Monthly Archives: August 2018

Model can more naturally detect depression in conversations

>>Neural network learns speech patterns that predict depression in clinical interviews To diagnose depression, clinicians interview patients, asking specific questions — about, say, past mental illnesses, lifestyle, and mood — and identify the condition based on the patient’s responses. In recent years, machine learning has been

Wala Awarded 2018 Zambezi Prize for Innovation in Financial Inclusion

>>Tulaa and RecyclePoints Named Runners-up in the US$200,000 Prize Competition The Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship ( at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), with support from the Mastercard Foundation (, has named South African startup Wala( as the grand prize winner of the

Planning to pursue Distance MBA? Read This

MBA or Master of business administration is one of the most popular post graduation courses in India. MBA can be pursued by anyone who has an undergraduate degree in any field which gives a high edge to one’s resume if they want to work for

Air pollution can put a dent in solar power

>>Study finds lost revenue can be millions of dollars annually, suggests ways to quantify haze-related reductions in solar panel output   Ian Marius Peters, now an MIT research scientist, was working on solar energy research in Singapore in 2013 when he encountered an extraordinary cloud

Honda inaugurates its 13th traffic training park in India

>>Expands Road Safety Initiative in West: Inaugurates Traffic Park in Thane (Maharashtra) Cementing its commitment towards road safety, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. (HMSI) today inaugurated its 13th traffic-training park in Thane in association with Thane Municipal Corporation. The park is located opposite