WORK & ECONOMIC GROWTH HEALTH & WELL BEING

Making the workplace safer with innovative covid-19-fighting solutions

December 3, 2020, by Jason Sparapani

As businesses of all sizes welcome a fearful and anxious workforce back to the office, they are simultaneously challenged with ensuring a safe work environment. ...

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INTERNET SAFETY CYBERSECURITY

AI needed to vet 100 billion cyber threat items per day

December 3, 2020, by JPost.com - Home

‘Minority report’ level tech may soon guess cyber crimes before they happen

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SDG 16. PEACE JUSTICE & STRONG INSTITUTIONS HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE

If AI is so good, why hasn’t it changed the way we deliver humanitarian aid?

December 3, 2020, by Sarah W. Spencer

The world is facing a global humanitarian crisis. COVID-19 and the measures to contain it have triggered a decline in economic productivity not seen since ...

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HEALTH & WELL-BEING

Out in front: Cleveland Clinic’s Perioperative Intelligence Center

December 2, 2020, by Graham

Founded in 2016, the Center for Perioperative Intelligence, in the Department of General Anesthesiology of Cleveland Clinic, has a mission to advance surgical patient management by utilizing ...

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ETHICS & TRUST

These new metrics help grade AI models’ trustworthiness

December 2, 2020, by Ben Dickson

Whether it’s diagnosing patients or driving cars, we want to know whether we can trust a person before assigning them a sensitive task. In the ...

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SAFETY & ROBUSTNESS Robust Intelligence

This Company Uses AI to Outwit Malicious AI

December 2, 2020, by Will Knight

Robust Intelligence is among a crop of companies that offer to protect clients from efforts at deception.

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SDG 9. INDUSTRY INNOVATION & INFRASTRUCTURE BIAS AMAZON

Amazon is launching new industrial AI tools to help companies monitor productivity and worker safety

December 2, 2020, by tsonnemaker@businessinsider.com (Tyler Sonnemaker)

An Amazon logistics center in Lauwin-Planque, France. Pascal Rossignol/Reuters Amazon AWS is launching a series of industrial monitoring tools that use AI to help companies ...

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SDG 17. PARTNERSHIPS FOR THE GOALS

Using AI to achieve environmental, social and governance goals

December 2, 2020, by Terence Tse, Danny Goh and Mark Esposito

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) investments have fast become an important area of interest. It was estimated that sustainable investments amounted to some $30 trillion ...

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HEALTH & WELL-BEING

‘Trust me, I’m a doc-bot’. 3 steps to get closer to AI-driven healthcare

December 2, 2020, by Tom Robinson

If doc-bots were more trusted, integrated, and reimbursable by health insurance, they could become the GPS of primary healthcare.

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FINANCE SOCIAL IMPACT INVESTMENT Clarity AI

Clarity AI: Unlocking the Potential of Social Impact Investment

December 1, 2020, by Polly Harrison

As people become more aware of the problems we face as a society, such as climate change, impact investing has become more and more popular ...

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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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ETHICS & TRUST POLICY & REGULATION PRIVACY CHINA

The fight over China’s law to protect personal data

December 1, 2020, by The Straits Times Asia News

BEIJING (CAIXIN GLOBAL) – After a year-long legal battle, 34-year-old law professor Guo Bing won a partial victory in China’s first court challenge to the ...

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FOOD SECURITY & AGRICULTURE AFRICA FARMING AgriPredict

How AI is helping rural African farmers

December 1, 2020, by BBC News - Technology

An AI-backed mobile app is helping farmers in rural areas gain critical information for their crops.

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EDUCATION AI LITERACY Microsoft

Microsoft donates $7.5M to Code.org to help students learn about AI concepts and ethics

December 1, 2020, by Taylor Soper

(Bigstock Photo) Code.org is teaming up with Microsoft again, this time to help K-12 students learn about artificial intelligence. The Seattle nonprofit, which aims to ...

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HEALTH & WELL-BEING CANCER

AI predicts which drug combinations kill cancer cells

December 1, 2020, by Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily

A machine learning model can help us treat cancer more effectively.

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MEDIA & INFORMATION CONTENT MODERATION

How AI Can Help To Moderate Content

December 1, 2020, by Jun Wu, Contributor

Social Media companies such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc., have been using a combination of human content moderators and technology to try to limit the ...

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EARTH AI CARBON FOOTPRINT MILA

Top AI Experts Create CodeCarbon, a Tool to Track and Reduce Computing’s CO2 Emissions

December 1, 2020, by Brigitte Tousignant

Mila, BCG GAMMA, Haverford College, and Comet.ml Develop Groundbreaking Open-Source Tool to Help Organizations Track Their AI Carbon Footprint Montreal, December 1, 2020—In a major ...

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HEALTH & WELL-BEING ETHICS & TRUST ORGAN TRANSPLANT

Can AI Fairly Decide Who Gets an Organ Transplant?

December 1, 2020, by Harvard Business Review

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LIFE SCIENCES & BIOLOGY ALPHAFOLD Deepmind

DeepMind’s AI biologist can decipher secrets of the machinery of life

December 1, 2020, by New Scientist - Online news

AI firm DeepMind’s latest creation, AlphaFold, can predict the shape of proteins from their sequence alone. This fiendish problem normally requires time-consuming experiments, but is ...

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DIVERSITY & INCLUSION Women in AI Ekaterina Stambolieva

Sustainable game-changers: Meet the 3 female founders who won Women in AI’s WaiACCELERATE pitch finals

November 30, 2020, by Shubham Sharma

Artificial Intelligence or AI is one of the most promising tech sectors which is being used in multiple areas. Women in AI is a global ...

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