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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... 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... 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... 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. [Related Article: Top 10 Big Data Blunders Part... 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... Read more
If Your Business Can’t Compete With AI, Then Quit
Make no mistake. AI is going to take some jobs. It might even take entire industries and revolutionize the way we do business. If you’re worried about how your business will hold up in the coming era of machines, you aren’t alone. Your business isn’t immune,... Read more
Is Texas Hold’em Poker the Newest Game AI has Defeated?
Experimenting with game ai is an excellent way to better our understanding of deep learning. In recent years, AI has famously become the best player in a number of games such as Go, Backgammon, and Chess. However, all these games are known to have perfect information.... Read more
Innovators and Regulators Collaborate on Book Tackling AI’s Black Box Problem
AI’s Biggest Compliance Hurdle If you’re in data science, machine learning, or AI, you’ve probably heard of the “black box” problem. In short, it is the regulatory and implementation barriers caused by the un-explainability of sophisticated AI. Why are sophisticated AI systems so hard to explain?... Read more
Meet Aurora – Finland’s AI Assistant Answer to Siri and Alexa
In December 2017, Finland’s Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment released its first report outlining the country’s artificial intelligence strategy, “Finland’s age of artificial intelligence – Turning Finland into a leading country in the application of artificial intelligence.” Authored by a steering committee of leading Finn... Read more
What Are the Best European Cities for Jobs in Data Science?
Within the past few months, European cities have entered the global stage to compete in an artificial intelligence (AI) arms race with tech hubs in the United States and China. While the high concentration of innovative companies in Silicon Valley or the busy streets lined with... Read more