Google faces fresh class action-style suit in UK over DeepMind NHS patient data scandal
May 17, 2022 • TechCrunch AI

Google Facing New Class Action-Style Suit in UK Over DeepMind NHS Patient Data Scandal Google is facing a new class-action style lawsuit in the UK in relation to a health data scandal that broke back in 2016. The scandal emerged when it was revealed that Google's AI division, DeepMind, had been given access to data on more than a million patients as part of an app development project by the Royal Free NHS Trust in London. The patients were not given any knowledge or consent for their data to be...

Crippling AI cyberattacks are inevitable: 4 ways companies can prepare
May 16, 2022 • VentureBeat

As AI technology advances, so too do the sophistication and scale of cyberattacks. This was recently highlighted by Microsoft's chief scientific officer, Eric Horvitz, who testified before the US Senate Armed Services Committee Subcommittee on Cybersecurity. Horvitz warned that organizations must be prepared for increasingly sophisticated AI-driven attacks. One major concern is the potential for AI to be used to create deepfakes. This was recently seen in the Ukraine-Russia war, where Russian a...

Electronic skin: Physicist develops multisensory hybrid material
May 17, 2022 • ScienceDaily

A new material developed by Anna Maria Coclite, called "smart skin," has the potential to revolutionize robotics and prosthetics. The material is similar to human skin in that it can sense pressure, humidity and temperature simultaneously and produces electronic signals. This makes it possible for robots and prosthetics to have a more integrated and precise sensing system, similar to human skin. The smart skin is made up of a unique combination of materials, including a smart polymer in the for...

Finding AI's low-hanging fruit
May 17, 2022 • VentureBeat

As organizations look to adopt AI solutions, it's important to be cautious and not push too far too fast. This can often lead to inadequate solutions being deployed into environments where they quickly fail. Instead, it's better to start small, with limited and non-critical areas, and see how AI performs before promoting it to more important tasks. This way, successes are more frequent and trust is more easily earned. AI can be deployed in a number of ways to help organizations, including monit...

Keelvar raises $24M to automate procurement in the supply chain
May 17, 2022 • TechCrunch AI

During these unprecedented times, businesses have had to adapt to ever-changing conditions in order to stay afloat. One area that has been especially affected is the supply chain. Disruptions in the supply chain can lead to costly delays and shortages. Fortunately, there are technology companies out there that are working to provide solutions to this problem. Keelvar is one such company. Keelvar is a supply chain analytics platform that helps customers make decisions for their supply chains. Th...

Inscribes battles fraud with AI-powered detection and automation tools
May 16, 2022 • VentureBeat

When it comes to financial services, it's important that applicants are who they say they are and that the information they're providing is accurate. Unfortunately, there is still a lot of inaccurate information out there – often as a result of intentional fraud. This problem is only getting worse as the world becomes more digitized and banks become more global. Enter Inscribe, a B2B software-as-a-service (SaaS) company specializing in fraud detection. Inscribe's AI-powered fraud detectio...

The Future of Business Is AI, or Obsolete
May 16, 2022 • MAII

The future of business is AI, or obsolete. With the rapid advancement of artificial intelligence technology, businesses must adopt AI in order to stay competitive. There are three types of businesses in every industry: AI Native, AI Emergent and Obsolete. AI Native companies are built from the ground up with AI at the core of the product / service. They are more resource efficient than their established competitors, and they think bigger about what's possible. To find AI Native companies, look ...

Deepmind's New Model Gato Is Amazing!
May 15, 2022 • Towards AI

Deepmind's new model Gato is amazing! Gato is a multi-modal agent that can create captions for images or answer questions as a chatbot, and it can play Atari games at the human level or even do real-world tasks like controlling robotic arms to move objects precisely. It was trained on 604 distinct tasks with varying modalities, observations, and action specifications, making it the perfect generalist. And as I said, it does all that with the same network and weights (and before you ask, it only ...

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Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM)
Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM)
October 17 - October 22, 2022
The Westin Peachtree Plaza

The Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM) provides an international forum for presentation and discussion of research on information and knowledge management, as well as recent adv...

AI Accelerator Summit
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October 20, 2022 9:00AM
Boston

In October 2022, AI Accelerator Summit will continue it's AI Hardware World tour assembling leaders in AI hardware and architecture from the world's largest organizations and most exciting AI Chip sta...

ODSC West Reconnect
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November 1 - November 3, 2022
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November 10 - November 11, 2022
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AI & Big Data Expo Global
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Olympia London

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CoRL 2022
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AI Evolution Needs Humans
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Stephen Hawking, BBC