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How to Embed Artificial Intelligence into Pharma Sales and Marketing Effectively


I recently presented the plenary session at a pharma conference covering how Artificial Intelligence (AI) is transforming pharma sales and marketing, I provided examples Eularis had completed for pharma client projects. Several of the attendees sent me emails afterwards wanting to know more about the specific examples I gave, which were as varied as our client needs. It was interesting to learn how few of these types of applications they were familiar with, and I thought the readers of my white papers would want to know about them, too. I've written about many of these topics before, and I'm including those links at the end of each section in case you are interested in digging deeper into a specific topic. According to Takeda Pharmaceuticals, the average time taken to diagnose a rare disease without technology is 7.6 years and comes after countless tests and physician visits. This creates a high cost to the healthcare system, not to mention much suffering for the patient. And some cases are even worse.

Can artificial intelligence better predict flooding in coastal areas?


Coastal communities around the world are especially vulnerable to flooding, storms, hurricanes and heavy rainfall. Now, scientists are studying whether artificial intelligence can better predict the impact of the storms. More information would help areas like New Orleans, Louisiana, which is forced to fix and rebuild after severe flooding. Clint Dawson, a professor at the University of Texas Austin, is part of a team of investigators working on a project funded by the Department of Energy's Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research. "The only reason that place still exists is because there is fairly extensive levy system that protects it," Dawson said.

Taming the data deluge


An oncoming tsunami of data threatens to overwhelm huge data-rich research projects on such areas that range from the tiny neutrino to an exploding supernova, as well as the mysteries deep within the brain. When LIGO picks up a gravitational-wave signal from a distant collision of black holes and neutron stars, a clock starts ticking for capturing the earliest possible light that may accompany them: time is of the essence in this race. Data collected from electrical sensors monitoring brain activity are outpacing computing capacity. Information from the Large Hadron Collider (LHC)'s smashed particle beams will soon exceed 1 petabit per second. To tackle this approaching data bottleneck in real-time, a team of researchers from nine institutions led by the University of Washington, including MIT, has received $15 million in funding to establish the Accelerated AI Algorithms for Data-Driven Discovery (A3D3) Institute.

How AI could unlock the medical potential of psychedelics


Research into the therapeutic potential of psychedelic drugs was pioneered by psychiatrists way back in the 1950s, but the emergence of advanced technologies in pharma appears to have breathed new life into the field. As interest in the psychedelics market gains stream, a number of drug companies are now employing artificial intelligence (AI) methods in their search for new psychedelic compounds to treat a range of mental and physical conditions. One in four people in the UK will experience some kind of mental health problem every year, and figures are almost identical in the US. Despite this, treatments for psychological conditions are relatively limited – and for many patients, the drugs that are available come with side effects that negatively impact their quality of life. Psychedelics are hallucinogenic drugs that alter a person's perception and mood and affect their thought processes.

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How the metaverse could impact the world and the future of technology


Facebook's announcement in October that it was further embracing the metaverse and rebranding itself as Meta set off a firestorm. While experts say the metaverse is still many years away, the explosion of the term has many asking, what is the metaverse? The metaverse aims to innovate the way people interact with each other on the internet, interacting in a way previously only thought possible in science fiction. "The metaverse is essentially a massive, interconnected network of virtual spaces," Rabindra Ratan, associate professor of media and information at Michigan State University. "In theory, we'll be able to move from one virtual world to another in the metaverse, but we'll be wearing virtual reality goggles or maybe augmented reality."

WSJ News Exclusive


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60 suspected drug dealers in Florida arrested during sting operation using dating apps, social media

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Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on The Polk County Sheriff's Office in Florida on Thursday announced charges against 68 suspected drug dealers as part of an undercover operation using social media and dating apps. The six-month operation dubbed "Swipe Left for Meth" -- a play on Grindr and other dating apps that require users to "swipe" through scores of potential dates in their area -- concluded in the arrests of 60 individuals and securement of eight arrest warrants for individuals still at-large related to drug sales or possession. "We've known for some time that suspects will use the internet and social media to prey upon children online, or to engage in prostitution, but this is something we are seeing more and more of in Polk County -- suspects who are using dating apps to sell illegal narcotics," Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd said in a statement." Suspects are getting more creative, but so are our detectives."

Google Assistant's one step closer to passing the Turing test


In a building called the Partnerplex on Google's sprawling campus in Mountain View, California, I've been invited to hear a 51-second phone recording of someone making a dinner reservation. Person 2: Hi, um, I'd like to reserve a table for Friday the third. Person 1: OK, hold on one moment. Person 1: OK… hold on one second. As I listen to what sounds like a man and a woman talking, Google's top executives for Assistant, the search giant's digital helper, watch closely to gauge my reaction. They're showing off the Assistant's new tricks a few days before Google I/O, the company's annual developer conference that starts Tuesday. Turns out this particular trick is pretty wild.