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AI Enables Improved, Lightweight Hurricane Intensity Predictions

Hurricane prediction still poses challenges for researchers, who scramble to produce accurate predictions of the formation, track, and intensity of tropical cyclones in order to give residents in the storm’s path the i Read more…

For NASA, AI Is Key to Navigating the Cosmos

From a robotics and information processing perspective, NASA’s missions have grown increasingly ambitious over recent years, most notably through its long-range probes and Mars rovers. But, as Shreyansh Daftry (an AI r Read more…

SambaNova Brings Custom Silicon To Bear on High-End AI Workloads

With its own custom silicon for AI workloads and a $5 billion valuation, it seems likely you’ll be hearing more about the Silicon Valley startup SambaNova Systems and its complete AI stack in the years to come. Samb Read more…

AI Adoption Surges During COVID-19, KPMG Finds. So Do Ethical Concerns

Real-world AI deployments surged over the past year as companies sought to remain competitive during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new study released today by KPMG. However, even as they expanded and accelerat Read more…

2020: A Big Data Year in Review

There are two weeks left in 2020, which means it’s time to exhale a bit and see where we’ve gone. It’s been a bumpy ride over the previous 50 weeks, for sure. But big strides have also been made for those pursuing Read more…

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AI ‘Fingerprinting’ Fights Back Against Hard-to-Detect Cancers

Hard-to-detect cancers like glioblastoma can have survival rates in the single-digit percentages and require elaborate techniques to detect, treat, and monitor. Reveal Surgical is working on changing that reality through Read more…

Narrowing the AI-BI Gap with Exploratory Analysis

The worlds of AI and BI occupy distinct places in the analytics continuum, which is most often understood with concepts like descriptive analytics, predictive analytics, and prescriptive analytics. Users can leverage des Read more…

Big Data Career Notes: December 2021 Edition

In this monthly feature, we’ll keep you up-to-date on the latest career developments for individuals in the big data community. Whether it’s a promotion, new company hire, or even an accolade, we’ve got the details Read more…

New Machine Learning Tool Flags Risky Remedies

Sometimes, treatments can make things worse – but it can be hard to know when that is (or isn’t) the case. Such is the case with sepsis, which kills nearly 270,000 annually in the United States – and which can, sad Read more…

World Economic Forum Highlights AI’s Role in the Energy Transition

The COP26 climate conference, which ends on Friday, has been ongoing for the past two weeks, drawing climate change back into the spotlight as nations, organizations, and corporations struggle to make meaningful progress Read more…

This Just In

French Medical Lab Selects VAST’s Universal Storage Data Platform for Genome Analysis

Sep 21, 2022 |

NEW YORK, Sept. 21, 2022 VAST Data today announced that the French medical biology laboratory specializing in genomic medicine, SeqOIA (Sequencing Omics Information Analysis Cooperative Health Group), has selected VAST’s all-flash Universal Storage data platform to accelerate and optimize the analysis of genetics data for medical diagnostics. Read more…

AWS Announces Health Equity Initiative Hits One-Year Milestone, Distributes $14M

Sep 21, 2022 |

Sept. 21, 2022 — This morning Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced that it has awarded $14 million in cloud services and technical expertise to help nearly 90 organizations around the world, ranging from startups and nonprofits to large enterprises, to address health equity challenges through the Health Equity Initiative. Read more…

NSF Invests in Bio-inspired and Bioengineered Systems for AI, Infrastructure and Health

Sep 20, 2022 |

Sept. 20, 2022 — The U.S. National Science Foundation has announced an investment of $30 million to support new interdisciplinary, fundamental research projects for the Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation, or EFRI, program. Read more…

NIH Launches Bridge2AI Program to Expand AI Usage in Biomedical and Behavioral Research

Sep 14, 2022 |

Sept. 14, 2022 — The National Institutes of Health will invest $130 million over four years, pending the availability of funds, to accelerate the widespread use of artificial intelligence (AI) by the biomedical and behavioral research communities. Read more…

Esri Releases Book to Help Software Users Transition to ArcGIS Pro

Aug 31, 2022 |

REDLANDS, Calif., Aug. 31, 2022 — A powerful set of geospatial software capabilities, ArcGIS Pro allows its users to visualize, analyze, and share projects with teams or anyone around the world. Read more…

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