Artificial systems use reams of data to get a better profiles of individuals.
Artificial intelligence insatiable data needs has encouraged the mass collection of personal data, placing privacy at risk. But AI can help solve the very problem it creates.
Algorithms can take much of the hard work out of tough decisions. But to avoid problems like the Robodebt debacle or unfair parole rulings, we need to ensure machines operate with human-like ethics.
AI may not cut discrimination out of the hiring process.
Algorithms are only as good as the people who make them.
AI can help doctors tackle new problems.
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Researchers from New York University are designing AI algorithms to help predict COVID-19 outcomes.
Artificial intelligence can do what humans can’t – connect the dots across the majority of coronavirus research.
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The scientific community is churning out vast quantities of research about the coronavirus pandemic – far too much for researchers to absorb. An AI system aims to do the heavy lifting for them.
By using technology to curb the spread of COVID-19, governments undertake the risky venture of undermining human rights.
As governments consider the use of surveillance technologies to trace and contain the spread of COVID-19, it is important to consider human rights in the implementation.
The coronavirus pandemic has fast-forwarded the functions and roles of robots and artificial intelligence.
Robots can't get COVID-19, so employing them in some jobs could help ease the limitations of stay-at-home orders and keep frontline workers protected.
Newsrooms need to take advantage of what AI can offer and come up with new a business model.
Journalism is not keeping pace with the evolution of new technologies. Newsrooms need to take advantage of what AI can offer and come up with a new business model.
We need to challenge the simplistic assumptions that AI will automatically improve the world.
The pandemic is driving up a litany of social ills.
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America's news reports and social media chatter open a window into the nation's psyche. An AI-based text analysis of these words shows that the coronavirus is driving up familiar social ills.
Replacing an employee means taking time and resources to train someone new.
As more and more Americans are laid off, employers have to consider the cost of letting their staff go.
Using apps like Boomy and Voisey, aspiring pop artists can now use their phones to record and distribute their music — no talent required.
Aspiring singers can now use apps to record professional-sounding songs from their phones. This has the potential to disrupt the recording and publishing industry.
On March 18, 2020, a student configures a modified medical robot to screen and observe patients with VIDOC-19 at the Regional Robotics Technology Centre at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok.
With the enhanced capabilities of today's robots and drones, recent examples from China and Thailand and ongoing research show that they have the potential to help us navigate disasters.
Artificial Intelligence, 3D printing and blockchain can make supply chains more resilient - but only if we (and they) collaborate.
Nigeria has to include digital literacy in its primary school curriculum.
Nigeria's education system must embrace artificial intelligence technologies to join the fourth industrial revolution.
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The internet has allowed pseudoscience to flourish. Artificial intelligence could help steer people away from the bad information.
Based on current available data, our model predicts by March 31, the number of deaths worldwide will surpass 4,500 and confirmed COVID-19 cases will reach about 150,000.
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Connecting the dots.
Machine learning technology was first to sound the alarm about the new coronavirus. Its success illustrates how AI is boosting epidemiology.
You’d thinking flying in a plane would be more dangerous than driving a car. In reality it’s much safer, partly because the aviation industry is heavily regulated. Airlines must stick to strict standards…