Spectrum Labs, the leader in AI-driven natural language understanding and content moderation, today announced it is joining efforts with Keywords Studios, an international video game industry service provider, and its Trust & Safety Services in their mission to enable positive interactions among players to boost retention and engagement. Continue reading
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Spring budget 2023: AI announcements hint at data grab behind the scenes
Eerke Boiten, De Montfort University
In the area of digital technologies including artificial intelligence (AI), the UK budget can be a barometer of technological development and hype. However, there is a worrying drive towards deregulation in the background – combined with an apparent desire to encourage the rights holders for data to share it with companies involved in AI.
icometrix & Queen Mary University of London receive prestigious AI Award from the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) to investigate the impact of AI applied to MRI in the care of people with multiple sclerosis (MS)
icometrix is proud to announce that, together with Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), it has been awarded the prestigious AI Award in Health and Care. This collaborative program will investigate the impact of AI on the assessment of MRI and decision making in the context of multi-disciplinary team meetings for people with MS. It is hoped that this research will lead to better care for people with MS (pwMS). Continue reading
The EU’s AI Act – Innovations Vs Human Rights
Artificial intelligence (AI) technology is everywhere. Thanks to a lack of red tape, it’s transforming our homes, economies and cultures – from ChatGPT and virtual DJs, to facial recognition and predictive policing tools.
However, the rise of AI has also come at a significant cost. As we’ve discussed in recent weeks, AI often undermines our privacy, entrenches societal biases, and creates opaque systems that lack accountability.
Horrible bosses: how algorithm managers are taking over the office
Robert Donoghue, University of Bath and Tiago Vieira, European University Institute
The 1999 cult classic film Office Space depicts Peter’s dreary life as a cubicle-dwelling software engineer. Every Friday, Peter tries to avoid his boss and the dreaded words: “I’m going to need you to go ahead and come in tomorrow.”
Drover AI Secures $5.4M Series A Led by Vektor Partners to Scale its Innovative Applications of Computer Vision in Micromobility
Drover AI announces that it has closed on a $5.4M Series A funding round, led by Vektor Partners and with follow-on participation from Seed investors including Avesta Fund, Masik Enterprises and Kurt Jaggers. They join existing investor 500 Global to support the scale up of its innovative solutions for computer vision and artificial intelligence in micromobility. Continue reading
Taiwanese Startup FaceHeart Video-based Measurement Software Uses AI to Remotely Measure Vitals Stats of Patients
The pandemic has forced most processes and operations to be conducted remotely, and the medical industry isn’t exempted. Fortunately, a new and innovative video-based measurement software from FaceHeart corporation now allows diagnosis of patients to be done remotely using cutting-edge artificial intelligence. FaceHeart exhibited recently exhibited at VivaTech 2022 in Paris, France to other startups and leaders, showing off the company’s latest AI technology. Coontinue reading
James Lovelock: the scientist-inventor who transformed our view of life on Earth
James Lovelock, the maverick scientist and inventor, died surrounded by his family on July 27 2022 – his 103rd birthday. Jim led an extraordinary life. He is best known for his Gaia hypothesis, developed with the brilliant US biologist Lynn Margulis in the 1970s, which transformed the way we think of life on Earth.
China Daily: Vision China event focuses on role of emerging intelligent tech
Emerging intelligent technologies, represented by information technology and artificial intelligence, are expected to play a bigger role in promoting industrial upgrading and a new wave of globalization, and more efforts should be made to bolster international cooperation in science and technology, according to speakers at the 24th Vision China event on Friday. Continue reading