Sunday, 23 January, 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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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.


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.