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3 Ways AI Is Changing Healthcare

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Making Health Care Human Again
THE CURRENT U.S. HEALTH CARE PICTURE is pretty bleak: more than 12 million serious diagnostic errors each year, a third of the $3.6 trillion spent attributed to waste, reduction in life expectancy for what will be three years in a row , and peak levels of physician burnout, depression, and suicide. That's all happening at a time when there is more medical data per individual than ever, imagined with wearable sensor physiology, scan anatomy , DNA sequencing, gut microbiome biology, just to name a few layers. Enter deep-learning A.I., with neural networks that...
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3 Ways AI Is Making You Safer

3 Ways AI Is Making You Safer

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Making Weapons That Pick Their Targets
ONCE THE STUFF OF APOCALYPTIC SCI-FI tales, killer robots capable of choosing and taking out our nation's enemies are now within reach-if companies and the Pentagon decide to go that far. Defense officials have so far stopped short of developing Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems , which could theoretically strike without a human order as easily as Facebook can tag friends in your photos without your say-so.
But the A.I.-driven technology that could form the basis for such attacks is well underway. Project Maven, the Pentagon's most high-profile A.I...
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Trump says he'll deliver answers to Mueller questions next week

Trump says he'll deliver answers to Mueller questions next week

President Donald Trump said he would deliver his written answers to special counsel Robert Mueller next week. "They're all done," Trump told reporters outside the White House... Read more ...

Trump continues to blame fires on forest mismanagement even while traveling...

Trump continues to blame fires on forest mismanagement even while traveling to California

President Donald Trump again blamed California's wildfires, which have left at least 74 people dead and over 1,000 missing, on forest mismanagement hours before was due to... Read more ...

Yoga studio shooting hero to get $30,000 for law school

Yoga studio shooting hero to get $30,000 for law school

Florida State University officials have committed $30,000 of their personal money to a man credited with confronting a shooter. Read more ...

Trump continues Twitter campaign for Pelosi: 'I can get her as many votes as...

Trump continues Twitter campaign for Pelosi: 'I can get her as many votes as she wants'

President Trump tweeted Saturday: "I can get Nancy Pelosi as many votes as she wants in order for her to be Speaker of the House." Trump tagged Republican Rep. Tom Reed, who... Read more ...

The CEO behind IHOP and Applebee's perfectly illustrates how US restaurants...

The CEO behind IHOP and Applebee's perfectly illustrates how US restaurants could be one of the biggest winners of Trump's trade war

Dine Brands CEO Steve Joyce, whose company owns popular brands like IHOP and Applebee's, laid out how President Donald Trump's trade war is helping restaurants. China, Canada... Read more ...

Opinion: Amazon Deal In New York Creates Some Unlikely Allies

Opinion: Amazon Deal In New York Creates Some Unlikely Allies

NPR's Scott Simon reflects on Amazon's plan to open a headquarters in New York. It's prompted an unlikely coalition to unite in opposition, due to tax breaks and subsidies the... Read more ...

The odds of a second referendum on Brexit just rose sharply

The odds of a second referendum on Brexit just rose sharply

The odds of Britain holding a second referendum just went sharply up and are now a near coin-toss, according to HSBC. But Prime Minister Theresa May probably does have the... Read more ...

How it will play out if MPs vote down Theresa May's Brexit deal

How it will play out if MPs vote down Theresa May's Brexit deal

LONDON - As the dust settles on the most chaotic week of British politics in recent memory, one question has become increasingly important. What happens if parliament votes... Read more ...

Stacey Abrams says Brian Kemp will beat her in the Georgia governor's race...

Stacey Abrams says Brian Kemp will beat her in the Georgia governor's race, but calls his 'voter suppression' tactics 'appalling'

Republican Brian Kemp will become the next governor of Georgia after his Democratic opponent, Stacey Abrams, ended her bid on Friday evening after a tight and contentious... Read more ...

Trump alarms his confidantes with questions about Mike Pence's loyalty

Trump alarms his confidantes with questions about Mike Pence's loyalty

President Donald Trump has been asking advisers lately about whether Vice President Mike Pence is loyal, according to people familiar with the discussions cited by The New York... Read more ...