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Facebook, Battling Hate Speech with AI, Gets a Critical Review of its Civil Rights...

By John P. Desmond, AI Trends Editor Facebook’s efforts to employ AI to identify hate speech and other objectionable content is credited for making progress,...

Central Element of World AI Leadership is Over Norms and Values

Much of the discussion of nation-state competition in artificial intelligence (AI) focuses on relatively easily quantifiable phenomena including funding, technological advances, access to data...

AI World Executive Summit: Important to Ask the Right Questions 

By John P. Desmond, AI Trends Editor  Asking the right questions about AI activities matters, especially given the acceleration of AI adoption driven by the...

NYPD Tracks Crimes Across City with Its Own Pattern-Seeking AI Tool

The details of the crime were uniquely specific: Wielding a hypodermic syringe as a weapon, a man in New York City attempted to steal...

Artificial Intelligence Poses A Greater Risk To IP Than Humans Do

Substantial thought and angst has been expended over the fact that artificial intelligence (AI) is coming to your workplace to take over blue- and white-collar...

Baidu Looks to Artificial Intelligence to Reduce Insurance Risks

It was hard to tell whether hope or fear was the predominant sentiment about the future of artificial intelligence, according to a panel discussing...

Google AI Ethics Council In Disarray After First Week

Google recently appointed an external ethics council to deal with tricky issues in artificial intelligence. The group is meant to help the company appease...

YouTube Using AI to Help Remove Video Deemed Offensive; Meanwhile Recommendation Engine is Challenged

By AI Trends Staff You Tube needs to employ AI to help process the 300 hours of video uploaded to the platform every minute by...

Research Into Large Language Models Hitting Ethical Bumps 

By John P. Desmond, AI Trends Editor  A research survey of the machine learning community’s dataset collection shows an over-reliance on poorly curated datasets used...

Melinda Gates: ‘We Need More Pathways for Women into Technology’

While Silicon Valley has made some strides in creating opportunities and more inclusive workplaces for women, Melinda Gates believes there's still work to be...




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