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AI Transparency, Fairness Get Boost with Naming of Prof. Judea Pearl of UCLA

By AI Trends Staff Efforts to further AI transparency and fairness got a boost recently with the naming of Prof. Judea Pearl of UCLA as...

Clinical Data Sharing for AI: Proposed Framework Could Rouse Debate

By Deb Borfitz, Senior Science Writer A group of doctors from Stanford University has proposed a framework for sharing clinical data for artificial intelligence (AI)...

Vatican, DoD Weigh in on Ethical AI Principles in Same Week

By AI Trends Staff The Vatican and the Department of Defense both took stances on AI ethics last week. The Department of Defense on Monday held...

Financial AI Is the Missing Key to Ending Human Trafficking

By Caleb Danziger Technology has opened up a world of possibility, for good and for bad. Some enable criminals to operate on a level previously...

Need to Build Trustworthy AI Systems Gains Importance as AI Progresses

By John P. Desmond, Editor, AI Trends The push is on to build trusted AI systems with an eye toward instilling confidence that results will...

High-quality Deepfake Videos Made with AI Seen as a National Security Threat

By AI Trends Staff The FBI is concerned that AI is being used to create deepfake videos that are so convincing they cannot be distinguished...

Community of AI Artists Exploring Creativity with Technology

By AI Trends Staff Artists are using AI to explore original work in new mediums. Refik Anadol, for example, creates art installations using pools of data...

AI Being Used to Help Diagnose Mental Health Issues; Privacy Concerns Real

By John P. Desmond, AI Trends Editor Mental health issues are believed to be experienced by one in five US adults and some 16 percent...

AI is Good: Bringing Renewable Energy to Nigeria; AI is Bad: Replacing Human DJs...

By AI Trends Staff Recent news stories have demonstrated examples of AI being both bad and good. Recently hundreds of on-air radio personalities were laid off...

Best Permission Practices Sought for Data Collection in AI Research

By John P. Desmond, AI Trends Editor AI researchers in healthcare are refining ways to ensure data they work with has been obtained with proper...




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