SECURITY ETHICS & TRUST

An Indian city plans to use facial recognition to spot women in distress — what could go wrong?

January 22, 2021, by Ivan Mehta

It’s now fairly common for cities to install surveillance cameras with facial recognition capabilities to help catch criminals  — Beijing and Moscow use them extensively. ...

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ETHICS & TRUST PRIVACY Private AI

This Start-Up Founder Sees A Data Privacy Reckoning On The Horizon

January 22, 2021, by Hessie Jones, Contributor

Patricia Thaine is a young start-up founder of Private AI, creating a suite of privacy tools. She discusses the state of privacy, how we got ...

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ETHICS & TRUST PRIVACY Private AI

This Start-Up Founder Sees A Data Privacy Reckoning On The Horizon

January 22, 2021, by Hessie Jones, Contributor

Patricia Thaine is a young start-up founder of Private AI, creating a suite of privacy tools. She discusses the state of privacy, how we got ...

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POLICY & REGULATION GOVERNANCE

6 developments that will define AI governance in 2021

January 22, 2021, by Alex Engler

By Alex Engler This year is poised to be a highly impactful period for the governance of artificial intelligence (AI). The Trump administration successfully pushed ...

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SDG 11. SUSTAINABLE CITIES & COMMUNITIES CANADA

Smart city: Windsor is first Canadian city to launch Ford Safety Insights Platform to reduce crashes

January 22, 2021, by Articles on TechRepublic

Windsor’s partnership with Ford will provide the city with data gathered from AI and machine learning to predict and prevent traffic accident hotspots.

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ETHICS & TRUST

Center for Applied Data Ethics suggests treating AI like a bureaucracy

January 22, 2021, by Khari Johnson

A new research paper suggests AI practitioners adopt anthropology terms to assess large machine learning models that harm people.Read More

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LAW

Which laws are significant? Applying machine learning to classify legislation

January 22, 2021, by LSE Research Online: No conditions. Results ordered -Date Deposited.

Zubek, Radoslaw, Dasgupta, Abhishek and Doyle, David (2020) Which laws are significant? Applying machine learning to classify legislation. British Politics and Policy at LSE (15 ...

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING COVID19

Scientists use NLP to detect coronavirus mutations

January 22, 2021, by Graham

Natural-language processing (NLP) algorithms are now able to generate protein sequences and predict virus mutations, including key changes that help the coronavirus evade the immune system. In ...

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ETHICS & TRUST

AI fairness is an economic and social imperative. Here’s how to address it

January 22, 2021, by Raja Chatila

As AI provides an increasing number of recommendations to human decision-makers, it becomes imperative that we uncover all stones to make sure we can trust ...

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SDG 5. GENDER EQUALITY SDG 10. REDUCE INEQUALITIES

New AI tool detects hiring discrimination against ethnic minorities and women

January 21, 2021, by Thomas Macaulay

Research shows that various industries have big ethnic and gender pay gaps, but the extent to which discrimination affects these inequalities is tricky to assess. A new ...

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SDG 13. CLIMATE CHANGE CLIMATE CHANGE

McGill Researchers Use AI to Manage Extreme Weather Events

January 21, 2021, by Synced

On January 18, in efforts to understand and manage extreme weather events, McGill University announced a new interdisciplinary project to combine deep learning (DL) with ...

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SDG 3 : GOOD HEALTH & WELL BEING OncoHost

OncoHost raises $8 million to develop AI that predicts cancer treatment responses

January 20, 2021, by Kyle Wiggers

OncoHost, a startup developing an AI platform to predict cancer treatment responses and identify drug targets, has raised $8 million.Read More

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SDG 7. AFFORDABLE & CLEAN ENERGY MILA

Developers Create Open Source Software To Help AI Researchers Reduce Carbon Footprint

January 20, 2021, by Daniel Nelson

A group of international AI researchers and data scientists have collaborated to design software capable of estimating the carbon footprint of computing operations. The open-source ...

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SDG 7. AFFORDABLE & CLEAN ENERGY MILA

Developers Create Open Source Software To Help AI Researchers Reduce Carbon Footprint

January 20, 2021, by Daniel Nelson

A group of international AI researchers and data scientists have collaborated to design software capable of estimating the carbon footprint of computing operations. The open-source ...

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SDG 3 : GOOD HEALTH & WELL BEING K Health

K Health raises $132 million to launch AI-powered telemedical pediatric service

January 20, 2021, by Kyle Wiggers

K Health, a telemedical service using AI to diagnose and treat illnesses, has raised $132 million in venture capital.Read More

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SDG 3 : GOOD HEALTH & WELL BEING OncoHost

OncoHost raises $8 million to develop AI that predicts cancer treatment responses

January 20, 2021, by Kyle Wiggers

OncoHost, a startup developing an AI platform to predict cancer treatment responses and identify drug targets, has raised $8 million.Read More

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SDG 3 : GOOD HEALTH & WELL BEING COVID19

Facebook claims its AI can anticipate COVID-19 outcomes using X-rays

January 19, 2021, by Kyle Wiggers

Researchers at Facebook and NYU trained a machine learning model to predict when COVID-19 patients’ condition might deteriorate.Read More

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Incoming White House science and technology leader on AI, diversity, and society

January 19, 2021, by Khari Johnson

Incoming White House science and technology leader Dr. Alondra Nelson addressed the relationship between AI development an inclusion.Read More

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SDG 16. PEACE JUSTICE & STRONG INSTITUTIONS DIVERSITY & INCLUSION

Incoming White House science and technology leader on AI, diversity, and society

January 19, 2021, by Khari Johnson

Incoming White House science and technology leader Dr. Alondra Nelson addressed the relationship between AI development an inclusion.Read More

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