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Human Voices Revalued

Time is mature to unearth the treasure trove of vocal biomarkers. Digital platform brokers and their followers demonstrate what is already possible in health care, if implementing existing technologies, getting consent, and fusing data from doctors’ records, browsers, smartphones and IoT-devices.The latest move is the COVID-19 bet to expand further the emerging market segment. A multi-million project at Luxembourg sets out to avoid mistakes of forerunners, but is struggling with its own weaknesses.Read more ...

AI-enabled Digital Pathology: Correlate anything with everything?

Digitisation is not new to pathology. AI-enabled software and imaging will not change per se inherited practices or standards. Substantial differences guide the work of pathologists. Thoughts beyond “tissue phenomics”, about more precision of patient-centred medicine. Pathology driven by its ecosystem. Ralf Huss, Chief Medical Officer of Definiens AG which is muscling Astra Zeneca with R&D intelligence.Read more ...

Paradoxes and other dysfunctional cases. How autonomous driving works

Mario Trapp, Executive Director of Fraunhofer Institute for Cognitive Systems discusses responses of technical systems to rare, unusual, even unknown traffic constellations which require context-sensitive sense-makingRead more ...

Biology meets Physics

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Physics ↔ Information ↔ Biology

Alain Aspect, Professor of Physics at Institut d’Optique at Palaiseau (FR) and Balzan Prize Laureate explains one of the core concepts of quantum optics, warns of pitfalls in experimental translation, and describes felicity conditions of pluridisciplinary dialogueRead more ...

Systems Biology Applied

Rudi Balling on the need of system theory thinking in using technologies and pitfalls with loose conceptsRead more ...