Lesson plans, classroom materials, and teaching strategies on the Global Impact of Computing. Portal to our collection of creative, engaging resources to support teachers of AP Computer Science Principles, and others who want to bring social impact into high school CS classrooms.
Selfies — Yes, Selfies — Could Help Diagnose Rare Genetic Disease
Researchers demonstrated that using facial recognition software can diagnose a rare disease known as DiGeorge syndrome. The facial recognition software analyzes photos of individuals’ faces to determine a diagnosis for those likely with the syndrome. Proven to be accurate in diagnoses, the software could potentially be used to detect other syndromes so patients can receive a diagnosis and receive treatment early.