Centrelink's new data-matching approach to avoid robo-debt 2.0

Still taxation office data, but this time it won't allow an algorithm to guess an annual income.

18 August 2020, zdnet.com

An Indigenous-owned organisation is putting First Nations people on the radar

The Centre for Appropriate Technology was forced to get creative after government funding was cut.

18 August 2020, zdnet.com

Facebook AI produces MRI scans with 75 per cent less data than normal

An AI system, built by researchers at Facebook and NYU Langone, can produce MRI scans with only a quarter of the data normally required, which could speed up the scanning process

18 August 2020, newscientist.com

An AI built by Facebook could drastically speed up MRI scans

An AI system, built by researchers at Facebook and NYU Langone, can produce MRI scans with only a quarter of the data normally required, which could speed up the scanning process

18 August 2020, newscientist.com

Rewriting the rules of machine-generated art

An artificial intelligence tool lets users edit generative adversarial network models with simple copy-and-paste commands.

18 August 2020, news.mit.edu

Tracking down three billion litres of lost water

Pinpointing a leaky pipe is difficult, so water firms are deploying thousands of sophisticated sensors.

17 August 2020, bbc.com

Researchers develop new detection method to protect Army networks

Army researchers developed a novel algorithm to protect networks by allowing for the detection of adversarial actions that can be missed by current analytical methods.

17 August 2020, techxplore.com

UK ditches exam results generated by biased algorithm after student protests

The UK government has said that students in England and Wales will no longer receive exam results based on a controversial algorithm. The system developed by exam regulator Ofqual was accused of being biased.

17 August 2020, theverge.com

British police to trial facial recognition system that detects your mood

Lincolnshire police plan to test facial recognition and behavioral tech that infers people's moods and expressions by analyzing CCTV footage.

17 August 2020, thenextweb.com

Inbuilt biases and the problem of algorithms | Letters

Letters: The formula used to determine A-level results did not adhere to ethical principles, write a group of academics, while Dr John Elsom says the fiasco illustrates the government’s misuse of algorithms. Plus letters from Paul Clarke and Calix Ed

17 August 2020, theguardian.com

Applying machine learning to biomedical science

With potential application diagnosing cancer or predicting how viruses, such as HIV, attack human cells, machine learning is opening promising new areas of application for bioinformatics—the data science of molecular biology. Dr. Pengyi Yang from the Charles Perkins Centre and School of Mathematics and Statistics with colleagues has summarized the latest developments in this emerging field in a review article in Nature Machine Intelligence.

17 August 2020, techxplore.com

Material Called Pedot the Answer to Connecting Humans to AI

Could this material be the next step into a world of cyborgs

17 August 2020, aidaily.co.uk

AI player creates strikingly realistic virtual tennis matches based on real players

A team of researchers at Stanford University has created an artificial intelligence-based player called the Vid2Player that is capable of generating startlingly realistic tennis matches—featuring real professional players. They have written a paper describing their work and have uploaded it to the arXiv preprint server.

17 August 2020, techxplore.com

Smooth teleoperator: The rise of the remote controller

Autonomous vehicles, such as cars, forklifts, and delivery robots, may never be able to operate 100% independently. That is where teleoperation could help.

17 August 2020, venturebeat.com

Bringing computational music analysis beyond the traditional canon

Scientists in EPFL's Digital and Cognitive Musicology Lab (DCML), led by Martin Rohrmeier, have used data science and statistical techniques to characterize the musical style of choro, a primarily instrumental genre from Brazil, for the very first time.

17 August 2020, techxplore.com

The role of autonomous ships in a world wary of pandemics

Ships play a huge part in the global economy, and we could soon see a bigger push toward automation in the maritime realm.

17 August 2020, venturebeat.com

The meatpacking industry is an incubator for AI, automation, and COVID-19

As the pandemic stretches on, the threat to meatpacking, meat processing, and distribution center employees has researchers seeking a new production model.

17 August 2020, venturebeat.com

The algorithms that make decisions about your life

From insurance and healthcare to social media and policing, algorithms are used all around us.

17 August 2020, bbc.com

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