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Artificial intelligence is one of the hottest new technologies and research into its use is intensifying across multiple industries, including healthcare where it may be able to help prevent suicide.

Every year close to 800,000 people commit suicide which is one person every 40 seconds, according to the World Health Organization. It is a global problem and has become the second leading cause of death among those aged 15-29 years old. And for every suicide, there could be at least 100 to 200 attempts.
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This partnership allows Brightidea to offer their clients IdeaConnection’s many services, but in particular, the service of building proprietary open innovation community of experts, and research and development problem solving.

It also provides IdeaConnection’s clients with access to Brightidea’s Innovation Pipeline Management Platform.

In their joint press release, IdeaConnection’s Founder and CEO Scott Wurtele says “Brightidea has an impressive line up of Blue Chip customers who have expressed interest in building their own internal communities in order to eliminate the dependencies and additional cost of external marketplaces. Brightidea and IdeaConnection can do this.”

Brightidea’s CEO Matt Greeley explains, “The innovation grid is built on a network of connectors and integrations tied in and through Brightidea software to facilitate and capture the flow of new ideas that surface from inside and outside firewalls.”

Thanks to this partnership, IdeaConnection and Brightidea’s clients can benefit from the seamless flow of their projects between the services offered by each company.

Look Ma, No Hands!

Students at the Drexel University have developed a game controller that uses only your mind to execute actions.

Designed for use with the Lazybrains game, sensors in the headband measure brain activity and let you perform such actions as lifting a manhole cover. You can’t proceed until enough “mental power” has been exerted.

Mind-Control Video Game Interface
Mind-Control Video Game Interface