Author Archives: GilPress

About GilPress

I launched the Big Data conversation; writing, research, marketing services; https://whatsthebigdata.com/ & http://infostory.com/

Pandemic Innovation Fund to Raise $100 Million

Jerusalem-based OurCrowd, the world’s largest crowdfunded-venture investment platform, plans to raise $100 million for its new Pandemic Innovation Fund, investing in technological solutions for the medical, business, educational and social needs triggered by global pandemics and other health emergencies. Read more … Continue reading

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AI by the numbers: The impact of automation on jobs

Recent surveys, studies, forecasts and other quantitative assessments of AI highlight the number of manufacturing jobs eliminated by robots; why robots could replace financial analysts; the very small number of organizations not evaluating or using AI today; and the debate … Continue reading

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Covid Near You Helps Defeat the Invisible Enemy

“It is impossible to defeat an enemy that we cannot see,” says Bill Gates. Like many other observers and participants in the fight with COVID-19, Gates maintains that testing is critical for the reopening of the US economy, to identify new hot … Continue reading

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News from Israel about COVID-19 Vaccine and Finding High-Risk People

News from Israel today about rapid progress in developing a COVID-19 vaccine and in identifying people at the highest risk of severe COVID-19 complications. Read more here

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AI by the Numbers: Coronavirus, Business Impact, Consumer Attitudes

Recent surveys, studies, forecasts and other quantitative assessments of AI highlight the role AI plays in fighting the Coronavirus, the business impact of AI, and what the American public feels about it. Read more here

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Solving Coronavirus with Computer Power and Relevant Data

Can human ingenuity assisted by new and emerging technologies overpower Covid-19? Will faster processing of more—and more relevant—data, analyzed with the right models, yield better insights into mitigating the spread of future pandemics, designing effective treatments, and developing successful vaccines? … Continue reading

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How Computer Graphics and Big Data Gave Birth to Today’s Artificial Intelligence (AI)

The explosion of breakthroughs, investments, and entrepreneurial activity around artificial intelligence over the last decade has been driven exclusively by deep learning, a sophisticated statistical analysis technique for finding hidden patterns in large quantities of data. A term coined in … Continue reading

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