Category Archives: Human-Machine Interaction

Decision Automation and Explanations

Prof. Gene Freuder wrote a position paper “Complete Explanations”: “The position taken here is that it can be worthwhile to start with truly complete explanations and abstract and limit from there. The goal is to provide a high-level “big picture” of … Continue reading

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Google adds accelerated ML to the embedded devices

Coming this fall. Google will offer small, portable versions of its custom machine learning chips, embedded in boards or USB devices. “The Edge TPU is a small ASIC designed by Google that provides high performance ML inferencing for low-power devices. … Continue reading

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The People Vs Tech

A new  book The People Vs Tech by Jamie Bartlett is “an enthralling account of how our fragile political system is being threatened by the digital revolution. Bartlett explains that by upholding six key pillars of democracy, we can save it before … Continue reading

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Bias and Noise: Daniel Kahneman on Errors in Decision-Making

Prof. Daniel Kahneman was awarded a Nobel Prize for his work on the psychology of judgment and decision-making. Read this interview with him about human/machine collaboration. Here is only one quote: At an insurance company, we measured what is technically called … Continue reading

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