Practical Insights on Machine Learning

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...
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...
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...
Breaking News: USAID Launches $4.1 Million Artificial Intelligence Initiative

Breaking News: USAID Launches $4.1 Million Artificial Intelligence Initiative

Published on: Apr 01 2019 by Bertie Heliograf - 13 Comments
Washington, D.C. – For Immediate Release, April 1, 2019: Today the United States Agency for International Development launches a groundbreaking initiative...
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...
Apply Now: FREE Masters Degree in Artificial Intelligence for Africans

Apply Now: FREE Masters Degree in Artificial Intelligence for Africans

Published on: Feb 11 2019 by Wayan Vota - 24 Comments
The artificial intelligence revolution offers a unique chance to improve lives without opening up and exacerbating global inequalities – if we widen who works...
Apply Now: $1.8 Million in Seed Funding for Artificial Intelligence Startups

Apply Now: $1.8 Million in Seed Funding for Artificial Intelligence Startups

Published on: Feb 04 2019 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Apply Now: $1.8 Million in Seed Funding for Artificial Intelligence Startups
The UNICEF Innovation Fund’s Data Science Call for Proposals seeks to invest in innovative companies that are using data science, machine learning, artificial...
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...