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Wednesday 23 rd April 2014
A new computer program could help doctors predict which patients might suffer potentially fatal side-effects from a key stroke treatment. The program assesses brain scans using pattern recognition software similar to that used in airport security and passport control. Currently, stroke affects over 15 million people each year worldwide. Ischemic strokes are the most common and these occur when small clots interrupt the blood supply to the brain.


Tuesday 22 nd April 2014

Some think that the Defense Department couldn't possibly reduce its forces as much as it claims it will. After all, who would fly the planes?

Wired


Tuesday 22 nd April 2014

1. Surveillance by artificial intelligence... how else did we think law enforcement would process all that video footage?

The Atlantic


Monday 21 st April 2014
Agricultural and fruit producers could acquire high-tech greenhouses at a considerably less cost, thanks to researchers who are developing computer systems to control climatic variables within such infrastructures. The technology consists of a motherboard, embedded computer systems (for specific functions), a graphical interface for monitoring variables such as humidity, temperature , wind speed and radiation, as well as elements that enable wireless connectivity between the greenhouse and mobile devices like cell phones.


Monday 21 st April 2014

Netflix has spent years building and improving its recommendation engine, and even sponsored a $1 million contest to improve its algorithm. But now anyone can download and tinker with this kind of software, thanks to a new open source project.

Wired


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