SDG 5. GENDER EQUALITY COMPUTER VISION

Gender and racial bias in computer vision

April 14, 2021, by Iva Gumnishka

There is a wide consensus among the AI community that bias is undesirable and that it may lead to very harmful consequences for users. So ...

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SDG 16. PEACE JUSTICE & STRONG INSTITUTIONS Jumio

Jumio Announces Bala Kumar as Chief Product Officer

April 13, 2021, by Business Wire Technology News

PALO ALTO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jumio, the leading provider of AI-powered end-to-end identity verification and eKYC solutions, today announced the addition of industry veteran Bala Kumar as ...

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RESPONSIBLE AI

“A Citizen’s Guide To Artificial Intelligence”: A Nice Focus On The Societal Impact Of AI

April 13, 2021, by David A. Teich, Senior Contributor

“A Citizen’s Guide…” is a good read to help people understand key issues in having AI make the major impact on society that it will. ...

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SDG 16. PEACE JUSTICE & STRONG INSTITUTIONS NVIDIA

Nvidia announces Morpheus, an AI-powered app framework for cybersecurity

April 13, 2021, by Kyle Wiggers

Nvidia’s new Morpheus platform is an app framework aimed at providing enterprises with AI-powered protections against cyberattacks.Read More

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SDG 16. PEACE JUSTICE & STRONG INSTITUTIONS CYBERSECURITY

‘AI-powered’ cyberattacks are on the rise

April 13, 2021, by Techradar - All the latest technology news

C-level execs are getting ready by deploying Artificial Intelligence defense.

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING InterVenn Biosciences

InterVenn’s Glycoproteomic-based Biomarker Signature Successfully Predicts Favorable Outcomes in Metastatic Malignant Melanoma Patients Treated with Checkpoint Inhibitors

April 13, 2021, by Business Wire Technology News

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– #AI–InterVenn Biosciences, the leader in glycoproteomics, announced today that it has developed a glycoproteomics-based signature that accurately predicts which malignant ...

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SDG 5. GENDER EQUALITY BIAS

Hitting the Books: How biased AI can hurt users or boost a business’s bottom line

April 12, 2021, by Engadget

In ‘A Citizen’s Guide to Artificial Intelligence,’ John Zerilli presents readers with an approachable, holistic examination of both the history and current state of the ...

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Black women, AI, and overcoming historical patterns of abuse

April 12, 2021, by Khari Johnson

MIT researchers say what happened to Timnit Gebru at Google is part of a centuries-old pattern that people in AI must recognize.Read More

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SDG 8. DECENT WORK & ECONOMIC GROWTH Findem

Hari Kolam is the CEO and Co-founder of Findem – Interview Series

April 12, 2021, by Antoine Tardif

As the CEO and co-founder of Findem, Hari is responsible for driving the company’s overall direction and strategic growth, as well as overseeing its day-to-day ...

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING Lero

Unlocking the full potential of healthcare with software research at Lero

April 12, 2021, by silicon

Our world is one where healthcare revolutions come in many forms. Penicillin, insulin, vaccination, the discovery of DNA – the list goes on. All of ...

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING Exscientia

Exscientia Announces First AI-Designed Immuno-Oncology Drug to Enter Clinical Trials

April 12, 2021, by Business Wire Technology News

OXFORD, England–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Exscientia, a leading artificial intelligence (AI)-driven pharmatech company, today announced the first AI-designed molecule for immuno-oncology to enter human clinical trials. The A2a ...

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SDG 13. CLIMATE CHANGE SDG 7. AFFORDABLE & CLEAN ENERGY Energiency

Intelligence énergétique : Energiency lève 4,5 millions d’euros en série A

April 9, 2021, by Thierry Maubant

La scale-up rennaise Energiency a annoncé avoir bouclé un deuxième tour de financement en Série A de 4,5 M€. L’entreprise qui se base sur l’intelligence ...

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SDG 7. AFFORDABLE & CLEAN ENERGY NamR

NamR, la start-up qui connaît tout du bâti français

April 9, 2021, by Toute l'actualité du batiment sur Batinews

Risque climatique, rénovation énergétique… NamR se présente comme une puissante aide à la décision. Sa force : des données contextuelles, géolocalisées et interopérables sur chacun ...

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SDG 5. GENDER EQUALITY BIAS

Facebook dataset combats AI bias by having people self-identify age and gender

April 8, 2021, by Kyle Wiggers

Facebook today released Casual Conversations, a benchmark the company claims is designed to root out biases in AI datasets.Read More

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SDG 15. LIFE ON LAND SDG 13. CLIMATE CHANGE GainForest

These 3 start-ups are bringing cutting-edge tech to forest restoration

April 8, 2021, by Victoria Masterson

From algorithms and AI to drones and data, here are some of the innovative solutions being deployed to slow the annual global loss of 15 ...

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SDG 5. GENDER EQUALITY BIAS

A conversation on artificial intelligence and gender bias

April 8, 2021, by McKinsey Insights & Publications

Interaction between humans and machines has opened up new opportunities for fighting bias in the workplace. Here’s how artificial intelligence can help companies reach gender ...

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING Breeze Technologies

Breeze Technologies and Dr. Födisch Umweltmesstechnik AG cooperate to digitalize emissions monitoring

April 7, 2021, by Robert Heinecke

Hamburg/Markranstädt (Leipzig), Germany. The Hamburg-based startup Breeze Technologies and the medium-sized business Dr. Födisch Umweltmesstechnik AG from Markranstädter have announced their cooperation to develop the ...

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SDG 15. LIFE ON LAND iNaturalist

Mass Bird Die-Off Linked to Wildfires and Toxic Gases

April 7, 2021, by Joshua Rapp Learn

After an abnormally large number of migratory birds turned up dead in people’s backyards in Colorado and other parts of western and central U.S. states, ...

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING CANCER

MIT Researchers Develop An AI Tool To Detect Skin Cancer

April 6, 2021, by Satavisa Pati

In recent research, MIT scientists have come up with a unique AI tool to help in the early detection of skin cancer.  Traditionally, physicians had ...

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SDG 10. REDUCE INEQUALITIES DIVERSITY & INCLUSION

AI And HR Tech: Three Critical Questions Leaders Need To Support Diverse Teams

April 6, 2021, by Shaheena Janjuha-Jivraj, Contributor

As the HR Tech markets grows with AI offerings there is a need for proper regulation to minimize the impact of biases in programming, leaders ...

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