Weekly Recap – June 22, 2018

Ellyn Davidson 06/21/18 - 9:38 pm

Facebook wants to open your eyes in photos where they’re closed — and now it can. A lot has changed on Twitter since the last World Cup. The U.S. might not have made the cut, but Twitter’s still likely to win big. “Alexa, can I get a toothbrush?” You sure can… if you’re staying at a Marriott hotel in the future. Nurses make up the largest segment of the healthcare workforce. But when it comes to their representation in the media, here’s another fact to note: nurses, as a whole, are severely underrepresented.


Facebook AI is now capable of ‘opening’ eyes in photos where they’re closed. A pair of Facebook engineers has come up with an artificial intelligence tool that fixes people’s closed eyes in photos, a research paper published this week by the social media company revealed.

Twitter to score ultimate World Cup win. Sports fans often use Twitter to follow and discuss live sporting events. With changes like the addition of video, along with a user’s ability to discover content that’s relevant to their interests, will Twitter’s bottom line be the actual World Cup winner?

Amazon Alexa is coming to hotel rooms. Say hello to Alexa for Hospitality, Amazon’s new push to bring its digital assistant into even more aspects of your life besides just your home. Check out what you can do with this traveler-oriented version of Alexa.

Meanwhile, back at the RANCH

Nurses: vital in the hospital, invisible in the media. Nurses stand at the frontlines of patient care. They track symptoms, communicate with doctors, monitor progress and administer personalized treatment. But when it comes to their representation in the media, nurses, as a whole, are severely underrepresented.

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