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Artificial Intelligence will now help unravel the mystery of human brain

Scientists are using emerging artificial intelligence (AI) networks to enhance their understanding of one of the most elusive intelligence systems: …

Artificial Intelligence

Using AI to Invent New Medical Tests

Artificial Intelligence, which has already had a major impact on industries such as transportation, retail, energy, and banking, is only just beginning to be applied in medicine. Its profound capabilities hold promise for enabling early detection of disease and metabolic abnormalities and hope for …

Machine Learning

Replaced by robots: 8 jobs that could be hit hard by the A.I. revolution

There’s no doubt that artificial intelligence (A.I.) and other cutting edge technologies are going to change the face of employment as we know it. …

Artificial Intelligence

Can Machine Learning Find Medical Meaning in a Mess of Genes?

“We don’t have much ground truth in biology.” According to Barbara Engelhardt, a computer scientist at Princeton University, that’s just one of the …

The case against understanding why AI makes decisions

As deep-learning algorithms begin to set our life insurance rates and predict when we’ll die, many AI experts are calling for more accountability around why those algorithms make the decisions they do. After all, if a self-driving car kills someone, we’d want to know what happened.<p>But not everyone …

Google is using 46 billion data points to predict the medical outcomes of hospital patients

Some of Google’s top AI researchers are trying to predict your medical outcome as soon as you’re admitted to the hospital.<p>A new research paper, published Jan. 24 with 34 co-authors and not peer-reviewed, claims better accuracy than existing software at predicting outcomes like whether a patient …

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I Believe in Intelligent Design ... for Robots

The beauty of evolution lies in two complementary forces: simplicity and complexity. From a simple rule—survival of the fittest—comes the astonishing …

5 Key Artificial Intelligence Predictions For 2018: How Machine Learning Will Change Everything

During 2017 it was hard to escape predictions that artificial intelligence is about to change the world. In 2018, this is unlikely to change. …

Artificial Intelligence

Neurotechnology, Elon Musk and the goal of human enhancement

Brain-computer interfaces could change the way people think, soldiers fight and Alzheimer’s is treated. But are we in control of the ethical ramifications?<p>At the World Government Summit in Dubai in February, Tesla and SpaceX chief executive Elon Musk said that people would need to become cyborgs to …

Artificial Intelligence

2017 laid the foundation for faster, smarter AI in 2018

No company wants to be left behind, and whether it's by optimizing their hardware for AI processing or using machine learning to speed up tasks, …

Jupyter Notebook Viewer

Advanced Numpy Techniques¶<p>General, user-friendly documentation with lots of examples.<p>Basic Python knowledge assumed.<p>CPython ~3.6, NumPy ~1.12<p>What is …

Why evidence-based healthcare has lost its way

Without evidence-based healthcare, medicine is not much better than folklore.<p>In the bad old days, clinical decisions were based largely on the …

Google’s AI Wizard Unveils a New Twist on Neural Networks

If you want to blame someone for the hoopla around artificial intelligence, 69-year-old Google researcher Geoff Hinton is a good candidate.<p>The droll …

Artificial Intelligence

How Machine Learning, Big Data And AI Are Changing Healthcare Forever

While robots and computers will probably never completely replace doctors and nurses, machine learning/deep learning and AI are transforming the healthcare industry, improving outcomes, and changing the way doctors think about providing care.<p>Machine learning is improving diagnostics, predicting …

Machine Learning

Your Data Is Biased, Here's Why

Biased data can lead to bad decisions. Most business leaders aren't aware of the problem just yet, but they need to be because they're ultimately …

Machine Learning

The Amazing Ways How Artificial Intelligence And Machine Learning Is Used In Healthcare

Crucial time and tremendous amounts of resources are lost every day in the world’s healthcare systems. Misdiagnoses cost unnecessary additional tests, result in delayed treatment plans and diminished survival or remission rates from what would have transpired had it been caught and identified …

Machine Learning

Doctors say IBM Watson is nowhere close to being the revolution in cancer treatment it was pitched to them as

Breathlessly promoting its signature brand — Watson — IBM sought to capture the world's imagination, and it quickly zeroed in on a high-profile target: cancer.<p>But three years after IBM began selling Watson to recommend the best cancer treatments to doctors around the world, a STAT investigation has …

Cancer

Best practices for custom helpers on Laravel 5

<b>I would like to create some helpers (functions) to avoid repeating code between some views.</b><p><b>o start off I created a folder in my app directory called</b> …

Researchers have linked a human brain to the Internet for the first time ever

Brain Meets IoT<p>A team of researchers at Wits University in Johannesburg, South Africa have made a major breakthrough in the field of biomedical …

Machine Learning

Algorithm could predict Alzheimer's risk years before symptoms occur

Scientists have developed a new algorithm that they say could predict a person's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease years before the onset of …

Artificial intelligence can predict how long patients will live

Using medical imaging of 48 patients, artificial intelligence developed by researchers at the University of Adelaide was able to predict patient …

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence helps with earlier detection of skin cancer

New technology being developed by researchers at the University of Waterloo and the Sunnybrook Research Institute is using artificial intelligence …

Artificial Intelligence
Medical Technology
The Brain

Is Doctorless Care the Future of Healthcare?

<b>Is Healthcare becoming a Data-driven Science led by Clinicians?</b><p>The current model of sick care is undeniably unsustainable due to a number of compelling reasons. The aging population burden tops the list. The United Nations’ World Population Aging Report paints a grim picture for the future (<i>see</i> …

Digital Health