How a number of initiatives are breaking the language barrier in teaching science
These initiatives include Bigyan, an online platform with articles by scientists in Bengali; The Jigyasa Project, a series of talks on science in Tamil, Kannada and Hindi, organised by the Bangalore Life Sciences Cluster in association with Mandram and Sea of Science, a podcast series with episodes in six languages.
Giving competition to creator’s competition
Move over Rembrandt and Co — AI’s getting ready to steal your show.
Unable to afford insulin? This WHO initiative aims at helping diabetics by slashing prices
There are currently more than 420 million diabetic...
Is it mania or depression? This AI-backed app can diagnose mental health problems
The app also gives them a series of touch-and-swipe motor skills tests.
Amazon appeals $10-billion Pentagon contract won by Microsoft
Meanwhile, US defence secretary Mark Esper said on Friday the Pentagon awarded the contract to Microsoft after a fair competition. “I am confident it was conducted freely and fairly without any type of outside influence,” Esper told a news conference in Seoul.
Suffering from heart trouble? This AI tool can predict life expectancy
Study suggests that AI tools can predict life expectancy of heart patients.
Tech Mahindra and Mahindra TEQO partner to create digital solutions for renewable energy industry
These solutions—created by leveraging next generation technologies like artificial intelligence, machine learning, augmented reality, virtual reality and industrial internet of things—will have the potential to decrease operating and maintenance costs by a fifth, Tech Mahindra told reporters on Thursday.
Putting the fizz and pizzazz into physics
Science and humour: a punny thing happened on the way to the lab.
Facebook's AI system in a growing stage; Zuckerberg claims it's getting better at spotting banned content
Zuckerberg noted that hate speech is tougher for AI to detect than nudity in images.
Facebook says AI getting better at spying unwanted content
People at Facebook continue to try to share video of a horrific mosque attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand, with social network systems blocking 95 per cent of those attempts, according to executives.
IIM Bangalore launches a programme with Gabelli School of Business
“The programme, with its accent on conceptual building blocks and immersive learning experience through field trips and projects, will fill the long-felt need for a quality programme in the Fintech space in India,” said Madan Mohan Raj, chief programme officer, executive education programmes at IIMB.
Tamil Nadu at work on safe & ethical AI policy
Tamil Nadu will unveil a policy for safe and ethical use of artificial intelligence (AI), in what is arguably a first-of-its-kind move in the country.
Midsize IT sees big digital deals as focus shifts to core
“To do a digital transformation, it is not sufficient to transform only the front-end, you need to reach back and transform the core,” said R Srikrishna, CEO, Hexaware Technologies, adding companies no longer had a choice. Earlier this year, Hexaware acquired digital marketing firm Mobiquity to strengthen its digital offerings.
Google shuns allegations, says patients' health info not being used for its AI research
Google employees only have access to patient information in order to build a new internal search tool.
Art meets tech: AI-generated paintings to go under hammer in New York
The art world was stunned last year when an AI painting sold for $432,500.
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