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Human Rights Board warns of discriminatory LinkedIn algorithms

Human Rights Board warns of discriminatory LinkedIn algorithms

The Dutch College for Human Rights warns against the use of algorithms for LinkedIn and job board recruitment. According to the human rights organization, algorithms can lead to discrimination. The College urges employers and governments to pay more attention to the practice. The College for Hu... Read more

date3 months ago
Twitter will examine its algorithms for potentially causing harm

Twitter will examine its algorithms for potentially causing harm

The social network's platform may be unintentionally foregrounding white people over those of colour. This week Twitter announced that it will begin an extensive study its machine learning algorithms. The purpose of the study is to determine whether they cause unintentional harm. Specifically, t... Read more

date2 years ago
EU: search engines must be more transparent about algorithms

EU: search engines must be more transparent about algorithms

The European Union has introduced a set of guidelines that oblige technology giants such as Microsoft and Google to be more transparent about the operation of their search engines. Other companies complain that search engines such as Google and Bing are too opaque. The guidelines are effective i... Read more

date2 years ago
Microsoft AI advises governments on lockdown strategies

Microsoft AI advises governments on lockdown strategies

Researchers have designed an AI framework that recommends cities and regions lockdown and home isolation strategies to combat the spread of the coronavirus. They claim that their AI is superior to the modeling tools used so far. Artificial intelligence, according to researchers at Microsoft, the... Read more

date3 years ago
MIT and IBM develop AI that recommends documents per topic

MIT and IBM develop AI that recommends documents per topic

In an effort to provide faster and better performance than most methods to date, a combined team from the MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab and the MIT Geometric Data Processing Group came up with a technique that combines a number of popular AI tools. The researchers say their approach can scan millions of... Read more

date3 years ago
Scientists develop new framework that keeps AI in check

Scientists develop new framework that keeps AI in check

Scientists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Stanford claim to have developed an algorithmic framework to ensure that artificial intelligence (AI) does not exceed certain limits. The framework uses so-called Seldonian algorithms, as opposed to machine learning (ML) algorithms, which... Read more

date3 years ago
Google’s new technology accelerates training AI models

Google’s new technology accelerates training AI models

Data Echoing, a new technique from Google, would dramatically accelerate the training of AI models in the early stages of the training process, reports VentureBeat. That's what scientists at Google Brain, Google's AI research department, report in a recent paper. AI accelerators such as Intel's Nerv... Read more

date3 years ago
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