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Artificial Intelligence (AI)

AI Could Help Better Predict Mouth Cancer Risk, UK Scientists Say

Nov 05, 2020 PTI

AI and machine learning could guide the diagnosis and treatment of oral cancer, according to research.

Algorithm helps hear silent ‘Covid Cough’

Nov 03, 2020 Outlook Web Bureau

The algorithm can detect what is being termed as the ‘Covid Cough’ which is inaudible to the human ear.


Playshifu's Orboot Dino AR Is A Wonderful Toy For Cognition And Development

PlayShifu has recently expanded its platform with a new globe, Orboot World of Dinosaurs, An augmented reality enabled toy is priced at INR 2499 only.

IIT Kharagpur Designs Robotic System To Identify Diseases Plaguing Plants With Camera, Image Analysis

Oct 08, 2020 PTI

'Use of such a device instead of manual operation of spraying pesticide will protect the farmers from related probable health hazards,' says Prof D K Pratihar of Mechanical Engineering Dept.


India, Japan Sign Pact For Cooperation In 5G Tech, AI And Critical Information Infra

Japan agreed to be the lead partner in the connectivity pillar of the Indo-Pacific Oceans' Initiative (IPOI).

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30 September, 2020

Trifo: The Nimble Vacuum Cleaner Is Here

Waqar Ahmed Fahad

There are two models, One is Trifo Max and the other is Max Pet. They will be available in India from September 30 at Flipkart and Amazon. Max is attractively priced at INR 32,900 given the features it offers, while Max Pet is priced at INR 36,900.


23 September, 2020

Voice User Interface (VUI) – The Next Leap In Healthcare

Rustom Lawyer

Voice User Interface (VUI) is on the precipice becoming just as vital as the Graphical User Interface (GUI).Voice AI is the way of the future, assisting people to track their health and fitness, on mobile apps and wearables.


06 August, 2020

Experts Are Divided Over Future Of Artificial Intelligence But Agree On Its Growing Impact

Monojit Mazumdar

At one end of the spectrum, experts paint a happy scenario of human beings and artificially intelligent machines coexisting in perfect harmony. On the other hand, they talk of an Orwellian dystopia of AI dominance over human intelligence and civilization.


03 July, 2020

Meet Nila, India’s First Digital Model Ready To Join Fashion Industry

Lachmi Deb Roy

After Lil Miquela and Imma Gram, we have Nila, India’s first virtual model, but will it be the death knell for all our supermodels?


12 April, 2020

These Aadhaar-integrated Cameras Can Be A Game-changer In Fight Against Covid-19: Experts

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

The blend of Aadhaar and Artificial Intelligence can be a game-changer in the fight against Coronavirus. But it also raises a question: does it risk the privacy of the people?


20 February, 2020

Deepfake Videos Of BJP's Manoj Tiwari Circulated During Delhi Polls: Report

Outlook Web Bureau

Deepfake technology have been rampant in pornography, but its use in politics has left many critics worried.


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13 October, 2019

How Modern-Day Nostradamus, Ray Kurzweil, Predicted Biggest Feats In Technology Decades Ago

Aakar Patel

Ray Kurzweil was able to predict that a computer would defeat the world champion of chess by 1998.


07 September, 2019

'Painful Decision': Zomato Lays Off 541 Staffers, Says Bots Are The Reason

Outlook Web Bureau

The reason behind the move is an improved Zomato platform with Artificial Intelligence-driven bots and automation in resolving customer queries that have led to an overall reduction in direct order-related support queries, Zomato said.


05 September, 2019

OPINION: Automation With Globalisation Will Only Exacerbate An Already Bad Situation In Job Market

Rajendra Pratap Gupta

Automation and globalisation will lead to expansion and profits in short and medium-run, but in the long run, they will create wealth in the hands of a few, thereby, widening the income gap and reducing the buying power.


05 July, 2019

Modi 2.0 Budget Takes Cue From Economic Survey, Aims To Train India With New Age Skills

Jyotika Sood

The government announced that it will be skilling new India with new age skills like Artificial Intelligence (AI), Internet of Things, Big Data, 3D Printing, Virtual Reality and Robotics, which are valued highly both in India and overseas.


10 April, 2019

Artificial Intelligence Robot 'Blue' Can Efficiently Perform Intricate Human Tasks

Outlook Web Bureau

Scientists at the University Of California, Berkley have conceived a human-friendly robot that is capable of learning the basic human tasks, and helping with the daily chores.


24 March, 2019

Yoga, Artificial Intelligence To Be Introduced As New Subjects By CBSE

Outlook Web Bureau

"The CBSE is introducing artificial intelligence as an optional 6th subject at Class IX from the session 2019-2020 onwards," an official said.


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20 March, 2019

US Plans To Build First Exascale Supercomputer In 2021

Outlook Web Bureau

The IBM supercomputer is currently ranked the fastest computing system in the world, a notch occupied by China's Sunway TaihuLight and Tianhe 2A for five years.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

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The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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