A Global Summit in Geneva puts AI in the service of poverty and the Sustainable Development Goals

A Global Summit in Geneva puts AI in the service of poverty and the Sustainable Development Goals

Artificial intelligence (AI) increases exponentially, but does it do it in the same way worldwide? The answer is No. While the richest areas of our planet and the most wealthiest social classes have access to each new solution and service of AI systems, the poorest run the risk of not accessing this force of change in science and the world economy. 

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Wearable cameras, new tools to investigate and fight against the loss of autobiographical memory

Wearable cameras, new tools to investigate and fight against the loss of  autobiographical memory

The loss of memory is a common fear among ageing people. Small memory deficits (mild cognitive impairment) may be the prelude to Alzheimer's dementia. Now, wearable cameras are emerging as very useful tools to investigate and attempt to remediate the decline of autobiographical memory, according to the scientific literature.

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The "Blue Whale" immerses teenagers at risk of suicide

The "Blue Whale" immerses teenagers at risk of suicide

Role-playing games such as the "Blue Whale" can immerse teenagers in a dangerous challenge and even lead them to suicide. Any adolescent with a profile of vulnerability, and not necessarily mentally ill, can be hooked on these types of games through social networks. The lack of social skills and the immaturity of the adolescent brain explain this higher vulnerability of adolescence. There are many recommendations that can be followed to avoid this danger.

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WHO dedicates the World Health Day to depression, a major cause of suicide

WHO dedicates the World Health Day to depression, a major cause of suicide

World Health Day promoted by WHO in 2017 has been dedicated to depression, a mental disorder that multiplies by four the risk of suicide. "Depression: Let's Talk" is the chosen slogan to help people affected by this mental illness to recover and even to prevent suicide in those more severe cases accompanied by suicidal ideation.

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