August 3, 2020

How construction robots will change the industry in 2020

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By Liam Stannard From BIG RENTZ The construction industry is one of the most labor-intensive industries in the world. Yet, due to a continuing labor shortage (and right now, social distancing), the industry has needed to adapt to a lack of people who can do this labor. Adapting has always been one of the industry’s strongest skills, […]

AI knew all along that it was not Brexit that did it in the UK election

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In case you missed it, there was one Twitter feed that was bang on in predicting the UK election results (https://twitter.com/Polly_ASI). Advanced Symbolics Inc. (ASI), an artificial intelligence-driven market research company, and its AI tool called “Polly” in fact, was more accurate than the premier polling source YouGov. To find out why this result happened, what […]

AI is helping scholars restore ancient Greek texts on stone tablets

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By Devin Coldewy From TechCrunch Machine learning and AI may be deployed on such grand tasks as finding exoplanets and creating photorealistic people, but the same techniques also have some surprising applications in academia:DeepMind has created an AI system that helps scholars understand and recreate fragmentary ancient Greek texts on broken stone tablets. These clay, stone […]

Scary Halloween graphics

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20 Scary Halloween Graphics to Sweeten Your Website Design in 2019 From Designer Daily Have you got prepared for Halloween 2019? It’s one of the most appealing events of the year. For this reason, website owners try to keep up with the overall festive mood. They decorate their corporate websites, blogs, e-stores, and other online […]

A must-watch webinar – developing and using AI in healthcare and life sciences

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From Rico Green, Lexology Keep up to date with the latest AI developments and what they mean for healthcare and life sciences  We have an exciting webinar coming up,hosted by Bereskin & Parr, which will discuss AI developments in healthcare and life sciences on October 15 2019, 14:30 UTC. What do developments in AI mean […]

AI can gauge the risk of dying from heart conditions

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By Jon Fingas From engadget It just needs a 15-minute ECG reading. AI’s ability to predict threats to your health could soon include deadly heart conditions. Researchers at MIT’s CSAIL have developed a machine learning system, RiskCardio, that can estimate the risk of death due to cardiovascular issues that block or reduce blood flow. All it needs is a […]

What are dynamic paygates and does your news organization need them? Part 1

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By Giles Cross From Reuters Community Dynamic paygates are disrupting legacy payment models by using data to monetize readers in increasingly sophisticated ways. Peter Doucette, a managing director in the telecommunications, media & technology practice at FTI Consulting, spoke exclusively with Reuters about flexible monetization and maximizing paygate potential. Before joining FTI Consulting, Peter was Chief […]

Sky News uses AI

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Facial recognition, subtitling automation and datasets: how Sky News uses AI to unburden journalists by Jacob Granger From Journalism.co.uk Automated tools can help reporters with mind-numbing tasks and create value from producing more content which can offset initial costs “What task are you doing at the moment that you would potentially do better by using […]

Only 5% of UK millennial investors use robo-advice services, as human expertise is still preferred over AI technology, says GlobalData

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Technology is a relatively new addition within the wealth management industry, from robo-advisors to AI-enabled chatbots. However, the need for human financial advice will not be pushed to the side any time soon, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. According to GlobalData’s recent ‘UK Investors Survey’, face-to-face communication, amongst millennials, still reigns supreme […]

10 technologies that will change the construction industry in 2019

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The construction industry has been evolving with the influence of modern technology such as workforce management and data analytics. During last year, construction technology investment has grown by 30% according to GenieBelt, which costs $1.05 billion, the estimated value of the sector in the year 2020.   The construction industry has been characterized by being […]