London Hospitals Begin To Replace Doctors And Nurses With AI

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Source: technocracy.news Body: UCLH aims to bring ‘game-changing’ benefits of artificial intelligence to NHS patients, from cancer diagnosis to reducing wait times One of the country’s biggest hospitals has unveiled sweeping plans to use artificial intelligence to carry out tasks traditionally performed by doctors and nurses, from diagnosing cancer on CT scans to deciding which …

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The Boston restaurant where robots have replaced the chefs

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Source: LMTonline.com Boston restaurant, Spyce, relies on seven autonomous cooking pots and other technology to prepare customer’s meals. The debate about whether cooking is more art or science is a never-ending one. But at Spyce, the latest culinary experiment in automation, that debate feels pretty well settled. Started by a group of 20-something robotics engineers …

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DARPA Program Plans To Patrol Cities With AI Drones

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Source: Technocracy.news by Tyler Durden Mon, 05/21/2018 On May 10, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) unveiled the Urban Reconnaissance through Supervised Autonomy (URSA) program, which addresses the issues of reconnaissance, surveillance, and target acquisition within urban environments.      The primary objective of the URSA program is to evaluate the feasibility and effectiveness of blending …

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Robot to run for mayor in Japan in ‘world first’ promising ‘fairness and balance’ for all residents

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Mirror A robot has been nominated to run for the position of mayor in Tokyo, promising to be “fair and balanced” to all its constituents. The mayoral election in Tama City features the usual high-ranking local politicians, as well as an artificial intelligence candidate competing alongside its human counterparts. Posters plastered across the district feature …

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Feds Taxed and Borrowed $4.47 Trillion Since Last Tax Day; $13,737 for Every Man, Woman, Child in USA 

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 CNSNews The federal government has taxed and borrowed $4,474,356,967,081 since Tax Day 2017, according to statements published by the U.S. Treasury. That $4,474,356,967,081 in taxing and borrowing equals approximately $13,737 for each of the 325,719,178 people living in the United States as of July 2017. In 2017, the tax filing deadline was April 18. As …

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Washington, D.C., may allow 16-year-olds to vote for president in the 2020 election

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 USA Today WASHINGTON —  By the 2020 presidential election, 16 and 17-year-olds may be able to vote in the nation’s capital. Washington, D.C. may lower the voting age for federal and local elections to 16. The legislation was introduced last Tuesday by D.C. council member Charles Allen (D-Ward 6), who said he was inspired by the high schoolers that came to …

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