Machines misbehaving: 62 scientific studies showing how Big Tech’s Algorithms can harm the public

Might it be time to create an “FDA for algorithms? In the United States, there is currently no federal institution that protects the public from harmful algorithms. We can buy eggs, get a vaccine, and drive on highways knowing there are systems in place to protect our safety: the USDA checks our eggs for salmonella, the FDA checks vaccines for safety and effectiveness, the NHTSA makes sure highway turns are smooth and gentle for high speeds. But what about when we run a Google search or look up a product on Amazon?

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New Open AI Energy initiative launches to expand AI Use in Energy Industry

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Shell, C3.ai, Microsoft and Baker Hughes are collaborating on an Open AI Energy Initiative (OAI) that aims to grow AI use across the energy and process manufacturing industries. The OAI is envisioned by the partners as an open ecosystem of AI technologies that will provide a framework for energy operators, service providers, equipment providers and the software vendors who serve them to create new AI and physics-based models, monitoring, diagnostics and more to help solve critical industry needs, according to the group.

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Utilities turn to AI to manage assets, field operations

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Public infrastructure operators are joining a growing list of AI technology adopters as they seek to streamline operations and better manage assets. Among the latest is the El Paso, Texas, water utility, which this week announced plans to work with AI services vendor KloudGin Inc. The field service and asset management provider, based in Sunnyvale, Calif., also works with other state and local water and gas utilities along with telecom providers.

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What Andy Jassy’s ascension to CEO means for Amazon’s AI initiatives

This week, Jeff Bezos announced that he’ll step down as CEO at Amazon and transition to an executive chair role during the third quarter of this year. Amazon Web Services (AWS) CEO Andy Jassy will take his place, heading up a company currently valued at around $1.6 trillion. Jassy, who joined Amazon in 1997 and has led AWS since its inception in 2003, believes Amazon’s decision to double down on AI early differentiated it from the competition.

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Essential math for Data Science: Introduction to matrices and the matrix product

As you saw in Essential Math for Data Science, vectors are a useful way to store and manipulate data. You can represent them geometrically as arrows, or as arrays of numbers (the coordinates of their ending points). However, it can be helpful to create more complicated data structures – and that is where matrices need to be introduced.

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IBM researchers check AI bias with counterfactual text

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In our recent paper, “Generate Your Counterfactuals: Towards Controlled Counterfactual Generation for Text” accepted to AAAI 2021, we describe how our software, dubbed GYC, generates test cases to check the reliability of AI models. GYC can evaluate other AIs for accuracy, gender bias, and run a sensitivity analysis, as well as check a model’s adversarial robustness and its ability to cope with spurious correlations. It also verifies machine learning and natural language systems for trustworthiness.

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Google is leaking AI talent following ethicist’s controversial firing

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Some high-profile AI experts have departed Google after the controversial firing of leading ethicist Timnit Gebru. Gebru was fired from Google after criticising the company’s practices in an email following a dispute over a paper she was told not to publish which questioned whether language models can be too big and whether they can increase…

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Modern Machinery and AI: Data Labeling in Manufacturing

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In the same way as other different ventures, producing has had new difficulties emerging with the rising of globalization and digitalization of organizations. Speeding up creation, income instability, the need for amplifying proficiency, and requirements for the versatility of creation to the market changes are among significant difficulties confronting producing today. Man-made intelligence has been there to help organizations settle these issues, accordingly, boosting producing measures in numerous enterprises with weighty resources. To be specific…

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100 uses of mobile robots – part one

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What are mobile robots used for? A question that, given the title of this piece, has many possible answers, at least 100 uses of robots in fact. The applications of robotics are vast and expanding, with huge implications for the future of mankind, the planet—and beyond. Over the last 50 years, we’ve become familiar with the idea of a range of robot applications, with widespread use in factories and laboratories, but today, thanks to sensors, actuators, and AI, advanced robots are popping up everywhere.

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Vertical Farming | New generation Farming using AI

Artificial Intelligence is the new trending topic. Few people are talking about it because they are scared of the notion that AI machines will take over human kind and will rule the world whereas on the other side of the spectrum we have people who see AI as boon and are working on AI and its advancement. Human are still to figure out if AI is something good for its kind or not but in finding this answer we have been able to find certain unexpected things that seems to be proven as boon. One of those is the using AI in Vertical Farming.

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