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Facebook and Pinterest Celebrated World Mental Health Day with Stories, Stickers, Pins and Program Announcements

In honor of the 27th annual World Mental Health Day Facebook and Pinterest want you to know they are striving to make positive impacts on the mental health of platform users who may be struggling with depression or suicidal ideations. Unlike many of the newly dreamt up ever-increasing list of random “I’ve-never-seen-that-on-a-calendar-before” days (National Pancake […]

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Diveplane Wants To Give Researchers ‘Twin Datasets’ For AI Training

Diveplane is a startup attempting to fix the privacy issues associated with data used for artificial intelligence training. The company this week launched what it says is the industry’s “first verifiable twin dataset.” The product called GEMINAI, is supposed to help organizations analyze sensitive datasets without risking the information being compromised. GEMINAI creates a “twin dataset” […]

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Intel & Brown University 2-Year Collaboration On AI That May Give Paralyzed Patents Functional Limb Control

According to news releases from both Intel and Brown University they have partnered in the hopes of developing technology to help those with spinal cord injuries walk again. Injuries to the spinal cord can prevent the electrical signals from the brain from passing to the muscles, causing paralysis. These kind of injuries are devastating and […]

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Can Computer Games Diagnose Mental Illness? Australia’s National Science Agency Says Yes

An announcement at yesterday’s D61+LIVE event in Sydney, revealed that an Australian research team has made an important step forward in the field of computational psychiatry. When I first heard the term “computational psychiatry” my thoughts flashed back to a game I messed around with as a 6-year-old on my grandparents computer back in the […]

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Update: Three Alabama Hospitals Closed After A Ransomware Attack

Three hospitals in Alabama run by a nonprofit firm called DCH Health System closed to all but critical patients yesterday. This due to a crippling ransomware attack. In a statement today DCH said, “A criminal is limiting our ability to use our computer systems in exchange for an as-yet unknown payment,” adding “Our hospitals have implemented our emergency […]