Medicine

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Medicine

Been Kim: A Scientific Approach to Interpretability

It’s an exciting time for AI, with fascinating advances in generated media and many other applications, some even in science and medicine. Some folks may dream about what more AI can create and how much bigger models we may engineer.
Dozens of toxic barrels on a road and a witch behind
Medicine

Foundations of Evil: The Fear of Weapons of Mass Destruction Designed by AI

A growing number of AI models can be put to purposes their designers didn’t envision. Does that include heinous deeds?
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Medicine

New Clarity on Rules for Medical AI: FDA Guidance on AI Medical Devices for 2022

The United States paved the way to regulate AI systems in healthcare. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) interpreted existing rules that govern health-related software to include some machine learning algorithms.
China's AI ROI: AI May Add $600 Billion to China's Economy by 2030
Medicine

China's AI ROI: AI May Add $600 Billion to China's Economy by 2030

China’s investment in AI business, infrastructure, and research could pay off big over the next decade.
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Medicine

Bad Machine Learning Makes Bad Science: Is Machine Learning Driving a Scientific Reproducibility Crisis?

A recent workshop highlighted the impact of poorly designed AI models in medicine, security, software engineering, and other disciplines.
Animated graphs and maps show global hiring trends for AI jobs in the pharma industry.
Medicine

AI Jobs Grow in Pharma: Drug Companies are Hiring More Machine Learning Engineers Than Ever

Pharmaceutical companies in several countries are hiring machine learning engineers at increasing rates.
Animated flowcharts show how the ProtCNN AI model classifies proteins.
Medicine

Protein Families Deciphered: Machine Learning Categorizes Proteins Based on Their Functions

Convolutional neural networks separate proteins into functional families without considering their shapes.
CB Insights list of 100 notable AI startups
Medicine

Standout Startups: The Top 100 AI Startups off 2022

AI startups are creating high value across a wide variety of industries. CB Insights, which tracks tech startups, published the latest edition of the AI 100, its annual list of 100 notable AI startups.
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Medicine

Managing Medical Uncertainty: How Hospitals Use AI to Protect Patients

Hospitals across the United States are relying on AI to keep patients safe. Doctors are using a variety of machine learning systems to assess the risk that a given patient will suffer complications.
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Medicine

Predicting the Next Pandemic: Using AI to Predict the Next Pandemic

Odds are that the next mass contagion will jump to humans from animals. But which species? Virus hunters are using learning algorithms to learn which animals are likely to carry microbes that pose a danger to humans.
AI system recognizes normal chest x-rays
Medicine

AI Enters the Radiology Department: ChestLink, an AI X-Ray Tool Approved by European Officials

The European Union approved for clinical use an AI system that recognizes normal chest X-rays. ChestLink is the first autonomous computer vision system to earn the European Economic Area’s CE mark for medical devices...
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Medicine

The Many Faces of Genetic Illness: Face recognition identifies childhood genetic diseases.

People with certain genetic disorders share common facial features. Doctors are using computer vision to identify such syndromes in children so they can get early treatment.
Alexei Efros
Medicine

Alexei Efros: Learning from the ground up.

Things are really starting to get going in the field of AI. After many years (decades?!) of focusing on algorithms, the AI community is finally ready to accept the central role of data and the high-capacity models that are capable of taking advantage of this data.
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Medicine

One Architecture to Do Them All: Transformer: The AI architecture that can do it all.

The transformer architecture extended its reach to a variety of new domains.What happened: Originally developed for natural language processing, transformers are becoming the Swiss Army Knife of deep learning.
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Medicine

Transformers Take Over: Transformers Applied to Vision, Language, Video, and More

In 2021, transformers were harnessed to discover drugs, recognize speech, and paint pictures — and much more.

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