AFRICA

The Bright Continent: AI Fueling a Technological Revolution in Africa

September 11, 2021, by Amulya Vishwanath

AI is at play on a global stage, and local developers are stealing the show. Grassroot communities are essential to driving AI innovation, according to ...

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SDG 7. AFFORDABLE & CLEAN ENERGY

This is how AI will accelerate the energy transition

September 6, 2021, by Espen Mehlum

AI can become an essential enabler for the energy transition. A new report from the World Economic Forum sets out the actions needed to make ...

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WOMEN IN AI

Meet the women making waves in AI ethics, research, and entrepreneurship

September 6, 2021, by Sage Lazzaro

We’ve been chatting with the winners of VentureBeat’s Women in AI awards. Here are the conversations, covering ethics, regulation, and more.Read More

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SDG 13. CLIMATE CHANGE Brainbox AI

BrainBox AI to Showcase Its Innovative Technology at the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference

September 6, 2021, by PR Newswire:

The only Canadian company, and one of ten globally, chosen for prestigious Tech For Our Planet program at COP26, designed to spark environmental change and ...

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Apple to scan US iPhones for images of child sex abuse

August 6, 2021, by Associated Press

Apple unveiled plans to scan US iPhones for images of child abuse, drawing applause from child protection groups but raising concern among some security researchers ...

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SDG 16. PEACE JUSTICE & STRONG INSTITUTIONS FRAUD FOILING

Forrester: Adopting fraud-fighting AI requires the right technical framework

August 6, 2021, by Kyle Wiggers

A new report from Forrester urges that companies considering adopting AI to fight fraud have the right technical pieces in place.Read More

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SDG 10 : REDUCED INEQUALITIES BIAS

LinkedIn says it reduced bias in its connection suggestion algorithm

August 6, 2021, by Kyle Wiggers

LinkedIn says it has worked to reduce bias in the algorithm that recommends connections to members on its site.Read More

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SDG 8. DECENT WORK & ECONOMIC GROWTH

Humanising A.I. For Fair Compensation Decisions

August 6, 2021, by Chia Yei

Southeast Asia’s digital economy is on its way towards a USD300 billion boom  (25% increase) by 2025 according to estimates and in parallel with this growth ...

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SDG 12. RESPONSIBLE CONSUMPTION & PRODUCTION FASHION

Zero Waste with Taste: Startup Uses AI to Drive Sustainable Fashion

August 6, 2021, by Clarissa Garza

Sustainability isn’t just a choice for consumers to make. It’s an opportunity for companies to lead. AI startup Heartdub seams together fashion and technology to ...

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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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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING MALARIA ZzappMalaria

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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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING MALARIA ZzappMalaria

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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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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