Topic: als

SD Times GitHub Project of the Week: ACAT

Intel’s assistive context-aware toolkit (ACAT) is being made free to the public through open-source code. ACAT was designed to help Stephen Hawking, who suffers from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), communicate. Hawking was a key contributor to the project’s design and validation, according to the company. After the system was developed, Intel decided to turn its … continue reading

Video: Bill Gates raises the bar for the ALS ice bucket challenge

Bill Gates gladly accepted Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s nomination to the ALS ice bucket challenge, but Gates resolved to “do it better than it’s been done.” The cofounder and former Microsoft CEO had some nerdy fun with the viral challenge to raise awareness for ALS, drawing up a detailed design and welding together his own … continue reading

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