Fireflies: This Call Is Being Monitored — By AI — for Quality Assurance

Krish Ramineni and Sam Udotong are quintessential Silicon Valley: They breath code, bond over hackathons and one thrives on Soylent. Their product’s hockey-stick growth curve isn’t: In atypical fashion, it happened simply by word of mouth rather than t…

Fireflies: This Call Is Being Monitored — by AI — for Quality Assurance

Krish Ramineni and Sam Udotong are quintessential Silicon Valley: They breath code, bond over hackathons and one thrives on Soylent. Their product’s hockey-stick growth curve isn’t: In atypical fashion, it happened simply by word of mouth rather than the usual PR blitz. The 20-somethings are the duo behind call-automation startup Fireflies, an AI-powered platform for Read article >

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Seeing the Wood for the Trees: Using AI for Smarter Forest Management

Nearly 19 million acres of forests are destroyed annually, equal to 27 football pitches a minute. Forests serve as homes for thousands of animals, and for many people they’re a source of food, water, clothing, medicine and shelter. The so-called lungs of the Earth also mitigate climate change by acting as a carbon sink. And Read article >

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How Neural Networks Can Read Thoughts and Restore Movement to Paralyzed Limbs

While diving into the Atlantic Ocean off the shores of North Carolina with his friends in 2010, Ian Burkhart, then a college student, sustained a devastating spinal cord injury that left him paralyzed from the chest down. But with a brain-computer interface powered by neural networks, he can now use his right hand to pick Read article >

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This Is Your Office on AI: UiPath’s Robotic Process Automation Software

AI can now help you get a leg up on tedious office work. Just ask Param Kahlon, who is developing teams of bots that can make life easier in the workplace. Kahlon is chief product officer at UiPath, a pioneer in robotic process automation (RPA) software, which helps humans work with machines to automate aging Read article >

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Cell by Cell: Deep Learning Powers Drug Discovery Effort for Hundreds of Rare Diseases

Cancer, diabetes, heart disease. These diseases attract a ton of research effort and funding, and for good reason: They afflict tens of millions of people each year. But there are about 7,000 known rare diseases that rarely get attention. Also called “orphan” diseases, these conditions collectively affect about 400 million worldwide and were historically neglected Read article >

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Cell by Cell: Deep Learning Powers Drug Discovery Effort for Hundreds of Rare Diseases

Cancer, diabetes, heart disease. These diseases attract a ton of research effort and funding, and for good reason: They afflict tens of millions of people each year. But there are about 7,000 known rare diseases that rarely get attention. Also called “…