SDG 16. PEACE JUSTICE & STRONG INSTITUTIONS AFRICA IDENTITY VERIFICATION

Smile Identity raises $7M to build KYC and identity verification tools for Africa

July 12, 2021, by Tage Kene-Okafor

An estimated one billion people worldwide face the challenge of proving who they are, according to a World Bank Group report that states that 81% ...

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SDG 16. PEACE JUSTICE & STRONG INSTITUTIONS CYBERSECURITY

How cybersecurity is getting AI wrong

July 12, 2021, by Eyal Balicer, Citi

Organizations are introducing AI models into security practices across their business, but they’re not properly managing the risk.Read More

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SDG 8. DECENT WORK & ECONOMIC GROWTH

Is the US labor shortage the big break AI needs?

July 12, 2021, by Walter Thompson

Chetan Dube Contributor Share on Twitter Chetan Dube is the founder and CEO of Amelia, a former assistant professor at New York University and an ...

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING CANCER

Thyroid cancer now diagnosed with machine learning-powered photoacoustic/ultrasound imaging

July 12, 2021, by Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily

A research team performs machine learning-powered photoacoustic/ultrasound imaging for thyroid cancer classification.

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SDG 14. LIFE BELOW WATER

Scientists use AI-powered microscope to detect harmful algae in Irish waters

July 12, 2021, by Vish Gain

Scientists in Ireland are using a specialist microscope that leverages the power of AI through an attached iPod Touch to detect harmful algae. Known as ...

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SPACE

AI is increasing our understanding of the universe – this is how

July 5, 2021, by Ashley Spindler

AI is expected to be a vital tool for astronomers as they conduct more in-depth studies of the universe over the following decade.

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SDG 10. REDUCE INEQUALITIES SDG 10. REDUCED INEQUALITIES CREDIT SCORING

AI can help reduce inequity in credit access, but banks will have to trade off fairness for accuracy – for now

July 2, 2021, by sbalogh@insider.com (Shannen Balogh,Carter Johnson)

As lending becomes increasingly digital, firms are looking to computers to help make credit decisions. Samantha Lee/Business Insider Traditional credit decisioning can result in bias, ...

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING

The first WHO report on AI in healthcare is a mixed bag of horror and delight

July 2, 2021, by Tristan Greene

The World Health Organization today issued its first-ever report on the use of artificial intelligence in healthcare. The report is 165 pages cover-to-cover and it ...

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SDG 16. PEACE JUSTICE & STRONG INSTITUTIONS

AI clears up images of fingerprints to help with identification

July 2, 2021, by New Scientist - Online news

An AI that can repair blurred or distorted images of fingerprints lifted from crime scenes could make identifying people easier, but it is unclear whether ...

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SDG 16. PEACE JUSTICE & STRONG INSTITUTIONS CYBERSECURITY

Retour d’expérience : Comment l’intelligence artificielle aide les acteurs de la cybersécurité à lutter contre les rançongiciels ?

July 2, 2021, by Jean-Luc Marini

Depuis le début de la crise sanitaire, les entreprises, organisations publiques et associations ont dû s’adapter rapidement et déployer massivement des outils digitaux leur permettant ...

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SDG 8. DECENT WORK & ECONOMIC GROWTH

Why Do Board Directors And CEOs Need To Value UN Sustainability Goal 8? – Sustainable Economic Growth, And Productive Employment For All.

July 2, 2021, by Cindy Gordon, Contributor

This blog reviews the UN Goal 8 – “Promote sustained inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all.” Examples ...

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING

Using AI to Map the Human Immune System

July 2, 2021, by Graham

Jabran Zahid, a Senior Researcher at Microsoft Research discusses how his background in astrophysics and cosmology has translated to his current work in immunology and ...

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DIVERSITY & INCLUSION

Study finds that few major AI research papers consider negative impacts

July 2, 2021, by Kyle Wiggers

A new research paper finds that values in the AI research field are centered around performance rather than inclusiveness.Read More

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING

AI technology identifies 160 possible new drug treatments for COVID-19

July 2, 2021, by /u/Dr_Singularity

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SDG 16. PEACE JUSTICE & STRONG INSTITUTIONS CYBERSECURITY

How AI is helping enterprises turn the tables on malicious attacks

July 2, 2021, by VB Staff

Malicious attackers have turned to AI to invade enterprise networks — to combat attacks, organizations need to embrace AI in turn.Read More

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RESPONSIBLE AI

Using A.I. to Find Bias in A.I.

July 2, 2021, by Cade Metz

The problem of bias in artificial intelligence is facing increasing scrutiny from regulators and is a growing business for start-ups and tech stalwarts.

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RESPONSIBLE AI NICE

NICE publishes ethical framework for applying AI to customer service

July 2, 2021, by Michael Vizard

Robotic process automation firm NICE published an ethical framework for applying AI and RPA to customer support functions.Read More

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RESPONSIBLE AI ACCOUNTABILITY

The importance of having accountability in AI ethics

July 2, 2021, by Jenny Darmody

As AI becomes a bigger part of society, the ethics around the technology require more discussion, with everything from privacy and discrimination to human safety ...

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING CANCER

Machine learning helps in predicting when immunotherapy will be effective

July 2, 2021, by Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily

Cancer cells can put the body’s immune cells into sleep mode. Immunotherapy can reverse this, but it doesn’t work for all patients and all cancer ...

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