American Cancer Society Uses Machine Learning to Power Cancer Research

We know from past studies that, how important pathology is for breast cancer. It’s not just one disease, There’s lots of different types of breast cancer, but we’re still trying to really understand what that different types look like. And so, to really get to utilize machine learning tools to help us accelerate our understanding […]

1. Finance and Insurance as Powerful Forces in Our Economy and Society

Professor Robert Shiller: This is Economics 252, Financial Markets, and I’m Bob Shiller. Let me begin by introducing the teaching fellows for this course; and so I have them up here. We have five teaching fellows at this time and they’re from all over. I like to put their pictures up so you’ll know who […]

Voices Nationwide: SugarJ Poet on Face to Face | Nationwide Building Society

I heard someone say that, “we are the most lonely society in history.” Immediately I scoffed, Looked at my 4 inch movie screen thought, if I picked you up, right now, I could talk to a face, that it would take me years to walk to. I thought, with a few taps on this LCD […]

Computers and Society, History to the Present Day | Ronald M. Baecker

I’ve been interested in computers and society issues ever since I was a student at MIT between 1959 and ’69. Concerns about computers or automata or machines come to life of course go back to literature and science fiction, but one of the first written expressions of concern was actually the father of cybernetics Norbert […]

AncestryDNA | Learn more about AncestryDNA’s Genetic Communities™ | Ancestry

The science behind AncestryDNA can go further than just your ethnic mix. With our unique combination of the world’s largest DNA and family tree databases, we can show you a more precise picture of your origins. We call it Genetic Communities. Discover your links to specific peoples and places and understand how history shaped their […]

Why Does the Government Want Your DNA?

Recently President Obama announced a new program to create a pool of DNA samples from one million volunteers. This would be just one of many government run DNA databases around the world, ones proposed for a variety of well meaning reasons, like healthcare and preventing crimes. But many people are worried that this “precision medicine” […]

How Virtual Reality Games Can Impact Society, Encourage Prosperity

RAY SUAREZ: Finally tonight: video games, virtual reality and how changes in those technologies may be connected with economic behavior. “NewsHour” economics correspondent Paul Solman and Paul’s avatar are our guides, part of his ongoing reporting Making Sense of financial news. And you should know his story contains some video game violence. MAN: You should […]

Path to a society without work or Money

A human being should not have to do what a machine could do. Paradism aims at giving all the jobs to the machines to free the people from having to work. Paradism is a new society for a world without work without money, without government a paradise on earth. It is all made possible thanks […]

AncestryDNA | Reactions: Jan (Bonus Footage) | Ancestry

I ought to know who I am and here I’m realising that I don’t know who I am. I kind of expected, you know, that there would be a mix in there but it’s the specifics of it are absolutely fascinating. Some things that weren’t awfully surprising – a large percentage of English Lancastrian within […]