Is DeepMind's Gato AI really a human-level intelligence breakthrough? | New Scientist

DeepMind has released what it calls a “generalist” AI called Gato that can perform 600 tasks – but does this mean it is truly intelligent?
DeepMind’s Gato may or may not be a major breakthrough for AI
DeepMind has released what it calls a “generalist” AI called Gato, which can play Atari games, accurately caption images, chat naturally with a human and stack coloured blocks with a robot arm, among 600 other tasks. But is Gato truly intelligent – having artificial general […]
Is DeepMind's Gato AI really a human-level intelligence breakthrough? | New Scientist

How to ensure that the smart home doesn't jeopardize data privacy? – Help Net Security

The smart home has been much hyped for what feels a very long-time, but I think it is fair to say that the smart home era is now truly upon us. This status has been almost entirely driven by the rise of the smart speaker – the first truly mass-market smart home device.
Data from IMARC Group puts the value of the smart speaker market at $5.08bn last year, and it is expected to hit $21.94bn by 2027. Such widespread adoption is laying the foundations for the smart home of the future.
People […]
How to ensure that the smart home doesn't jeopardize data privacy? – Help Net Security

Artificial intelligence to be UAE's top sector over next decade, survey finds – The National

Artificial intelligence is being tipped to be the UAE’s most important industry over the next 10 years, with universities urged to step up efforts to prepare the next generation of high-tech workers.
The fast-rising sector was ranked ahead of construction, electronics, aerospace, robotics, design engineering and IT and cybersecurity in a poll of technology and engineering employees in the Emirates.
The UAE government is driving forwards with ambitious plans to establish itself as a global AI […]
Artificial intelligence to be UAE's top sector over next decade, survey finds – The National

Iterative Scopes to Present Three Abstracts on Artificial Intelligence Applications for GI …

Two abstracts include data generated in collaboration with Eli Lilly and Company and focusing on an AI-driven automated disease scoring technology aimed to accelerate clinical trials for ulcerative colitis
A plenary session will feature the first publicly available data from the clinical registration study on SKOUT™, the company’s automated polyp detection algorithm in colonoscopy, representing results from the largest, US-based clinical trial evaluating AI in colorectal cancer screening […]
Iterative Scopes to Present Three Abstracts on Artificial Intelligence Applications for GI …

Elementary Named to the 2022 CB Insights AI 100 List of Most Innovative Artificial … – Yahoo Finance

Elementary recognized for achievements in machine vision and industrial quality inspections
NEW YORK, May 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — CB Insights today named Elementary to its annual AI 100 ranking, showcasing the 100 most promising private artificial intelligence companies in the world.
“This is the sixth year that CB Insights has recognized the most promising private artificial intelligence companies with the AI 100. This year’s cohort spans 13 industries, working on everything from […]
Elementary Named to the 2022 CB Insights AI 100 List of Most Innovative Artificial … – Yahoo Finance

The future of artificial general intelligence unfolds – Dataconomy

While many people think of abstract ideas regarding artificial general intelligence (AGI), this technology has arrived at an important crossroads today. In fact, scientists stunned by its incredible potential agree to disagree on how the future of AGI should be shaped.
Disagreements about the future of technologies, especially the ones that affect other technologies with convergence and share the digital transformation burden of the world, usually end with finding efficient and cost-effective […]
The future of artificial general intelligence unfolds – Dataconomy

AITX CEO Steve Reinharz Releases Latest Publication on the New Economy, Jobs, and Automation

‘Navigating the New Economy: Jobs & Automation, Challenges & Opportunities’ Available for Download Now
Detroit, Michigan, May 19, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Artificial Intelligence Technology Solutions, Inc., (OTCPK:AITX), today announced that its CEO, Steve Reinharz has published a new composition that examines how businesses must adapt in the new post-COVID, great resignation economy.
“Navigating the New Economy: Jobs & Automation, Challenges & Opportunities” is […]
AITX CEO Steve Reinharz Releases Latest Publication on the New Economy, Jobs, and Automation

Maxar to Support JAIC's AI Data Readiness Program Under $241M Basic Ordering Agreement

Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR) will provide software development, engineering and data science support for the Department of Defense’s Joint Artificial Intelligence Center under a potential five-year, $241 million basic ordering agreement.
Maxar said Wednesday it secured a spot on the BOA, which also covers architecture, standards and analysis services in support of JAIC’s Data Readiness for Artificial Intelligence Development program.
Tony Frazier, executive vice president and general […]
Maxar to Support JAIC's AI Data Readiness Program Under $241M Basic Ordering Agreement

The Pentagon Is Closing in on 'Ethical' AI Implementation – Government Executive

Jane Pinelis participates in a news conference at the briefing room of the Pentagon Sept. 10, 2020.

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The Defense Department is still finalizing an implementation plan for its artificial intelligence ethical principles, according to Jane Pinelis, the chief of AI assurance for the Defense Department’s Joint Artificial Intelligence Center, said at an event on Tuesday. 
“So we are the first […]
The Pentagon Is Closing in on 'Ethical' AI Implementation – Government Executive

Medicine, AI, and Bias: Will Bad Data Undermine Good Tech? – WebMD

May 18, 2022 – Imagine walking into the Library of Congress, with its millions of books, and having the goal of reading them all. Impossible, right? Even if you could read every word of every work, you wouldn’t be able to remember or understand everything, even if you spent a lifetime trying.
Now let’s say you somehow had a super-powered brain capable of reading and understanding all that information. You would still have a problem: You wouldn’t know what wasn’t covered in those books […]
Medicine, AI, and Bias: Will Bad Data Undermine Good Tech? – WebMD