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Here’s How Data Science Can Help Solve Global Crises

Global disruptions are growing more complex, taxing the capacities of social impact organizations and governments on the front lines. Innovative companies use data science to improve every aspect of their operations, but those sophisticated tools aren’t available to many organizations and…

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MIT Engineers Develop Sensors For Face Masks That Help Gauge Fit

Wearing a mask can help prevent the spread of viruses such as SARS-CoV-2, but a mask’s effectiveness depends on how well it fits. Currently, there are no simple ways to measure the fit of a mask, but a new sensor developed…

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Machine Learning Model Finds COVID-19 Risks For Cancer Patients

If a cancer patient tests positive for COVID-19, are they more likely to become hospitalized from the disease? That depends on certain risk factors, according to a new study by researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF),…

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Creating Better Virtual Backdrops For Video Calling, Remote Presence, And AR

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us have become accustomed to using or viewing virtual backgrounds and background filters when video chatting with friends, coworkers, or family. Altering our backgrounds during video calls gives us greater control over…

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How Retailers Can Meet Consumers’ Growing Demand For Sustainability And Hybrid Shopping Experiences

Consumer shopping preferences have changed greatly since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic two years ago. A new global study from the IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV) and National Retail Federation (NRF) helps quantify what I discuss with clients every day –…

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IBM Digital Health Pass Integrating With Healthcare IT Leaders Healthy Returns Practice To Provide COVID-19 Digital Credentials

IBM (NYSE: IBM) Watson Health and Healthcare IT Leaders today announced the integration of IBM Digital Health Pass with Healthcare IT Leaders Healthy Returns, a comprehensive suite of enterprise COVID-19 services. The IBM Digital Health Pass is designed to enable organizations to verify COVID-19 test…

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Harmful Content Can Evolve Quickly. Facebook’s New AI System Adapts To Tackle It.

Harmful content can evolve rapidly — whether fueled by current events or by people looking for new ways to evade our systems — and it’s crucial for AI systems to evolve alongside it. But AI needs to learn what to look…

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Intel At AWS re:Invent 2021

As part of Intel’s ongoing commitment to keep its employees and communities safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, Intel at AWS re:Invent 2021 will have a fully virtual presence. A custom-built, interactive 3D “City on the Cloud” experience will highlight key activations and track…

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Why Robots Are A Game-Changer During And Post-Pandemic

From accelerating COVID-19 testing to disinfection and surveillance services, robots have demonstrated their crucial role in the pandemic—and how they can be helpful in the years ahead. The COVID-19 crisis has pushed organisations to innovate more than ever, paving the way…

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82% Of People Believe Robots Can Support Their Career Better Than Humans

People are turning to robots to support their career development after the COVID-19 pandemic left them feeling lonely and disconnected from their own lives, according to a new study by Oracle and Workplace Intelligence, an HR research and advisory firm. The study of…

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