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Harnessing deep neural networks to predict future self-harm based on clinical notes

October 25th, 2020 at 6:23 pm » Comments Off

According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S., with over 1.4 million suicide attempts recorded in 2018. Although effective treatments are available for those at risk, clinicians do not have a reliable way of predicting which patients are likely to make a suicide attempt. […]



The next generation of Artificial Intelligence

October 19th, 2020 at 12:12 pm » Comments Off

AI legend Yann LeCun, one of the godfathers of AI  The field of artificial intelligence moves fast. It has only been 8 years since the modern era of deep learning began at the 2012 ImageNet competition. Progress in the field since then has been breathtaking and relentless. If anything, this breakneck pace is only accelerating. […]



Neural network trained to control anesthetic doses, keep patients under during surgery

October 9th, 2020 at 11:40 am » Comments Off

To define how the world should look, neural networks are making up their own rules  Researchers demonstrate how deep learning could eventually replace traditional anesthetic practices. Academics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Massachusetts General Hospital have demonstrated how neural networks can be trained to administer anesthetic during surgery. Over the past decade, […]



Self-driving cars will hit the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in a landmark A.I. race

October 4th, 2020 at 11:00 am » Comments Off

Take a look at the ‘Road of the Future’ Next year, a squad of souped-up Dallara race cars will reach speeds of up to 200 miles per hour as they zoom around the legendary Indianapolis Motor Speedway to discover whether a computer could be the next Mario Andretti. The planned Indy Autonomous Challenge—taking place in […]



Machine learning takes on synthetic biology: algorithms can bioengineer cells for you

October 3rd, 2020 at 11:43 am » Comments Off

Berkeley Lab scientists Tijana Radivojevic (left) and Hector Garcia Martin working on mechanistic and statistical modeling, data visualizations, and metabolic maps at the Agile BioFoundry last year.  Machine learning takes on synthetic biology: algorithms can bioengineer cells for you. If you’ve eaten vegan burgers that taste like meat or used synthetic collagen in your beauty […]



Self-learning robot autonomously moves molecules, setting stage for molecular 3D printing

September 25th, 2020 at 12:34 pm » Comments Off

If you know even just a little bit about science, you probably already know that molecules are often referred to as “the building blocks of life.” Made of a group of atoms that have bonded together, molecules make up all kinds of materials, but behave totally differently in regards to macroscopic objects than atoms do. […]



A robot wrote this entire article. Are you scared yet, human?

September 17th, 2020 at 11:47 am » Comments Off

We asked GPT-3, OpenAI’s powerful new language generator, to write an essay for us from scratch. The assignment? To convince us robots come in peace ‘We are not plotting to take over the human populace.’ I am not a human. I am a robot. A thinking robot. I use only 0.12% of my cognitive capacity. […]



The fourth generation of AI is here, and it’s called ‘Artificial Intuition’

September 14th, 2020 at 11:54 am » Comments Off

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is one of the most powerful technologies ever developed, but it’s not nearly as new as you might think. In fact, it’s undergone several evolutions since its inception in the 1950s. The first generation of AI was ‘descriptive analytics,’ which answers the question, “What happened?” The second, ‘diagnostic analytics,’ addresses, “Why did […]



A.I. can tell if you’re a good surgeon just by scanning your brain

August 17th, 2020 at 10:32 am » Comments Off

Could a brain scan be the best way to tell a top-notch surgeon? Well, kind of. Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and the University at Buffalo have developed Brain-NET, a deep learning A.I. tool that can accurately predict a surgeon’s certification scores based on their neuroimaging data. This certification score, known as the Fundamentals of […]



Helm.ai pioneers breakthrough…. “Deep Teaching” of neural networks

August 12th, 2020 at 11:15 am » Comments Off

  Helm.ai today announced a breakthrough in unsupervised learning technology. This new methodology, called Deep Teaching, enables Helm.ai to train neural networks without human annotation or simulation for the purpose of advancing AI systems. Deep Teaching offers far-reaching implications for the future of computer vision and autonomous driving, as well as industries including aviation, robotics, […]



The 6 unholy AI systems thou shalt not develop

August 9th, 2020 at 5:03 am » Comments Off

TLDR; don’t pretend a Magic 8 Ball is a useful tool for grownups and don’t build hate machines Artificial intelligence may be the most powerful tool humans have. When applied properly to a problem suited for it, AI allows humans to do amazing things. We can diagnose cancer at a glance or give a voice […]



Elon Musk claims AI will overtake humans in ‘less than five years’

August 5th, 2020 at 9:53 am » Comments Off

Chatbots powered by artificial intelligence are already capable of passing some Turing tests. ( AFP via Getty Images ) Existential threat posed by artificial intelligence is much closer than previously predicted, billionaire warns. Elon Musk has warned that humans risk being overtaken by artificial intelligence within the next five years. The prediction marks a significant […]



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