Hamish Fraser first encountered Babylon Health in 2017 when he and a colleague helped test the accuracy of several artificial intelligence-powered symptom checkers, meant to offer medical advice for anyone with a smartphone, for Wired U.K. Among the competitors, Babylon’s symptom checker performed worst in identifying common illnesses, including asthma and shingles. Fraser, then a health informatics expert at the University of Leeds in England, figured that the company would need to vastly improve to stick around. advertisement advertisement “At that point I had no prejudice or knowledge of any of them, so I had no axe to grind, and I thought ‘Oh that’s not really good,'” says Fraser, now at Brown University. “I thought they would disappear, right? How wrong I was.” Much has changed since the Wired U.K. article came out. Since early 2018, the London-based Babylon Health has grown from just 300 employees to approximately 1,500. The … [Read more...] about Should you get medical advice from a bot? Doctors aren’t so sure
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Gaurav GargSilver found a new high in September at Rs 50,672 per kg only to slide. Despite uncertainties surrounding the commodity market, it made a brief recovery in the festival month of October but didn’t come close to Rs 50,000. Let's take a look at the factors that may push silver prices to Rs 50,000 again in the new year.Gold and silver are the safe-haven destinations for investors troubled with economic conditions and worried about the uncertainties of equity markets. The stock markets are at all-time highs. If we look at US, Asian and European markets, they continue to push higher with every passing day.Close We do have an ongoing threat of a trade war between the US and China, but there is hope that the two countries are closing in on phase of an agreement. However, there is a growing concern about the direction of the global economy, which seems to be trading sideways. A continuation of this movement over the next year will give a natural lift to the price of silver. … [Read more...] about What will it take for silver to scale Mt 50k in 2020?
The auto sector has been passing through one of its worst phases brought on by a sustained decline in sales, shift in technology and regulatory norms and prolonged weakness in India's financial space.Investors have been offloading their bets in auto stocks, causing most of them to suffer deep losses.In November, the domestic passenger vehicle (PV) sales shrunk by about 9 percent YoY. Domestic commercial vehicle sales were down nearly 18 percent while those of two-wheelers (2Ws) declined by about 14 percent YoY.Close However, overall three-wheeler (3W) segment sales grew by nearly 7 percent YoY, primarily led by improvement in export markets. related news Morgan Stanley bullish on NTPC, Adani Ports and L&T Infotech Ujjivan Small Finance Bank: Should investors buy, sell or hold after the bumper listing? Though the sales numbers are still subdued, brokerages and industry experts are of the view that the auto sector is gearing up for an upward journey."Ongoing marriage … [Read more...] about Demand looking up for autos; these stocks likely to gain the most
Despite the increasing ability to reach foreign customers, the lack of quality translation methods is still the most challenging aspect of global expansion. Currently, even using the most advanced software services are an expensive, complicated, and inaccurate process. The result is that too often, businesses sacrifice millions of dollars in profit because marketing to global consumers is too complex to be worthwhile. advertisement advertisement That’s why we need an era of “Big Translation,” to leverage our existing technological tools and scale up translation capabilities to a level that actually matches global communication needs. Big Translation, a large-scale translation efforts by people speaking two or more languages, would allow businesses, individuals, and even tweeters to get what they want translated easily and affordably. The idea is banking on the fact that the world certainly isn’t lacking in translation talent. Nearly half the world … [Read more...] about Welcome To The Era Of Big Translation
Will it be ‘third time lucky’ for Richard Branson in Mumbai? The founder of British airline Virgin Atlantic surely hopes so. In October, the carrier for the third time in its 20-year history in India, launched services between Mumbai and London.Virgin Atlantic first pulled back from Mumbai in 2008. Four years later, it relaunched with much fanfare only to pull back in 2015. All the while, Virgin Atlantic continued with its Delhi-London flights. The British capital is the busiest long haul destination from India. While giving out hope that there won't be a fourth time, Branson underlined that it was an opportune time for his airline to come back to Mumbai. His colleague Juha Jarvinen, EVP, Commercial, explained: "In the last five years, the market in Mumbai has grown by 25 percent. And, despite Virgin Atlantic launching services, the capacity in the Mumbai-London route is still down 35-40 percent (compared to 2018)." The opportunity has come up after Jet Airways, which … [Read more...] about Mumbai calling for Virgin Atlantic: Will it be ‘third time lucky’ for Richard Branson?