$417 Million Awarded in Suit Tying Johnson’s Baby Powder to Cancer – New York Times

New York Times $417 Million Awarded in Suit Tying Johnson’s Baby Powder to CancerNew York TimesBut scientists have hypothesized that talc might lead to cancer because the crystals can move up the genitourinary tract into the peritoneal cavity, where the … Read More

This art show was made just for your furry friend – New York Post

New York Post This art show was made just for your furry friendNew York Post“It was time that [Rocky] and his four-legged friends got a show of their own,” says Dawson. Dawson and her two-legged co-curator, Mica Scalin, met with … Read More

Your Venture’s Not Ready for Prime Time? This Site Can Help – New York Times

New York Times Your Venture’s Not Ready for Prime Time? This Site Can HelpNew York TimesFrom left, Anton Voltchok, Steven Reubenstone and Robert Lancer of Collaborizm, a website based in New York that nurtures companies in the so-called pre-incubation stage. … Read More

Tech Companies Wage War on Disease-Carrying Mosquitoes – New York Times

Tech Companies Wage War on Disease-Carrying MosquitoesNew York TimesRoughly the size of large birdhouses, the devices use robotics, infrared sensors, machine learning and cloud computing to help health officials keep tabs on potential disease carriers. Texas recorded six cases of … Read More

QCon New York: Evaluating Machine Learning Models – A Case Study in Real Estate – InfoQ.com

QCon New York: Evaluating Machine Learning Models – A Case Study in Real EstateInfoQ.comOpendoor, a real estate company that helps customers with buying and selling homes, uses machine learning techniques to drive pricing models. Nelson Ray, data scientist at Opendoor, … Read More

Shareholders Demand More Drastic Shifts at Nestlé – New York Times

New York Times Shareholders Demand More Drastic Shifts at NestléNew York TimesIt invented a new way to shape sugar crystals so that it can use less sugar in some products without sacrificing taste. …. At the time, consumers were looking … Read More

A Lost Art in the Arctic: Igloo Making – New York Times

New York Times A Lost Art in the Arctic: Igloo MakingNew York TimesPhoto by Aaron Vincent Elkaim for The New York Times. Technology by Samsung. … Ice crystals cascaded around him as the block settled into place, the capstone of … Read More

Snake on a Plane! Don’t Panic, It’s Probably Just a (Soft) Robot – New York Times

Snake on a Plane! Don’t Panic, It’s Probably Just a (Soft) RobotNew York TimesRightHand’s Jentoft says the problem is that customers don’t just want a robot, but the whole package, including computer vision and machine learning. “It’s hard to be … Read More

Some Things T Editors Are Really Into Right Now – New York Times

New York Times Some Things T Editors Are Really Into Right NowNew York TimesA New York artist who also crafts and sells beautiful candies shaped like seashells, watches and lipsticks (crystals, too), Zilberman created these large-scale edible gemstones for an … Read More

Robots are coming for white-collar workers’ jobs – Crain’s New York Business

Crain’s New York Business Robots are coming for white-collar workers’ jobsCrain’s New York Business“Machine learning, AI, has reached a point where software can precisely match the right candidate for the right role without a third party,” Donner said. Untapt’s program … Read More