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Khosla-Backed Health AI Startup Raises $27.5 Million To Supercharge Primary Care

Khosla-Backed Health AI Startup Raises $27.5 Million To Supercharge Primary Care

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Curai cofounders Neal Khosla (L) and Xavier Amatriain (R) Curai Telemedicine makes doctors more accessible, but it doesn’t necessarily make them more productive. Seeing patients remotely still involves a lot of time and data entry into electronic health records. Neal Khosla wants to change that by using artificial intelligence to turbocharge primary care and make…
Paying People To Install Contact Tracing Apps

Paying People To Install Contact Tracing Apps

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An advertisement for a contact tracing app in Washington, D.C. (Photo By Bill Clark) CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images The Covid-19 pandemic has been a vivid reminder that the internet isn’t free of charge, and that the costs to access it are unequal. As Cameroonian tech entrepreneur Rebecca Enonchong has noted, the data required…
Meet The World’s Newest—And Youngest—Self-Made Billionaire: Luminar’s Austin Russell

Meet The World’s Newest—And Youngest—Self-Made Billionaire: Luminar’s Austin Russell

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The race to commercialize self-driving car technology has attracted billions of dollars of investment but not created many billionaires. Luminar founder and CEO Austin Russell is among the rare exceptions. With the Nasdaq listing of the laser sensor company he founded at age 17, the optics prodigy is one of the first billionaires to emerge…
This Is The Highest Resolution Snowflake Photo Ever

This Is The Highest Resolution Snowflake Photo Ever

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One of the many photographs former Microsoft CTO Nathan Myhrvold has taken of snowflakes. Nathan Myhrvold Why would former Microsoft chief technology officer Nathan Myhrvold spend a year and a half building a custom 100-megapixel carbon-fiber super-cooled sapphire-lensed LED-lit super camera to take pictures of snowflakes? Because he can. Because he wanted to. And ...…
Cell-Based Collagen Company Looks To Disrupt Traditional Supply Chains For A Better World

Cell-Based Collagen Company Looks To Disrupt Traditional Supply Chains For A...

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Stephanie Michelsen is the co-founder of Jellatech, the world’s first cell-based collagen and ... [+] gelatin ingredient company. Stephanie Michelsen The transition to animal-free and alternative meats is accelerating. But how will that affect the supply chain of valuable animal byproducts? Versatile, animal-derived proteins like collagen and gelatin are common-place in packaged foods, cosmetics, and…
What If Contact Tracing Apps Could Warn You BEFORE You Were Exposed To COVID-19?

What If Contact Tracing Apps Could Warn You BEFORE You Were...

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The new normal - smartphones, masks and social distancing in an Italian public park getty Contact-tracing apps that make use of Bluetooth (BLE) to automatically detect when phones, and thus their users, are in close proximity are finally starting to become prevalent in various states across the USA and in many other parts of the…
Cougar Experts Weigh In On That Viral Video

Cougar Experts Weigh In On That Viral Video

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Universal Images Group via Getty Images  A video of a Utah resident Kyle Burgess being confronted by a mother cougar while hiking has been spreading around the internet. We spoke to scientists studying cougars to better understand the big cat’s behavior. Was the cougar trying to attack or kill Burgess? Scientists say no. Mark Elbroch,…
Why Bots And Businesses Are Like Predators And Prey

Why Bots And Businesses Are Like Predators And Prey

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A golden eagle (predator with good eyesight) and dead rabbit (prey with bad camouflage). getty If you try to buy items with limited stock online, you might find it impossible. That's because automated programmes or 'web robots' — known simply as 'bots' — will checkout before you can even put something in your shopping basket.…
Are You Ready To See Mars In Ultra HD 8K? Japan’s Plans To Take ‘Super Hi-Vision’ Cameras To Space

Are You Ready To See Mars In Ultra HD 8K? Japan’s...

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JAXA’s Martian Moons eXploration mission will seek to recreate the mission Ultra HD 4K and 8K video. ... [+] getty Japan is going to Mars—and it’s taking an incredibly detailed video camera with it.  A joint venture between the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and Japan’s state broadcaster NHK—which pioneered HD and Ultra HD TV…
Dow Falls Over 500 Points As Tech Stocks Drag Market Lower

Dow Falls Over 500 Points As Tech Stocks Drag Market Lower

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Topline The market fell sharply on Wednesday, adding to its sell-off so far in September as tech stocks again came under pressure and investors remained wary about a resurgence in coronavirus cases. Stocks were widely for sale on Wednesday as a decline in tech shares again dragged the market lower. Spencer Platt/Getty Images Key Facts…

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