Practical Insights on Algorithms

Building Ethical Artificial Intelligence Frameworks for Humanitarian Uses

Building Ethical Artificial Intelligence Frameworks for Humanitarian Uses

Published on: Apr 19 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Building Ethical Artificial Intelligence Frameworks for Humanitarian Uses
While many artificial intelligence (AI) tools originated in the United States, Europe, and China, the development and adoption of AI in lower- and middle-income...
IDRC Predicts the Future of Artificial Intelligence in the Global South

IDRC Predicts the Future of Artificial Intelligence in the Global South

Published on: Mar 24 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on IDRC Predicts the Future of Artificial Intelligence in the Global South
There is little doubt that artificial intelligence technologies will be transformational. Breathtaking advances will be made, extraordinary wealth will be created,...
10 Things to Know About Children and Misinformation and Disinformation

10 Things to Know About Children and Misinformation and Disinformation

Published on: Nov 03 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 10 Things to Know About Children and Misinformation and Disinformation
The rapid spread of misinformation and disinformation (mis/ disinformation) online has emerged as a pressing public issue of the 21st century that affects all those...
We Need a Humanitarian Data Analytics Group to Share Automated Models

We Need a Humanitarian Data Analytics Group to Share Automated Models

Published on: Jul 22 2021 by Catholic Relief Services - 15 Comments
The humanitarian sector provides a unique opportunity to scale advanced approaches.  Having worked as a researcher and as a humanitarian program manager there...
New Toolkit: How to Apply Artificial Intelligence Ethically in Your Programs

New Toolkit: How to Apply Artificial Intelligence Ethically in Your Programs

Published on: Mar 10 2021 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
As decision making and recommendations become increasingly algorithmically automated, it is critical that we are intentional about producing more fair development...
New USAID Guide: How to Manage Artificial Intelligence Projects in International Development

New USAID Guide: How to Manage Artificial Intelligence Projects in International Development

Published on: Feb 10 2021 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
As machine learning applications become more widely adopted, so does optimism for the ability for artificial intelligence to reshape the development sector, from...
UNICEF Wants Your Input on Using Artificial Intelligence for Children

UNICEF Wants Your Input on Using Artificial Intelligence for Children

Published on: Sep 18 2020 by Guest Writer - 3 Comments
Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems are fundamentally changing the world and affecting present and future generations of children. Children are already interacting...
How Artificial Intelligence Applications Can Contain Coronavirus COVID-19

How Artificial Intelligence Applications Can Contain Coronavirus COVID-19

Published on: Mar 04 2020 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on How Artificial Intelligence Applications Can Contain Coronavirus COVID-19
As I write this, there are over 92,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus in 76 countries and over 3000 deaths globally. COVID-19 is spreading across continents, infecting...
12 Artificial Intelligence Initiatives in Health, Education, Human Rights

12 Artificial Intelligence Initiatives in Health, Education, Human Rights

Published on: Mar 06 2019 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 12 Artificial Intelligence Initiatives in Health, Education, Human Rights
Artificial intelligence (AI) is already embedded in a range of digital services. Voice assistants such as Alexa, car routing or content translation all involve...
How to Mitigate Negative Algorithmic Biases in Machine Learning – Your Weekend Long Reads

How to Mitigate Negative Algorithmic Biases in Machine Learning – Your Weekend Long Reads

Published on: Feb 02 2019 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How to Mitigate Negative Algorithmic Biases in Machine Learning – Your Weekend Long Reads
Machine learning models or algorithms have shown over the past few years that they can exhibit human traits like racism and sexism by misidentifying black people...