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The Bright Side of Technology in Black Mirror
The technology in Black Mirror isn’t actually all about death and nihilism. The British anthology sci-fi show Black Mirror (created by Charlie Booker and Annabel Jones) tackles technology in almost all of its episodes. With a varying degree of realism, implied moral take-aways, and success, the show seems to put technology... Read more
Best Releases and Papers from OpenAI in 2019 So Far
OpenAI is one of the leaders in research on artificial general intelligence, and as such, they’ve put out some pretty impressive content this year. Here’s our picks of the 9 best releases and papers from OpenAI in 2019 so far.  [Related Article: What Are a Few AI Research Labs... Read more
Starting and Scaling New AI Ventures, Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp
Recently, a PWC report claimed AI to be a mammoth contributor to the world’s economy and for all the right reasons. Most processes we see around us have the capacity to be more efficient and productive by removing the human element out of them, increasing efficiency and reducing error.... Read more
How Are We Solving Inequality with AI?
When people talk about artificial intelligence, they often praise it as an unemotional, efficient task manager, and, to an extent, that’s what it is. But when we think about it in bigger terms than Siri or Alexa, we can see real ways people are solving inequality with AI. In... Read more
Is Your Business Ready for AI Adoption? How to Know for Sure
The problem with new tech is that adopting it is full of uncertainty. Even if you’ve moved into a leadership position from data science, knowing how and when to implement AI adoption from a business perspective is challenging. You need to move forward, but you also have a lot... Read more
Trust, Control, and Personalization Through Human-Centric AI
Editor’s Note: Vincent will be speaking at ODSC Europe 2019, attend to see his talk, “Ethical AI: A Practical Guideline for Data Scientists.“ Our virtual lives lie in the hands of algorithms that govern what we see and don’t see, how we perceive the world and which life choices... Read more
What do Popular Movies About AI Get Wrong?
AI has been a popular topic for movies and fascinated audiences for over 60 years. Hollywood hasn’t always gotten it right—in fact, most of the time, they’ve been totally off. What is it about artificial intelligence that entices directors? What are they missing when they create movies about AI?... Read more
IBM Research Launches Explainable AI Toolkit
Explainability or interpretability of AI is a huge deal these days, especially due to the rise in the number of enterprises depending on the decisions made by machine learning and deep learning. Naturally, stakeholders want a level of transparency for how the algorithms came up with their recommendations. The... Read more
Why the Government of Tomorrow is Also a Data Organisation
Nowadays, every organisation is a data organisation. This not only applies to commercial organisations, but also to governments. Governments at every level – local, regional, national and supranational – should take a different approach to organise their activities. However, becoming... Read more
How AI will Disrupt the Financial Sector
Artificial intelligence thrives with data. The more data you have, the better your algorithms will be. However, just having a lot of data is not sufficient anymore. You also need high-quality data, or in the words of Peter Norvig, you need better data: “We don’t have better algorithms, we... Read more