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Stanford COVID-19 Model Identifies Superspreader Sites, Socioeconomic Disparities

Nov 12, 2020 |

The COVID-19 pandemic is once again surging to unprecedented levels in the U.S., and all signs point to a grim winter punctuated by the return of many curfews and shutdowns. Read more…

AI Model Detects Asymptomatic COVID-19 from a Cough 100% of the Time

Nov 4, 2020 |

As early as December 2019, AI systems were warning policy-makers about the coronavirus. As the pandemic gained a foothold and began to spread across the world, AI found a number of other applications in the fight against COVID-19: Read more…

New Report Highlights AI’s Role in Businesses’ Pandemic Resilience

Oct 9, 2020 |

During the pandemic, businesses have scrambled to avoid large layoffs and cutbacks by seizing any opportunity to shore up lost revenue from the world’s quieted economies. Now, analytics firm RELX has released its third annual Emerging Tech Executive Report, which applied three years of data to examine AI’s impact on businesses’ successes (or failures) during the pandemic, as well as general trends in enterprise use of AI technologies. Read more…

Investors Flock to AI-based Drug Discovery

Aug 11, 2020 |

The application of convolutional neural network technology continues to expand beyond machine vision use cases to the red-hot drug discovery market.

The application of AI to new drug development has moved in fits and starts, including IBM’s (NYSE: Read more…

Collibra, Tableau Team on COVID Data Catalog

Jul 31, 2020 |

Data intelligence vendor Collibra has compiled a COVID-19 data catalog combining open data sets, business domain glossaries and other reference data that have been integrated with Tableau’s COVID-19 Data Hub. Read more…

COVID Notebooks Aims to Speed Predictive Models

Jun 25, 2020 |

IBM’s new open source toolkit with AI extensions to the Jupyter notebooks data science development platform is being extended to a COVID notebooks platform designed to help analyze real-time data about the pandemic. Read more…

Contact Tracing Prompts U.S. Data Privacy Bills

May 19, 2020 |

A flurry of data privacy proposals introduced in Congress as COVID-19 contact tracing efforts ramp up look to create safeguards for handling sensitive medical and other consumer information collected by smartphone apps. Read more…

Reliable Supply Chain Data Hard to Come By

May 19, 2020 |

The pandemic has exposed vulnerabilities in global supply chains, and one consequence is a growing lack of reliable data about suppliers that costs businesses plenty since the novel coronavirus emerged. Read more…

Speech Analytics Makes Unexpected Discovery

May 13, 2020 |

The folks at CallMiner had theories about what their speech analytics software would turn up when they launched an informal coronavirus customer research program back in March. The COVID-19 pandemic has upended life as we know it, and large corporations with big contact center operations have been forced to quickly adapt to the new work-from-home model. Read more…

‘COVID Phobia’ Shifts AI Sentiment

May 11, 2020 |

COVID-19 has significantly shifted consumer sentiment towards automation technologies, including robot deliveries and AI-based chatbots used in telemedicine applications. However, a new AI sentiment report also finds the novel coronavirus has failed to move the sentiment needle when it comes to use cases like riding in self-driving cars. Read more…

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