Tag Archives: Artificial

10 Great Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) Blogs To Follow

Machine learning (ML) isn’t new. However, the field of big data is revitalizing the subject and more organizations are relying on ML models to scale their operations, support staff in working better and faster, to uncover hidden insights from data, or even confirm and challenge underlying assumptions. This is creating widespread interest in related topics with the C-suite, and across ... Read More »

USF research team receives NSF grant to study the public’s understanding of artificial intelligence, cybersecurity

A University of South Florida (USF) research team was awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study the public’s understanding of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies and to teach people how to identify deceptive uses of these technologies online. The project, titled “Faking It: Facilitating Public Awareness of Cybersecurity Issues in AI,” will explore new approaches to AI, ... Read More »

Artificial intelligence and consent: a feminist anti-colonial critique

ABSTRACT Feminist theories have extensively debated consent in sexual and political contexts. But what does it mean to consent when we are talking about our data bodies feeding artificial intelligence (AI) systems? This article builds a feminist and anti-colonial critique about how an individualistic notion of consent is being used to legitimate practices of the so-called emerging Digital Welfare States, ... Read More »

Artificial Intelligence Better At Diagnosing Skin Cancer Than Doctors

Is machine finally better than man? Well, in diagnosing skin cancer perhaps it is. Researchers have shown for the first time that a variant of artificial intelligence called deep learning convolutional neural network, or CNN, is better than dermatologists at detecting skin cancer. In a study published in the Annals of Oncology journal, researchers from the United States, France, and Germany taught a CNN ... Read More »

IIIT Hyderabad: Course introduced on ‘Foundations for Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning’

The International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad (IIIT-H) has launched a programme on artificial intelligence and machine learning. The course, Foundations for Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning was launched on Tuesday. PJ Narayanan, III-H director said, “Every corporate, every company is investing very heavily into artificial intelligence and machine learning. You must have heard about the efforts by the big corporates. But, ... Read More »

Artificial pancreas could be ready in 2017 for diabetics

For people with type 1 diabetes, life is a perpetual tightrope act. They must carefully monitor the dosage and timing of insulin injections that allow them to teeter on the high wire that is optimum glucose control. Too little insulin, and their glucose levels rise, leaving them at risk over time for complications such as blindness and kidney failure; too ... Read More »