• Google initiative looks to preserve walkable copies of Earth's historical sites on the web

    9 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Indiana Jones' exclamation of, “It belongs in a museum!” is taking a trip into the digital age with a Google initiative that will save archaeological sites to the cloud.
    Google's non-profit Arts and Culture arm is partnering with another non-profit, Oakland-based CyArk , which flies drones and sets up cameras around historical sites using photogrammetry and LiDAR scanning tech to create dense models composed of thousands of photos and data points. These scans had previously not been available publicly but with the help of Google, CyArk now has opened access to a number of their scans and...
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  • CytoReason uses AI to personalize drugs, opening the door to cancer treatments

    CytoReason uses AI to personalize drugs, opening the door to cancer treatments

    9 days ago - By Venture Beat

    EXCLUSIVE: The first question most people have when talking about artificial intelligence is if it will help us or harm us. But in the health industry, the answer to that question is clear. Whether it is being used to identify patients at risk or interrogate X-rays and scans to aid in diagnosis, AI promises to save lives and reduce costs. CytoReaso...
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  • Love And Compassion Will Save Us When AI Takes Our Jobs

    Love And Compassion Will Save Us When AI Takes Our Jobs

    9 days ago - By Fast Company

    But only if we figure out a way to adequately compensate jobs-like teachers and caretakers-that require these traits.
    As artificial intelligence swiftly creeps into the mainstream, it will take over jobs. A lot of them, mostly those that are repetitive and require not a lot of creativity. The first to go will be things like data analysis and retail operations, followed by more complex endeavors like driving.
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