Direct-to-consumer medical machine learning and artificial intelligence applications

Direct-to-consumer medical artificial intelligence/machine learning applications are increasingly used for a variety of diagnostic assessments, and the emphasis on telemedicine and home healthcare during the COVID-19 pandemic may further stimulate their adoption. In this Perspective, we argue that the artificial intelligence/machine learning regulatory landscape should operate differently when a system is designed for clinicians/doctors as opposed to when it is designed for personal use. […]
Direct-to-consumer medical machine learning and artificial intelligence applications

FTC warns it could crack down on biased AI

‘If you don’t hold yourself accountable, the FTC may do it for you’
The US Federal Trade Commission has warned companies against using biased artificial intelligence, saying they may break consumer protection laws. A new blog post notes that AI tools can reflect “troubling” racial and gender biases. If those tools are applied in areas like housing or employment, falsely advertised as unbiased, or trained on data that is gathered deceptively, the agency says it could intervene.
“In a […]
FTC warns it could crack down on biased AI

Artificial Intelligence In The Datacenter Means Power And Physical Structural Issues Must Be Addressed

Datacenters have become increasing complex. It a combination of the cloud, artificial intelligence (AI), and other advanced technologies demanding more space, power, and connectivity. AI folks have typically dealt with having enough server performance to accomplish their task, but that’s only the start of the resource chain. Now companies are starting to take a look at the broader infrastructure challenge to expanding use of AI.
In technology, we’re used to cycles of three to five years. As […]
Artificial Intelligence In The Datacenter Means Power And Physical Structural Issues Must Be Addressed

Federal budget promises more funding for innovative technologies, including artificial intelligence, genomics research and quantum computing

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits the biotechnology company BioVectra Inc. in Charlottetown on March 4, 2019. The Liberal government pledged $1-billion to support domestic life sciences and bio-manufacturing firms through its big-ticket Strategic Innovation Fund.
The federal budget includes heavy commitments for innovation spending […]
Federal budget promises more funding for innovative technologies, including artificial intelligence, genomics research and quantum computing

RightHand Robotics Introduces Next-Generation RightPick™ 3 Item-Handling Robot System at ProMatDX

BOSTON, MA, April 12, 2021 – RightHand Robotics, a leader in data-driven autonomous picking solutions for order fulfillment, debuts the RightPick™ 3 item-handling robot system, the company’s newest generation of the award-winning RightPick product suite. The announcement is made in conjunction with this year’s virtual material handling automation showcase, ProMatDX.
The RightPick 3 system is the world’s first autonomous piece-picking solution designed from the ground up to be […]
RightHand Robotics Introduces Next-Generation RightPick™ 3 Item-Handling Robot System at ProMatDX

NFTs and AI Are Unsettling the Very Concept of History

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As an archivist, I’m excited about what disruptive innovations like non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and artificial intelligence may mean for archives. But I’m also worried. These developments pose existential threats to our field, and by extension, to the survival of human history and culture.
I give old films away for free. It started in 1999 when I was seduced by the promise, excitement, and just-felt-rightness of the gift […]
NFTs and AI Are Unsettling the Very Concept of History

How cloud technology will change the workplace (again)

The cloud has already revolutionized the way businesses operate, with cloud storage probably one of the most widely adopted aspects of the technology. In today’s world—where a global pandemic has upended the traditional workplace model, made many offices obsolete, and created a remote culture—the cloud revolution looks set to stay. So what are the potential benefits of cloud adoption in the workplace?
Today the best cloud storage solutions not only slash the cost of traditional data […]
How cloud technology will change the workplace (again)

Core Scientific, San Diego Supercomputer Center Form HPC Partnership

Core Scientific Plexus™ software extends the reach of SDSC’s ‘Expanse’ supercomputer
BELLEVUE, Wash., April 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Core Scientific, a leading infrastructure and software solutions provider for artificial intelligence and blockchain that is led by CEO Kevin Turner, former COO of Microsoft, announced it has integrated its Core Scientific Plexus™ AI software stack with the Expanse
"We are excited to make the power of the Expanse
Core Scientific Chief Product Officer of […]
Core Scientific, San Diego Supercomputer Center Form HPC Partnership

RadNet's Artificial Intelligence Subsidiary, DeepHealth, Announces FDA Clearance for its AI …

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and LOS ANGELES, April 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — RadNet, Inc., (NASDAQ: RDNT) today announced that its subsidiary DeepHealth, a leading developer of artificial intelligence (AI) for mammography interpretation, has received FDA clearance for its mammography triage software Saige-Q.
Saige-Q is a screening worklist prioritization tool that enables radiologists to more effectively manage their mammography cases with the use of artificial intelligence. DeepHealth’s powerful […]
RadNet's Artificial Intelligence Subsidiary, DeepHealth, Announces FDA Clearance for its AI …