Practical Insights on Machine Learning

Apply Now: $100,000 UNICEF Seed Grants for Child Protection Tech

Apply Now: $100,000 UNICEF Seed Grants for Child Protection Tech

Published on: Nov 30 2020 by Wayan Vota - 12 Comments
With billions of children connected to the internet, children’s lives are being shaped behind a screen. COVID-19 digital responses are moving children and their...
Apply Now: $745,000 for Artificial Intelligence Innovations

Apply Now: $745,000 for Artificial Intelligence Innovations

Published on: Oct 05 2020 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Apply Now: $745,000 for Artificial Intelligence Innovations
Artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential for profound economic impact on low-middle income countries. AI can drive game-changing improvements in positive...
Apply Now: $10 Million for Artificial Intelligence COVID-19 Digital Response

Apply Now: $10 Million for Artificial Intelligence COVID-19 Digital Response

Published on: Jun 16 2020 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
How can we develop and scale responsible and evidence-based artificial intelligence algorithms and data science approaches that support COVID-19 Digital Response...
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...
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...