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Artificial General Intelligence Breakthroughs To Watch Out For In 2018

As our society’s technological progress marches forward, we’ve become ever more fascinated with the concept of artificial general intelligence (AGI).<p>From IBM’s Jeopardy-playing computer, Watson to television programs like <i>Westworld</i>, we’ve collectively begun exploring and philosophizing about the …

Artificial Intelligence

Marketing Tips from CMOs and Expert Marketers: 84: Why an Account Based Marketing Strategy in B2B is Successful

Jon Miller, founder and CEO of Engagio, has found success with an account based marketing strategy for his company. On this episode of Renegade …

Marketing

The Apple Watch just got a lot better at tracking symptoms of Parkinson's Disease

The Apple Watch will soon be able to track tremors experienced by Parkinson's Disease patients to help them manage their condition.<p>Later this year, …

Apple Watch

Keystone Virus Makes First Known Jump From Mosquitoes To Humans

<b>Updated at 10:45 a.m. ET Friday</b><p>Just in time for the hot, humid, bug-bite-riddled summer: Researchers from the University of Florida have confirmed the first known case of a human infected with the mosquito-borne Keystone virus.<p>A 16-year-old boy in North Central Florida went to an urgent care clinic …

Public Health

Scientists narrow down the startling risk factors that can cause autism

Amidst the media hubbub of the new presidential administration, autism was back in the news. Well-known vaccine skeptic Andrew Wakefield attended one …

Autism

How to Use PPC Marketing to Find More Clients

The age of the Internet has given rise to the kind of workers the world never thought would gain so much traction: freelancers. These are people who …

Marketing

These 100 Companies Are Leading the Way in A.I.

Whether you fear it or embrace it, the A.I. revolution is coming—and it promises to have an enormous impact on the world economy. PwC estimates that …

Artificial Intelligence

12 B2B Marketing Techniques for Lead Generation

<b>61% of marketers say that generating quality business leads is their biggest challenge</b><b>. This shows that all businesses need to spend a lot of energy</b> …

Marketing

The Diabetes Cure That Most Insurance Companies Won't Pay for

For 15 years, Erez Benari’s struggle with his type 2 diabetes had been a losing one. A software engineer at Microsoft in Seattle, Washington, Benari …

Diabetes

The best iPhone camera apps

You like snapping photos on your iPhone. But you find the default Camera app limited in certain ways. Maybe you want more power and control over the photos you take. No problem: A variety of apps can beef up your phone's photo-taking skills. Camera+ 2 offers a range of advanced and easily accessed …

Mobile Photography

Google’s Machine Learning (AI) Crash Course

Artificial Intelligence or Machine Learning, as it’s better known as, is something that has garnered my interest over recent years. I even used the …

Artificial Intelligence

Every Marketing Tool You Need in 2018

100+ free and affordable utilities to free up time and power up efficiency<p>Every marketer needs the right tools in order to succeed in running marketing campaigns.<p>Good tools make your life easier, from blogging tools to research and tracking tools.<p>Unicorn tools are unique and magnificent time-savers …

Marketing

Exciting insight into role gut bacteria play in obesity-related depression and anxiety

A compelling new study from researchers at Joslin Diabetes Center has shed more light on the mysterious connection between our diet, gut bacteria and …

Microbiology

5 realistic VR experiences that tricked our senses, from flying dinosaurs to walking on the moon

• <b>Business Insider has tried out a range of cutting edge virtual reality experiences.</b>• <b><br>We've experienced everything from virtual slides above London's skyline to simulations that let you walk on the moon.</b>• <b><br>These are some of our favourite VR experiences.</b><p>Virtual reality is becoming increasingly realistic, …

Virtual Reality

How to Earn Google Featured Snippets for Mobile: Large-scale Study

Once more unto the breach!<p>In our last study, we analyzed featured snippets on desktop. I couldn’t be happier to share with you data and insights from …

SEO

5 Things Managers Should Know About Innovation (But Most Don't)

There is no one "true" path to innovation<p>Every business knows it needs to innovate. What isn't so clear is how to go about it. There is no shortage of pundits, blogs and conferences that preach the gospel of agility, disruptive innovation, open innovation, lean startups or whatever else is …

Innovation

What Is SEO? Understanding The Basics To Avoid Being The Villain

Search engines utilize their own algorithms to determine how to show the most relevant, trustworthy results to consumers who are searching for your services or products every second of the day.<p>In layman’s terms, Google is one giant library of information. Your brand or business’s website is one …

SEO

A Crispr Conundrum: How Cells Fend Off Gene Editing

Human cells resist gene editing by turning on defenses against cancer, ceasing reproduction and sometimes dying, two teams of scientists have found.<p>The findings, reported in the journal Nature Medicine, at first appeared to cast doubt on the viability of the most widely used form of gene editing, …

Genetics

Trials begin of a saliva test for prostate cancer

Doctors have begun a trial of a simple saliva test that aims to spot the top 10% of men who are most at risk of developing prostate cancer. One in eight men develop prostate cancer at some point in their lives.<p>The test draws on more than 150 DNA markers to identify the 10% of men who have nearly a …

Cancer

‘Artificial’ kidney that could mean thousands won’t need dialysis or a transplant

• <b>Implant that mimics functions of the human kidney could begin trials this year</b>• <b><br>It could be a life-saving option for patients with chronic kidney</b> …

Medicine

Heart disease stem cell therapy can shrink deadly scar tissue

A breakthrough stem cell treatment that promises the first effective cure for heart disease will be offered to British patients this year, <i>The Sunday Telegraph</i> can reveal.<p>Hundreds of thousands stand to benefit after regulators approved a major trial of the regenerative drug capable of shrinking …

Medicine

Waves move across the human brain to support memory

The coordination of neural activity across widespread brain networks is essential for human cognition. Researchers have long assumed that …

Neuroscience

There's a Cure for Hepatitis C, but Insurance Companies Don't Want to Pay for It

True cures in medicine are surprisingly rare. But for nearly five years, doctors have had one available for hepatitis C, an often chronic, …

Public Health

The 15 Most Challenging Tasks of Content Marketing [Infographic]

Creating content on a regular basis can be tough, especially when every post needs to be SEO optimized, hyper-targeted to your most lucrative …

Marketing

Deep in the Pentagon, a secret AI program to find hidden nuclear missiles

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military is increasing spending on a secret research effort to use artificial intelligence to help anticipate the launch of a nuclear-capable missile, as well as track and target mobile launchers in North Korea and elsewhere.<p>The effort has gone largely unreported, …

Artificial Intelligence

This Graphic Shows What Really Matters in Preventing Cancer

Living a healthy lifestyle can help to prevent cancer. (No cancer is <i>completely</i> preventable, though; genetics and bad luck are factors, too.) But …

Cancer

Alzheimer’s disease: why insulin is a new suspect

Johnson and Johnson recently announced that it was halting a clinical trial for a new Alzheimer’s drug after safety issues emerged. This latest …

Dementia

Tailoring cancer treatment to genetic profile extends lives, study finds

Cancer patients with diseases that are difficult to treat may live longer if doctors engage in genetic sequencing and then match treatment to their illness, a long-term “precision medicine” study has found.<p>The study represents part of a push in cancer treatment to personalize medicine for specific …

Cancer

Doctors hail world first as woman’s advanced breast cancer is eradicated

A woman with advanced breast cancer which had spread around her body has been completely cleared of the disease by a groundbreaking therapy that harnessed the power of her immune system to fight the tumours.<p>It is the first time that a patient with late-stage breast cancer has been successfully …

Cancer

AI researchers are halting work on human-like machines

Artificial intelligence researchers, who have seen little recent progress toward the creation of a machine that thinks like a human, have largely …

Artificial Intelligence