SDG 3 : GOOD HEALTH & WELL BEING COVID19

Facebook claims its AI can anticipate COVID-19 outcomes using X-rays

January 19, 2021, by Kyle Wiggers

Researchers at Facebook and NYU trained a machine learning model to predict when COVID-19 patients’ condition might deteriorate.Read More

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SDG 16. PEACE JUSTICE & STRONG INSTITUTIONS DIVERSITY & INCLUSION

Incoming White House science and technology leader on AI, diversity, and society

January 19, 2021, by Khari Johnson

Incoming White House science and technology leader Dr. Alondra Nelson addressed the relationship between AI development an inclusion.Read More

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INTERNET SAFETY CYBERSECURITY

Top Cyber Security Trends In 2021

January 19, 2021, by Shraddha Goled

The pandemic has forced businesses to step up their cybersecurity efforts to protect their systems and networks. With more and more companies warming up to ...

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SDG 16. PEACE JUSTICE & STRONG INSTITUTIONS SDG 17. PARTNERSHIPS FOR THE GOALS EUROPE

How The EU Is Leading The Way In AI Powered Social Innovation

January 19, 2021, by Mark Minevich, Contributor

2020 will be cemented into the history books as the digital inflection point that finally revealed to the world the significance of social innovation and ...

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INTERNET SAFETY CYBERSECURITY

How AI Will Impact Both Cybersecurity and Cyber Attacks

January 19, 2021, by Alex McFarland

Cybersecurity is set to be one of the areas most impacted by artificial intelligence (AI) technologies, with both organizations and cyber criminals deploying AI in ...

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SDG 8. DECENT WORK & ECONOMIC GROWTH HUMAN RIGHTS MODERN SLAVERY

Modern slavery and AI, an introduction to where those two worlds can meet

January 15, 2021, by Adriana Bora

Regardless of your domain or interests, you have probably heard about two terms that have recently been into the spotlight, “artificial intelligence”, and more recently, ...

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING

Physicians who use AI considered to be less liable for medical malpractice

January 15, 2021, by Graham

A new study of potential US jury candidates has revealed that physicians who follow artificial intelligence advice may be considered less liable for medical malpractice. ...

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POLICY & REGULATION EUROPE

What the European DSA and DMA proposals mean for online platforms

January 15, 2021, by Aline Blankertz, Julian Jaursch

By Aline Blankertz, Julian Jaursch European Commissioner for a Europe Fit for the Digital Age Margrethe Vestager and European Internal Market Commissioner Thierry Breton attend ...

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SAFETY & ROBUSTNESS

CLTC Research Exchange, Day 3: Long-Term Security Implications of AI/ML Systems

January 15, 2021, by cltc2015

  On December 10, the Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity hosted the third event in our 2020 Research Exchange, a series of three virtual conferences that ...

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SDG 4. QUALITY EDUCATION

How AI Will Change What It Means To Be a Teacher

January 15, 2021, by Alex McFarland

Artificial intelligence (AI) continues to revolutionize nearly every sector in society. This is no different in education, where AI promises to create a much more ...

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SDG 2. ZERO HUNGER

How AI will solve agriculture’s water efficiency problems

January 15, 2021, by Raviv Itzhaky

Emerging technology will help fine-tune irrigation to maximize crop yields and help farmers navigate more erratic weather in the age of climate change.

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SDG 16. PEACE JUSTICE & STRONG INSTITUTIONS

AI-Powered Text From This Program Could Fool the Government

January 15, 2021, by Will Knight

A Harvard medical student submitted auto-generated comments to Medicaid; volunteers couldn’t distinguish them from those penned by humans.

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RESPONSIBLE AI

Worried about your firm’s AI ethics? These startups are here to help.

January 15, 2021, by Karen Hao

Rumman Chowdhury’s job used to involve a lot of translation. As the “responsible AI” lead at the consulting firm Accenture, she would work with clients ...

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SDG 4. QUALITY EDUCATION Sana Labs

Sana Labs raises $18 million to upskill workers remotely with machine learning

January 14, 2021, by Paul Sawers

Sana Labs, which uses machine learning to personalize training courses for professionals, has raised $18 million.Read More

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SDG 16. PEACE JUSTICE & STRONG INSTITUTIONS MEDIA & INFORMATION ELECTIONS

Young Scientist winner finds improved method of detecting deepfakes

January 13, 2021, by Elaine Burke

The first ever virtual BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition (BTYSTE) has been capped off with Cork student Greg Tarr being named the overall winner ...

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SDG 17. PARTNERSHIPS FOR THE GOALS

Five ways to make AI a greater force for good in 2021

January 13, 2021, by Karen Hao

A year ago, none the wiser about what 2020 would bring, I reflected on the pivotal moment that the AI community was in. The previous ...

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING SDG 7. AFFORDABLE AND CLEAN ENERGY

How Machine Discovery Can Accelerate Solutions to Society’s Big Problems

January 13, 2021, by Mark Purdy and Max Klymenko. Mark Purdy (@mjpurdyecon) is an independent economics and technology adviser. Max Klymenko (@maxoklymenko) is a technology and economics researcher.

According to all the available evidence, new ideas are getting harder to find. Since the 1990s, the growth in novel patents — those that mention ...

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SDG 15. LIFE ON LAND ANIMAL CONSERVATION

Watch | Using AI to survey African elephants

January 13, 2021, by The Hindu Net Desk

A video describing how a team of international researchers developed an artificial intelligence-powered method to survey African elephants in various landscapes.

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SDG 17. PARTNERSHIPS FOR THE GOALS RESPONSIBLE AI MILA

Prudent Public-Sector Procurement of AI Products

January 13, 2021, by MAIEI

Op-ed by Abhishek Gupta (founder of the Montreal AI Ethics Institute) and Muriam Fancy (researcher). Republished from LinkedIn Pulse. The use of AI-enabled systems to ...

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING NVIDIA

AI, Computational Advances Ring In New Era for Healthcare

January 13, 2021, by Isha Salian

We’re at a pivotal moment to unlock a new, AI-accelerated era of discovery and medicine, says Kimberly Powell, NVIDIA’s vice president of healthcare. Speaking today ...

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