Practical Insights on Artificial Intelligence

Apply Now: $30,000 Google Africa PhD Fellowships in Computer Science

Apply Now: $30,000 Google Africa PhD Fellowships in Computer Science

Published on: Mar 23 2020 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
There are outstanding graduate students doing exceptional and innovative research in areas relevant to computer science and related fields across the African continent....
Apply Now: FREE Masters Degree in Artificial Intelligence for Africans

Apply Now: FREE Masters Degree in Artificial Intelligence for Africans

Published on: Mar 16 2020 by Wayan Vota - 32 Comments
The artificial intelligence revolution offers a unique chance to improve lives without opening up and exacerbating global inequalities – if we widen who works...
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...
Bot or Not: Can You Tell What is Human or Machine Written Text?

Bot or Not: Can You Tell What is Human or Machine Written Text?

Published on: Jan 10 2020 by Wayan Vota - 48 Comments
Recently, a researcher showed that he could create Deepfake text with artificial intelligence that is so real that US government officials did not know it was computer-generated,...
Apply Now: Paid Facebook Artificial Intelligence Residency Program

Apply Now: Paid Facebook Artificial Intelligence Residency Program

Published on: Jan 06 2020 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
  Artificial intelligence (AI) has potential to drive game-changing improvements in international development. However, the private sector, and especially...
Apply Now: Paid Google Artificial Intelligence Residency Program

Apply Now: Paid Google Artificial Intelligence Residency Program

Published on: Nov 25 2019 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Machine learning is fast becoming a critical area for a broad range of applications, and people from a wide range of disciplines are beginning to realize the importance...
Apply Now: $850,000 NIH Grant Funding for Your mHealth Research Ideas

Apply Now: $850,000 NIH Grant Funding for Your mHealth Research Ideas

Published on: Oct 07 2019 by Wayan Vota - 12 Comments
The enormous potential for mobile technology to transform health care, personal health management, and basic health research has led to the rapid development of...
ICT4D Hype Cycle for 2019: AI, Blockchain, Chatbots, Data, And…

ICT4D Hype Cycle for 2019: AI, Blockchain, Chatbots, Data, And…

Published on: Aug 15 2019 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
Back in 2014, we posted our first Development Hype Cycle to showcase how technologies move from initial invention to widespread application. We followed it up with...
The Hyper-Promise of Artificial Intelligence for Hyper-Personalization – Your Weekend Long Reads

The Hyper-Promise of Artificial Intelligence for Hyper-Personalization – Your Weekend Long Reads

Published on: May 11 2019 by Troy Etulain - Comments Off on The Hyper-Promise of Artificial Intelligence for Hyper-Personalization – Your Weekend Long Reads
Our journey to the effective use of artificial intelligence (AI) in international development has gotten stuck. Articles and white papers warn of potential abuses...
Help! My Boss Wants an Artificial Intelligence Project. What Should I Do?

Help! My Boss Wants an Artificial Intelligence Project. What Should I Do?

Published on: May 01 2019 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
This year’s technology buzzword is artificial intelligence, which means you’ve already been asked how your organization can incorporate AI and machine learning...