SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING Arctoris

Robots and machine learning researchers combine forces to speed up the drug development process

October 14, 2021, by Articles on TechRepublic

IBM Research and Arctoris announce a research collaboration to test a closed-loop platform.

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SDG 10. REDUCE INEQUALITIES SDG 4. QUALITY EDUCATION DISABILITIES

NWEA Announces New Effort Using AI to Identify and Remove Barriers Within Math Assessments for Students with Visual Disabilities

October 14, 2021, by PR Newswire:

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Today is World Sight Day bringing attention to vision and eye care as well as awareness of visual ...

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING

Pathway Raises $1.3 Million to Scale its AI-Powered Medical Knowledge Platform

October 14, 2021, by Business Wire Technology News

MONTREAL–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A solution to combat medical information overload, a major contributor to clinician burnout.

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING BenevolentAI

BenevolentAI identifies novel target for ulcerative colitis and advances candidate to IND/CTA-enabling studies

October 14, 2021, by PR Newswire:

LONDON, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — In a significant milestone for its (AI)-driven drug discovery platform, BenevolentAI has nominated a preclinical candidate for a novel ...

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SDG 13. CLIMATE CHANGE MILA

Imagine the Climate Future in your Neighbourhood (or anywhere else) Using Artificial Intelligence

October 14, 2021, by Joëlle Audet-Robitaille

The website This Climate Does Not Exist offers users a unique experience in empathy  Montreal, October 14, 2021 – Concerned by the sharp rise in ...

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SDG.16 PEACE JUSTICE & STRONG INSTITUTIONS

Is Peace a dream or a reality in the AI international landscape?

September 21, 2021, by Virginie Martins de Nobrega

Today, and this week, we celebrate the International Peace Day established by the United Nations General Assembly in 1981 :  “Acknowledging (…) that it would ...

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AFRICA

The Bright Continent: AI Fueling a Technological Revolution in Africa

September 11, 2021, by Amulya Vishwanath

AI is at play on a global stage, and local developers are stealing the show. Grassroot communities are essential to driving AI innovation, according to ...

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING HUMANITARIAN ACTION 

The Secret to Developing Effective AI for Humanitarian Action? (Spoiler alert: it’s not a hackathon)

September 8, 2021, by Sarah Spencer

The Challenge As the world continues to battle COVID-19, a lesser-known public health crisis endures: antimicrobial resistance (AMR). The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that ...

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SDG 7. AFFORDABLE & CLEAN ENERGY

This is how AI will accelerate the energy transition

September 6, 2021, by Espen Mehlum

AI can become an essential enabler for the energy transition. A new report from the World Economic Forum sets out the actions needed to make ...

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WOMEN IN AI

Meet the women making waves in AI ethics, research, and entrepreneurship

September 6, 2021, by Sage Lazzaro

We’ve been chatting with the winners of VentureBeat’s Women in AI awards. Here are the conversations, covering ethics, regulation, and more.Read More

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SDG 13. CLIMATE CHANGE Brainbox AI

BrainBox AI to Showcase Its Innovative Technology at the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference

September 6, 2021, by PR Newswire:

The only Canadian company, and one of ten globally, chosen for prestigious Tech For Our Planet program at COP26, designed to spark environmental change and ...

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SDG 16. PEACE JUSTICE & STRONG INSTITUTIONS CHILD ABUSE

Apple to scan US iPhones for images of child sex abuse

August 6, 2021, by Associated Press

Apple unveiled plans to scan US iPhones for images of child abuse, drawing applause from child protection groups but raising concern among some security researchers ...

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SDG 16. PEACE JUSTICE & STRONG INSTITUTIONS FRAUD FOILING

Forrester: Adopting fraud-fighting AI requires the right technical framework

August 6, 2021, by Kyle Wiggers

A new report from Forrester urges that companies considering adopting AI to fight fraud have the right technical pieces in place.Read More

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SDG 10 : REDUCED INEQUALITIES BIAS

LinkedIn says it reduced bias in its connection suggestion algorithm

August 6, 2021, by Kyle Wiggers

LinkedIn says it has worked to reduce bias in the algorithm that recommends connections to members on its site.Read More

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SDG 8. DECENT WORK & ECONOMIC GROWTH

Humanising A.I. For Fair Compensation Decisions

August 6, 2021, by Chia Yei

Southeast Asia’s digital economy is on its way towards a USD300 billion boom  (25% increase) by 2025 according to estimates and in parallel with this growth ...

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SDG 12. RESPONSIBLE CONSUMPTION & PRODUCTION FASHION

Zero Waste with Taste: Startup Uses AI to Drive Sustainable Fashion

August 6, 2021, by Clarissa Garza

Sustainability isn’t just a choice for consumers to make. It’s an opportunity for companies to lead. AI startup Heartdub seams together fashion and technology to ...

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SDG 16. PEACE JUSTICE & STRONG INSTITUTIONS ONLINE HARRASSMENT

This New Way to Train AI Could Curb Online Harassment

August 6, 2021, by Khari Johnson

Misogyny on the internet too often slips through the filters of content moderators. A new method hopes to inject more nuance into the process.

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RESPONSIBLE AI

3 Questions: David Kaiser and Julie Shah on social and ethical responsibilities of computing

August 6, 2021, by Terri Park | MIT Schwarzman College of Computing

David Kaiser and Julie Shah are on a mission to prepare students and facilitate research to address the broad challenges and opportunities associated with computing. ...

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DIVERSITY & INCLUSION

Levi-Strauss’ Dr. Katia Walsh on why diversity in AI and ML is non-negotiable

August 6, 2021, by Jen Larsen

Levi’s chief strategy and artificial intelligence officer talks about the power of diversity and using technology for good.Read More

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DIVERSITY & INCLUSION

Levi-Strauss’ Dr. Katia Walsh on why diversity in AI and ML is non-negotiable

August 6, 2021, by Jen Larsen

Levi’s chief strategy and artificial intelligence officer talks about the power of diversity and using technology for good.Read More

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