Saturday, 3 December, 2022
TopicMachine Learning

Topic: Machine Learning

Google, Twitter are making internet safe in 2 ways—inaction, overaction. There’s a third

Artificial intelligence and machine learning cannot always distinguish between offensive and non-offensive media.

Your smartphone can guess your age, gender, apps used in 60 seconds, finds study on user privacy

Gathered info can be used for various purposes such as getting likes/dislikes of users and for targeted ads, according to the study by a graduate researcher at Georgia State University

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.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan | ANI

Arif Mohammad Khan vs Kerala govt isn’t a new faceoff. Old cases show Governor wears two hats

Under UGC provisions, a search committee is appointed to find suitable candidates for the V-C post. Governors make their selection from among these names.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.