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How AI Brings a Critical Eye to Video, and Keeps Companies Out of Hot Water

Streaming video traffic is growing exponentially, and it shows no signs of slowing down. Internet traffic from streaming video in 2021 will quadruple today‘s traffic, according to estimates by Cisco Visual Networking Index. That‘s great for people using sites like Facebook, SnapChat or YouTube, the latter of which now has over 1 billion users - Read article The post How AI Brings a Critical Eye to Video, and Keeps Companies Out of Ho

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The Doctor Is In: AI-Powered App Helps Physicians Spend More Time with Patients

Physicians spend less time than ever with patients - just 27 percent of the workday, according to a study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine in 2016. The main culprit: electronic health records. Doctors find themselves increasingly glued to computers, acting as glorified data entry administrators. Even when they‘re in the same room as Read article The post The Doctor Is In: AI-Powered App Helps Physicians Spend More Time with Pat

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Beating the Bloodsuckers: AI Takes a Swat at Mosquitoes and Malaria

When it comes to advancing science, Marianne Sinka has some skin in the game. Some itchy skin. The Oxford University entomologist has regularly sacrificed her flesh (and blood) as mosquito bait to further her research. Now she‘s using AI to track the irksome insects and battle the deadly diseases they carry. ‘Today, the best way Read article The post Beating the Bloodsuckers: AI Takes a Swat at Mosquitoes and Malaria appeared first o

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AI Offering Fertile Ground for Biodiversity Informatics

For centuries, scientists have assembled and maintained extensive information on plants and stored it in what are known as herbaria - vast numbers of cabinets and drawers at natural history museums and research institutions across the globe. They‘ve used them to discover and confirm the identity of organisms and catalog their characteristics. Over the Read article The post AI Offering Fertile Ground for Biodiversity Informatics appeared f

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Beating the Bloodsuckers: How AI Takes a Swat at Mosquitoes and Malaria

When it comes to advancing science, Marianne Sinka has some skin in the game. Some itchy skin. The Oxford University entomologist has regularly sacrificed her flesh (and blood) as mosquito bait to further her research. Now she‘s using AI to track the irksome insects and battle the deadly diseases they carry. ‘Today, the best way Read article The post Beating the Bloodsuckers: How AI Takes a Swat at Mosquitoes and Malaria appeared fir

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Down So Long: AI Offers Hope for Faster Relief from Depression

Thinking about depression treatment is likely to depress you. The disease, which is the world‘s leading cause of disability, affects an estimated 300 million people globally. Although there are plenty of possible treatments, doctors have no reliable way to know what‘s best for each patient. Many people struggle with depression for years - enduring medication Read article The post Down So Long: AI Offers Hope for Faster Relief from De

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Try Before You Dye: AI Helps CustomersFind Their Ideal Hair Color

The days of hair coloring being characterized by failed henna experiments and leaps of faith at salons will soon be a thing of the past, thanks to AI. Episode 4 of our ‘I Am AI‘ docuseries introduces ModiFace, a Toronto-based company that‘s transforming the way people choose new hair colors and, along with it, the Read article The post Try Before You Dye: AI Helps CustomersFind Their Ideal Hair Color appeared first on The Offic

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Embrace AI, NVIDIA‘s Ian Buck Tells US Congressional Committee

Artificial intelligence represents the biggest technological and economic shift in our lifetime, NVIDIA‘s Ian Buck told a U.S. Congressional committee Wednesday. In testimony before a hearing of the House of Representatives Subcommittee on Information Technology, Buck, vice president and general manager of our Tesla business, said the federal government should increase research funding and adopt Read article The post Embrace AI, NVIDIA&lsq

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Out of the Bone Age: AI Modernizes 60-Year-Old Test for Assessing Kids‘ Growth

Doctors Alexander Bilbily and Mark Cicero spent years training to be radiologists. But the two believe their biggest impact will be outside their medical offices. Bilbily and Cicero are founders of 16 Bit, a Toronto-based startup that intends to reinvent radiology with GPU-accelerated deep learning. The 18-month-old company recently took a big step in that Read article The post Out of the Bone Age: AI Modernizes 60-Year-Old Test for Assessing Ki

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Meet Me in Mordor: NVIDIA Conference Rooms Named for Sci-Fi‘s Geekiest Places

Semiconductor designers. Software architects. Stormtroopers. No matter your tribe, there‘s one language everyone at NVIDIA speaks: geek. Which is why the names of the 94 conference rooms at NVIDIA‘s newest building, Endeavor, were already familiar as employees late last year began making themselves at home in Dagobah, X-Wing and Scarif. And so did the stormtroopers. Read article The post Meet Me in Mordor: NVIDIA Conference Rooms Nam

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