Magdalena Osumi

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Schools' wheelchair repairs give new life to people in need

Aug 24, 2015

Schools' wheelchair repairs give new life to people in need

Every summer, students from local high schools in Akita Prefecture gather to learn how to repair secondhand wheelchairs to be sent overseas. On Aug. 7 in the city of Daisen in the southern part of the prefecture, Tomoki Inoue, a third-year student from a ...

Hitachi dubs new data-mining software 'artificial intelligence'

Jul 23, 2015

Hitachi dubs new data-mining software 'artificial intelligence'

Hitachi Ltd. says it has developed an “artificial intelligence” system that draws on a massive range of data sources, such as millions of news articles, and can provide a reasoned response to hot-button topics. The firm said Wednesday the joint project with researchers at ...