Using nanomaterials for AI

Nanomaterials are increasingly being used for a range of applications, but their usage for artificial intelligence is complicated due to the unpredictability of their behavior. […]

Using deep learning to accurately identify moss

Machine vision has come on an awful lot in recent years, and I’ve covered a number of the innovations that have helped that march.  For […]

Using AI To Find The Most Overpaid Footballers

Moneyball famously highlighted the potential of data to propel sports teams towards success.  The story of the Oakland Raiders is one of prodigious use of […]

Using AI To Automatically Check Fingerprints

Fingerprints have been used as evidence in criminal trials for over 100 years now, with the first case in the United States taking place in […]

Using machine learning to decode how the brain works

Despite considerable advances in our understanding of the brain, our knowledge remains somewhat patchy, not least in our ability to conceive how the brain manages […]

Using AI To Support Recombination

Over the years I’ve written a number of times about the increasingly recombinative nature of innovation.  This posits that new innovations are often a combination […]

How AI can help disseminate health information among youths

Earlier this year I looked at a fascinating Yale project that used artificial intelligence to help tackle HIV.  The work, which was documented in a […]

Episode 95: Trends for August 24-September 5 AR/VR, Educator Professional Development, AI, and Instructional Design

We discuss the trends and issues we observed during the weeks that include August 25-September 5 as we flipped resources into our Flipboard magazine ( […]

The AI that can appreciate natural beauty

Computers have become increasingly potent at identifying and understanding images in recent years.  For instance, last year a paper was released highlighting how computers are […]

Using AI To Predict Cardiac Risk In Liver Transplant Patients

AI has been doing an increasingly impressive array of things in healthcare in recent years, but one of the more interesting applications has been around […]

Using AI to test for the long-term impact of concussion

Concussion has been headline news in recent months as a number of rugby players have suffered repeated blows to the head whilst on the pitch.  […]

How Big Data Is Transforming Medicine

The potential of increasingly powerful artificial intelligence to analyze increasingly available genomic data is significant.  A good example of where we’re currently at comes via […]