An algorithm driven world is dehumanising – but by understanding this we can call for a more equitable and human use of data.
Nov. 12, 2020 • ~22 min
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World-leading AI technology developed by the Cambridge Centre for AI in Medicine and their colleagues – some of which is being showcased this week at the North
Oct. 23, 2020 • ~6 min
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System developed at MIT CSAIL aims to help linguists decipher languages that have been lost to history.
Oct. 21, 2020 • ~5 min
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How a new way of parsing COVID-19 data began to show the breadth of health gaps between Blacks and whites
Getting the real answers on health gaps requires a deep dive into the demographics.
Sept. 16, 2020 • ~6 min
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Training data collected by fitness trackers may be useful to predict marathon performance
June 23, 2020 • ~4 min
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Police forces across the country now have access to surveillance technologies that were recently available only to national intelligence services. The digitization of bias and abuse of power followed.
June 12, 2020 • ~9 min
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We're measuring online conversation to track the social and mental health issues surfacing during the coronavirus pandemic
America's news reports and social media chatter open a window into the nation's psyche. An AI-based text analysis of these words shows that the coronavirus is driving up familiar social ills.
April 20, 2020 • ~6 min
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Dr Anita Faul is a Teaching Associate at the Cavendish Laboratory and a Fellow of Selwyn College, where she specialises in algorithms. Here, she tells us about what it's like to teach at Cambridge and whether we can trust the answers that computers give us.
Aug. 8, 2019 • ~4 min
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Machine-learning system uses physics principles to augment data from NASA crowdsourcing project.
March 29, 2018 • ~7 min
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Founder Teppei Yamamoto designs new tools to comprehend political behavior transformed by digital technology.
Feb. 15, 2018 • ~7 min
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