Cyber Attacks

The real world isn’t like the online world. In the real world, you only have to worry about the criminals who live in your city. But in the online world, you have to worry about criminals who could be on the other side of the planet. Online crime is always …

Medical Technology and Patient Centricity

The past 28th to 30th of September 2014 a very interesting congress on new human reproduction technologies took place in Alicante, organized by the IVF-SPAIN Foundation and Merck Serono. A new generation of technologies is disrupting human reproduction. If by now biomedical and embryo lab technologies were the main drivers, now information …

Measuring Artificial Intelligence: the Turing Test

Can Machines Think? Alan Turing asked himself the same question over six decades ago in his famous article entitled “Computing machinery and intelligence” (1950). His answer was to come up with what is today known as the Turing test, although in his day he called it “The Imitation Game” – a name that’s now familiar …

What is Deep Learning?

Deep learning is an emerging topic in artificial intelligence (AI). A subcategory of machine learning, deep learning deals with the use of neural networks to improve things like speech recognition, computer vision, and natural language processing. It’s quickly becoming one of the most sought-after fields in computer science. In the …