Friday, 20 May, 2022
TopicArtificial intelligence

Topic: Artificial intelligence

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.

Biased AI systems contributing to $17bn gender credit gap in emerging markets: Study

Study conducted by Women’s World Banking finds that fintech firms in emerging markets are missing out on an opportunity to reach 1 bn new customers.

Can AI tell us how severe patient’s Covid infection will be? Study finds promising results

Hungarian scientists use Artificial intelligence and machine learning to predict Covid severity in patients, manage a prediction accuracy of 87 per cent.

AI could soon pick pool of IAS, IPS officers for central posts, govt ready to create database

Officers could be chosen for posts in areas they are interested in & have domain expertise in, instead of random postings in completely different sectors.

Prosthetic hands, detecting low birth weight in babies: The many govt AI projects in the works

Union minister Harsh Vardhan listed out the different AI projects being carried out by the IT ministry, Dept of Science & Tech and Niti Aayog to improve govt services. 

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Representative image of an ethanol-blended fuel station plug | Wikimedia Commons

Ethanol blended fuel to power vehicles. Will it hurt your car’s engine?

India’s reliance on ethanol blended fuel is only set to increase in the wake of rising crude oil prices. But are we going to adapt in time?
A shopkeeper arranges stock at a grocery store in Bengaluru | Representational image | Bloomberg Photo

Inflation raised monthly expenses of 92% Indian families in last 3 months, finds online survey

A LocalCircles poll found that 70% of respondents felt their monthly household budget increased by 10% while 55% expected expenses to go up by another 10% in the next 3 months.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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