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Artificial intelligence will improve medical treatments

FOUR years ago a woman in her early 30s was hit by a car in London. She needed emergency surgery to reduce the pressure on her brain. Her surgeon, …

Artificial Intelligence

Inside China’s Dystopian Dreams: A.I., Shame and Lots of Cameras

ZHENGZHOU, China — In the Chinese city of Zhengzhou, a police officer wearing facial recognition glasses spotted a heroin smuggler at a train station.<p>In Qingdao, a city famous for its German colonial heritage, cameras powered by artificial intelligence helped the police snatch two dozen criminal …

China

How Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, and Microsoft are shaking up healthcare — and what it means for the future of the industry

<i>This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can read the report here.</i><p>The healthcare industry is undergoing a profound transformation. Costs …

Health Care Industry

Tech Watches You for Digital Symptoms of Brain Disorders

Depression, Alzheimer’s, and other syndromes leave their mark in the way you type and talk Photo: iStockphoto Photo: iStockphoto <b>The medical</b> …

Alzheimer's Disease

Could Multiple Personality Disorder Explain Life, the Universe and Everything?

In 2015, doctors in Germany reported the extraordinary case of a woman who suffered from what has traditionally been called “multiple personality …

Layoffs at Watson Health Reveal IBM’s Problem With AI

Axed engineers say IBM isn't always smart about artificial intelligenceIBM, a venerable tech company on a mission to stay relevant, has staked much …

The Future of Healthcare Is Mobile

Like nearly everything before it, healthcare is turning to mobile. But unlike nearly everything before it, healthcare has long been viewed as a hands-on industry, one where interactions happen in person, allowing healthcare providers to use both their clinical knowledge and intuitive senses to …

Job of the future: Embalming your online persona

The woman organizing our messy digital lives to survive us.<p>When her mother had a severe accident that left her with quadriplegia, Annette Adamska …

Creative Work

Norman

1921<p>Rorschach test was created<p>Hermann Rorschach created the Rorschach test in 1921 as a psychological test in which subjects' perceptions of inkblots …

Artificial Intelligence

Tracking Alzheimer's disease

As the U.S. population ages over the next several decades, the number of Americans diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease is also projected to rise. One …

Style Is an Algorithm

No one is original anymore, not even you.<p><i>The message of many things in America is “Like this or die.”</i><p><i>— George W.S. Trow,</i> <i>Within the Context of No Context</i><i>, 1980</i><p>The Seeing Robot<p>The camera is a small, white, curvilinear monolith on a pedestal. Inside its smooth casing are a microphone, a speaker, and …

When Algorithms Are Running the Asylum

Psychiatry’s biggest breakthrough in decades might come from machines that don’t need to understand the mind at all.<p>A few years ago, Adam Chekroud …

Why Artificial Intelligence Will Shift Human Innovation Into Overdrive

Civilization has reached a major inflection point, with the development of artificial intelligence technology triggering a massive acceleration in the pace of human innovation.<p>For the first time in history, the innovation equation is about to change, for it is no longer solely dependent on human …

Artificial Intelligence

The Emerging Science of Computational Psychiatry

Machine learning, data mining, and artificial intelligence are revolutionizing the study and understanding of mental illness.<p>Psychiatry, the study …

Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Could artificial intelligence get depressed and have hallucinations?

As artificial intelligence (AI) allows machines to become more like humans, will they experience similar psychological quirks such as hallucinations …

How babies learn – and why robots can’t compete

If we could understand how the infant mind develops, it might help every child reach their full potential. But seeing them as learning machines is not the answer. By Alex Beard<p>Deb Roy and Rupal Patel pulled into their driveway on a fine July day in 2005 with the beaming smiles and sleep-deprived …

Northeastern University

AI can spot signs of Alzheimer’s before your family does

Earlier diagnosis could help researchers develop drugs to slow the progress of the disease.<p>When David Graham wakes up in the morning, the flat white …

Machine Learning

Machine Learning: Things Are Getting Intense

×<p><i>Systems that use data to learn and improve from experience are getting more pilots and trials in large and medium enterprises. Here are five reasons why.</i><p>Large and medium-sized enterprises will step up their use of machine learning in 2018, Deloitte Global predicts, doubling the number of …

Blockchain Powered AI Doctors to Revolutionize Medicine

Doc.ai is hoping to revolutionize the medical industry by bringing AI doctors to all through their smartphones. Using Blockchain technology, the …

Why Google DeepMind Is Putting AI on the Psychologist’s Couch

Artificial intelligence can now carry out many of the same cognitive tasks humans can, but we still don’t really understand how AIs think. Google …

This article was written by a human (the next one may not be)

Job of the future: blending human journalists and robo-reporters.<p>Justin Myers says he isn’t automating away any jobs: he’s augmenting them.<p>Myers is …

Journalism

Nvidia CEO: Software Is Eating the World, but AI Is Going to Eat Software

Jensen Huang predicts that health care and autos are going to be transformed by artificial intelligence.<p>Tech companies and investors have recently …

Machine Learning

Is Facebook Really Scarier Than Google? - Facts So Romantic

<i>On Twitter, in a thread that went viral, François Chollet, an A.I. software engineer at Google DeepMind, argued, “Facebook is, in effect, in control</i> …

We’re not addicted to smartphones, we’re addicted to social interaction

Image: Shutterstock<p><i>Mobile-device habits stem from a healthy human need to socialize, rooted in evolution</i><p>— By McGill University<p>A new study of …

Anti-Social Behavior

Discriminating algorithms: 5 times AI showed prejudice

Modern life runs on intelligent algorithms. The data-devouring, self-improving computer programmes that underlie the artificial intelligence …

Psychological Weapons of Mass Persuasion

When I was a teenager, my parents often asked me to come along to the store to help carry groceries. One day, as I was waiting patiently at the …

Sony’s new robot dog Aibo barks, does tricks and charms animal lovers

In January, Sony held a special event at its headquarters in Tokyo. It was a "birthday ceremony" for the new edition of the company's robot dog, …

To Speed Up AI, Mix Memory and Processing

New computing architectures aim to extend artificial intelligence from the cloud to smartphones Image: Sujan Gonugondla Image: Sujan Gonugondla</b> …

What smartphone photography is doing to our memories - Vox

Sharing photos may subtly change what — and how — we remember.<p>Though they may appear crystal clear in our minds, our memories are not a carbon copy of the events we witnessed.<p>Every time we recall a memory, we may accidentally alter it or diminish its accuracy. Even trivial memories are easily …