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Meet Me in Mordor: NVIDIA Conference Rooms Named for Sci-Fi’s Geekiest PlacesMeet Me in Mordor: NVIDIA Conference Rooms Named for Sci-Fi’s Geekiest Places

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 14:00:27 +0000

Semiconductor designers. Software architects. Stormtroopers. No matter your tribe, there’s one language everyone at NVIDIA speaks: geek. Which is why the names of the 94 conference rooms at NVIDIA’s newest building, Endeavor, were already familiar as employees late last year began making themselves at home in Dagobah, X-Wing and Scarif. And so did the stormtroopers. Read article >

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The Doctor Is In: AI-Powered App Helps Physicians Spend More Time with PatientsThe Doctor Is In: AI-Powered App Helps Physicians Spend More Time with Patients

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 16:00:35 +0000

Physicians spend less time than ever with patients — just 27 percent of the workday, according to a study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine in 2016. The main culprit:  electronic health records. Doctors find themselves increasingly glued to computers, acting as glorified data entry administrators. Even when they’re in the same room as Read article >

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Out of the Bone Age: AI Modernizes 60-Year-Old Test for Assessing Kids’ GrowthOut of the Bone Age: AI Modernizes 60-Year-Old Test for Assessing Kids’ Growth

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 14:00:28 +0000

Doctors Alexander Bilbily and Mark Cicero spent years training to be radiologists. But the two believe their biggest impact will be outside their medical offices. Bilbily and Cicero are founders of 16 Bit, a Toronto-based startup that intends to reinvent radiology with GPU-accelerated deep learning. The 18-month-old company recently took a big step in that Read article >

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Embrace AI, NVIDIA’s Ian Buck Tells US Congressional CommitteeEmbrace AI, NVIDIA’s Ian Buck Tells US Congressional Committee

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 23:20:12 +0000

Artificial intelligence represents the biggest technological and economic shift in our lifetime, NVIDIA’s Ian Buck told a U.S. Congressional committee Wednesday. In testimony before a hearing of the House of Representatives Subcommittee on Information Technology, Buck, vice president and general manager of our Tesla business, said the federal government should increase research funding and adopt Read article >

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Try Before You Dye: AI Helps Customers Find Their Ideal Hair ColorTry Before You Dye: AI Helps Customers Find Their Ideal Hair Color

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 22:50:42 +0000

The days of hair coloring being characterized by failed henna experiments and leaps of faith at salons will soon be a thing of the past, thanks to AI. Episode 4 of our “I Am AI” docuseries introduces ModiFace, a Toronto-based company that’s transforming the way people choose new hair colors and, along with it, the Read article >

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How AI Brings a Critical Eye to Video, and Keeps Companies Out of Hot WaterHow AI Brings a Critical Eye to Video, and Keeps Companies Out of Hot Water

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 16:00:00 +0000

Streaming video traffic is growing exponentially, and it shows no signs of slowing down. Internet traffic from streaming video in 2021 will quadruple today’s traffic, according to estimates by Cisco Visual Networking Index. That’s great for people using sites like Facebook, SnapChat or YouTube, the latter of which now has over 1 billion users — Read article >

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NVIDIA Powers 10 Years of Oscar-Worthy WorkNVIDIA Powers 10 Years of Oscar-Worthy Work

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 14:00:33 +0000

For the 10th consecutive year, every movie up for Best Visual Effects at the Academy Awards was created using NVIDIA Quadro GPUs. The 90th annual Academy Awards — better known as the Oscars — takes place on Sunday, March 4. From blockbuster visual effects to groundbreaking technical achievements, NVIDIA technology and employees have contributed to Academy Read article >

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Down So Long: AI Offers Hope for Faster Relief from DepressionDown So Long: AI Offers Hope for Faster Relief from Depression

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 14:00:25 +0000

Thinking about depression treatment is likely to depress you. The disease, which is the world’s leading cause of disability, affects an estimated 300 million people globally. Although there are plenty of possible treatments, doctors have no reliable way to know what’s best for each patient. Many people struggle with depression for years — enduring medication Read article >

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