Banyan Biomarkers is one of the first companies to bring a blood-based test to aid in the detection of traumatic brain injuries and concussions to the U.S. market By Omar Ford February 16, 2018 A new blood-based test could help change the way TBI’s such as concussions are detected in patients. FDA recently granted…
Sunday’s Super Bowl broadcast included a spot for Amazon’s Alexa, in which Alexa’s name was said some 10 times. But the Amazon Echos in people’s homes didn’t even blink, because they were programmed to look for a particular digital fingerprint in the wake-up word, and ignore it.
A tussle this week between prominent investors and Apple Inc. over iPhone use by young people comes amid a nascent re-evaluation of the smartphone’s social consequences within the industry that spawned it.
This is an interesting discussion by Björn Hartmann on managing spatial data with machine learning. I found this fascinating given the amount of spatial data collected by our (U.S.) government. The tools available are fun to explore. Be sure to click on the 4th image to open the interactive dashboard. – Jeff
Scientists in the Large Hadron Collider’s LHCb collaboration recently announced spotting a new arrangement of three quarks, called the Ξcc++ or the “doubly charged, doubly charmed xi particle.” It had an up quark and two heavy charm quarks. But “most of these particles” with three quarks “containing two heavy quarks, charm or beauty, have…