Algorithms

Instagram Drops Vertical-only Igtv Video Requirement Based On Creator Feedback

A TikTok-like algorithm and a streamlined interface aren’t the only changes coming to IGTV. Instagram announced today that its long-form video feature is forgoing its vertical-only format restriction. more… The post Instagram drops...
Related topics: Instagram, Tech Videos

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Interactive Quantum Chemistry In Virtual Reality

Scientists have used virtual reality and artificial intelligence algorithms to learn the details of chemical change.
Related topics: Quantum, Physics

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Ocasio-cortez Probes How Facial Recognition Technology Can ‘exacerbate’ Racism

“Who are the primary engineers and designers of these algorithms?” Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez asked an expert. “White men,” she replied.

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Fair Or Biased? Study Reveals Cnn Is The Google Algorithm’s Most Trusted Name

CNN appears to be the most trusted name in media — if you use Google as your search engine for news. In fact, a recent audit study by the Computational Journalism Lab at Northwestern discovered that CNN leads the digital pack by percentage of...
Related topics: CNN, Google

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After Gwas Studies, How To Narrow The Search For Genes?

Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) often turn up a long list of genes that MIGHT help cause the trait of interest. Many algorithms can help scientists prioritize which genes to pursue further, but which one to choose? Borrowing from machine...
Related topics: Genetics

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Algorithm Steers Catheters To The Right Spot To Treat Atrial Fibrillation

Some patients with atrial fibrillation or A-Fib need an ablation, which requires a catheter and an advanced 3D map of the heart. Researchers have developed the first algorithm that guides catheter movements and accurately detects A-Fib targets...
Related topics: Catheter, Medical Research

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Google Algorithm Detects Lung Cancer Better Than Human Doctors

One of the most common types of disease, lung cancer is also among the deadliest, resulting in more than 1.7 million deaths per year. But Google is determined to reduce that number—using artificial […] The post Google Algorithm Detects Lung...
Related topics: Google, Lung Cancer, Cancer, Oncology

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Apple Ceo Tim Cook Calls For Graduates To Overcome "political Noise" And Algorithms

Apple CEO Tim Cook gave a commencement speech at Tulane University on May 18th.Cook cautioned the graduates to not get caught up in echo chambers and algorithms.He acknowledged the failures of his generation.NoneAre we so caught up in technology...
Related topics: Apple

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Don’t Spend $159 On Airpods When The World’s First Hdr Bluetooth Earbuds Are Almost $100 Less

We test dozens of pairs of headphones each year, so it has become pretty difficult to impress us. But you know what? The Origem HS-3 Bluetooth Headphones impressed us. They’re the first Bluetooth earbuds to use an HDR algorithm that optimizes...
Related topics: Bluetooth

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How A.i. Will Liberate Doctors From Keyboards And Basements

Machines can help doctors by spotting abnormalities in X-rays or MRA scans that the physicians themselves may have missed. A.I. can also help physicians by analyzing data and, through the use of algorithms, produce possible diagnoses. The freed up...

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Facebook Updates Algorithm Based On Data From Surveys

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg recently said that their goal is not for people to spend more time on the social network but to have time well spent because of the meaningful content you see on your feed. Their recent changes, or rather, updates on the...
Related topics: Facebook, Social Media, Mark Zuckerberg

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Apple Ceo Tim Cook Urges College Grads To 'push Back' Against Algorithms That Promote The 'things...

Apple CEO Tim Cook gave the commencement speech at Tulane University on Saturday, during which he encouraged students to listen to others and remain open to seeing the world in a different way. Cook encouraged students to pay attention to "what we...

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From The Gridiron To Multigrid Algorithms In 'mind And Matter'

MIT mathematician and former Baltimore Ravens offensive lineman John Urschel has a new memoir out about how he combined his two very different talents into a successful and varied career.(Image credit: Penguin Press)
Related topics: Mathematics

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Nobelist: Harness Evolution As Problem-solving Algorithm

Frances Arnold, the CalTech scientist who shared the 2018 Prize in Chemistry, says evolution can show us how to solve problems of sustainability. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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The Week That Wasn't: Dbs, Algorithms, Trichomegaly

Read the latest on deep brain stimulation for addiction treatment, machine learning to predict cardiovascular events, and unusual eyelash growth after cancer treatment. Medscape
Related topics: Brain Tumors, Cardiology, Cancer, Oncology

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What’s An Algorithm? Let An Avocado Explain

Imagine you’re trying to decide which avocado to buy: The mental calculations you’re running about price and ripeness are just like an algorithm. Algorithms are everywhere: They power what you see online, and they’re even...

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Facebook Tweaks News Feed To Focus On Close Friends And Relevant Links

Facebook is once again changing up the News Feed. The company announced Thursday two ranking updates to the algorithm that drives the News Feed. One is meant to prioritize a user's closest friends, and another the links they'll find most...
Related topics: Facebook, Social Media

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Have You Always Wanted An Algorithm That Can Search Like Bing? Well, If You Change Your Mind, One's...

Make your app answer all the easy questions, like, 'Where can I download Chrome?' Microsoft has open sourced a machine-learning algorithm that powers part of its web search engine Bing.…
Related topics: Bing, Github, Chrome, Microsoft

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Deepfake Your Pet With A Fun, Not-at-all Terrifying Algorithm

Deepfakes might be the endgame of objective truth, but at least the tech behind the dystopian phenomenon can let us have some fun with our pets! Researchers at Nvidia have created an algorithm called PetSwap that lets you see what your pet would...

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Google's Algorithm: How Big Tech Became Chief Arbiters Of Political Discourse

US Big Tech is triggering mounting concerns over potential political bias in favour of left-leaning media sources. Sputnik has taken a look into the controversy surrounding Google's aggregation algorithm with regard to the purported censorship of...
Related topics: Google, Censorship

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