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ZAKA International Rescue Unit head Mati Goldstein was part of a three-man advance team that went to Nepal to assess the situation, begin work and prepare the necessary logistics for the rest of the team. Photo courtesy of ZAKA

Algorithms from Israel make beautiful music

Gershon Silbert: We developed a system for analysis – to teach computers what musicians understand, concepts like rhythm, patterns and harmony.That old TV commercial riddle ‘Is it live or is it Memorex’ takes on new levels of complexity if you …

Israel’s Mini-Nose sniffs out improvised explosives

The Mini-Nose – ‘There’s great excitement about it, especially from the end users – the screeners in the field.’Sniffing out explosive material is priority number one at airports around the world. So what better way to go about implementing that …

Israeli start-up turns your email into a phone

Yoomba CEO Elad Hemar: ‘We’ve got to a situation where people have to manage four separate identities and four separate address books just to talk to 20 people. That’s not instant communication.’Phoning from your email? Elad Hemar admits that at …

Israel’s Mini-Nose sniffs out improvised explosives

The Mini-Nose – ‘There’s great excitement about it, especially from the end users – the screeners in the field.’Sniffing out explosive material is priority number one at airports around the world. So what better way to go about implementing that …

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