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Every 40 seconds, someone, somewhere in the world is taking their own life. Can AI tools help put together the signs that slip under the radar, and assist in preventing suicides?


“People put more of themselves on social media than they realise,” says Prof. Avi (Avigdor) Gal Gal from the Faculty of Data and Decision Sciences, Technion. Ahead of World Suicide Prevention Day, students of the faculty banded together in a 3-day hackathon, looking for ways to recognize suicidal ideation and offer assistance.

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