As a certain musical once taught us, 525,600 minutes is but one of many ways to measure a year. Another is with newsworthy events, and according to one just-released massive illustration, 2015 was 143 happenings long. advertisement It’s the time of year for looking back, and the team at digital agency Beutler Ink have a specific way of doing so. Each year, they commission an illustration from a different artist that captures the most memorable things that occurred over the previous 12 months. It’s like a Where’s Waldo? poster except you’re trying to locate #TheDress and that a-hole dentist who shot Cecil The Lion. For this year’s rendition, artist Luke McGarry cartoonized 143 moments from of sobering news, frivolous pop culture, internet memes and everything in between. According to Beutler Ink’s blog post, the team began gathering ideas for this year’s poster in a shared Google Doc almost immediately after last year’s went up. (One … [Read more...] about How Many of the 143 Events From 2015 Captured In This Illustration Can You Spot?
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In clinics around the world, a type of artificial intelligence called deep learning is starting to supplement or replace humans in common tasks such as analyzing medical images. Already, at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, “every one of the 50,000 screening mammograms we do every year is processed through our deep learning model, and that information is provided to the radiologist,” says Constance Lehman, chief of the hospital’s breast imaging division. advertisement advertisement In deep learning, a subset of a type of artificial intelligence called machine learning, computer models essentially teach themselves to make predictions from large sets of data. The raw power of the technology has improved dramatically in recent years, and it’s now used in everything from medical diagnostics to online shopping to autonomous vehicles. But deep learning tools also raise worrying questions because they solve problems in ways that humans can’t … [Read more...] about Machine learning could transform medicine. Should we let it?
Indian-origin stand-up comic Hasan Minhaj, who is popular for his Netflix show 'Patriot Act', was allegedly denied entry to the venue of the 'Howdy Modi' event. In a video which is doing the rounds on social media, Hasan Minhaj can be seen outside the venue, on the phone with a media coordinator from the press registration.The event, which was held at the NRG stadium in Houston on September 22, saw a 50,000-strong gathering of attendees, mostly from the Indian-American community. It was jointly addressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump.The 'Patriot Act' star was heard speaking to the organiser over a call as the phone was on loudspeaker. He was reportedly enquiring about his credentials for the event.Close "We're just trying to get our credentials," the comedian said. related news Sab changa si?: Mehbooba Mufti's daughter tweets dig at Centre again Foreign Affairs | Balancing Powers, Modi Style Digging Deeper | Howdy Modi, and what it means … [Read more...] about Hasan Minhaj allegedly denied entry to ‘Howdy Modi’ event
The rape survivor from Unnao, who was airlifted to Delhi and admitted to the Safdarjung Hospital here, is extremely critical and on ventilator, doctors attending to her said on December 6."The condition of the patient is extremely critical and she is on ventilator. Even her vitals are very low," said Dr Shalab Kumar, Head of Burn and Plastic Surgery at the hospital.The Delhi Traffic Police on December 5 provided a "green corridor" for hindrance-free movement of the ambulance carrying her from the airport to the hospital.Close "We have set up a dedicated ICU room for the patient. A team of doctors are consistently monitoring her health condition," Dr Sunil Gupta, Medical Superintendent at Safdarjung Hospital, said. related news Rahul Gandhi must return as Cong chief soon: Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel PM greets people of member countries on SAARC charter day UK PM Johnson visits Hindu temple, vows to partner with PM Modi to build new India The rape survivor … [Read more...] about Unnao rape case: Day after being set afire, rape survivor critical and on ventilator
Hours after killing the four accused arrested in connection with the rape and murder of a veterinarian in an encounter, the Cyberabad police chief VC Sajjanar said "law has done its duty".Giving details of the incident during a press conference on December 6, he said the accused were in police custody for 10 days. On December 4 and 5, during interrogation, they confessed about the spot where they had committed the crime, he said.The accused were taken to the scene of the crime for a reconstruction of events as part of the investigation, said Sajjanar. There were about 10 police personnel with the accused when they were brought to the crime scene, he said.Close Also read | Praises and brickbats for Telangana police after accused killed in encounter related news Rahul Gandhi must return as Cong chief soon: Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel PM greets people of member countries on SAARC charter day UK PM Johnson visits Hindu temple, vows to partner with PM Modi to build new … [Read more...] about Hyderabad rape and murder: Law has done its duty, says police chief VC Sajjanar