Day: April 15, 2020

Healthfax.Ai Covid-19 Chatbot Is Helping The Community To Overcome Public Health Emergency

OptraHEALTH, a leading data-driven intelligence company announced the launch of its HealthFAX.AI: COVID-19 ChatBOT, in compliance with CDC guidelines to triage, screen and manage patients based on their symptoms, travel history, age, underlying health conditions, etc. ChatBOT  consequently identifies high-risk patients and direct them to the nearest testing facility. This informational application also allows its users to connect with its board of healthcare experts instantly.

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 The chatbot is free to access.

“The COVID-19 pandemic has caused significant loss of life, chaos and panic. This is our contribution to support the community during this

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Are there any limits to AI? And should we avoid approaching them?

Current capabilities of artificial intelligence technology are already extremely advanced. AI is being integrated in physical and virtual robots, smart personal devices, autonomous cars, industrial control equipment, and much, much more. And, the future development prospects do not show any signs of an end to what can be done with this kind of tech.

Software to ’emulate’ human beings is already being developed. Image credit: The Age of A.I. (YouTube video screenshot)

But the human himself (or herself) has many limitations, many of which have already been far exceeded by many different technical measures that have been developed in the

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ACSC called in on 427 fed govt security incidents last year – Security

Commonwealth entities suffered 427 cyber security incidents last year that warranted a response from the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC), new numbers from late last week show.

A report on the ‘Commonwealth cyber security posture in 2019’ [pdf], released as Australia headed into the Easter weekend, provided a detailed breakdown of incidents that impacted Commonwealth (or federal) entities last calendar year, though it does not disclose which entities were victims.

Commonwealth entities include federal parliamentary departments as well as “corporate” entities such as the ABC and Airservices Australia.

“In 2019, the ACSC responded to 427 incidents affecting Commonwealth

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UWA shifts 21k students, staff online in just two weeks – Strategy – Cloud – Software

The University of Western Australia shifted all 21,000 students and staff to a Microsoft-based remote learning solution in just two weeks in response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

The solution, which uses Azure Labs, Office 365 and Microsoft Teams, was originally devised to support international students trapped in their home countries due to travel restrictions.

But the state’s top ranking university has since designed and deployed the solution to its 18,000 students and 3000 staff to ensure learning can continue during social distancing.

Microsoft last week said all 3,144 units of study had now transitioned to the solution, allowing all

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Optus looks to ‘true 5G’ to unseat Telstra in the enterprise – Telco/ISP

Optus is hoping the arrival of “true 5G” technology – and speeds in excess of 20Gbps – will lead to a shake-out of the enterprise telecommunications market.

The telco is pinning its hopes on 5G services operating in so-called millimetre-wave bands to create an upheaval in the enterprise space, potentially dislodging Telstra from its dominant position.

“While much is unknown about the possible future service made possible through mmWave application, what we can say at this early stage is that mmWave spectrum is unlikely to be used to supply wide area mobile networks; its propagation characteristics simply make this uneconomic,”

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