Doing 500 days of AI project was a fascinating journey and enriched my life in many ways. One way was through awareness of the breadth of areas that artificial intelligence was being discussed within society. 500 days of AI was a personal project of writing one new article every day about AI for 500 days.Read More
Wasn’t AI meant to take care of us? The trajectory, impact and widespread use of AI has been phenomenal. Everyone talks about it and despite being able to show you google trends or article counts or the number of AI startups that have raised funding, an over-arching reality is that the distribution of income is still getting worse.Read More
Conversational artificial intelligence has rapidly smartened and scaled since chatbots first entered mainstream social media in 2016. The first few iterations of chatbots on Facebook Messenger were simple, enabling restaurant reservations, flower deliveries, and other structured calls to action. Now, roughly one U.S. presidential term later, conversational experiences are increasingly intuitive.Read More
Ask any historian and they will tell you that technology and innovation is the pinnacle and trademark symbol of mankind. Civilisation as we know arrived due to impressive irrigation, “urban development, social stratification, a form of government, and symbolic systems of communication.” All invented through the name of smart human thinking, in order words innovations and inventions.Read More
Facebook launched an independent oversight board and recommitted to privacy reforms this week, but after years of promises made and broken, nobody seems convinced that real change is afoot. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is expected to decide shortly whether to sue Facebook, sources told the New York Times, following a $5 billion fine levied last year.Read More
Testing individual members of the population at scale is expensive and logistically difficult: limited laboratory equipment and medical facilities make it almost impossible to test an entire country’s population. A cheaper and logistically simpler strategy is to analyze sewage. Because COVID-19 and other viruses can be detected in human excrement, wastewater treatment plants offer aggregated information.Read More
Thanks to the internet, now the world knew about the Presidential Debate 2020 that went out of control. All of the major news stations were reporting about how the participants were interrupting and sniping at one another.
I decided to put together an article that focuses on analyzing the words used in the event and see if there are any hidden insights.
International digital and human rights organization Access Now has resigned in protest from the Partnership on AI (PAI), citing a lack of meaningful change on the part of businesses associated with the group and their failure to incoporate positions held by civil society organizations.Read More
Understanding political ad campaigns through the Illuminating project. New technologies, architecture and processes applied to the 2020 electoral landscape through the project started in 2014 for the gubernatorial state elections..Read More