A brain implant for restoring sight will enter clinical trials

September 18, 2017 Leave a comment

Particularly given that Uber’s board would need to accommodate at least one representative from SoftBank (Masa? Ron Fisher? Marcelo Claure?) and still needs to make room for an independent chair.

via http://ift.tt/2xgHM59

Categories: Links

3 Ways Virtual Reality Is Transforming Medical Care

August 24, 2017 Leave a comment

Think virtual reality is just about gaming and the world of make-believe? Get real. From product design to real estate, many industries have adopted VR and related technologies— and nowhere are the benefits of VR greater than in healthcare.

via http://ift.tt/2w0rvPs

Categories: Links

Handheld spectral analyzer turns smartphone into diagnostic tool

August 13, 2017 Leave a comment

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have developed technology that enables a smartphone to perform lab-grade medical diagnostic tests that typically require large, expensive instruments.

via http://ift.tt/2wyvbIp

Categories: Links

Can a Crowdsourced AI Medical Diagnosis App Outperform Your Doctor?

August 12, 2017 Leave a comment

Shantanu Nundy recognized the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis when his 31-year-old patient suffering from crippling hand pain checked into Mary’s Center in Washington, D.C.

via http://ift.tt/2hPmohI

Categories: Links

A gamer found a way to use his Nintendo Switch for VR

July 26, 2017 Leave a comment

Nintendo has been noncommittal when it comes to virtual reality, even though it filed a patent late last year that could turn its Switch console into a VR device. A YouTube blogger decided to take matters into his own hands, and found a way to demonstrate the potential the Switch holds for VR.

via http://ift.tt/2pjJUFt

Categories: Links

Why Ethereum is outpacing Bitcoin

June 12, 2017 1 comment

While Bitcoin is currently trading at close to its all-time high, its dominance in terms of proportion of total cryptocurrency market cap is rapidly decreasing — ground largely given up to Ethereum. This shift is probably being driven by a few factors.

via http://ift.tt/2rZUz7M

Categories: Links

Four Main Factors That Explain 3,000 Percent Rally of Ethereum in 2017

June 12, 2017 Leave a comment

The Ethereum spring continues. From a unit price of $8.52 in the beginning of the year, Ethereum reached its all-time high this week, topping at an incredible $269.36 per unit. The price is up by over 3,000 percent since January 2017. This week, Ethereum traded at an all-time high of $269.

via http://ift.tt/2rZEteC

Categories: Links