New Treatment for Phenylketonuria (PKU) Clears Brain Fog | PLOS Blogs Network

In the 1959 novella Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes (and the 1968 film Charly), 32-year-old Charlie Gordon, a janitor at a New York City bakery, undergoes experimental surgery that has boosted the intelligence of a VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE New Treatment for Phenylketonuria (PKU) Clears…

Innovative thinking is key to realizing UHC | PLOS Blogs Network

In 2015, the world spent $7.3 trillion on health. Yes, that’s 10% of global GDP. At the WHO Global Dialogue on Partnerships for Sustainable Financing of NCDs last week, Dr. Rifat Atun, Professor of Global VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Innovative thinking is key to realizing…

Playing Atari with Deep Reinforcement Learning – TWiML Online Meetup – March 2018

This video is a recap of our March 2018 TWiML Online Meetup. In our community segment we had a very fun and wide ranging discussion about freezing your brain, ML and AI in the healthcare space, and more. Community member Nicholas Teague,‏ who goes by…

Why Artificial Intelligence Will Create More Jobs Than it Destroys

In spite of reports to the contrary, a number of analysts believe AI will open up new job opportunities for those who get the proper training PHOTO: wiredforlego According to Gartner’s 2017 hype cycle for emerging technologies, artificial intelligence (AI) will automate 1.8 million people out…

Brian Krzanich Shares New Details on Advances in Autonomous Driving and the Future of Artificial Intelligence

In the opening keynote for CES 2018, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich highlighted how data is transforming the world around us and driving the next great wave of technology innovation, from autonomous driving to artificial intelligence (AI) to virtual reality (VR) and other forms of media….

New artificial intelligence index tracks the emerging field

“In many ways, we are flying blind in our discussions about artificial intelligence and lack the data we need to credibly evaluate activity.” Credit: Unsplash/Paul Smith Since the term “artificial intelligence” (AI) was first used in print in 1956, the one-time science fiction fantasy has…

Artificial intelligence used to identify bacteria

In many laboratories, from clinical to pharmaceutical, there is a shortage of microbiologists trained in identification – the process of determining one genus or species of bacterium or fungus from another. Perhaps, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center researchers contend, artificial intelligence can address this shortfall….

How artificial intelligence — like driverless cars — is making us ask what is ‘uniquely human’

In late 2016, a ghost truck rumbled down a Colorado highway carrying 50,000 cans of Budweiser beer. The cab of the truck was empty but the truck hewed to the dotted highway lines with eerie precision. If it alarmed any passing motorists, no one piped…