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This Week’s Deep Laugh

18 May 2019 – Live Science

Bill Nye says the Earth is on F*cking Fire! Check out his appearance on Last Week Tonight with John Oliver — one of our favorites. A great use of comedy in mass media to bring a serious problem of climate chage to the forefront of viewers’ brains everywhere. 

Creepy AI Robot is Frightening But Great

Digital Trends (Photo: Gaumard)

This unnervingly lifelike robot kid will actually help train doctors. Go ahead and watch the video. We expect to see him soon in a 'tech gone bad' horror movie.

Doctor Delivers End-of-Life News via Rolling Robot. Family is Devasted.

USA TODAY (Photo: Quintana Family)

A California hospital delivered end-of-life news to a 78-year-old patient via a robotic machine this week, prompting the man's family to go public.

SpaceX Capsule Gets Toasty Before Splashdown. Ahhhh.

SPACE.com (Photo: NASA)

SpaceX's Crew Dragon returned to Earth uneventfully sticking a smooth splashdown in the Atlantic Ocean with some sick scorch marks to show one and all.

Telemedicine

  • Your virtual doctor will ‘see’ you now 09 May 2019 09:09 News Need to see your doctor, but can't take time off from work? There's an app for that. And new research shows patients find the ability to see a doctor "virtually" convenient and satisfying. Nine out of 10 people who had a virtual visit …
  • Patients value convenience of telemedicine 29 Apr 2019 22:03 News (Reuters Health) - Patients who have real-time video visits with their primary care providers instead of in-person exams are generally satisfied with the convenience and quality of their checkups, a new study suggests. There’s a lot about these …
  • Research Finds Telemedicine Stroke Patients Receive Consistent Care 23 Apr 2019 15:26 WirelessWeek.com Stroke patients examined remotely by a teleneurologist were treated as quickly and effectively after hours as during normal business hours, according to new research by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). Previous research  …

Artificial Intelligence

  • Google, Walmart to testify before Senate on machine learning 14 May 2019 19:42 Cnet Google is headed to Capitol Hill. Getty Images Google and Walmart have been called to testify before the US Senate on how the use of algorithms and AI by websites can affect internet users. The hearing, set for Tuesday, May 21, before the commerce …
  • Yukon Human Rights Commission turns to artificial intelligence for a new reporting tool 14 May 2019 19:15 Yukon News The Yukon Human Rights Commission has turned to technology to make it easier for Yukoners who have experienced discrimination but may feel uncomfortable picking up the phone or sending in a fax to report what happened to them. Harnessing the power of …
  • How Etsy Is Boosting Sales With Machine Learning 14 May 2019 16:25 24/7 Wall St By Chris Lange May 14, 2019 12:10 pm EDT The Wall Street Journal reports that online crafts firm Etsy Inc. (NASDAQ: ETSY) is using machine-learning technology from Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) to boost sales. In 2017 Etsy signed a five-year deal to make …

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Kallows is featured in this Forbes magazine issue on health technology

Coverage of Kallows ECG equipped runners in the Mumbai Marathon

Kallows is highlighted for sports and fitness uses of their portable TeleECG

Kallows foundation, awards and more