Tuesday, 9 August, 2022
TopicMachine Learning

Topic: Machine Learning

India and US must join hands during Covid-19 crisis, not increase nativist impulses

Katherine B. Hadda, former US consul general, Hyderabad, writes on the need for the US and India to unite during the Covid-19 crisis.

How AI can be used in policing to reform criminal justice system

The use of AI has been adopted in policing in India, while Hong Kong & China are creating smart systems that may render prison breaks a relic of the past. 

How new US algorithm can help India’s farmers make more profits, predict crop prices

The algorithm, developed by analysing India's crop market prices for over 11 years, could help reduce farmer suicides by preventing financial distress.

Apollo 11 to pyramids: Can AI match human creativity? This research offers an answer

Some experts assess that there is a 50% chance that machines can reach human-level intelligence within the next 50 years.

Facebook, Swiggy, Zomato, Netflix — how AI is finding its way into our daily life

Artificial intelligence or AI, a breakthrough achievement of modern tech, is already so pervasive that we use it dozens of times daily without realising it. 

Former Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka joins Oracle’s board of directors

Vishal Sikka is considered among the world's leading experts in Artificial Intelligence, machine learning.

Researchers have taught bees to add & subtract, and here’s how it can help AI

Showing that a bee can combine simple arithmetic and symbolic learning has opened up other areas of research, such whether other animals can add and subtract.

Robots to make life grim for the working class

Economists warn that routine tasks like assembly-line manufacturing or traditional office work are increasingly automated.

Here’s who will die in Game of Thrones final season, predicts data scientist

Data scientist Taylor Larkin, relying on an algorthim, says a number of important characters may be killed, gives Stark girls better odds of survival.

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Tale of two ships – How Delhi is asserting Indianness of the Indian Ocean to China

A US Navy ship docked in an Indian port for the first time. And a Chinese ship couldn’t in Sri Lanka. New Delhi is finally pulling strings.
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‘We are cracking down’— how Modi govt plans to make it tougher for states to fund freebies

The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.


Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.