Artificial Intelligence

Breaking Down the Barriers to Big Data Opportunity

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By Pubs Abayasiri, Associate Director – Digital Products, CLP, and Vidal Fernandez, Director – Big Data, CLP

There was a time, not long ago, where many of us operated and made decisions based largely on our knowledge and experience rather than data. That seems almost inconceivable these days when most of us are awake to the benefits of data-driven services.

Education Today: Exploring the Digital Vortex

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Join us for the second part of our new two-part blog series from #EducationNow on the Digital Vortex from Ronaldo Mota, a member of the Brazilian Academy of Education. Don’t miss the first installment in the series, Education Then: Entering the Digital Vortex.

Artificial Intelligence Drives Asia’s Urban Water Treatment Success

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Thanks to rapidly-advancing technology and innovation, artificial intelligence (AI) is perceived as a key pillar of urban water treatment and Southeast Asia governments are now racing to establish the region as an artificial intelligence (AI) hub.

For example, Singapore launched its National Artificial Intelligence Strategy and committed over 500 million dollars to fund activities related to AI under the Research, Innovation and Enterprise 2020 Plan.

Building Trust Into AI

AI Fairness 360 is a comprehensive open source toolkit to help researchers and developers detect, understand, and mitigate unwanted algorithmic bias in data sets and machine learning models throughout the AI application lifecycle.
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Artificial intelligence and machine learning are becoming foundational technologies used to inform decisions that make a big difference in the world. As a result, addressing issues of bias and fairness in these systems and applications is essential. “AI is now being used in many different consequential applications, from natural language interaction to flagging compliance challenges.

Sustainability, Clean Technology in Focus of First Black & Veatch Cleantech Accelerator Cohort

Collaboration with LaunchKC focuses on high-tech solutions that enable a sustainable future
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., September 9, 2019/3BL Media/ – Seven innovative technology startups – focused on sustainability solutions that range from artificial intelligence and next-generation analytics to autonomous heavy equipment and electric vehicle energy management – have been selected to join Black & Veatch’s IgniteX Cleantech Accelerator.

Bias in the Machine: How AI Fails Us and How We Can Fix It

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Bias baked into artificial intelligence influences everything from hiring decisions to law enforcement. Find out how coders, researchers and activists are shining a light on the problem and shaping a more inclusive path forward.

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Bias baked into artificial intelligence influences everything from hiring decisions to law enforcement. Find out how coders, researchers and activists are shining a light on the problem and shaping a more inclusive path forward.

Scientific and Technological Breakthroughs are Transforming Global Brands

Mastercard, BanQu, Planet Labs sharing insights at SB’19 Detroit, June 3-6
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SAN FRANCISCO, March 28, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Science and technology are just two of the many driving forces behind the environmental and social innovation needed to protect our planet and improve the lives of individuals. Advances in science and technology are creating opportunities for companies to rethink how they deliver value to their customers in support of new societal aspirations aligned with their views of the Good Life of today.

Will the March of AI Be a Bane or Boon for Global Development?

From tracking cattle to bespoke weather forecasts, AI technology is helping smallholders across Asia and Africa. But it is by no means clear yet whether it will be a game changer in eliminating global poverty
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Anyone following tech news these days understands that the coexistence of artificial intelligence (AI) and mankind – and the ethical conflicts that may arise from it – is no longer science fiction. There is unease about AI influencing our online shopping and social media habits; about it replacing both menial and high-skilled jobs; enhancing surveillance and policing, and contributing to the development of more sophisticated weapons.

How Artificial Intelligence is Transforming how Companies Manage EHS

By Margery Moore
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I have worked within the environment, health and safety (EHS) field for more than 20 years, and in that time, I’ve seen some dramatic changes in how companies manage their programs, and data. But nothing compares to the technological innovations that are now upon us.
 

"Let’s Train Humans First….Before We Train Machines"

By Hazel Henderson
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We humans are at the absurd stage in our technological evolution when we seem to have abandoned our common sense.  Billions are spent by governments, corporations and investors in training computer-based algorithms (i.e.

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