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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CULTURE & ART INTERNET SAFETY CYBERSECURITY

Vatican enlists bots to protect library from onslaught of hackers

November 9, 2020, by Harriet Sherwood

Apostolic Library, facing 100 threats a month, wants to ensure readers can trust digitised records of its historical treasures Ancient intellects are now being guarded ...

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GOVERNING & PUBLIC SECTOR

AI Is Here To Stay In Your City And Local Government

November 9, 2020, by Ron Schmelzer, Contributor

Today’s local governments are leveraging AI in advanced ways to tackle some of the hardest problems of local governance, transparency, security, ethics, equity, and access ...

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EARTH AI CARBON FOOTPRINT Carbontracker

Two Students Develop Software to Combat CO2 Caused by AI

November 9, 2020, by Alex McFarland

Experts agree that the current path of artificial intelligence (AI) development will cause it to become one of the leading contributors of CO2, despite its ...

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HEALTH & WELL-BEING COVID19 VACCINE

UK Goverment Look To AI To Assess Possible Side Effects Of Covid Vaccines

November 9, 2020, by Daniel Nelson

The British government intends to employ AI systems in the review of possible safety concerns for Covid-19 vaccinations. The government of the UK has plans ...

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FOOD SECURITY & AGRICULTURE DAIRY INDUSTRY INDIA

How AI can help Indian dairy farmers

November 9, 2020, by Arunima Sarkar

Artificial Intelligence can prove to be the game-changer for the dairy industry – if the right data can be made available to the right stakeholders.

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EDUCATION CHATBOT

EDUCAUSE 2020: Fueling Student Success with AI and Chatbots

November 9, 2020, by EdTech Magazine: Higher Ed

Most people have experienced it at least once: that tone of disapproval in the voice of the person calling about a missed credit card payment ...

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ACCESSIBILITY HEARING AIDS

AI Promises to Revolutionize Hearing Aids

November 7, 2020, by Daniel Martin

Having transformed the performance of a broad spectrum of consumer and industrial products, artificial intelligence (AI) is now set to revolutionize the quality of a ...

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DEMOCRACY & CIVIL RIGHTS ELECTIONS

AI Is Changing The Game During The 2020 Election Cycle

November 7, 2020, by Jun Wu, Contributor

In the US, voters are still waiting for the results of the 2020 presidential election.

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DEMOCRACY & CIVIL RIGHTS ELECTIONS

AI Weekly: The election

November 7, 2020, by Seth Colaner

Despite fears of hacking, deepfakes, bots, and more, tech wasn’t the focus of the 2020 U.S. presidential election.Read More

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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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POLICY & REGULATION DATA GOVERNANCE ACT EUROPE

Why the European Commission Should Revise its Data Governance Act

November 6, 2020, by Eline Chivot

The European Commission is planning to release its Data Governance Act to facilitate data sharing within the EU. The goal is to increase data sharing ...

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EARTH AIR QUALITY POLLUTION Ambee

How This AI Startup Is Providing Real-Time Air Quality Data To Combat Pollution

November 6, 2020, by Ambika Choudhury

In India, environmental intelligence is new, and startups solving for climate change and planetary health are just a handful and are at early stages. The ...

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MOBILITY & SELF-DRIVING ROAD SAFETY Provizio

Limerick-based Provizio bags €5.2m to build AI ‘guardian angel’ platform

November 6, 2020, by Colm Gorey

High-profile investors have taken a shine to Limerick start-up Provizio, which has closed $6.2m (€5.2m) in seed investment entirely over Zoom. The company has developed ...

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RESPONSIBLE AI BIAS

AI & Biases 101: The bakery case

November 6, 2020, by Clodéric Mars

As soon as AIs started to be deployed in the “real world”, they started to be accused of being biased. Are AIs inherently racist or ...

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BIAS FINANCE

Why Fintech Needs to Tackle AI Bias

November 6, 2020, by The Fintech Times

As AI’s power and reach grow, algorithms increasingly impact decisions affecting people’s lives. For example, in the financial services space, they’re now commonly used in ...

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SAFETY & ROBUSTNESS ADVERSARIAL AI

How to protect your AI systems against adversarial machine learning

November 6, 2020, by Ben Dickson

With machine learning becoming increasingly popular, one thing that has been worrying experts is the security threats the technology will entail. We are still exploring ...

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LEADERSHIP

Machine learning or leading? This how AI will influence leadership according to an expert

November 6, 2020, by Knowledge @Wharton

David De Cremer, founder and director of the Centre on AI Technology for Humankind, discusses the power of AI to assert itself in managerial roles ...

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EARTH CLIMATE CHANGE

Advancing AI for Earth Science: A Data Systems Perspective

November 6, 2020, by Manil Maskey, Hamed Alemohammad, Kevin J. Murphy, and Rahul Ramachandran

The Earth sciences present uniquely challenging problems, from detecting and predicting changes in Earth’s ecosystems in response to climate change to understanding interactions among the ...

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DEMOCRACY & CIVIL RIGHTS ELECTIONS POLLS

How AI predictions fared against pollsters in the 2020 U.S. election

November 6, 2020, by Kyle Wiggers

Polls and AI predicting the U.S. 2020 presidential election missed the mark. Careful sampling is the key to reliable projections.Read More

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