Artificial intelligence

This bacterial disease can be deadly for your pet. Researchers are using AI to catch it early

Veterinarians and researchers at the University of California, Davis have developed a new way to detect leptospirosis, a life-threatening bacterial disease, in dogs using artificial intelligence. Leptospirosis is caused by the Leptospira bacteria, according to American Veterinary Medical Association, and it is typically found in soil and water. Infection in dogs can result in kidney …

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Boosting Brain Function in Later Life Through Singing

Summary: Singing in a social group such as a choir may help protect cognitive function and treat aphasia in older adults. Source: Horizon Ask anyone in a choir why they enjoy it, and they will tell you about the euphoric effects singing has on their mental health. A team of neuroscientists and clinical psychologists based …

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Amazon EKS Blueprints Streamline Bootstrapping Kubernetes Clusters

AWS has released EKS Blueprints, a collection of infrastructure as code (IaC) modules to simplify configuring and deploying EKS clusters. EKS Blueprints are currently implemented in both HashiCorp Terraform and AWS Cloud Development Kit (CDK). The blueprints have support for a number of open-source add-ons including Prometheus, Nginx, and Argo CD. The blueprints provide a …

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1/ST BET AI Pick of the Week 5/28 – VSiN Exclusive News – News

We’ve been tinkering with the Artificial Intelligence programs at 1/ST BET, which gives us more than 50 data points (such as speed, pace, class, jockey, trainer and pedigree stats) for every race based on how you like to handicap . We’re 26-for-56 (46.4 percent) since taking over this feature last spring. Based on a $2 …

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Machine learning may predict optimal treatment regimen for patients with nAMD

At ARVO 2022, Carlos Quezada Ruiz, MD, senior medical director at Genentech, presented his talk entitled, “Predicting optimal treatment regimen for patients with neovascular age-related macular degeneration using machine learning.” This transcript has been lightly edited for clarity. This year at ARVO, we are presenting our data on a pilot study looking at machine learning …

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Scotiabank Is Leading The Way With Advanced Analytics And AI

This is a five-part blog series from an interview that I recently had with Grace Lee, Chief Data and Analytics Officer and Dr. Yannick Lallement, Vice President, AI & ML Solutions at Scotiabank. Scotiabank is a Canadian multinational banking and financial services company headquartered in Toronto, Ontario. One of Canada’s Big Five banks, it is …

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Facial recognition firms should take a look in the mirror | John Naughton

Last week, the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) slapped a £7.5m fine on a small tech company called Clearview AI for “using images of people in the UK, and elsewhere, that were collected from the web and social media to create a global online database that could be used for facial recognition”. The ICO also …

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Novel Sensors Enable Precise Measurement of Dopamine

Summary: Novel sensors made from modified carbon nanotubes can visualize the release of dopamine from neurons with unprecedented resolution. Source: RUB Dopamine is an important signaling molecule for nerve cells. Its concentration could not be precisely determined with both high spatial or temporal resolution until now. A new method has now made this possible. A …

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Ireland gets its first AI ambassador. Will other countries follow suit?

Ireland has appointed Dr Patricia Scanlon as its first AI Ambassador to facilitate the Government’s AI adoption strategy launched last year. Patricia is the founder and former executive chairperson of the speech recognition tech firm called SoapBox Labs. Ireland’s ‘AI – Here For Good’ strategy focuses on how technology can be utilised in human-centric and …

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Google Has Banned the Training of Deepfakes in Colab

Sometime in the last two weeks, Google has quietly changed the terms of service for its Colab users, adding a stipulation that Colab services may no longer be used to train deepfakes. The May update brings a deepfake ban to Colab. Source: https://research.google.com/colaboratory/faq.html#limitations-and-restrictions The first web-archived version from the Internet Archive that features the deepfake …

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