SEOUL, Dec 13: South Korea will soon roll out a pilot project to use artificial intelligence, facial recognition and thousands of CCTV cameras to track the movement of people infected with the coronavirus, despite concerns about the invasion of privacy.

Let’s get real about AI

February 16, 2021 10:15 am

This is an exciting time for AI. But that is all the more reason to remain realistic about the field’s future.

Reimagining regulations

July 11, 2020 11:00 am

While the concept of AI politicians has started to dominate the public discourse in many parts of the world, the government of Nepal is still clueless about harnessing the power of the AI to deliver better governance.

Should we be worried about AI?

February 22, 2020 12:31 pm

On January 2, the BBC reported about a study regarding the use of artificial intelligence in making medical diagnosis. The tests carried out during the study showed that the AI based computer system outperformed human doctors in diagnosing breast cancer. The computer algorithm outperformed radiologists in reading mammograms and diagnosing correctly.

Potential of AI Localism

February 12, 2020 11:57 am

NEW YORK – Every new technology rides a wave from hype to dismay. But even by the usual standards, artificial intelligence has had a turbulent run. Is AI a society-renewing hero or a jobs-destroying villain? As always, the truth is not so categorical.

The Power of AI

February 6, 2020 09:29 am

KREUZLINGEN – Artificial intelligence is permeating almost every aspect of life in advanced economies. From governments to businesses to individuals, AI’s reach is sweeping, and its implementation is proving transformational.

Why AI Will Not Abolish Work

January 26, 2020 10:50 am

VIENNA – The diffusion of artificial intelligence (AI) across the economy has raised the possibility—and for many, the fear—that machines will eventually replace human work. They will not only perform an ever-larger share of mechanical operations, as we have been observing since the first Industrial Revolution, but will also coordinate work by establishing direct communication among machines (the so-called Internet of Things).

Bülent Uyaniker, director of academic affairs and senior AI researcher at Fusemachines, an artificial intelligence talent and education solutions company, leads the AI curriculum research and development team at the company. The curriculum with an input of his experience of over 20 years as data scientist is geared towards enabling the students understand the real world problems and apply their knowledge to solve them.

Preventing digital feudalism

October 13, 2019 00:30 am

Threat posed by artificial intelligence and other technologies lies in how they are being designed and deployed

Joining the technological frontiers

September 17, 2019 00:30 am

AI applications will eventually be so broad and so embedded in every aspect of our daily lives that they will likely contribute three to four times more to global output than the Internet

Code will be the government

August 6, 2019 01:30 am

There is a need for one monopolistic fast-learning artificial intelligence holistically ruling the planet. With AI, it will be possible for one entity to govern all countries

Don’t squander techno-revolution

August 5, 2019 00:30 am

LONDON – Public discussion of the effects of automation and artificial intelligence (AI) often focuses on the productivity benefits for companies and the economy, on the one hand, and on the potential downside for workers, on the other.

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 12: People are great at arguing. But a project from IBM shows that computers are getting quite good at it, too.

WASHINGTON, Feb 11: U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday will sign an executive order asking federal government agencies to dedicate more resources and investment into research, promotion and training on artificial intelligence (AI), a senior administration official said.

WASHINGTON, Jan 24: The Midwestern states hit hardest by job automation in recent decades, places that were pivotal to U.S. President Donald Trump’s election, will be under the most pressure again as advances in artificial intelligence reshape the workplace, according to a new study by Brookings Institution researchers.

AI for human development

January 6, 2019 01:30 am

AI can already detect early signs of diabetes from heart rate sensor data, help children with autism manage their emotions, and guide the visually impaired