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Giving LPA a hand

The annual TB report declared that the disease claimed over 73,000 lives in 2019 alone. In an earlier post, we explained how India handles TB. A few weeks ago, my colleague spoke about how the country needs to focus on

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Wadhwani AI turns three

Last week was our third anniversary. You will recall that just three short years ago, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Wadhwani Institute for Artificial Intelligence. I am happy to report that in 2020, we have made considerable progress in

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TB-LPA and an urgent need for a solution

  Numbers in medicine hold great importance. Especially when it comes to TB. India carries the world’s largest burden of drug-resistant TB. Global TB reports suggest that there are 124,000 MDR-TB cases annually. Before you move forward, it is important

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Object detection, how it works and how we use it

Versions of object detection are all around us. It causes a small amount of outrage on social media when people discover it. You’ve come across it when Facebook or Google managed to locate you in pictures where you weren’t “tagged”.

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Going offline and other changes

For a product manager, launching a new version of an app should not be hard. Updating the UX/UI is exciting. But we operate in a different world. Everything we do needs to be measured. We have to ask the question,

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The state of TB in India

As of publishing this post, over 140,000 people have died because of Covid19 since the emergence of the pandemic late last year. It is a disturbing number. The virus has overwhelmed health services and dominated headlines. But tuberculosis (TB), according

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