Don't End Up on This Artificial Intelligence Hall of Shame

A list of incidents that caused, or nearly caused, harm aims to prompt developers to think more carefully about the tech they create.

03 June 2021, wired.com

Australian Bureau of Statistics says it's ready to deliver a seamless 2021 Census

There's under 70 days left for the Australian government to ensure it's ready to capture the 2021 Census in a more effective way than it did in 2016.

03 June 2021, zdnet.com

The All-Seeing Eyes of New York’s 15,000 Surveillance Cameras

Video from the cameras is often used in facial-recognition searches. A report finds they are most common in neighborhoods with large nonwhite populations.

03 June 2021, wired.com


New algorithm for modern quilting

When it comes to the art of quilting, determining the feasibility and order of steps in advanced patterns can be notoriously complicated - and frustrating. By automating that process, a new algorithm enables quilters to focus on design and creation.

03 June 2021, sciencedaily.com

Chegg unveils new 'Uversity' content platform for US teachers

Educators from accredited US-based schools will be paid for content they upload to the site.

02 June 2021, zdnet.com

3 amazing companies that are actively hiring across the country at the moment

This week we're highlighting three amazing companies on our job board, all who are actively recruiting for a large number of positions.

02 June 2021, venturebeat.com


Celonis raises $1B to meet industrywide demand for execution management

Celonis raised $1 billion just six months after launching its Execution Management System for data intelligence.

02 June 2021, venturebeat.com

MLOps startup Iterative.ai nabs $20M

Iterative.ai, an MLOps platform that maintains a number of open source data management projects, raised $20 million in funding.

02 June 2021, venturebeat.com

New algorithm for modern quilting

Stanford University computer science graduate student Mackenzie Leake has been quilting since age 10, but she never imagined the craft would be the focus of her doctoral dissertation. Included in that work is new prototype software that can facilitate pattern-making for a form of quilting called foundation paper piecing, which involves using a backing made of foundation paper to lay out and sew a quilted design.

02 June 2021, techxplore.com


SAP expands portfolio with a slew of business transformation tools

SAP this week expanded its portfolio of cloud-based applications and services to accelerate digital business transformation.

02 June 2021, venturebeat.com

Salesforce boosts customer data platform strategy as rivals circle

Salesforce expands the scope of its customer data platform (CDP) as enterprises accelerate digital business transformation initiatives.

02 June 2021, venturebeat.com

The future of recruiting: How a central talent ecosystem can elevate an organization’s recruiting database

AI is shifting traditional recruitment practices by uniting data from independent -- and often siloed -- recruitment software.

02 June 2021, venturebeat.com


Text2App: A framework that creates Android apps from text descriptions

Researchers at Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) and University of California- Los Angeles (UCLA) recently developed a framework that can create Android applications from text descriptions. This new app was presented in a paper pre-published on arXiv.

02 June 2021, techxplore.com

Infrastructure-as-code platform Oak9 raises $5.9M

Oak9, an infrastructure-as-code platform, has emerged from stealth with $5.9 million in venture capital backing.

02 June 2021, venturebeat.com

Microscopists push neural networks to the limit to sharpen fuzzy images

Fluorescence imaging uses laser light to obtain bright, detailed images of cells and even sub-cellular structures. However, if you want to watch what a living cell is doing, such as dividing into two cells, the laser may fry it and kill it. One answer is to use less light so the cell will not be damaged and can proceed with its various cellular processes.

02 June 2021, techxplore.com


Studies show promise using drones to elicit emotional responses

As drones become more ubiquitous in public spaces, researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) have conducted the first studies examining how people respond to various emotional facial expressions depicted on a drone, with the goal of fostering greater social acceptance of these flying robots.

02 June 2021, techxplore.com

TruEra launches tool for spotting and contextualizing AI bias, other issues

AI startup TruEra lanched an enterprise tool for monitoring and diagnosing issues in machine learning models, including bias.

02 June 2021, venturebeat.com

Texas proving grounds to test AI in the real world

AI is making its way into the physical world. How do you make sure nothing goes horribly wrong?

02 June 2021, zdnet.com


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