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AI Helps Seniors

Artificial intelligence can help seniors feel less lonely, reports BBC.

“I thought at first it was a sign of insanity, speaking to a little thing like that and him talking back!” says 92-year-old John Winward of the first time he tested a smart speaker.


AI in the Lab

Artificial intelligence keeps the lab humming without human intervention, reports Phys Org. 

An Australian-German collaboration has demonstrated fully-autonomous SPM operation, applying artificial intelligence and deep learning to remove the need for constant human supervision. 


AI Data Needs to be Less Raw

According to ZD Net, companies aren’t examining the data that they use for their AI projects carefully enough. 

Data is the raw material that fuels artificial intelligence and machine learning initiatives, but it actually can't be that raw. It needs to be as accurate, timely and well-vetted as possible -- or else AI will deliver erroneous or biased results. 


American National Standard for AI in Health Care Published

The American National Standard, ANSI/CTA-2089.1, Definitions/Characteristics of Artificial Intelligence in Health Care, defines terms related to AI and associated technologies in health care including "assistive intelligence, synthetic data, remote patient monitoring, and artificial intelligence enabled diagnostic system."


AI Proving Useful in Covid-19 Research

Artificial intelligence has been helpful to scientists in the fight to stop the spread of Covid-19, reports the Next Web.

If not the most deadly, the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is one of the most contagious diseases to have hit our green planet in the past decades. 


Companies are Using AI to Help Find a Cure for Covid-19

Several companies are working to develop drugs to fight Covid-19 and many of them are relying on artificial intelligence to help with their efforts, reports IEEE Spectrum.

As of Thursday afternoon, there are 10,985 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the United States and zero FDA-approved drugs to treat the infection.


Alibaba Offers Tech to Fight Covid

According to ZD Net, Alibaba is offering use of its technology to help fight the Covid-19 pandemic. 

Alibaba's cloud business unit is offering its artificial intelligence-powered technologies to provide data insights on the current coronavirus pandemic and speed up diagnosis.


AI Helps Keep Ambient Sounds Out of Videos

Microsoft’s AI can edit out ambient sounds during your video chats, reports Furturism.

In the Age of Quarantine — social distancing, self-isolating, banned large crowds, and remote work — some of us are spending more time than ever in group video chats.


Bode & Microsoft Team Up to Use AI to Identify Fabric

According to Fast Company, Bode and Microsoft are working on an artificial intelligence program that will use upload quilt pattern data to id patterns in fabric.

You’d probably associate antique quilts with the back of your grandmother’s sofa before artificial intelligence. But opposites do attract on occasion, as exemplified by the partnership of luxury menswear brand Bode and Microsoft.


Business Schools Need to Change Course Focus

According to Wharton School of Business, business schools aren’t adjusting their business courses to account for the shift in workers needs in the future. 

Artificial intelligence (AI) will change the way we learn and work in the near future. Nearly 400 million workers globally will change their occupations in the next 10 years, and business schools are uniquely situated to respond to the shifts coming to the future of work. 


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