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Despite What Anti-Vaxxers Say, Vitamin K Shots Are Safe For Newborns – Lauren Strapagiel

Babies are born with a deficiency in vitamin K, an important factor for proper blood clotting. So most newborns are given a shot of vitamin K soon after birth to prevent potentially life-threatening hemorrhages in the brain or intestines. It's been standard practice since the early 1960s, but the rise in anti-vaccination rhetoric has also … Continue reading Despite What Anti-Vaxxers Say, Vitamin K Shots Are Safe For Newborns – Lauren Strapagiel

How Businesses Are Building Smarter, More Engaging Applications with AI – Alexander Tsado

Are you looking to build an intelligent application that requires real-time AI inference and video transcode? Good news, the most efficient GPU from NVIDIA can get you there, and it is now available in the cloud. NVIDIA Tesla P4 GPUs are now being offered in beta on Google Cloud Platform, allowing developers to push the … Continue reading How Businesses Are Building Smarter, More Engaging Applications with AI – Alexander Tsado

Top 10 Things You Can Upgrade with a Little Electronics Hacking – Whitson Gordon

Never settle for what you're given. You can upgrade and improve just about anything with a little knowledge and elbow grease, especially if you know a little about electronics. Here are 10 things in your home that you can beef up with a little soldering and DIY know-how. 10. Your TV You may have the … Continue reading Top 10 Things You Can Upgrade with a Little Electronics Hacking – Whitson Gordon

Don’t Take Shortcuts To Automated Driving, Design Assuming The Worst Of Humans – Sam Abuelsamid

In The Art of War, the ancient Chinese general Sun Tzu said, “Know your enemy and know yourself, find naught in fear for 100 battles.” Essentially, that means if you understand your opponent as well as yourself, you will succeed. As cars become increasingly automated on the way to eventually driving themselves, we’re probably not … Continue reading Don’t Take Shortcuts To Automated Driving, Design Assuming The Worst Of Humans – Sam Abuelsamid

The World’s Most Valuable Resource Is No Longer Oil, But Data – The Economist

A NEW commodity spawns a lucrative, fast-growing industry, prompting antitrust regulators to step in to restrain those who control its flow. A century ago, the resource in question was oil. Now similar concerns are being raised by the giants that deal in data, the oil of the digital era. These titans—Alphabet (Google’s parent company), Amazon, … Continue reading The World’s Most Valuable Resource Is No Longer Oil, But Data – The Economist

The Robot Will See You Now: Could Computers Take Over Medicine Entirely – Tim Adams

Like all everyday miracles of technology, the longer you watch a robot perform surgery on a human being, the more it begins to look like an inevitable natural wonder. Earlier this month I was in an operating theatre at University College Hospital in central London watching a 59-year-old man from Potters Bar having his cancerous … Continue reading The Robot Will See You Now: Could Computers Take Over Medicine Entirely – Tim Adams

How Robot Hands Are Evolving to Do What Ours Can – Mae Ryan

A robotic hand? Four autonomous fingers and a thumb that can do anything your own flesh and blood can do? That is still the stuff of fantasy. But inside the world’s top artificial intelligence labs, researchers are getting closer to creating robotic hands that can mimic the real thing.   The Spinner   Inside OpenAI, … Continue reading How Robot Hands Are Evolving to Do What Ours Can – Mae Ryan

Amazon Employees Ask Bezos To Stop Selling Facial Recognition To Cops – Thomas Fox-Brewster

Amazon employees have written a letter to CEO Jeff Bezos in which they ask the company to stop selling its facial recognition tool to American law enforcement. The tech giant’s sales to U.S. cops were revealed by an American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) investigation earlier this month, as it emerged Amazon Web Services’ Rekognition tool … Continue reading Amazon Employees Ask Bezos To Stop Selling Facial Recognition To Cops – Thomas Fox-Brewster

What It Takes To Make IoT Implementation A Success – Robert Plant & Cherie Topham

Organizations around the globe understand the importance of IoT. In fact, in a recent Forbes Insights/Hitachi survey of more than 500 executives worldwide, over 90% said IoT will be important to the future of their business. What’s more, of all emerging technologies, executives said IoT would be the most critical, ranking it above others like … Continue reading What It Takes To Make IoT Implementation A Success – Robert Plant & Cherie Topham

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