SDG 1. NO POVERTY SDG 10. REDUCED INEQUALITIES

The International Governance of AI: Where is the Global South?

January 28, 2021, by Eugenio V. Garcia

Discussions on the international governance of artificial intelligence (AI) have mostly been taking place in North America, Europe, and some Asian countries. The Global South, ...

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ETHICS & TRUST DATA Google

Google to support online safety research with launch of new Dublin hub

January 28, 2021, by Elaine Burke

A second Google Safety Engineering Centre (GSEC) will be established in Dublin. It will be unique from the first GSEC, established by the internet giant ...

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING MENTAL HEALTH

AI used to predict early symptoms of schizophrenia in relatives of patients

January 28, 2021, by Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily

Researchers have taken a step forward in developing an artificial intelligence tool to predict schizophrenia by analyzing brain scans. The tool was used to analyze ...

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING SDG 10. REDUCE INEQUALITIES

MIT’s oncological risk AI calculates cancer chances regardless of race

January 28, 2021, by Engadget

Artificial intelligence and machine learning systems continue to be adopted into an ever wider array of healthcare applications, such as assisting doctors with medical image ...

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INTERNET SAFETY BODYSHAMING ONLINE HARRASSMENT Bumble

Bumble’s algorithm will now report you for body-shaming

January 28, 2021, by Thomas Macaulay

Bumble has stepped up its efforts to provide a safe dating space for users by banning body-shaming on the app. The app will use an algorithm ...

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ETHICS & TRUST BIAS RESPONSIBLE AI

Guide to AI Fairness 360: An Open Source Toolkit for Detection And Mitigation of Bias in ML Models

January 27, 2021, by Aishwarya Verma

As time passed, AI and ML have become more integral parts of our day-to-day life. People in today’s world are exposed to this new wave ...

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING

New computer model set to improve cardiovascular disease therapy

January 27, 2021, by Graham

  Scientists at Austria’s University of Graz have used mathematical image processing to create a digital twin of a human heart   Scientists at Austria’s ...

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SDG 17. PARTNERSHIPS FOR THE GOALS AlephAlpha EUROPE

Heidelberg-based Aleph Alpha raises €5.3 million to lead “Made in Europe” AI development

January 27, 2021, by Charlotte Tucker

Today AI startup Aleph Alpha announces having raised a €5.3 million seed funding round to research, develop and operationalize European Artificial General Intelligence (AGI).  Headquartered ...

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING DIABETES

Diabetes Singapore deploys AI technology to screen patients for early signs of diabetic eye conditions

January 27, 2021, by The Straits Times Singapore News

January 27, 2021 6:06 PM The system can analyse and produce results for an eye scan within minutes, instead of an hour.

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING Ukko

Ukko raises $40 million to address food allergies with AI

January 27, 2021, by Kyle Wiggers

Ukko, a startup developing food allergy treatments using AI, has raised $40 million in a venture capital round.Read More

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ETHICS & TRUST DATA PRIVACY Datavillage

Brussels-based data privacy startup secures €1M to help consumers create, control their own data; here’s how

January 27, 2021, by Editorial team

In an interview with New York Times, Tim Berners-Lee, one of the most important people of the 20th century and the mastermind behind the World ...

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ETHICS & TRUST

Can We Trust AI? When AI Asks For Human Help (Part One)

January 26, 2021, by Charles Towers-Clark, Contributor

Making AI more ‘humble’ could not only help improve AI decision making, but could also help inspire more trust in the technology as a whole, ...

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING Joanna Shields BenevolentAI

How AI could transform post-pandemic healthcare

January 26, 2021, by insider@insider.com (Chris Stokel Walker)

        Joanna Shields, the chief executive officer of BenevolentAI, an artificial intelligence-powered drug discovery startup. Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images Joanna Shields is the ...

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SDG 8. DECENT WORK & ECONOMIC GROWTH SkillLab

This Amsterdam-based social startup uses AI to help people turn their skills into careers; raises €1.5M

January 26, 2021, by Editorial team

With the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, the business trends in labour markets are moving towards automation and digitalisation. Due to this, millions of people are losing ...

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SDG 2. ZERO HUNGER

AI strawberries and blockchain chicken: how digital agriculture could rescue global food security

January 26, 2021, by Winston Ma Wenyan

A recent Chinese strawberry-growing competition shows the potential of digitally assisted farming.

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SDG 10. REDUCE INEQUALITIES HEALTH & WELL BEING

New Algorithms Could Reduce Racial Disparities in Health Care

January 25, 2021, by Tom Simonite

Machine learning programs trained with patient reports, rather than doctors’, find problems that doctors miss—especially in Black people.

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MEDIA & INFORMATION FAKENEWS

Fake News Is Rampant, Here Is How Artificial Intelligence Can Help

January 25, 2021, by Bernard Marr, Contributor

As with so many of our modern problems, artificial intelligence is now on the job helping to fight false news. Logically is one company that ...

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SDG 11. SUSTAINABLE CITIES & COMMUNITIES

AI trained to read electric vehicle charging station reviews to find infrastructure gaps

January 25, 2021, by Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily

Although electric vehicles that reduce greenhouse gas emissions attract many drivers, the lack of confidence in charging services deters others. Building a reliable network of ...

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING TikTalk

New AI System Accelerates Speech Therapy

January 25, 2021, by Daniel Martin

TikTalk, a new artificial intelligence-based (AI) system, can accelerate speech therapy with unparalleled lesson customization and innovative training for K-6-aged children using highly engaging video ...

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SDG 2. ZERO HUNGER FOOD SECURITY & AGRICULTURE

Enhancing Food Security Through Earth Science Data

January 25, 2021, by M. E. Brown

Food Security and Geoscience • Climate Change Uproots Global Agriculture   • Solving Shared Problems at the Food, Energy, and Water Nexus   • Sowing ...

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