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Microsoft’s AI for Earth program aims to empower environmental sustainability projects by providing them with the cloud and AI tools they need to solve today’s environmental challenges. The tech company awards grants for projects in four broad areas: climate change, water, agriculture and biodiversity. read more...

AI can help reduce the gender pay gap by providing the transparency and objectivity that is often lacking during the hiring process and in the deliberation of pay structures. The algorithms can sift through factors like pay history, employee performance history, education, experience and other trends while ignoring variables such as race or gender, in turn reducing the unconscious bias that is often present. read more...

First Google AI lab in Africa opens up new possibilities Google has finally opened its long-awaited AI research center in Accra, Ghana.  This is the tech giant’s first AI lab in Africa and the team says they hope the lab will help generate solutions that will be useful to the specific problems that Africa faces […] read more...

Using machine learning algorithms, TextRazor is able to parse text and extract relevant information in order to automatically assign categories to a document.  TextRazor then works according to Internet Advertising Bureau QAG guidelines to organize categories using standardized taxonomies, which in turn ameliorates interoperability read more...