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Don’t Forget the Human Factor in Autonomous Systems and AI Development

It goes without saying that humans are the intended beneficiaries of the AI applications and autonomous systems that data scientists and developers are creating. But what’s the best way to design these AI apps and auto Read more…

Key Questions to Ask of Your Scientific Data Platform for Single Cell Analysis

The idea of precision medicine – delivering the right drug treatment to the right patient at the right time and at the right dose – underpins current thinking in pharma R&D. And, led by innovators in "big pharma, Read more…

Future Proofing Data Pipelines

Data pipelines are critical structures for moving data from its source to a destination. For decades, companies have used data pipelines to move information, such as from transactional with analytic systems. However, as Read more…

AI-Powered Drug Development in a Post-COVID World

The developed world is on the cusp of turning the corner in the fight against COVID-19 thanks to the unprecedented effort to rapidly develop and distribute effective vaccines. Now technologists are hoping to take drug de Read more…

COVID Data Report Card: Mixed Results for Public Health

Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, the importance of “following the data” has been emphasized repeatedly, and for good reason: It provides the best chances for us to minimize the harm caused by COVID-19. However, w Read more…

News In Brief

Why Young Developers Don’t Get Knowledge Graphs

Business is booming these days for graph databases--maybe it took COVID to show us how connected everything is--and that’s good news for Franz, which develops a semantic graph database called AllegroGraph. Just the sam Read more…

New Deep Learning Tool Predicts Bioactivity, Identifies Therapeutics

In the COVID era, computational biology is having a heyday – and machine learning is playing a massive role. With billions upon billions of compounds to search through for any given therapeutic application, strictly br Read more…

Neural Network Identifies Dangerous Mosquitoes

Not all mosquitoes are created equal – but telling where the most dangerous, disease-spreading mosquitoes are proliferating is often a difficult task. This difficult task is also necessary for the containment of viruse Read more…

Qumulo Debuts QaaS, a File Lake on the Azure Cloud

Organizations that want to store large amounts of file data in the cloud and access them via NFS and SMB protocol may be interested in QaaS, a hosted version of its data lake for files--a file lake--running in the Micros Read more…

UCLA Advances Imaging Microscopy with AI

Biologists have long struggled with the necessity of imaging minute biological processes – such as flowing blood cells or neurons moving through the brain – across long time-scales, as even supercomputers often strai Read more…

This Just In

NASA Expands Access to Planet Data to All US Federal Civilian Agencies

Jul 22, 2021 |

July 22, 2021 — Planet is excited to announce that NASA has expanded our contract with their Commercial SmallSat Data Acquisition (CSDA) Program to provide access to PlanetScope imagery for scientific research use for all U.S. Read more…

Radiant Earth Foundation, Microsoft AI for Earth Partner for Sustainability Solutions

Jul 13, 2021 |

WASHINGTON, July 13, 2021 — The world’s ecological systems that humanity depends on are in disarray. To find solutions, a growing number of sustainability problem-solvers are now looking to artificial intelligence (AI) and Earth observation (EO) technologies. Read more…

Esri User Conference to Showcase How Organizations Use GIS to Create a More Sustainable Future

Jul 6, 2021 |

REDLANDS, Calif., July 6, 2021 — Esri, a global leader in location intelligence, will present the virtual, 41st annual Esri User Conference July 12–15, 2021. Last year, tens of thousands attended the first-ever virtual User Conference, which was the largest virtual gathering of GIS professionals. Read more…

PNNL AI Expert Harnesses Open-Source Data to Understand Human Behavior

Jun 23, 2021 |

June 23, 2021 — At the outset of the global pandemic in March 2020, Svitlana Volkova and her colleagues turned to the social media platform Twitter to understand and model the spread of COVID-19 misinformation, which was wrinkling hastily hatched plans to protect people from the disease. Read more…

Fetch.ai, Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Center to Develop AI Tools For Cancer Cell Detection

Jun 16, 2021 |

June 16, 2021 — Fetch.ai, a Cambridge-based artificial intelligence lab building an open-access decentralized machine learning network for smart infrastructure, announced today that Poland’s Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Center (PSNC) will be joining its Collective Learning initiative. Read more…

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