Category Archives: Artificial Intelligence

IBM Watson: Reflections and Projections

On Oct. 10 Rob Tomas, a General Manager at IBM Data and AI, published “IBM Watson: Reflections and Projections” about which Jean-Francois Puget wrote: “At last an accurate description of what Watson is, past the absurdly simplistic ads we had in … Continue reading

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Ethical Use of Artificial Intelligence

The topic of the Ethical Use of AI and Digital Decisioning came up many times during DecisionCAMP-2019 and BRAIN-2019 a week ago. Probably our readers would be interested to read this report “Ethical Use of Artificial Intelligence for Actuaries” written … Continue reading

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The “boring” benefits of AI

InformationAge published an interesting article “If you want to see the benefits of AI, forget moonshots and think boring“.  “While the ‘low-hanging-fruit’ approach to AI may sound monotonous, if you add all the small boring initiatives together, things start to … Continue reading

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DARPA Explainable AI Program

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Explainable AI (XAI) program:

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DeepMind’s Losses and the Future of AI

Wired just published an article that analyzes  how the recent DeepMind’s losses will affect AI in general. “The investment community notices significant losses; if DeepMind’s losses were to continue to roughly double each year, even Alphabet might eventually feel compelled … Continue reading

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IBM Research launches explainable AI toolkit

IBM Research introduced AI Explainability 360, an open source collection of state-of-the-art algorithms that use a range of techniques to explain AI model decision-making. “That’s fundamentally important, because we know people in organizations will not use or deploy AI technologies … Continue reading

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Gen – a new AI programming language that goes beyond deep learning

A team of MIT researchers announced a novel probabilistic-programming language named “Gen.” Users write models and algorithms from multiple fields where AI techniques are applied — such as computer vision, robotics, and statistics — without having to deal with equations … Continue reading

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