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Google Wades Into Controversy with Dismissal of AI Ethicist Timnit Gebru  

By John P. Desmond, Editor, AI Trends  Google ignited a firestorm around its ethics program last week when it let go a prominent AI ethicist, Timnit Gebru,...

2021 Predictions: Focus on People; See Nuances with Emotion AI; Turn to RPA Bots 

By AI Trends Staff    Prince Kohli, CTO, Automation Anywhere:   Bots will help businesses scale to meet increased customer service requests: “Many businesses across the world will turn...

Ford’s Use of AI an Example of Shaping of Innovation in MIT Future of...

By AI Trends Staff   The Ford Motor Co. has made a substantial investment in AI, from investing $1 billion in Argo AI in 2017 to...

MIT Study: Effects of Automation on the Future of Work Challenges Policymakers  

By John P. Desmond, AI Trends Editor   Rising productivity brought on by automation has not led an increase in income for workers. This is among the...

Compute Power Concentration Creating a Digital Divide in AI Research, Study Finds 

By AI Trends Staff   In the era of deep learning, cloud compute power is being concentrated in the hands of elite universities, at the expense...

HHS Automating Hiring with Help of AI; Role of AI in Modernizing Aviation

By John P. Desmond, AI Trends Editor   Innovations incorporating AI within the Office of Human Resources within the US Health and Human Services (HHS) agency,...

Software Suppliers Responding to Market Opportunity for AI in Government

By AI Trends Staff The US government has woken up to the importance of AI, the work of AI scientists is paying off, and the...

Busy Week for Google: Search Enhancements, Followed by an Antitrust Suit  

By AI Trends Staff  Google has had an eventful couple of weeks, announcing enhancements to its search and map capabilities at its virtual “Search On”...

Federal Government Investments in AI Beginning to Pay Off

By AI Trends Staff The federal government’s investments in AI since President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order calling for the US to maintain...

Resiliency And Security: Future-Proofing Our AI Future

By Allison Proffitt, AI Trends On the first day of the Second Annual AI World Government conference and expo held virtually October 28-30, a panel...




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