Lewis Bender Started A Company To Cure Cancer

Lewis Bender, CEO of Intensity Therapeutics.Intensity Therapeutics Bender quit his job in 2012 as the well-paid CEO of a biotech company in Boston to launch Intensity Therapeautics and  follow his dream

The Return of M&A Activity Is Lifting These Biotech Stocks Today

A $9.7 billion deal and two failed takeover bids ushered in renewed enthusiasm for acquisitions in the pharmaceutical industry. What makes these stocks buyout candidates? What happened After a brief

Second RNAi Drug Approved: Biotech Investors Should Pay Attention to This New Drug Class

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals is coming of age. It's been a long road for RNA interference (RNAi): From a Nobel prize andoverpriced dealsmore than a decade ago, to the Food and Drug

AWS announces new enterprise search tool powered by machine learning

Today at AWS re:Invent in Las Vegas, the company announced a new search tool called Kendra, which provides natural language search across a variety of content repositories using machine learning. Matt Wood, AWS VP of artificial intelligence, said the new search tool uses machine learning, but doesn’t actually require machine learning expertise of any kind.…

Sleepwalkers Podcast: What Happens When Machines Find Their Creative Muse

In March 2018, an eerie portrait created by an artificial intelligence program sold at Christie's Auction House for almost half a million dollars. A few months later, a movie written and directed by an AI algorithm was released amid much hype. And this March, a record company signed an AI artist for the first time.Artificial…

This AI art exhibit is one big illusion — Future Blink

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What Happens When Computers Learn to Read Our Emotions?

Computers are slowly but surely learning to read our emotions. Will this mean a future without privacy, or perhaps a golden age of more compassionate and helpful machines?This edition of the Sleepwalkers podcast looks at AI’s growing power to “read” us—and investigates the sinister and the positive uses of the technology.Poppy Crum, chief scientist at…

NFL-AWS partnership hopes to reduce head injuries with machine learning

Today at AWS re:Invent in Las Vegas, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell joined AWS CEO Andy Jassy onstage to announce a new partnership to use machine learning to help reduce head injuries in professional football. “We’re excited to announce a new strategic partnership together, which is going to combine cloud computing, machine learning and data science…

Facebook machine learning aims to modify faces, hands, and… outfits

The latest research out of Facebook sets machine learning models to tasks that, to us, seem rather ordinary — but for a computer are still monstrously difficult. These projects aim to anonymize faces, improvise hand movements and — perhaps hardest of all — give credible fashion advice. The research here was presented recently at the…

Autonomous Vehicles

Self-driving cars, trucks, etc.

Now iPhone Users Can Tap Waymo’s Self-Driving Ride-Hail App

The Google sibling says it has 1,500 monthly riders, including some who are chauffeured without a human backup driver.Read More

Alibaba-financed AutoX wants to test self-driving cars without humans – Roadshow

AutoX, a startup flush with cash from China's Alibaba, would be only the second to test autonomous cars without any humans after Waymo.Read More

Ford to shut down GoRide Health service and pivot to AV research

Six months ago, Ford laid out an ambitious plan to expand its GoRide Health transportation service with an aim at delivering thousands of rides every day to hospitals, doctor offices

Ubiquity6’s Display.land is part 3D scanner, part social network

The world is being mapped in 3D — one brick, one bench, one building at a time. For things like hyper-accurate augmented reality, autonomous robots, and self-driving cars, 2D maps

Robotics

Replacing humans a little more every day!

Robotics | Sphero’s STEM robotics kit goes on sale – TechCrunch

Following a crowdfunding campaign that raised an impressive $1 million earlier this year, Sphero’s STEM/STEAM kit RVR is now on sale. Announced back in February as part

Robotics | New haptic arm places robotics within easy reach – Tech Xplore

Imagine being able to build and use a robotic device without the need for expensive, specialist kit or skills. That is the vision that researchers from the

Facebook’s Oculus acquires Beat Games – CNET

Beloved PC gaming franchise ‘Half-Life’ is getting a VR revival, but buying a new setup will cost you at least $1,000

Daily Crunch: Twitter will delete dormant accounts

How To Build A Real-Time Multiplayer Virtual Reality Game (Part 2)

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