Tech That, COVID-19

IISc researchers and industry partners have developed software tools driven by AI that can complement the healthcare system in fighting COVID-19   The SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes the disease we know as COVID-19, has kept us occupied through the first half of 2020. It is the first pandemic in a hundred years, affecting nearly every […]

What is AI Good For?

  In his 15 years at Google, Jay Yagnik has led many foundational research efforts in machine learning and perception, computer vision, cybersecurity, quantum AI, and more. He has contributed significantly to the success of some of Google’s most popular projects, like Google Photos, YouTube, Search, and Maps. An alumnus of IISc, Yagnik was back […]

Science in the Age of AI and Big Data

AI is propelling science in unexpected directions, but it still needs scientists at the steering wheel Artificial Intelligence, or AI, has penetrated every corner of our digital world. From aiding email servers identify spam, to helping websites recommend movies and GPS apps map out the quickest route through traffic, we increasingly depend on algorithms that […]