The Daily Populous

Wednesday September 25th, 2019 evening edition

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Artificial intelligence is on a par with human experts when it comes to making medical diagnoses based on images, a review has found.

However, experts have warned the latest findings are based on a small number of studies, since the field is littered with poor-quality research.

This approach has shown promise in diagnosis of diseases from cancers to eye conditions.

However questions remain about how such deep learning systems measure up to human skills.

Liu said it would be important to use deep learning systems in clinical trials to assess whether patient outcomes improved compared with current practices.

He also said it was important to understand why such systems sometimes make the wrong assessment.

“If you are a deep learning algorithm, when you fail you can often fail in a very unpredictable and spectacular way,” he said. »

Ben Stiller Feels the Tropic Thunder

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Dale and I emailed a bit maybe about six or seven years ago when I was telling him about the idea.

We were going to do like this two-day intensive boot camp in Hawaii when the guys got there for rehearsal.

We either do the two day boot camp or we can do a cast dinner on Saturday night.” »

China's 'horrific' treatment of Uyghurs condemned by US and more than 30 countries at UN

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China's 'horrific' treatment of Uyghurs condemned by US and more than 30 countries at UN.

The United States and more than 30 countries have condemned what they call China's "horrific campaign of repression" against its Uyghur Muslims minority in the western region of Xinjiang.

Washington has criticised other countries, including some Muslim states, for not doing enough or for backing China's approach in Xinjiang. »

Iranian president asserts 'wherever America has gone, terrorism has expanded'

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday accused the United States of being the main instigator of terrorism in the Middle East.

"Today, America, unfortunately, is the supporter of terrorism in our region, and wherever America has gone, terrorism has expanded in the wake," Rouhani told Fox News's Chris Wallace Christopher (Chris) WallaceIranian president asserts 'wherever America has gone, terrorism has expanded' Amash says Sanford presidential bid won't impact decision on whether he runs in 2020 Trump labels GOP challengers the 'Three Stooges' MORE.

The Iranian leader said he was "amazed at the interpretations of Mr. Trump vis-à-vis terrorism," and pointed to U.S. actions in Syria as an example of what he characterized as terrorism in the Middle East. »