Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Digital Innovation News

SciTech Europa brings you the latest Digital Innovation News from across the field of European Science & Technology Research, Development and Innovation.

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A computer model of the Columbine school shooting: simulating how to survive in...

A team at Purdue University has used a computer model to analyse the active shooter situation inside the library at Columbine on the day...
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Black in AI – researchers can’t ignore social structure problems

Co-founder of ‘Black in AI’, Timnit Gebru spoke at the AI for Good Global Summit about the methods and challenges associated with transparency in AI. The...
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“Robot blood”: how a robot lionfish stores energy and completes robotic tasks

Cornell University researchers have created a system using "robot blood", the circulating liquid within robotic structures to store energy and power long-duration robotic tasks. The...
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Electronic health records: are medication lists a threat to patient safety?

One third of printed medication lists automatically generated from electronic health records had a discrepancy in a new study. Many patients rely on the printed...
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“Alexa, check my heart”: the algorithm to detect cardiac arrest and alert emergency services

Could a smart speaker help to save a life? Researchers are developing an algorithm to detect cardiac arrest in users of products like Amazon...
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Making music with quantum physics: atomic sensing and recording

A team at the National Institute for Standards and Technology, Boulder, Colorado has combined music and quantum physics by using atomic sensing to record...
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How real-world distractions affect the experience of immersive virtual reality systems

How do different levels of real-world distractions in immersive virtual reality systems affect user experience, recall and recognition of the encounter? The new study published...
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AI for digital transformation: Deloitte’s Artificial Intelligence Center of Expertise

Deloitte’s Artificial Intelligence Center of Expertise (AICE) combines deep technology, security, legal and client expertise to help organisations use AI for digital transformation. With...
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The Wikipedia gender gap: trolling, doxxing and online safety

A new study has assessed the Wikipedia gender gap, and describes some of the issues for online safety including trolling and doxxing. There is a...
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High voltages and electric vehicles: the new IDTechEx report

The new IDTechEx report assesses the electric vehicles trends, and considers the trends of voltages. According to IDTechEx, the report, "Electric Vehicles 2020-2030" on the...

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