The company has also developed a natural language processing tool, qScout, that uses a chatbot to handle regular check-ins with patients who feel they may have the virus or are recovering at home. Keeping in contact with people in an outpatient setting is an important tool to monitor symptoms, alerting healthcare workers when a patient may need to be admitted to the hospital or track patient recovery without overburdening hospital infrastructure. … [Read more...] about Qure.ai Helps Clinicians Answer Questions from COVID-19 Lung Scans
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The survey is composed of seven questions aimed at showing people how common their symptoms are when juxtaposed against others who completed the same questionnaire. It's not a replacement for a diagnosis by a professional, it's meant to be more of a screening tool for people faced with questions about their mental health, after which the tool will point responders towards resources. … [Read more...] about Google Search gets an anxiety self-assessment tool in the U.S.
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Mr. Felten goes to Washington Felten first came to public attention in the late 1990s when he served as the government's expert witness in the Microsoft antitrust case. During the aughts, he developed a reputation as a thorn in the side of companies that made insecure products, as he and his grad students found flaws in multiple DRM schemes. In one instance, he was forced to sue the recording industry to establish that publishing his research did not violate the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. More recently, he focused on exposing security flaws in touch-screen voting machines, announcing a proof-of-concept voting machine virus in 2006. We named him as one of our "people to watch" in tech policy in 2009. … [Read more...] about Geeks are from Mars, wonks are from Venus
However, there are a few problems with the current batch of options. Many are Windows or OS X-only, which can make such software ill-suited for mixed-machine environments. Other suites, such as McAfee Total Protection, provide a cloud-based interface and management, but tend to focus only on Web and e-mail security. But another company, new to the US market, is tackling the ambitious task of managing, well, everything, using a central dashboard in the cloud. And in many cases, it can work with your existing software, too. … [Read more...] about Solving IT headaches with a monitoring dashboard in the cloud