Humanizing Medicine with AI – Enabling Docs to Speak with Their Patients

Doctors who used some kind of document support spent more time interacting directly with patients. That’s a dynamic LexiconAI hopes to capitalize on using GPU-infused AI. Source:

MIT study shows how much driving for Uber or Lyft sucks

Ride-hailing giants Uber and Lyft are delivering pitiful levels of take-home pay to the hundreds of thousands of US independent contractors providing their own vehicles and driving skills to deliver the core service, according to an MIT CEEPR study examining the economics of the two app platforms. Source:

Understanding word vectors in NLP

In this tutorial, I’m going to show you how word vectors work. This tutorial assumes a good amount of Python knowledge, but even if you’re not a Python expert, you should be able to follow along and make small changes to the examples without too much trouble. Source:

AI Cheats at Old Atari Games by Finding Unknown Bugs in the Code

Artificial intelligence is incredibly good at playing video games. But a recent experiment ended up with an AI agent that beat ‘80s classic Q*bert in a way no one has ever seen before. Source:

The man who bottled evolution

Thirty years ago, MSU researcher Richard Lenski added his now-famous bacteria to 12 inaugural flasks, a process he and his team of lab technicians and students have been repeating daily ever since. Source:

Here’s Why Our Postwar “Long Peace” Is Fragile

Have mechanisms like democratization really fostered an enduring trend of peaceful co-existence, or is this just a statistical fluke—a normal interlude of relative calm before another global-scale conflagration? Source:

Why Women Choose Differently at Work

What does the most recent data on women’s preferences regarding work tell us? Source:

IBM Is Sending a Floating Robot Head Into Space

Called CIMON (Crew Interactive Mobile Companion), the new crew member is about the size of a medicine ball and will work alongside human astronauts in space. The “floating brain” is equipped with IBM’s Watson artificial intelligence technology and is expected to assist astronauts during the European Space Agency’s Horizons mission in June. Source:

Astronomers detect earliest evidence yet of hydrogen in the universe

MIT and ASU astronomers have detected the earliest signs of hydrogen in the universe, suggesting first stars appeared around 180 million years after the Big Bang. Source:

There Is Actually a Point to Putting a 4G Network On the Moon

The Moon is hopefully going to get its first mobile network, thanks to European mobile operator Vodafone and equipment firm Nokia. Source: