Afib is the most common abnormal heart rhythm which affects around 33.5 million people globally, with 5 million new patients added every year, the company said. An abnormal heart rhythm increases the risk of complications such as blood clots, heart failure, and stroke. Over 16 million people develop a stroke a year, with afib and high blood pressure being the leading causes. … [Read more...] about Samsung’s ECG monitoring app approved by Korean regulator
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The result was a spirited discussion this past Friday night at John Jay College in Manhattan, site of the World Science Festival, now in its twelfth year. The evening's discussion, which played to a packed auditorium, was called "Making Room for Machines: Getting Ready for AGI," and moderator Daniel Sieberg, who is CEO and founder of a startup called iO, suggested that what was at stake was "What happens if we succeed or if we don't" in creating AGI and "Who are the winners and who are the losers?" … [Read more...] about Artificial general intelligence is a Rorschach Test: Perhaps we need orangutans?
Singapore also uses a digital check-in system to boost its contact tracing efforts and has made this mandatory at certain locations across the island. Called SafeEntry, the digital check-in system uses QR codes -- displayed at the entry and exit points of a venue -- to collect data that can be used to facilitate contact tracing should an individual who visited the location test positive for COVID-19. The check-in system has been deployed at more than 16,000 sites island-wide. … [Read more...] about Singapore looking at wearable devices to support COVID-19 contact tracing
The competence and confidence of civil servants to use and protect data also would be critical, said the committee, which noted that it was putting in place measures to increase data security capabilities in the country. These included skills-upgrading and initiatives to raise data security awareness across the public sector. A strong data security culture amongst civil servants also was essential, it added. … [Read more...] about Singapore’s public sector to adopt new measures to tighten data security