AI technology could help physicians to make mental health diagnoses

AI Technology - Medical Diagnosis

The artificial intelligence has a great deal of potential, though experts say clinicians should use it with caution. A new form of AI technology has been developed by Emilia Molimpakis at University College London, in Canada, following the attempted suicide of a friend. The technology was created to help fill mental health treatment gaps. Molimpakis is a postdoctoral neuroscience researcher and co-found Thymia. That AI technology uses video games to collect patient information about the way they interact with their screens. From there, it helps to interpret whether the patient…

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Starlink satellite internet achieves important 400,000 subscriber milestone

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The SpaceX company shared with the FCC the new number, which is up from 250,000 in March. SpaceX, the Elon Musk space company, shared with federal regulators in a recent presentation that its Starlink satellite internet service now has more than 400,000 subscribers worldwide. This new subscriber data shows that the company is experiencing substantial and rapid growth. The company has been taking in a rising number of subscribers for its satellite internet service, which first launched in October 2020. In just March, Starlink had announced that it had about…

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Social media stocks drop $135 billion following Snap profit warning

Social Media Stocks drop

The platform’s shares tanked by 43 percent following the announcement it made. Snap Inc. recently issued a profit warning, causing social media stocks to lose over $135 billion in market value. The sector is already struggling with halted user growth and worries over rate hikes. Following the announcement, Snap’s own shares fell by the largest intraday decline it ever experienced. In fact, the 43 percent dive the Snap share took brought it below its $17 initial public offering price from 2017. That selloff eliminated nearly $16 billion of the company’s…

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Artificial intelligence used to develop an enzyme to quickly break down plastic waste

Artificial intelligence - University of Texas at Austin

The goal of the research is to help the world overcome its growing struggle with plastic trash. Artificial intelligence is playing a considerable role in conducting research into the technology being sought to help overcome the plastic waste crisis around the world. The AI has been used to help develop an enzyme that will break plastic down in weeks, not years. Plastics are used for everything from kids’ toys, toothbrushes, toiletries and food packaging, among many other things. Due to the cost of recycling, among other factors, only a tiny…

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Toyota Material Handling to use virtual reality technology training resource

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VR Vision to be used for onboarding service technician and other professional training programs. Toyota Material Handling (TMH) has entered into a partnership with VR vision, a virtual reality technology company based in Toronto, Canada, to provide supplemental learning resources to the existing training programs for onboarding service technicians and other professionals. The idea is to enhance the complete training experience while improving the learning environment. “Our vision is to provide a learning environment that resonates with current and future generations of technicians,” said TMH Dealer Training Manager Holly Brotzman…

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