AI Uses a Scan of Your Retina to Predict Your Risk of Heart Disease

Posted in Medicine, Science, Software on 27th Oct, 2022
by Alex Muller

"AI-enabled vasculometry risk prediction is fully automated, low cost, non-invasive, and has the potential for reaching a higher proportion of the population in the community because of 'high street' availability and because blood sampling or are not needed."

Controlling Artificial Intelligence

Posted in Software on 30th Sep, 2022
by Alex Muller

Anthropologist Beth Singler at the University of Cambridge studies our relationship with AI and robotics and believes that we should be more critical of those making decisions about how AI is used.

Pfizer Pays Almost $120 Million For App That Claims to Detect COVID From A Cough

Posted in Medicine, Science, Software on 30th Sep, 2022
by Alex Muller

Pfizer has shelled out nearly US$120 million to acquire a small Australian company claiming to have developed a smartphone app that can accurately diagnose COVID-19 by analysing the sound of a cough.

Interview with Farshad Kheiri; Head of AI and Data Science at Legion

Posted in Interviews, Software on 29th Aug, 2022
by Alex Muller

While the Great Resignation is beginning to show signs of slowing down, the majority of hourly workers are still deeply dissatisfied with their jobs.

Deep learning algorithm may streamline lung cancer radiotherapy treatment

Posted in Medicine, Science, Software on 25th Aug, 2022
by Alex Muller

Researchers have developed and validated a deep learning algorithm that can identify and outline ('segment') a non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) tumor on a computed tomography (CT) scan within seconds.