In collaboration with nonprofit organization Guiding Eyes for the Blind, Google today piloted an AI system called Project Guideline, designed to help blind and low-vision people run races independently with just a smartphone.
MASAKHANE is an research effort for natural language processing for African languages that is OPEN SOURCE, CONTINENT-WIDE, DISTRIBUTED and ONLINE. This project houses the community, data, code, results and research for building open baseline translation results for African languages (other NLP tasks coming soon...).
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USABy Google X
Alphabet Inc.’s experimental research and development lab X made Project Amber, early-stage mental health freely available for the mental health community to build upon their technology and research findings.
By Partnership on AI
The purpose of the study is to gain insight into the various factors that contribute to an inclusive climate in tech more broadly, and AI teams more specifically. This work is crucial to understanding more about attrition in the field of AI.
FranceBy The Cancer Grand Challenges
The Cancer Grand Challenges’ Mutographs team, an international research group funded by Cancer Research U.K., is using machine learning models to study DNA from the tumors of 5,000 patients with five cancer types: pancreas, kidney and colorectal cancer, as well as two kinds of esophageal cancer.
USABy Intel, Microsoft
Researchers from Intel and Microsoft joined forces to study the use of deep learning for malware threat detection in this whitepaper.
By The Future Society
The AI Civic Forum aims to bring together diverse communities of citizens, policymakers, academics, experts, private sector representatives and other key stakeholders to deliberate on the ethical design, deployment, and governance of AI.
USABy The Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence, The Future Society
CAIAC helps decision makers make sense of the overwhelming amount of information and uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 and its cascading effects
Mechanism Design for Social Good (MD4SG) is a multi-institutional initiative using techniques from algorithms, optimization, and mechanism design, along with insights from other disciplines, to improve access to opportunity for historically underserved and disadvantaged communities. Members of MD4SG include researchers from computer science, economics, operations research, public policy, sociology, humanistic studies, and other disciplines as well as domain experts working in non-profit organizations, municipalities, and companies.
The Global Partnership on AI (GPAI) is an international initiative created by France and Canada along with Australia, the European Union, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, the Republic of Korea, Singapore, Slovenia, the United Kingdom and the United States of America. It is also multiparty and seeks to guide responsible development and use of AI in a spirit of respect for human rights, inclusion, diversity, innovation and economic growth.
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By MIT Schwarzman College of Computing
The AI Policy Forum will be a yearlong process that brings together scientists, technologists, policymakers and business leaders, culminating in an event gathering high-level decision makers to provide a focal point for work to move from AI principles to AI practice, and to serve as a springboard to global efforts to design the future of AI.