GTC 2020: Using AI to help put COVID-19 in the rear-view mirror

This year’s GTC is Nvidia’s biggest event yet, but – like the rest of the world – it’s had to adapt to the unusual circumstances we all find ourselves in. Huang swapped his usual big stage for nine clips with such exotic backdrops as his kitchen. AI is helping with COVID-19 research around the world… Read more »
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Facebook uses AI to help people support each other

Facebook has deployed an AI system which matches people needing support with local heroes offering it. “United we stand, divided we fall” is a clichéd saying—but tackling a pandemic is a collective effort. While we’ve all seen people taking selfish actions, they’ve been more than balanced out by those helping to support their communities. Facebook…

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Facebook’s AI matches people in need with those willing to assist

Facebook says it has deployed a feature in its Community Help hub to make it easier for users to assist each other during the pandemic. As of this week, AI will detect when a public post on News Feed is about needing or offering help and will surface a suggestion to share it on Community Help.

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Einride raises $10 million to bolster autonomous trucking growth during the pandemic

Sweden’s Einride had been on a roll before COVID-19 threw up a potential roadblock to the development of its electric and autonomous trucking platform. With its customers and partners being impacted in very different ways, the company is taking steps to ensure it can keep pushing ahead amid the uncertainty of the global pandemic.

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Biofourmis raises $100 million for AI remote medical tools

Biofourmis, an AI health IT company based in Singapore, today announced it raised $100 million in a series C funding round led by SoftBank’s Vision Fund 2.

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Density raises $51 million to promote social distancing with AI occupancy-tracking sensors

Density raises $51 million to promote social distancing with AI occupancy-tracking sensors

Cofounder and CEO Andrew Farah says the $51 million will be put toward addressing “unprecedented demand” from offices, manufacturers, grocery stores, industrial plants, and governments trying to abide by capacity limits during the pandemic.

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Study finds 195 robot deployments worldwide in response to the pandemic

Study finds 195 robot deployments worldwide in response to the pandemic

Over 66 different kinds of “social” robots have been piloted in hospitals, health centers, airports, office buildings, and other public and private spaces in response to the pandemic, according to a study from researchers at the Autonomous University of Barcelona and Pompeu Fabra University.

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Latest AI aims to predict consumers patterns across categories

AI aims to predict consumers patterns

AI aims to predict consumers patterns, an Australian brand and creative agency Optimo Designs has gained exclusive rights to an Artificial Intelligence-based platform which aims to deliver category-specific trends and changes in consumer behaviour as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to unfold.

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Machine Learning books made free due to COVID-19

AI Success in Content Marketing, BOOKS MADE FREE DUE TO COVID-19, Building and Working on a Research Idea

Since e-learning is on the rise because of social distancing, the data science community earlier offered free online courses and now provides free e-books. While online data science courses are useful, books deliver structured as well as an in-depth understanding of the techniques. Reading books has its own advantages as it keeps you focused while eliminating distractions that your witness in online learning. Here are some books made free due to COVID-19.

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