The Pentagon’s Office of Strategic Capital focuses on “deep tech” startups through the SBIC initiative

Artificial intelligence and technology (Getty Images) WASHINGTON – Two months after its founding, the Pentagon Strategic Capital Office (OSC) The office manager said today that he is looking at ways to increase capital flows and market participation in areas of deep technology — things like artificial intelligence, biotechnology and quantum computing — and is developing … Read more

Existing medications that may help people quit smoking identified through machine learning

Medicines such as dextromethorphan, used to treat coughs caused by cold and flu, could be repurposed to help people quit smoking cigarettes, according to a study by Medical College of Pennsylvania and researchers from the University of Minnesota. They’ve developed a new machine learning method, in which computer programs analyze data sets for patterns and … Read more

The ChatGPT AI tool is banned by schools, and students are afraid of cheating and plagiarism

Some of the nation’s largest school districts are blocking San Francisco-based OpenAI’s new ChatGPT tool on school networks and devices. Education technology experts urge schools to train teachers and students on how to use ChatGPT and AI rather than ban it outright. OpenAI told USA TODAY that it is creating a way for teachers to … Read more

The InstaDeep acquisition is a classic case of an African startup going global • TechCrunch

in January in Germany BioNTech, the largest vaccine maker, announced that it has I agreed to have it Tunisia-born, London-based AI startup InstaDeep is valued at £562m, including a £200m investment. The InstaDeep deal — subject to regulatory approval and expected to close in the first half of this year — is very interesting, for … Read more

AI can help patients interpret home tests for COVID-19

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain New machine learning research led by George Mason University Professor Farukh Alimi and Professor Janusz Wojtociak provides a way for patients and clinicians to better predict whether symptoms are due to COVID-19, influenza or RSV. More accurate diagnosis leads to better decisions about the course of care to heal patients and … Read more

Machine learning helps expand access to credit

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is helping increase access to financial services in Africa. In recent years, advances in machine learning, a type of artificial intelligence, have had a profound impact on the delivery of financial services, helping to democratize access in emerging economies in Africa. For example, it is used to offer loans and credit opportunities … Read more

Baltimore researchers say AI can help reduce disparities and improve access to healthcare – The Baltimore Sun

Cervical cancer, like many diseases, can be cured if caught early, but every year Millions of women Missing out on getting routine Pap smears for the disease, which kills a disproportionate number of black women. during a pandemic, Cervical cancer screening rates have gotten worseespecially for low-income women and women from racial and ethnic minority … Read more

Network neuroscience theory – the best predictor of intelligence

Intelligence is the ability to acquire, understand and apply knowledge and skills in order to adapt to new situations and solve problems. It is a complex trait that is influenced by both genetic and environmental factors and can manifest itself in a variety of ways, such as in reasoning, problem-solving, creativity and learning. Researchers have … Read more

CLE groups are working together to develop cameras that use artificial intelligence to slow down illegal dumping

CLEVELAND — Illegal dumping is off to a fast start in Cleveland in 2023, and so is the city in its effort to combat the perennial problem by developing monitoring systems using artificial intelligence. The city has teamed up with Cleveland State University and Case Western Reserve University through the Internet of Things, or IOT … Read more