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Google’s new AI algorithm predicts heart disease by looking at your eyes

Experts say it could provide a simpler way to predict cardiovascular risk<p>Scientists from Google and its health-tech subsidiary Verily have discovered a new way to assess a person’s risk of heart disease using machine learning. By analyzing scans of the back of a patient’s eye, the company’s …

Machine Learning

Winter Olympics: USA beat Finland to reach gold medal match

<b>The United States women's ice hockey team enjoyed a 5-0 win over Finland in the semi-finals to remain on target for their first gold medal in 20 years.</b><p>Dani Camarensi scored twice, with Gigi Marvin, Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson and Hilary Knight also finding the net.<p>It will be a third successive …

Mikaela Shiffrin

Google's VR180 Cameras Are the Future of Point-and-Shoot

Just about everyone agrees virtual and augmented reality are going to be important. The tech already sort of works, and will get better quickly from …

Amazon’s ‘Electric Dreams’ anthology arrives on Prime Video

If you blew through all of the latest season of Black Mirror when it came out just before the new year and need your science fiction anthology fix, your ship has come in. Amazon's new series <i>Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams</i> is live now with ten episodes to feed your hunger for wild, imaginative …

Contact CI's Maestro VR Haptic Glove Let Me Actually Feel Virtual Objects

Everyone does it the first time they try VR. It doesn’t matter if it’s a static 360 image, a passive 360 video, an immersive VR experience, or a …

Virtual Reality Is Officially Immersed in the Film World. Now What?

In 2014, I made a prediction. Virtual reality, I believed, would be the future of filmmaking. I was mostly correct; I was also terribly wrong. I was …

Virtual Reality

How To Invest In AI

<b>Published Date:</b> 2018-02-09 10:50:42 UTC <b><br>Tags:</b> Artificial Intelligence, Digital Strategy, Global Strategy, Innovation, Investment Banking, Investor …

Venture Capital

Beyond the AI hype: AI is here and now, and adoption is rising

Think artificial intelligence is the next big thing? Contributor Jim Yu explains it's already being widely employed and will soon be a must-have for …

Artificial Intelligence

artificial intelligence

The Future

Exclusive: World leaders just decided that the next step in AI is augmenting humans

Think that human augmentation is still decades away? Think again.<p>This week, government leaders met with experts and innovators ahead of the World …

Artificial Intelligence

The Rise And Rise Of IBM, Technology Hype, And Fascination With Artificial Intelligence (AI)

A number of this week’s milestones in the history of technology link the rise of IBM, the introduction of the ENIAC, and the renewed fascination with so-called artificial intelligence.<p>On <b>February 14, 1924</b>, the Computing-Tabulating-Recording Company (CTR) changed its name to International Business …

Artificial Intelligence

How This One Woman Is Powerfully Shaping The Future Of Artificial Intelligence

As developments, standards and controversy around Artificial Intelligence (AI) explodes, compelling new groups are emerging that will drive expansion and implementation of AI at a new pace and depth. However, one such exclusive, burgeoning collective entitled #AIShowbiz Executive Roundtable is …

Artificial Intelligence

More businesses are closing the gap between AI ambitions and implementation

In 2017, MITSloan Management Review (MIT SMR) conducted a global survey of more than 3,000 executives, managers, and analysts on the current state of AI and its potential. The results reveal that there’s still a significant gap between “ambition and execution.”<p>Three out of four executives believe …

Artificial Intelligence

Computers Can Now Tell What Songs You've Listened to Just by Using Brain Scans

What kind of wizardry is this.<p>It's not quite mind reading, but it's close: scientists have been able to identify songs people are listening to just …

Humanity

Yesterday, world leaders gathered at a secretive meeting to decide the fate of AI

Today, top individuals from around the world convened at the World Government Summit to discuss the agenda that should govern the next generation of …

Artificial Intelligence

Everywoman forum 2018: The dangers of non-diverse artificial intelligence

Artificial Intelligence

It’s time to evaluate how AI can improve your business

The digital world has been marching forward over the past 20 years, providing ever more efficient services to the public and businesses via the …

Artificial Intelligence

AI 101: How learning computers are becoming smarter

Many companies use the term artificial intelligence, or AI, as a way to generate excitement for their products and to present themselves as on the cutting edge of tech development.<p>But what exactly is artificial intelligence? What does it involve? And how will it help the development of future …

Artificial Intelligence

What is AI? Everything you need to know about Artificial Intelligence

An executive guide to artificial intelligence, from machine learning and general AI to neural networks.<p><i>Video: Getting started with artificial</i> …

Artificial Intelligence

25 Totally Free Ways to Practice Self-Care

Pampering yourself sounds fabulous in theory, but between the spa days, the yoga classes and the movie tickets, prioritizing your mental and physical …

Cute

There’s an Ayurvedic Way to Drink Water (and You Probably Aren’t Doing It)

Hey, you. We need to talk about that half-empty S'well bottle sitting on your coffee table.<p>Sure, you know you’re supposed to drink eight glasses a …

Ayurveda

Cyberattack Caused Olympic Opening Ceremony Disruption

A cyberattack caused the internet disruptions during the Winter Olympics’ opening ceremony on Friday night, Olympic officials and security experts said.<p>Jihye Lee, a spokesman for the Pyeongchang Organizing Committee, confirmed Sunday that “the technology issues experienced Friday night were caused …

Cybersecurity

Intel is Making Socially Acceptable Smartglasses

Intel’s new smartglasses look indistinguishable from regular glasses.<p><b>Intel</b> (NASDAQ:INTC) is developing Vaunt, a pair of prototype smartglasses that …

Wearable Tech

What the Flu Does to Your Body, and Why It Makes You Feel So Awful

By Laura Haynes<p>Every year, from 5 to 20 percent of the people in the U.S. will become infected with influenza virus. An average of 200,000 of these …

Immunotherapy

Sorry, Bedtime Readers: iPads Keep You Awake Even With Night Shift On

New research shows that the “warm” screen color has a negligible impact on melatonin, although there could be a psychological effect.<p>There’s an expression about knowing just enough to be dangerous. In the case of sleep science, Apple may know just enough to disappoint. In 2016, it introduced an iOS …

Sleep

Hanergy's thin solar panels break multiple world records for efficiency

The China-based international energy corporation Hanergy was recently lauded for its newest solar production module, the highest efficiency …

Clean Energy

Couple hid house behind garage door to flout planning laws

A couple built a new house in their garage then hid it behind a fake door to get round planning rules.<p>Dr Reeta Herzallah and Hamdi Almasri carried …

Garage Door

Try this 2-income strategy and you could retire with millions

<b>There’s no doubt that having multiple income streams can go a long way toward helping you achieve your financial goals. And while there’s really no</b> …

Retirement

An effortless way to improve your memory

A surprisingly potent technique can boost your short and long-term recall – and it appears to help everyone from students to Alzheimer’s patients.<p>When trying to memorise new material, it’s easy to assume that the more work you put in, the better you will perform. Yet taking the occasional down time …

The Brain

Scientists Unearth Hope for New Antibiotics

Researchers identified new compounds by sifting through genetic material from soil samples<p>In a bag of backyard dirt, scientists have discovered a powerful new group of antibiotics they say can wipe out many infections in lab and animal tests, including some microbes that are resistant to most …

Medicine