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Machine Learning Boasts Big Promises, But Still Contains a Major Weakness

Recently, MIT researchers used machine learning—computer algorithms that automatically learn and get better over time—to predict that a number of COVID-19 vaccines currently in development may not adequately protect people of Black and Asian descent. In a study published in late November, the researchers say their machine learning models predicted the likelihood of vaccines properly […]

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Four Steps Organizations Can Take To Establish AI Standards

Artificial intelligence (AI) is evolving rapidly. According to multinational professional services company, Accenture, businesses spent $306 billion USD on AI applications over the past three years. Despite the advancement of AI, there are currently no specific ethical regulations around the technology—though some governments, including the European Union, are working to establish them. Meanwhile, many organizations […]

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Five Major Ethical Challenges AI Developers Should Consider

Artificial intelligence (AI) is on the rise, but many developers aren’t prepared to deal with the ethical challenges it poses, according to a new report from the consulting firm Capgemini titled  “AI and the Ethical Conundrum: How organizations can build ethically robust AI systems and gain trust.”  The report is based on an international survey […]

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How Can Organizations Ensure Their AI Systems Are Ethical?

Artificial intelligence (AI) applications are rapidly expanding, and so are the various threats they pose. From algorithms with embedded racial biases to “black box” systems that give humans no insight into an AI’s decision making process, it’s becoming increasingly clear that AI developers need to take steps to mitigate the risks. AI “Ethics-As-A-Service” Google plans […]

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Improve Your English With Artificial Intelligence-Powered Apps 

As the workforce becomes more global, English is increasingly becoming important for technical professionals to understand. Many tech companies and university engineering programs expect their employees and students to have proficiency in technical English. Thankfully, there are a number of apps that can help non-native English speakers become more fluent in the language. Some of […]

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Can Blockchain Help to Stop the Spread of COVID-19?

Many experts fear that using technology like blockchain to track personal health data during the COVID-19 pandemic can threaten personal data privacy in the United States. However, others say the technology can help stop the pandemic’s spread without encroaching on privacy, as long as it’s done correctly.  “The current ethos is to give up all […]

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