November 19, 2019

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 […]

London Fashion Week

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Strut into London Fashion Week with Reuters Connect By Clare Cavanagh, Reuters Community As Somerset House makes the final touches for London Fashion Week 2019, let’s take a look into the Reuters Connect archives to remember LFW’s historic moments. Excitement is in the air as the fashion industry eagerly awaits the opening of one of the […]

Welcome to the new SCMP website

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By Tammy Tam Editor-in-Chief South China Morning Post As the Year of the Pig begins, I’m delighted to introduce you to our all-newSouth China Morning Post website. Our mission is to elevate thought by creating world-class journalism every day for our millions of readers around the world, and to lead the global conversation about China. With […]