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The large volumes of data handled by government agencies makes them perfect candidates for management by artificial intelligence (AI). AI systems must be carefully designed by experts relevant to that field. AI in public services should be governed by a strict ethical framework. In a time when unprecedented volumes of public funds are being distributed …

Big data can help scientists chart not only the degradation of the environment but also help achieve sustainability, according to a new paper. Lead author Rebecca Runting from the University of Melbourne’s School of Geography says that while we currently have an unprecedented ability to generate, store, access, and analyze data about the environment, these …

“The world needs to prepare for pandemics in the same serious way it prepares for war.”  This is according to Bill Gates in a lecture for the Massachusetts Medical Society. He said that the sense of urgency when it comes to biological threats is quite lacking. As a commitment, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation …