Artificial Intelligence

7 AI Healthcare Startups Automating Clinical Trials

It’s no secret that it’s extremely expensive to develop new drug therapies. One study estimates that pharmaceutical firms spend between $2 billion and $3 billion and more than a dozen years in R&D activities to get a new FDA-approved drug to market. An important step in the process is the clinical trial where human guinea […]

A Stock for Computer Vision and Machine Vision

Much of what makes the world of technology difficult to grasp for the average layperson is the gratuitous use of terminology. Sometimes, the same concepts are regurgitated using new names so the management consultancies out there can be seen as “thought leaders” and continue to charge the exorbitant rates they do. As crafty Southeast Asians on the […]

The Wrong Way to Use AI for Recruiting

In our recent piece on The Impact of No Brokerage Fees on Retail Investors, we talked about how zero-fee stock trading along with fractional share ownership means that there is no excuse not to engage in best practices like dollar cost averaging and diversification. We also talked about how our own preferred strategy of dividend […]

8 AI Value-Based Care Startups That Took Funding in 2019

Earlier this month we told you about our trip to Finland where we came across a handful of innovative healthcare startups. Many see emerging technologies like artificial intelligence as a way to curb sky-rocketing healthcare costs, which are expected to hit about $10 trillion globally by 2022. In the United States, which spends about $3.65 […]

Halter Uses AI to Guide and Monitor Herds of Cows

Cattle rustling is back, says an article by National Geographic, and it’s become a lucrative side hustle for meth heads in the State of Oklahoma. Desperate junkies have figured out that loading up a few cows in the middle of the night and selling them hours later for thousands of dollars at an auction is a lot […]

Turning AI Chatbots Into Digital Humans

The term “uncanny valley” refers to that unsettling feeling you get when looking at an android that has been made to appear human. Of course, the problem goes away when we can make robots that are indistinguishable from humans. A paper published last week by New Yawk University claims that “bots are more efficient than humans […]

6 AI Healthcare Solutions for Remote Patient Monitoring

It’s no secret that big tech companies like Amazon (AMZN), Microsoft (MSFT), and Alphabet (GOOG), the parent company of Google, are investing in digital healthcare. The market opportunity is pretty enticing when you consider that the U.S. alone spent $3.65 trillion on healthcare just last year. Google made the latest headline-grabbing move when it announced […]

McDonald’s Embraces Artificial Intelligence for Fast Food

By now you’ve seen the big news about the world’s largest fast-food chain by revenue. It was a bit shocking that it took this long to happen, but McDonald’s (MCD) is finally embracing advanced technologies like artificial intelligence to boost sales. The guy credited with the turnaround at the 65-year-old restaurant behemoth since 2015, Steve […]

7 AI Cancer Diagnostics Startups Digitizing Healthcare

The world seems more divided today than ever, whether we’re talking about politics or the questionable art form of twerking. However, there’s one thing we can all agree on: cancer sucks. Nearly 40% of us will receive the dreaded diagnosis at some point in our lives, according to the National Cancer Institute. That’s one reason […]