27 Dec 2021

How AI, VR, AR, 5G, and blockchain may converge to power the metaverse

Emerging technologies including AI, virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), 5G, and blockchain (and related digital currencies) have all progressed on their own merits and timeline. Each has found a degree of application, though clearly AI has progressed the furthest. Each technology is maturing while overcoming challenges ranging from blockchain’s

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27 Dec 2021

How To Automate The Bid Management Process With Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been at the forefront of saving businesses valuable time and resources for quite some time now. It has made revolutionary impacts and discoveries from maps and navigation, chatbots, text editors, digital assistants, facial recognition and more. Individuals and enterprises use these AI-powered systems every day, and

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24 Dec 2021

Eliminating artificial intelligence bias is everyone’s job

With reliance on AI-based decisions and operations growing by the day, it’s important to take a step back and ask if everything that can be done to assure fairness and mitigate bias is being done. There needs to be greater awareness and training behind AI deployments. Not just for developers

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22 Dec 2021

Can AI Virtual Assistants Help Close The Gaps In Cybersecurity?

In recent years, many leading companies have fallen victim to high-profile cyberattacks and data breaches. Cybercriminals and hackers around the world develop new methods and techniques to break into and compromise even the most advanced security systems and gain access to sensitive information. This has led to the exposure of

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21 Dec 2021

FTC Mulls New Artificial Intelligence Regulation to Protect Consumers

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is considering a wide range of options, including new rules and guidelines, to tackle data privacy concerns and algorithmic discrimination. FTC´s Chair Lina Khan, in a letter to Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), outlined her goals to “protect Americans from unfair or deceptive practices online” and in

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21 Dec 2021

Top 10 Mistakes When Setting-up an Artificial Intelligence Project

Whether you are just overwhelmed with data or just curious about what you will learn, you may be feeling the impulse to jump on the artificial intelligence (AI) bandwagon. Before you go too far down the road, please consider this Top 10 list of the most common mistakes managers make when building an AI project. This comes from long, hard lessons learned across multiple missions and IT clients over the years.

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20 Dec 2021

How To Build Responsible AI, Step 3: Resilience

Artificial intelligence is now an integral component of the processes and systems that drive our organizations. As AI practitioners, we must be intentional about developing, deploying and managing responsible AI — minimizing risk and removing bias while working toward our objectives. I recently defined a framework of six essential elements of

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20 Dec 2021

CSET Releases Part II of Series: AI and the Future of Disinformation Campaigns

Part II of the Center for Security and Emerging Technologies (CSET) series is available which “examines how AI/ML technologies may shape future disinformation campaigns and offers recommendations for how to mitigate them.” We offered an analysis of Part I of the series (CSET Introduces a “Disinformation Kill Chain”) earlier this month.  Disinformation is not new, of course, but the scale and severity seem to have reached a zenith, broadsiding contemporary politics, public health policy, and many other domains.  You name it, disinformation is in the mix scrambling truth and reality.

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17 Dec 2021

Viewpoint: The Need for Artificial Intelligence Governance

Artificial intelligence, and more specifically machine learning, is being deployed in the insurance space in some very exciting ways — from assessing underwriting risks to determining pricing to evaluating claims. But with these advances come sizable risks, some of which are already surfacing. Insurers need to take a proactive approach

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16 Dec 2021

5 things lawyers should know about artificial intelligence

Although artificial intelligence has been the subject of academic research since the 1950s and has been used commercially in some industries for decades, it is still in its infancy across much of the broader economy. The rapid adoption of this technology, along with the unique privacy, security and liability issues associated

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