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Alberta group helps companies develop technology to drive autonomous vehicles

Alberta group helps companies develop technology to drive autonomous vehicles

The 2013 e6 from Chinese manufacturer BYD has been modified to help develop navigation systems and other equipment created in the province that would be crucial components in the potentially massive world of self-driving vehicles. “In the next few years, the types of products that go into autonomous systems, the market looks like about $100 [...]

November 25, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Alberta group helps companies develop technology to drive autonomous vehicles

Harry Potter series helps people cope with death, finds study

Harry Potter series helps people cope with death, finds study

J K Rowling’s popular Harry Potter series may have helped fans cope with death, according to a study which suggests that the people who dwell on the idea of dying are likely to read the books or watch the movies of the fantasy franchise multiple times. For some, it seems that anxiety about or obsession [...]

August 7, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Harry Potter series helps people cope with death, finds study

Google Maps: Update helps you keep track of the time you spend catching Pokémon

Google Maps: Update helps you keep track of the time you spend catching Pokémon

Google Maps played an important part in the launch of Pokémon Go – one of the most successful smartphone games of all time – when it featured a very early prototype version of the game as an April Fool’s gag. And now Google has updated its navigation app to recognise the unprecedented success of the [...]

September 5, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Google Maps: Update helps you keep track of the time you spend catching Pokémon

How Silicon Valley helps spread the same sterile aesthetic across the world

How Silicon Valley helps spread the same sterile aesthetic across the world

Igor Schwarzmann is the German co-founder of Third Wave, a strategy consultancy based in Berlin that works with small-scale industrial manufacturers. The company’s clients range across Europe, the United Kingdom, and the United States, so Schwarzmann often finds himself moving between poles of the global economy. While traveling, he turns to Foursquare for recommendations about [...]

August 6, 2016 Saheli Home Deco Comments Off on How Silicon Valley helps spread the same sterile aesthetic across the world

AppGameKit Education Bundle helps teachers create coding classes

AppGameKit Education Bundle helps teachers create coding classes

Educational materials pack and instructional guide now available for free The company behind AppGameKit has expanded the software’s remit to target the education sector with the release of a free new add-on. The AppGameKit Education Bundle features materials aimed specifically at teachers as well as an instruction guide on how they can develop interactive courses [...]

July 25, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on AppGameKit Education Bundle helps teachers create coding classes

Google buys French startup behind technology that helps machines see

Google buys French startup behind technology that helps machines see

Google today announced a deal to buy Moodstocks, a French startup behind technology that helps smartphones recognise whatever they are aimed at. Moodstocks caught the US technology giant’s eye for its work in computer vision and machine learning, as well for accomplishments in enabling smartphones or other mobile devices to recognise images and objects. Google [...]

July 7, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Google buys French startup behind technology that helps machines see

Minecraft helps kids with autism build richer lives

Minecraft helps kids with autism build richer lives

Two hours north of Sydney, the kids of 3-6 Rainbow, a class in Aspect Hunter school combining grades 3-6, are playing Minecraft. The students are bright, bubbly and talkative — pretty much what you’d expect from any group of kids ages 8 to 11. But this class is a little different. It’s run for children [...]

April 3, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Minecraft helps kids with autism build richer lives

Five Reasons Why K.I.N.D. Helps Kids

Five Reasons Why K.I.N.D. Helps Kids

Escaping a life of poverty — education is the primary way for children to lift themselves to a better future. But 59 million children around the world are NOT in primary school, and more than half of those children are in sub-Saharan Africa. Even those who are in school may struggle to learn while sitting [...]

March 31, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Five Reasons Why K.I.N.D. Helps Kids

Custom 3-D printed scalp, hair helps cancer survivors feel like themselves again

Custom 3-D printed scalp, hair helps cancer survivors feel like themselves again

Sheri Valle was diagnosed with small cell lung cancer in April 2011, but the idea of re-growing the hair she lost from treatment gave her hope for normalcy after she finally beat the disease. After going into remission in early 2012, Valle would get her hair back— just not in the way she expected. Valle, [...]

March 30, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Custom 3-D printed scalp, hair helps cancer survivors feel like themselves again

Discarded drug helps fight disease-causing viruses in lab

Discarded drug helps fight disease-causing viruses in lab

STANFORD, Calif., March 28  — Researchers found a drug discarded by the company GlaxoSmithKline because of side effects during clinical trials helped human cells fight off two viruses, according to a new study. The drug GSK983 helped cells in the lab fight off the viruses that cause dengue fever and Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus, or [...]

March 29, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Discarded drug helps fight disease-causing viruses in lab