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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SDG 16. PEACE JUSTICE & STRONG INSTITUTIONS

Is AI serving global peace?

August 3, 2021, by Virginie Martins de Nobrega

When you look at the +42 billion dollars invested in AI for the year 2020 according to the AI Index, it is not easy to ...

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING MALARIA Zzapp Malaria

A Company That Uses AI To Fight Malaria Just Won The IBM Watson AI XPrize Competition

July 29, 2021, by Sai Balasubramanian, M.D., J.D., Contributor

According the WHO, there were nearly 229 million cases of malaria worldwide in 2019.

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Exploring the benefits of laboratory automation

July 23, 2021, by VMS

The last few decades have seen considerable advancements in automated systems for analysing pharmaceuticals, minerals, petrochemicals, oleochemicals, and fast-moving consumer goods. Companies across these different ...

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LIFE SCIENCE & BIOLOGY AlphaFold

AI firm DeepMind puts database of the building blocks of life online

July 23, 2021, by Natalie Grover Science correspondent

AlphaFold program’s prediction of nearly 20,000 human protein structures now free for researchers Last year the artificial intelligence group DeepMind cracked a mystery that has ...

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SDG 4. QUALITY EDUCATION DIVERSITY & INCLUSION

Fixing AI’s Diversity Crisis Through Edtech: An In-Depth Interview With Tony Effik, Co-Founder Of The Black And Brilliant Advocacy Network

July 23, 2021, by Annie Brown, Contributor

True technology innovators like Tony Effik, Co-Founder of The Black and Brilliant Advocacy Network, know that the real way to make AI more effective, accurate, ...

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SDG 7. AFFORDABLE & CLEAN ENERGY SOLAR

AI for Solar Energy Adoption in Sub-Saharan Africa

July 23, 2021, by rehab

A rising demad of electricity access in households… The post AI for Solar Energy Adoption in Sub-Saharan Africa appeared first on .

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING BIAS CANCER

Artificial intelligence models to analyze cancer images take shortcuts that introduce bias

July 23, 2021, by Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily

A new study shows that deep learning models trained on large sets of cancer genetic and tissue histology data can easily identify the institution that ...

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SDG 3 : GOOD HEALTH & WELL BEING

Healthcare AI startup Abridge and Mila announce partnership to develop and apply advances in artificial intelligence to medical conversations

July 23, 2021, by Brigitte Tousignant

MONTRÉAL, July 22, 2021 — Mila, the Quebec AI Institute, today announced a partnership with Abridge, the healthcare AI startup that helps patients better stay ...

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RESPONSIBLE AI FINANCIAL SERVICES

DreamQuark: The Sustainability Imperative for Financial Services To Embrace Responsible AI

July 23, 2021, by The Fintech Times

In the face of economic uncertainty, the transformation of financial services post-Covid-19 is accelerating to adapt to new customer behaviours – including expecting their money ...

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING MENTAL HEALTH

“I’m truly excited about what AI can do for healthcare, particularly mental health”

July 23, 2021, by Graham

Microsoft Research’s Principal Research Manager, Danielle Belgrave, believes understanding heterogeneity is the key to unlocking personalized medicine   Danielle is Principal Research Manager at the ...

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING MENTAL HEALTH

‘Digital therapist’ Woebot perks up with $90M for AI-powered mental health platform

July 23, 2021, by Andrea Park

‘Digital therapist’ Woebot perks up with $90M for AI-powered mental health platform apark Wed, 07/21/2021 – 09:48

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SDG 8. DECENT WORK & ECONOMIC GROWTH DISABILITIES

Disability rights advocates are worried about discrimination in AI hiring tools

July 23, 2021, by Sheridan Wall, Hilke Schellmann

Your ability to land your next job could depend on how well you play one of the AI-powered games that companies like AstraZeneca and Postmates ...

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ETHICS & TRUST

It’s time to change the debate around AI ethics. Here’s how

July 23, 2021, by Kay Firth-Butterfield

Debate about AI development continues apace, but misinformation about its status, complexity and riskiness are preventing proper discussion of the topic.

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING HIV

AI app improves accuracy of HIV testing

July 23, 2021, by Graham

Scientists have developed an AI tool to interpret HIV test results, raising hopes of improving the quality of diagnostics, particularly in low- and middle-income countries. ...

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SDG 7. AFFORDABLE & CLEAN ENERGY POWER OUTAGE

How to Prevent a Power Outage From Becoming a Crisis

July 23, 2021, by Yury Dvorkin

On 4 August 2020, a tropical storm knocked out power in many parts of New York City as well as neighboring counties and states. The ...

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