Why Google’s AI is Limited To Diagnosing Only 26 Skin Conditions…for Now

It was recently reported that Google’s AI system can accurately diagnose 26 skin conditions on par with US board-certified dermatologists. Results were published in the paper titled “A Deep Learning System for Differential Diagnosis of Skin Disease.” Yet, one source, the American Academy of Dermatology lists 70 common skin diseases.

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Using Analytics to Make Bad Buildings Better in New York City

by Sohaib Hasan | 5 min read
Problem: Deteriorating physical conditions in multifamily buildings endanger the health and safety of residents in NYC.
Objective: Preemptively identify at-risk buildings.
Method: Develop a metric to find buildings approaching states of severe distress by modeling a variety of bad outcomes at the building level.

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