SDG 10. REDUCED INEQUALITIES DIVERSITY & INCLUSION USA

AI Commission: Immigrants Key To America’s Tech Competitiveness

March 3, 2021, by Stuart Anderson, Senior Contributor

A bipartisan commission on artificial intelligence recommends new immigration laws to allow America to attract and retain talent.

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POLICY & REGULATION USA

10 AI Legislative Successes Congress Had In 2020

December 17, 2020, by Hodan Omaar

The year of 2020 was an important one for artificial intelligence (AI) legislation in the United States. While a divided Congress resulted in inaction on ...

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HEALTH & WELL-BEING USA

A third of US healthcare organizations yet to adopt AI

December 17, 2020, by Graham

A report, highlighting the extent to which artificial intelligence is being adopted within US healthcare organizations, has revealed that a third of the market is still ...

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POLICY & REGULATION USA

Trump signs order on principles for US government AI use

December 8, 2020, by The Straits Times World News

December 04, 2020 10:00 AM The Trump administration has made artificial intelligence a priority.

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DEMOCRACY & CIVIL RIGHTS DRONE USA

Police Drones Are Starting to Think for Themselves

December 8, 2020, by Cade Metz

In one Southern California city, flying drones with artificial intelligence are aiding investigations while presenting new civil rights questions.

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GOVERNING & PUBLIC SECTOR DEMOCRACY & CIVIL RIGHTS USA

How Mark Kelly used conversational AI to help win a Senate seat

December 1, 2020, by Manasa Gogineni

Mark Kelly’s campaign has engaged with hundreds of thousands of constituents, replicating in-person conversations with AI chatbot exchanges.Read More

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PEACE & GEOPOLITICS DEFENSE USA

How The Department Of Defense Approaches Ethical AI

November 30, 2020, by Kathleen Walch, Contributor

Military and defense organizations using AI and machine learning can realize tremendous advantages over increasingly capable adversaries and competitors. But there is also a risk ...

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POLICY & REGULATION USA

Los Angeles police ban use of third-party facial recognition software

November 18, 2020, by Rebecca Klar

The Los Angeles Police Department has reportedly banned the use of third-party commercial facial recognition software after controversial firm Clearview AI came under scrutiny this ...

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POLICY & REGULATION USA

What Would Biden Bring For Big Tech & AI Companies

November 16, 2020, by Srishti Deoras

While dealing with the COVID pandemic, climatic conditions, racial equity and economic recovery will be the critical agendas for the Biden administration once they take ...

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PEACE & GEOPOLITICS POLICY & REGULATION USA

AI Weekly: Tech, power, and building the Biden administration

November 15, 2020, by Khari Johnson

The presidential election is over, and debate over tech, power, and what the Biden administration should look like is in full swing.Read More

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BIAS LEGAL USA

From Affirmative Action to Affirmative Algorithms: The Legal Challenges Threatening Progress on Algorithmic Fairness

November 10, 2020, by Alice Xiang

The trajectory of Supreme Court rulings suggests a future where policies that account for race will be deemed inherently discriminatory. Technologists must take note, and ...

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ETHICS & TRUST INSURANCE USA

Oklahoma plans to use Rekor’s AI to track down uninsured drivers, despite discrimination concerns

November 10, 2020, by Kyle Wiggers

Rekor’s partnership with the state of Oklahoma could lead to descrimination against certain groups of uninsured drivers.Read More

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HEALTH & WELL-BEING DIABETES DISEASE DETECTION STROKE USA

The US Government Will Pay Doctors to Use These AI Algorithms

November 10, 2020, by Tom Simonite

The artificial intelligence programs can diagnose eye disease in diabetics and complications in stroke patients.

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GOVERNING & PUBLIC SECTOR HEALTH & WELL BEING VETERANS USA

How The Department Of Veterans Affairs Uses AI To Help Vets

November 9, 2020, by Kathleen Walch, Contributor

With the largest integrated health care system in the country and a strong mission, the VA had tremendous potential to use AI for its mission. ...

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MEDIA & INFORMATION ELECTIONS MISINFORMATION Facebook USA

Facebook curtails misleading posts, live video as election misinformation spreads

November 6, 2020, by Steven Overly

Facebook tightened its policies on election-related disinformation Thursday, limiting the reach of live videos and misleading posts in the latest effort by the world’s largest ...

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DEMOCRACY & CIVIL RIGHTS USA

Meet the AI-generated bipartisan president of the US

November 6, 2020, by Thomas Macaulay

A Dutch artist has launched an AI project that explores how a divided USA could be reunited. He calls it “the Bipartisan President.” Jeroen van ...

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JUSTICE CASH BAIL USA

California’s Prop 25 would replace cash bail with algorithms, but questions around fairness and transparency remain

November 3, 2020, by Khari Johnson

Californians are voting today on Prop 25, which could replace cash bail with an algorithm, but some questions remain unanswered.Read More

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HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE Carnegie Mellon University USA

Using Machine Learning To Feed Families in Need

November 3, 2020, by Carnegie Mellon University | CMU | Web Stories

In this monotonous COVID-19 world, a team of 22 Parkhurst Dining and Eat’n Park employees begin every Monday, Wednesday and Friday the same way. The ...

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GOVERNING & PUBLIC SECTOR POLICING SURVEILLANCE USA

Police used facial recognition tech on a Twitter video to find and charge a Lafayette Square protester with assault

November 3, 2020, by insider@insider.com (Isobel Asher Hamilton)

Protesters peacefully protest minutes before riot police moved to clear the demonstrators out of Lafayette Park in June. Ken Cedeno/Reuters Court documents spotted by the ...

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DEMOCRACY & CIVIL RIGHTS ELECTIONS USA

7 Ways AI Could Solve All Of Our Election Woes: Out With The Polls, In With The AI Models

November 3, 2020, by Mark Minevich, Contributor

With these 7 AI technologies, you won’t ever have to worry again about whether or not your mail-in or absentee vote was counted, and counted ...

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