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Top 5 AI Stories of the Week

In this week’s edition of the NVIDIA Developer Top 5 video, we revisit the top AI developer stories of the week.

From an AI algorithm that can automatically detect fake news on online platforms to the first study to officially determine that smoking makes people biologically older.

Plus, see how AI is helping first responders analyze emergency calls to identify cardiac arrest.

5 – Fabula AI Develops A New Algorithm to Stop Fake News

London based startup Fabula AI has developed a deep learning-based system that can help identify fake news across online platforms. 

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4 – An Introduction to the NVIDIA Optical Flow SDK

NVIDIA’s Turing GPUs  introduced a new hardware functionality for computing optical flow between images with very high performance. The Optical Flow SDK 1.0 enables developers to tap into the new optical flow functionality. You can download the Optical Flow SDK 1.0 from the NVIDIA developer zone.

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3 – AI Hotline: Startup Analyzes Emergency Calls to Identify Cardiac Arrest Victims

Denmark-based startup Corti knows that the stakes are high when dialing emergency services. So it built an AI tool to provide immediate feedback and guidance to emergency call responders, helping them ask the right questions and quickly identify highly acute cases.

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2 – AI Study Predicts Alzheimer’s Six Years Before Diagnosis

A new study published in Radiology describes how deep learning can improve the ability of brain imaging to predict Alzheimer’s disease years before an actual diagnosis. The research has the potential to help millions of people and could be a useful tool for radiologists.

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1 – AI Finds Smoking Affects the Biological Clock

According to the centers for disease control, cigarette smoking causes more than 480,000 deaths every year in the United States. That is more deaths than HIV, illegal drug use, alcohol use, motor vehicle injuries, and firearm-related incidents combined.  

There are numerous studies that show an association between smoking and cancer, cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality. But now, a new study published in Nature – Scientific Reports adds a new component, biological age. 

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