Video games could soon replace pills in treating some cognitive diseases

Patients suffering from mental disorders ranging from depression to Alzheimer’s disease may soon be able to swap their pills for video games. Neuroscape, a research lab at the University of California at San Francisco, has spent the past eight years pursuing that mission. Now, a spin-off called Akili Interactive Labsis engaged in medical trials to get […]

Cognitive cloud computing can transform companies: Ginni Rometty

Virginia Rometty, chairman, president and chief executive of US information technology giant IBM, said India had the potential to grow at 10 per cent annually for the next two years. This century could, she felt, be India’s. Speaking at IBM’s flagship customer event, ‘Think Forum’, she spoke at length about IBM’s cognitive cloud computing system, […]

India can be a world leader in cognitive computing: IBM CEO

India should bet on cognitive computing to differentiate itself from the rest of the world and to achieve a prominent position in the technology sector, IBM’s president and chief executive officer Ginni Rometty (pictured) said on Tuesday. “The 21st century will be the Indian century and India can leapfrog over others in many areas. We […]