Posts Tagged 'MIT Technology Review'

The New AI-on-board Applications: Who Will Build Them?

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Cognitive computing faces a range of challenges as it moves from computer science labs and pilot projects and edges out into the main stream. The media is full of articles on the promises and perils of the technology. We can read about a few real successes in the field, and a few spectacular misses, like the scandal surrounding IBM and the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Austin, TX. We can read about how the technology will take all of our ...

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Google DeepMind To Scan Eyeballs

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Google has reached an agreement to partner with Moorfields Eye Hospital in London on a project to use Google’s machine learning to try to discover paths to early detection of eye problems from diabetes sufferers and from the onset of macular degeneration in aging populations.

Google’s health unit will use deep learning to assess over one million anonymized hi-res 3-D eye scans with the goal of becoming able to automatically diagnose vision problems in hi-risk groups. The hope is that ...

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