“AI will soon replace hundreds of thousands of public sector workers – and that’s a good thing” #AI

The Monday commute will not feel quite so bad this morning for millions of commuters on the stricken Southern network.

Source: AI will soon replace hundreds of thousands of public sector workers – and that’s a good thing

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How #AI and healthcare can work together

Artificial Intelligence, Healthcare & The Fourth Industrial Revolution | The Huffington Post

We stand on the brink of the’ Fourth Industrial Revolution’, a technological revolution that will fundamentally alter the way we live, work, and relate to one another. AI will be seamlessly integrated into the healthcare fabric and has ability to transform how we look at wellbeing unlike anything humankind has experienced before.

Source: Artificial Intelligence, Healthcare & The Fourth Industrial Revolution | The Huffington Post

Wonderful application of #AI: Helping locked-in patients to communicate

Patients can now respond to doctors by thinking.

Brain-computer interface enables completely locked-in patients to communicate for the first time | KurzweilAI

NIRS/EEG brain computer interface system applied to a model (credit: Wyss Center for Bio and Neuroengineering) Four advanced ALS (amyotrophic lateral

Source: Brain-computer interface enables completely locked-in patients to communicate for the first time | KurzweilAI

MIT’s new watch can tell if the person you talk to is happy or sad

This will probably be very common going forward. The technology will give us hints every day, so we can navigate the world better.

MIT CSAIL Made a Wearable That Knows How a Conversation’s Going | WIRED

It could be a boon for autistic people, or those who suffer from social anxiety.

Source: MIT CSAIL Made a Wearable That Knows How a Conversation’s Going | WIRED

#AI and health: Neural network now equal to doctors in setting eye diagnosis

A new neural network identified cases of congenital cataracts, the location of cataracts, and suggested treatment with very high accuracy for being an artificial intelligence.

Computer Diagnoses Cataracts as Well as Eye Doctors Can | News | Communications of the ACM

Identifying congenital cataracts.

Scientists at Sun Yat-Sen University in China are using a new artificial neural network to recognize and diagnose congenital cataracts as accurately as eye doctors.

Source: Computer Diagnoses Cataracts as Well as Eye Doctors Can | News | Communications of the ACM

#AI and the heart – a love story?

A robotic sleeve that keeps hearts pumping. How long will we live with mechanical hearts?

Soft Robots Can Keep a Pig’s Heart Pumping. Humans Are Next | WIRED

Medical advances are forcing humanity to reconsider what a robot even is in the first place—because more and more, the robots will become a part of us.

Source: Soft Robots Can Keep a Pig’s Heart Pumping. Humans Are Next | WIRED