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Facebook is buying UK’s Bloomsbury AI to ramp up natural language tech in London
Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook is trying hard to become transparent after the Cambridge Analytica data breach scandal. It took another step in that direction by deciding to buy London-based natural language processing startup Bloomsbury AI. Facebook aims to deploy Bloomsbury AI services to combat rampant fake news and hate news on the FB platform. Source: Tech Crunch.
Delving into the real danger of artificial intelligence
CEOs of artificial intelligence companies usually seek to minimize the threats posed by AI, rather than play them up. But on this week’s episode of Converge, Clara Labs co-founder and CEO Maran Nelson tells there is real reason to be worried about AI — and not for the reasons that science fiction has trained us to expect. Casey Newton and Maran Nelson take a look at the real dangers of artificial intelligence on Genetic Literacy Project.
UK’s NHS will anonymize data to enable AI doctors
After user outcry, the United Kingdom’s healthcare service NHS says it will anonymize data given to Google’s DeepMind that is used to analyze blood test results and detect risk of serious medical problems. UK NHS users were pretty vocal in their objections to NHS sharing their healthcare records like blood test reports to Google’s DeepMind. On the positive side, NHS will now have Google’s DeepMind power to detect serious medical problems and provide better care to Britons. Source: Engadget.
Tsinghua University plans to open AI research center in China, names Google’s AI chief as advisor
Google is going to help China’s Tsinghua University launch an AI research center. The center will be a joint collaboration between the university, Tencent, and Chinese companies. Google revealed this at its AI symposium in Beijing, Tsinghua University. The new center will concentrate on the development of artificial intelligence research in China. Read all about Google’s new AI collaboration in China on Venture Beat.
How Harley Davidson Is Using AI And Robots To Prepare For The 4th Industrial Revolution
The iconic motorbike maker is betting big on artificial intelligence and robots to expand its capabilities. According to the mobike maker Harley Davidson, the Fourth Industrial Revolution, or Industry 4.0, where advanced digital technologies such as artificial intelligence, robotics, machine learning and the internet of things interact with the physical world is the best bet to engage in capacity addition and make assembly lines simpler. Let’s look at a few ways Harley-Davidson is getting ready for the Fourth Industrial Revolution on Forbes.
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