How AI and emerging tech are transforming the healthcare ...
For its recent report on the future of work, Deloitte Center for Health Solutions checked in with more than 100 administrative C-suite and other operational ...
Using AI to make patients the CEO of their care
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Artificial Intelligence Weekly - Artificial Intelligence ...
Welcome Dear readers, It has now been close to 3 years since I started AI Weekly. From an initial group of just a few readers, it has now grown into one of t...
Adding human touch to unchatty chatbots may lead to bigge...
Sorry, Siri, but just giving a chatbot a human name or adding humanlike features to its avatar might not be enough to win over a user if the device fails to ...
Why language technology can’t handle Game of Thrones (yet)
Researchers improved the performance of natural language processing technology to increase recognization of names associated with characters in Game of Thron...
Can science writing be automated?
A team of researchers has developed a neural network, a form of artificial intelligence, that can read scientific papers and render a plain-English summary i...
AI could shorten pharmaceutical trials, boost patient mat...
Efforts to implement artificial intelligence, advanced analytics and machine learning could have multiple applications for the healthcare and pharmaceutical ...
Why language technology can't handle Game of Thrones (yet)
Researchers have performed a thorough evaluation of four different name recognition tools on popular 40 novels, including A Game of Thrones. Their analyses h...
As governments adopt artificial intelligence, there's lit...
AI can help make government more efficient – but at what cost? Citizens' lives could be better or worse, based on how the technology is used.
German association starts AI research to help people with...
The nationwide competence network for congenital heart defects (KNAHF) is starting its AI research in what could mean new opportunities for heart medici...
Explainer: what is quantum machine learning and how can i...
Quantum machine learning is an exciting and rapidly growing field.
Vivienne Sze wins Edgerton Faculty Award
EECS faculty member is recognized for technical innovation, educational excellence, and efforts to advance women and underrepresented minorities in her field.
Giving robots a better feel for object manipulation
A new learning system improves robots' abilities to mold materials into target shapes and make predictions about interacting with solid objects and liquids. ...
Artificial intelligence could streamline, speed medical i...
A report from the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) indicates artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning technologies could improve medical...
Venrock: AI finding its place, blockchain may never matter
Artificial intelligence and blockchain met quite different fates, at least for now, in new survey findings from Venrock’s 2019 Healthcare Prognosis. AI...
3Q: Structuring the MIT Schwarzman College of Computing
Co-chairs of the Organizational Structure working group discuss their goals and progress.
Four from MIT elected to American Academy of Arts and Sci...
Prestigious honor society announces more than 200 new members.
The new digital divide is between people who opt out of a...
Technology experts have long worried about a 'digital divide' between those who could use computers and those who could not. Artificial intelligence algorith...
Robots that can sort recycling
CSAIL’s "RoCycle" system uses in-hand sensors to detect if an object is paper, metal or plastic.
A novel data-compression technique for faster computer pr...
Researchers free up more bandwidth by compressing “objects” within the memory hierarchy.
Retailers like Walmart are embracing robots – here's how ...
Two management experts devised a new way to predict whether your job is likely to get stolen by a robot – and what you can do about it.
What robots and AI may mean for university lecturers and ...
Conducting research and contributing to knowledge creation might be the only way for academics to sustain their jobs.
Artificial intelligence singles out neurons faster than a...
Convolutional neural network model significantly outperforms previous methods and is as accurate as humans in segmenting active and overlapping neurons.
Heads in the cloud: Scientists predict internet of though...
Researchers predict the development of a brain/cloud interface that connects neurons to cloud computing networks in real time.
AI-powered voice note taking saves OrthoAtlanta an hour p...
OrthoAtlanta, a 14-office group practice with 37 physicians, is one of the largest physician-owned orthopedic and sports medicine practices in the greater At...
Pfizer, Concerto HealthAI join up for precision medicine ...
Pfizer is working with Boston-based Concerto HealthAI for a collaboration that will apply Concerto's eurekaHealth artificial intelligence technology to p...
Harnessing microorganisms for smart microsystems
A research team has developed a method to construct a biohybrid system that incorporates Vorticella microorganisms. The method allows movable structures to b...
Scientists build a machine to see all possible futures
Researchers have implemented a prototype quantum device that can generate and analyze a quantum superposition of possible futures. Using a novel quantum algo...
AI agent offers rationales using everyday language to exp...
Researchers have developed an artificially intelligent (AI) agent that can automatically generate natural language explanations in real-time to convey the mo...
AI Alignment Podcast: An Overview of Technical AI Alignme...
The space of AI alignment research is highly dynamic, and it’s often difficult to get a bird’s eye view of the landscape. This podcast is the fir...
Five from MIT win 2019 Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships f...
Award funds graduate studies for talented immigrants and children of immigrants.
Engineers tap DNA to create 'lifelike' machines
Tapping into the unique nature of DNA, engineers have created simple machines constructed of biomaterials with properties of living things.
Artificial Intelligence Weekly - Artificial Intelligence ...
In the News Bengio: ‘The dangers of abuse are very real’ Yoshua Bengio, winner of the prestigious Turing award for his work on deep learning, is establishing...
Menlo Ventures seeking startups that fill burning unmet c...
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3 Questions: Provost Martin Schmidt on building a new col...
Working groups of faculty, students, and staff are meeting regularly to develop ideas for the MIT Schwarzman College of Computing.
Artificial intelligence may take your job, so political l...
There is little evidence of any strategic planning by Australia's federal and state governments to deal with social dislocation caused by AI-driven automation.
Curious Kids: who is Siri?
The first thing to know is that Siri is not a "who" – Siri is a "what".
FLI March, 2019 Newsletter
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Patient monitoring is evolving with artificial intelligen...
A new study from Frost & Sullivan takes stock of some of the rapid-fire developments in the world of patient monitoring, which is expanding its capabilit...
Dr. Matthew Meselson Wins 2019 Future of Life Award
On April 9th, Dr. Matthew Meselson received the $50,000 Future of Life Award at a ceremony at the University of Boulder’s Conference on World Affairs. Dr. Me...
Meet Blue, the low-cost, human-friendly robot designed fo...
Researchers have created a new low-cost, human friendly robot named Blue, designed to use recent advances in artificial intelligence and deep reinforcement l...
Five Australian patients to trial new brain reading devic...
A minimally invasive brain implant is to be tested on humans for the first time. The device, named Stentrode, will be placed in blood vessels in the motor co...
The cost of computation
There's been a rapid resurgence of interest in understanding the energy cost of computing. Recent advances in this 'thermodynamics of computation' are now su...
Robots created with 3D printers could be caring for those...
Researchers have developed a new design method to create soft robots that may help in caregiving for elderly family members.
Laying the ground for robotic strategies in environmental...
Roboticists have developed a robot named 'Romu' that can autonomously drive interlocking steel sheet piles into soil. The structures that it builds could fun...
When robots commit wrongdoing, people may incorrectly ass...
As robots become more autonomous, people will regard them as more responsible for accidental wrongdoing.
Letter regarding the MIT Schwarzman College of Computing ...
Robots to autocomplete soldier tasks
Study uncovers how the brain coordinates between different regions while executing cognitive tasks. The findings may help advance artificial intelligence alg...
Driving toward success
Through MIT Professional Education’s Advanced Study Program, Ernie Ho found the tools — and the community — he needed to realize his vision and launch his ca...
Artificial intelligence can now emulate human behaviors –...
When artificial intelligence systems try to behave like humans and make mistakes, they show their limits – but also their startling advances.
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