Sunday, 23 January, 2022
TopicArtificial intelligence

Topic: Artificial intelligence

Fahad Hanif is leveraging Artificial Intelligence to create useful apps for consumers

His AI-based selfie app ‘Topi AI’ is topping the charts on Google Play Store and is ranked among the top three competitors for the world's top AI projects.

AI tools can benefit Indian Parliament. Look at how it changed US, Brazil and Europe

Covid-19 pandemic provided the impetus for many parliaments to shift some operations online. Although India missed the boat, it's still not too late.

Omicron unlikely to completely evade antibodies, US study using AI tool suggests

Results of the study, which is yet to be peer reviewed, indicate antibodies from vaccines or previous infection will provide some protection against Omicron, say researchers

Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk’s AI gamble shows why the tech is not ready for prime time

To build good AI, programmers need to spend the vast majority of their time on data — a dull, difficult & therefore neglected work. The result is error-riddled data sets in AI systems.

US, EU pledge to make algorithms trustworthy. It needs to be seen if it’ll work

The pledge, made during the Trade & Technology Council's inaugural meeting, is a marker for the Biden administration’s move toward more accountability & regulation of Big Tech.

Indian Navy, Bharat Electronics Ltd sign MoU for development of emerging technologies

The Technology Incubation Forum will develop emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, quantum computing, autonomous robotics, image processing and cognitive radio.

How AI-powered ships can help us collect valuable data about the ocean

Today, with human activity impacting ocean health, the need for oceanographic data and the ships that collect them has never been greater.

‘This call is being recorded for training and quality control’ — and your voice is too

Your voice is connected to your emotional state, and marketing teams want to listen in.

AI can worsen climate crisis, but these 4 steps can help us use it responsibly

Artificial Intelligence can sustain the environment by helping reduce emissions & optimising use of natural resources, but it can have unintended consequences.

Using AI tools in judicial process can improve justice delivery, but amplify biases: Report

Research paper by Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy notes that AI tools can increase administrative effectiveness & aid legal research, but also see judges not apply their minds as much.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of students protesting against the reservation in Bandra | Representational image | ANI Photo

Indian drawing room talk on ‘merit’ stands demolished by Supreme Court NEET ruling

Supreme Court's explanation on the constitutional validity of OBC quota in NEET rejects commonly held views of dominant castes who are blind to India's social realities.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.

Defence

German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach | Twitter: @chiefdeunavy

China ‘not that nice country’, giving money to dictators & killers: German Navy chief in India

Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach later issued a clarification, saying comments were his 'personal view' and not German defence ministry's, and expressing them was a 'mistake'.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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