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Experiment: Fullbright Scholar influences women to study AI

In the spirit of scientific experimentation, Crystal Valentine, PhD, investigated whether she could influence more young women to study computer science. Note: I choose to focus on gender diversity here because the underrepresentation of women in scientific fields is the most glaring given that women represent approximately 50% of the population overall. However, the lessons…

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Is it safe to train surgeons with virtual reality?

ovidVR hit the surgical training product market last May with a backpack size Virtual Reality (VR) versions of a complete total knee and total hip arthroplasty. ovidVR aims to complement the traditional cadaver lab, by adding a multi-user co-op mode and performance analytics, which render trainees hyper-realistic surgical opportunities and supervisors giving feedbacks at the…

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Texan’s Guide for Newcomers to Big Data and Cloud Computing

I am a Texan, and famously we Texans like to keep things simple and uncomplicated. Understanding these core tenants in artificial intelligence is possible without knowing all the technical stuff.   It’s important that industry terms like “Big Data” and “Cloud Computing” be made explainable for any audience, no matter what their background or level of…