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AI for Earth: Harnessing the power of the community

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...

Using AI to help eliminate the gender pay gap

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...

Google opens its first African AI lab in Ghana

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...

AI in enterprise: How will machine learning and data science transform the marketplace?

Most CIOs agree that AI will be essential in order to keep pace with their competitors in coming years, but the implementation of AI in production is proving more difficult than some might have imagined. read more...

MIT develops NAS algorithm that is 200 times more efficient than conventional methods

Recently, developers have been using algorithms to automatically design artificial neural networks that are more efficient than human-designed neural networks.  The technique, referred to as neural architecture search (NAS), produces artificial neural networks that are more efficient and more accurate than the networks designed by humans. read more...

Alef Education uses AI to personalize classroom learning

Abu Dhabi-based Alef Education has done away with traditional learning materials and developed a digital education platform.  Inaugurated four years ago, the program is currently used by 25,000 students in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and most recently New York. read more...

Google releases Coral Dev Board and USB accelerator for Edge AI TPU chip

AI just got a lot more accessible with the official launch of Google’s Linux-powered Coral Dev Board and USB accelerator, announced last summer at the Google Next conference and presented at the TensorFlow Dev Summit this week.  read more...

Top 5 AI programming languages and their role in ethical AI

AI developers can choose from a variety of programming languages. Programming languages can potentially play a role in creating algorithms that are not as biased. read more...

Crowdfunding.ai integrating TextRazor to wikify platform

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...

Recap: AI developments in 2018 and predictions for AI ethics in 2019

AI has advanced by leaps and bounds this year, bringing us breakthroughs in the fields of medicine, art, automobiles and countless others.  In this article we'll take a look at some of the most significant contributions to AI development in 2018. read more...