremors during operations<p>Researchers at Harvard have created a new robot that’s the smallest, fastest, and most precise of its kind. It’s called the milliDelta, and can move so quickly — up to 75 motions a second — that …

Robotics