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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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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MEDIA & INFORMATION DISINFORMATION Facebook

Facebook Has a Recipe For Better Social Media. Why Isn’t The Company Using It?

November 30, 2020, by Roddy Lindsay

A New York Times article this week about the struggles within Facebook to get a handle on disinformation after the election illuminates a fascinating idea: ...

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GOVERNING & PUBLIC SECTOR FACIAL RECOGNITION SURVEILLANCE UGANDA

Uganda is using Huawei’s facial recognition tech to crack down on dissent after anti-government protests

November 30, 2020, by Stephen Kafeero

Long before the Nov. 18-19 protests in Uganda that left more than 50 people dead, opposition politicians, and local activists had warned about the potential ...

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EARTH SeeTree Tree Canopy Lab

AI Algorithms Help Support Tree Farming, Planting, and Mapping Operations Around the Globe

November 30, 2020, by Daniel Nelson

An agricultural technology startup SeeTree has recently received $3 million in funding from Orbia Ventures, helping the startup accomplish its mission of digitizing farmed trees. ...

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EARTH CLIMATE CHANGE Vulcan W Andre Perkins

Geek of the Week: Vulcan’s W. Andre Perkins uses machine learning to help predict climate change

November 30, 2020, by Kurt Schlosser

W. Andre Perkins. (Photo courtesy of W. Andre Perkins) Growing up outside a town in Wisconsin, out in the woods with dial-up internet and his ...

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ETHICS & TRUST

Ethical AI isn’t the same as trustworthy AI, and that matters

November 30, 2020, by Kimberly Nevala

Certainly, unethical systems create mistrust. It does not follow, however, that an ethical system will be categorically trusted.Read More

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PEACE & GEOPOLITICS DEFENSE USA

How The Department Of Defense Approaches Ethical AI

November 30, 2020, by Kathleen Walch, Contributor

Military and defense organizations using AI and machine learning can realize tremendous advantages over increasingly capable adversaries and competitors. But there is also a risk ...

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HEALTH & WELL-BEING MEDICAL IMAGING Deeptek

How This AI Firm Is Helping Radiologists Detect 20-different Pathologies With More Accuracy

November 30, 2020, by Kashyap Raibagi

India faces a drastic shortage of radiologists with just one radiologist available for 100,000 people living in the country. In comparison, this ratio is one ...

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HEALTH & WELL-BEING PHARMA

Pharmaceutical Artificial Intelligence in 2020: The Sector is Heating Up For Investments

November 30, 2020, by Latest posts from BiopharmaTrend.com

Table of Contents:  Introduction The abundance of venture capital, major funding rounds  New AI-driven biotech startups founded in 2020 Notable AI-focused collaborations involving “big pharma” ...

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EDUCATION

The tech allowing thousands of students to sit exams at home

November 30, 2020, by BBC News - Technology

Machine learning is helping firms across many industries more quickly solve difficult challenges.

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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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FOOD SECURITY & AGRICULTURE Terra Nutritech

Terra Nutritech: A family business bringing farming into the 21st century

November 30, 2020, by Elaine Burke

Padraig Hennessy calls it a “privilege” to build a business on the farm where he grew up. It was here in Moone, Co Kildare that ...

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WORK & ECONOMIC GROWTH

Robots And AI Can 10X Productivity. Here’s Why That Might Be Good For Workers

November 30, 2020, by John Koetsier, Senior Contributor

“Robots are really actually not good at all about fixing their problems,” Elazary says.

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PEACE & GEOPOLITICS

Geopolitics of Artificial Intelligence: Europe claiming its place amid China and the USA

November 30, 2020, by The Future Society

In a Competitive AI Age, Europe seeks its own Industrial Niche. Our main findings show that: Economic gains from AI will benefit countries that develop ...

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HEALTH & WELL-BEING DRUG DISCOVERY

Does Artificial Intelligence Design New Drugs Or Discover Them?

November 30, 2020, by Daniel Shapiro, Contributor

Artificial intelligence will feature prominently in the coming economic recovery, generating opportunities and challenges.

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SPACE

Exoplanet Earth: An Ultimate Selfie to Find Habitable Worlds

November 30, 2020, by James Romero

Twenty-five years after we discovered the first world orbiting another star, our exoplanet catalog numbers 4,301 and climbing. However, only about 51 exoplanets have been ...

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BIAS FACIAL RECOGNITION POLICING RACIAL BIAS

U.N. Panel: Digital Technology in Policing Can Reinforce Racial Bias

November 30, 2020, by Nick Cumming-Bruce

The use of artificial intelligence and facial recognition programs may lead communities to lose trust in law enforcement, human rights experts say.

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ETHICS & TRUST FEDERATED LEARNING PRIVACY

How a machine learning model collects data without compromising privacy?

November 30, 2020, by Sowmya Ramasubramanian

Federated learning is said to have application in healthcare, where hospitals and pharmaceutical companies can exchange data for treating diseases without sharing private clinical information.

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