In the end, the pair found a manufacturing facility in California that does not specialize in ramen. Throughout the product development process, Immi invited thousands of people to provide feedback and insights about the ramen. One of the top comments they received is that the noodles are far more expensive than they’d like. So Lee and Chanthasiriphan are now focused on driving down the price without compromising on the nutrition. … [Read more...] about This startup wants to do the impossible: make healthy instant ramen
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I’m happy to report my mother continues to persevere, but her resilience hasn’t been the only silver lining to this ordeal. Years spent in the company of nurses and doctors—unfailingly committed, but perpetually overworked and often sleep deprived—convinced me that the power of AI could radically elevate the way care is delivered. Intelligent sensors could keep tireless watch over patients, automate time-consuming tasks like charting and transcription, and identify lapses in safety protocols as they happen. After all, if AI can safely guide cars along freeways at 70 miles per hour, I wondered, why can’t it help caregivers keep up with the chaos of the healthcare environment? … [Read more...] about An artificial intelligence scholar urges technologists to embrace humility
“Unfortunately our business does well when bad things happen,” says ZeroEyes CEO Mike Lahiff. Lahiff, an ex-Navy SEAL, says he started the business after the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas School in Parkland, Florida on February 14, 2018. “I went into my kids’ school and I saw all these cameras around and asked what they were doing with them,” he says. A school official told him there were used mainly to identify students who’d stole something from a locker or been in a fight. “I thought, why not use those cameras to detect guns?” Lahiff explains. … [Read more...] about The Capitol riot is spurring new interest in gun-detection AI
All of which indicates that the only course of action is to keep checking your mailbox. The IRS has warned taxpayers expecting their payments in the mail to be on the lookout for the envelope and be careful not to mistake it for junk mail. Mailed payments may come in the form of a debit card or a paper check. You can see what the envelopes look like here. … [Read more...] about IRS stimulus checks: Painfully slow mailed-out payments frustrate many Americans
So if convicted, Trump can never be president again? The Senate would need to convict him with a two-thirds majority vote, and follow that with a 50% majority vote to prevent him from holding future office. This is attractive to the many Republican senators who want to run for president themselves in 2024, and don’t want to face Trump. According to the New York Times, it is also attractive to none other than Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who is said to want Trump the hell out of the Republican party. (In a letter to his party this week, McConnell clarified that he has “not made a final decision” on how he will vote, and will do so at the trial.) … [Read more...] about Smart talking points: What happens next with President Trump’s impeachment?