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Stanford Researchers Harness Satellite Imagery And AI To Help Fight Poverty In Africa

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When I open any website offering services or goods, I always check how well a recommender system works.  It’s my personal marketing thing, tic, and oddity. Whatever you call it. Big business also adores recommender engines as much as I do, so I am in good company. “Recommender engines or recommenders, as they are sometimes called, are the most …

The typical Australian will change careers five to seven times during their professional lifetime, by some estimates. And this is likely to increase as new technologies automate labour, production is moved abroad, and economic crises unfold. Jobs disappearing is not a new phenomenon – have you seen an elevator operator recently? – but the pace …

AI ethics has long been a hot-button issue. For some, it’s reduced to a debate about whether AI should be making decisions traditionally reserved for humans. There are misconceptions that AI systems will quickly evolve into superhuman intelligence, or that they’ll be a silver bullet to solve problems for which we as a society don’t …

Deep learning is the main force behind the recent advances in the field of artificial intelligence (AI). Deep learning models are capable of performing on par with, if not exceeding, human levels, at a variety of different tasks and objectives. However, deep neural networks are vulnerable to subtle adversarial perturbations applied to their inputs – …

“Everything we love about civilization is a product of intelligence, so amplifying our human intelligence with artificial intelligence has the potential of helping civilization flourish like never before – as long as we manage to keep the technology beneficial.“ Max Tegmark, President of the Future of Life Institute   WHAT IS AI? From SIRI to self-driving cars, …

What does it mean to be an inventor? In patent law, designed to protect the intellectual property of inventors, officials are used to thinking of inventors as humans, taking an “inventive step” – a new way of doing something — not obvious to a person skilled in the same art. But last week — in …

For entrepreneurial MIT students looking to put their skills to work for a greater good, the Media Arts and Sciences class MAS.664 (AI for Impact) has been a destination point. With the onset of the pandemic, that goal came into even sharper focus. Just weeks before the campus shut down in 2020, a team of …

Back in 2018, the American Civil Liberties Union found out that Amazon’s Rekognition, face surveillance technology used by police and courting departments across the US, shows AI bias. During the test, the software incorrectly matched 28 members of Congress with the mugshots of people who have been arrested for committing a crime, and 40% of the false …

Looking to learn Artificial Intelligence skills? One of these AI courses, certifications or training programs will help you gain proficiency and prepare you for a promising career in artificial intelligence and machine learning. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the skill of the future. It has been estimated that by 2030, AI market will contribute more than …

2020 saw the worst wildfire season on the West Coast of the U.S. since records have been kept. By the end of the year, roughly 4% of California’s acreage had been burned, an area roughly the size of the state of Rhode Island. The fires also broke the weather forecasts. When there are active wildfires, …