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‘Spiderman’ who saved child in Paris – The Independent

‘Spiderman’ who saved child by climbing up outside of Paris building is invited to meet President Macron

‘Spiderman’ who saved child by climbing up outside of Paris building is invited to meet President Macron

Mamoudou Gassama scaled four storeys to reach four-year-old

Read Full Article At: www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/man-saved-child-climbing-paris-building-mamoudou-gassam-emmanuelle-macron-a8372386.html

How To Spot A DeepFake – BuzzFeed

How To Spot A DeepFake Like The Barack Obama-Jordan Peele Video

How To Spot A DeepFake Like The Barack Obama-Jordan Peele Video

This “deepfake” video starring Jordan Peele as Barack Obama shows how easy it’s getting to create convincing audio and video fakes. Here’s how to fight back.

Read Full Article At: www.buzzfeed.com/craigsilverman/obama-jordan-peele-deepfake-video-debunk-buzzfeed

More: https://www.technologyreview.com/s/610784/this-algorithm-automatically-spots-face-swaps-in-videos/

Even moderate drinking linked to heart & circulatory diseases – BHF

Even moderate drinking linked to heart and circulatory diseases

Even moderate drinking linked to heart and circulatory diseases

Regularly drinking more than the recommended UK guidelines for alcohol could take years off your life, according to new research that we part-funded published today in the Lancet. The study shows that drinking more alcohol is associated with a higher risk of stroke, fatal aneurysm, heart failure and death.

Read Full Article At: www.bhf.org.uk/news-from-the-bhf/news-archive/2018/april/even-moderate-drinking-linked-to-heart-and-circulatory-diseases

A.I. has a dirty little secret – Times Leader

AI has a dirty little secret: It’s powered by people | Times Leader

AI has a dirty little secret: It’s powered by people | Times Leader

SAN FRANCISCO -€” There’€™s a dirty little secret about artificial intelligence: It’€™s powered by hundreds of thousands of real people.From makeup artists in Venezuela to women in…

Read Full Article At: www.timesleader.com/business/695782/ai-has-a-dirty-little-secret-its-powered-by-people

Bashir Dodo wins Technological Innovation Award – YouTube

Nigerian Doctoral student, Bashir Dodo wins Technological Innovation Award

Nigerian Doctoral student, Bashir Dodo wins Technological Innovation Award

Watch At: www.youtube.com/watch?v=EHVIkpFCmaU

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A new technique for identifying and diagnosing damage to the human retina has been awarded ‘Best Student Paper’ at the industry-leading BIOIMAGING 2018 conference in Portugal.

Doctoral candidate Bashir Dodo, from Brunel University London’s Department of Computer Science, demonstrated a new algorithm for OCT (Optical Coherence Tomography) equipment which can automatically segment images of the retina into distinct layers.

https://www.brunel.ac.uk/news-and-events/news/articles/Award-winning-paper-cuts-deep-into-eye

6-Year-Old Becomes Pilot For A Day – HuffPost

Adorable 6-Year-Old Becomes Etihad Pilot For A Day

Adorable 6-Year-Old Becomes Etihad Pilot For A Day

“Here we go, baby!”
Six-year-old Adam Mohammad Amer won hearts everywhere when a video went viral earlier this month showing him rattling off complex plane functions while chatting with pilots aboard an Etihad Airways flight.

Read Full Article At: www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/6-year-old-etihad-pilot_us_59f2cd45e4b077d8dfc8b954