A startup called Lumiata is taking webscale graph analysis like Google and Facebook have perfected and turning it toward personalized health care. As we generate more digital data about research and even personal health, it’s an idea whose time has come.
The National Football League and General Electric announced on Thursday a list of 16 projects that will each receive $300,000 to advance their research in the field of diagnosing and preventing head injuries. Among the selected projects is a collaboration between the University of California, San Francisco, and machine learning startup Ayasdi to analyze CAT&
Fertility app Glow is expanding to include women who don’t want to get pregnant, using data for prevention instead of conception.
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For banking startup LendUp, personalization is a matter of survival. As a lender to the underbanked that doesn’t charge late fees, LendUp needs to get the right data and design the right experience to ensure it gets paid.
With massive amounts of computational power, machines can now recognize objects and translate speech in real time. Artificial intelligence is finally getting smart.
'Move fast and break things.' That is the Facebook motto plastered all over their California headquarters to remind engineers never to stop innovating. This week, the company moved fast and broke some news by investing in a thing called machine learning. They appointed two professors, Yann LeCun and …
In his prescient novel ‘1984,’ English author George Orwell predicted a future that bears an uncanny resemblance to current realityâexcept for a simple twist. Rather than Big Brother watching, today we have big brothersâpluralâin the form of huge Internet companies such as Google, Facebook and …
Despite aging being one of the hottest topics in the media recently, scientists have no coherent explanation for it. New demographic data on humans, animals and plants for the first time unveils an extraordinary diversity of aging processes that no existing evolutionary theory can account for. Both …