Posts Tagged "research"

Why Kids Should Learn Coding At An Early Age

  As we reach a technological peak, it’s becoming exceedingly important to gain fluency in programming and coding. According to Mitchel Resnick, Director of the Lifelong Kindergarten group at the MIT Media Lab, “Coding is the new literacy. To thrive

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We’re inching closer to building an ‘artificial brain’ that can perform work 24/7

We’re inching closer to building an artificial brain. Or so says Neil Jacobstein, an AI expert who has consulted on projects for the U.S. military, GM, and Ford, at Exponential Finance — a two-day conference on AI and robotics sponsored

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Telestroke technology speeds life-saving care

In September, Willie Frank Blackburn of Washington, Ga., a rural city of 5,000 people, had just left his auto shop when his tow truck slid off the road. Police officers who happened to be nearby found him slurring his speech

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Brain Chip Gives Paralyzed Man Control Of His Hand

A paralyzed man has regained partial use of his right hand after a chip was implanted into his brain. Ian Burkhart, 24, has been quadriplegic for the last five years after diving into shallow water. In a world first, electronic

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Students to unveil advanced technology for people with communication barriers

Assistive technologies for people with communication disorders have come a long way in recent years. Apps on tablets, like iPads, help people with speech barriers to communicate their thoughts. Still, current technology is limited in that it does not allow

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Eye Movement During Conversation May Help Spot Children With Autism

Findings of a new study that used a special technology to monitor the eye movement of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) during conversation have revealed a way to spot those who have the developmental disability. For the study, which

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