Sunday, January 20, 2019

Ethics Forum at Harvard Points to Urgency of AI and Ethics Discussion

An elite group of academics, scientists, researchers and standard-setters came together recently at Harvard University to bring new urgency to a discussion of AI...

Microsoft Commits $40M to Exploration of “AI for Human Good” Use Cases

Microsoft is embarking on a five-year, $40m programme to explore how artificial intelligence (AI) can be used to bolster the response of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to...

Canadian Firms Lagging in AI Adoption, Report Finds

In spite of Canada’s reputation as a hotbed of artificial intelligence, AI deployment has not yet been a “real success” for the country’s companies,...

Beware of Artificial Stupidity

I learned a few things from reading an excerpt from Yuval Noah Harari’s book, 21 Lessons for the 21st Century, published in the October issue...

SAP Becomes First European Tech Company to Create Ethics Advisory Panel for Artificial Intelligence

SAP has announced its guiding principles for artificial intelligence (AI) and its creation of an external AI ethics advisory panel – the first European technology company...

This Study Says You Would Love a Robot Boss

Perhaps it’s the proliferation of ‘soft’ robotics— everything from the BB8 droid in the Star Wars movies to Pepper, the world’s first humanoid robot. Whatever the...

Study of Philosophy Can Pay Off as AI and Biotech Advance

Studying philosophy may be about to pay off. Unlike the more utilitarian subjects like law or engineering, the conceptual world of Kant, Mill, or...

Here are 8 Myths About AI in the Workplace Debunked – With Infographic

By Jeff Desjardins, The Visual Capitalist The interplay between technology and work has always been a hot topic. While technology has typically created more jobs than it has...

Here is Why Women Should Be Excited About AI

As artificial intelligence is entering all spheres of our lives, a lot of concern is arising about the possible white bias and patriarchy of...

Catalia Health Tries Free Interactive Robots to for In-Home Patient Care

A little more than three-and-a-half years ago, Cory Kidd founded Catalia Health based on the work he did at the MIT Media Lab and Boston University...






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