Biden’s ‘Antitrust Revolution’ Overlooks AI—at Americans’ Peril

A handful of companies have outsize influence on the world’s artificial intelligence. Policymakers must act now to stem the rise of powerful monopolies.

27 July 2021,

Now in 3D: Deep learning techniques help visualize X-ray data in three dimensions

A team of scientists has leveraged artificial intelligence to train computers to keep up with the massive amounts of X-ray data taken at the Advanced Photon Source.

27 July 2021,

Samsung mobile boss confirms S Pen support for foldable phones

Upcoming Galaxy Z phones will feature an S Pen "designed specifically for foldable phones" and more apps, Samsung's mobile boss says.

26 July 2021,

Can better tech make video meetings less excruciating?

Technology firms are scrambling to add new features but will video calls improve.

26 July 2021,

Nimble robotic arms that perform delicate surgery may be one step closer to reality

Researchers at Northeastern are working to eliminate the stiff, herky-jerky motions in robotic arms to make them graceful and deft enough to gently pick up an egg or sturdy enough to stack dinner plates. The findings could one day allow doctors to remotely perform surgery on a distant battlefield or help bomb disposal experts safely remove an explosive device.

26 July 2021,

Australia hears case for open access to Apple NFC tech as QR codes will not do

Google says opening access to NFC technology will spur innovation while payments expert Lance Blockley argues QR code payments are not sufficient in an Australian context.

26 July 2021,

Blockchain Australia wants safe harbour for crypto providers

Until such time regulation is introduced, the sector body wants safe harbour protections for crypto asset providers.

26 July 2021,

Jeanette Winterson: ‘The male push is to discard the planet: all the boys are going off into space’

The writer’s new essay collection covers 200 years of women and science. She discusses burning books and the ensuing Twitter storm, the end of her marriage, and why a move into politics could be next

25 July 2021,

Solar Dynamics Observatory: Artificial Intelligence Helps Improve NASA’s Eyes on the Sun

A group of researchers is using artificial intelligence techniques to calibrate some of NASA’s images of the Sun, helping improve the data that scientists use for solar research. The new technique was published in the journal Astronomy & Astrophysics on April 13, 2021.

24 July 2021,

Extending Human Lifespans: Using Artificial Intelligence To Find Anti-Aging Chemical Compounds

The University of Surrey has built an artificial intelligence (AI) model that identifies chemical compounds that promote healthy aging — paving the way towards pharmaceutical innovations that extend a person's lifespan. In a paper published by Nature

24 July 2021,

What Should Happen to Our Data When We Die?

Anthony Bourdain’s A.I.-generated voice is just the latest example of a celebrity being digitally reincarnated. These days, though, it could happen to any of us.

24 July 2021,

How AI Will Help Keep Time at the Tokyo Olympics

Omega, the official timekeeper of the Games, is now using computer vision and motion sensors for events like swimming, gymnastics, and beach volleyball.

24 July 2021,

Space Jam and the Fury of an Algorithm Scorned

The reboot—along with Netflix’s The Mitchells vs. the Machines—portray vengeful AIs as jilted geniuses. That revolution shouldn’t be televised.

24 July 2021,

DeepMind releases AlphaFold database of nearly all human protein structures

British artificial intelligence giant DeepMind has released a database of nearly all human protein structures that it amassed as part of its AlphaFold program.

Germany's healthcare system is using this open source standard for encrypted instant messaging

The entire German healthcare system will end its reliance on commercial applications and instead build its own network of communication.

23 July 2021,

Better behaving bots: Researcher helps robots problem solve and care

ANU researcher Hanna Kurniawati is helping robots problem solve and care. Her work has not just shaped how AI works every day; it's been recognized with a major global prize.

23 July 2021,

Work in these sectors? Here's how drones can help your bottom line

Inspection drones are fast-becoming a key technology acquisition for a diverse array of companies.

23 July 2021,

12 Bytes by Jeanette Winterson review – how we got here and where we might go next

Twelve essays drawing on years of research into artificial intelligence ask challenging questions about humanity, art, religion and the way we live and love

23 July 2021,

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