Alexa, monitor my heart

First contact less cardiac arrest AI system for smart speakers. According to Shyam Gollakota, Justin Chan, and an associate professor in the UW’s Paul G Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering and co-corresponding author Dr. Jacob Sunshine, an assistant professor of anesthesiology and pain medicine at the UW School of Medicine,“A lot of people have smart speakers in their homes, and these devices have amazing capabilities that we can take advantage of. We envision a contact less system that works by continuously and passively monitoring the bedroom for an agonal breathing event, and alerts anyone nearby to come to provide CPR. And then if there’s no response, the device can automatically call 911.
This kind of breathing happens when a patient experiences really low oxygen levels. It’s sort of a guttural gasping noise, and its uniqueness makes it a good audio biomarker to use to identify if someone is experiencing a cardiac arrest.”

Silicone Valley Bay Area company Apple Becomes the World’s First U.S. Trilion-Dollar Company

According to the Wiki, ” Apple is a Silicone Valley Bay Area company Apple Becomes the World’s First U.S. Trillion-Dollar Company. Apple Inc. is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Cupertino, California, that designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer software, and online services”.

iOS 12 will reportedly show how much time you’re spending on your iPhone — The Verge – All Posts

Earlier this month, Google announced that Android P is being developed with a focus on “digital wellbeing.” It will include a new user-facing Dashboard meant to give people an easy way to see how much time they’re spending on a device and inside individual apps. It’ll even show how many times they’ve unlocked their smartphone…

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What Are Carbon Nanotubes and Why Should You Care? — AIVAnet

Have you heard of carbon nanotubes? Probably not. They sound like a futuristic technology that has lots of vaguely high-tech properties. And that is pretty much exactly what they are. Carbon nanotubes are made from similar materials to carbon fiber, and while the nanotubes do have structural applications like carbon fiber, they also do so, so much more. In this article, we’re going to break down the what, why, and how of carbon nanotubes so that you understand what they are, and why they actually matter to you. What Are Nanotubes?

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3 Risks Facing Bitcoin in 2018 — AIVAnet

As an electronic currency, Bitcoin is often presented as both anonymous and perfectly transparent. As an investment opportunity, it was seen as one of the largest gold mines in 2017. Still, many questions remain, namely in terms of risks, as Bitcoin becomes increasingly mainstream. Answering these questions is extremely important for all cryptocurrencies as Bitcoin is the clear pioneer and frontrunner of blockchain technology. This is what we would like to address in this article, looking at three major risk factors that Bitcoin will have to face down in 2018. For those interested in more information, they can check out ExpressVPN’s Bitcoin: Ultimate Security & Privacy ebook. Hacking & Theft Bitcoin hacks have received worldwide attention from sm

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Amazon’s, ” Just walk out technology”

Amazon’s, ” Just walk out technology.” Now in The bay area too. Amazon Go cashier-free store could be headed to SF’s Union Square.
Amazon opened its first convenience store in Seattle, billing it as the first cashier-less shop in the world. Not only aren’t their cashiers, there aren’t even checkout counters no checkout lines.
But what if we don’t want that stuff or kids put stuff in the bag without telling us.
What about the return policy.