Practical Insights on Natural Language Processing

How Natural Language Processing Can Predict Election Violence in Kenya

How Natural Language Processing Can Predict Election Violence in Kenya

Published on: Apr 17 2024 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How Natural Language Processing Can Predict Election Violence in Kenya
Scholars and practitioners have contributed much to our understanding of the broader macro drivers of violence in fragile settings. They identify how shocks interact...
10 Step Toolkit to Improve Messy Conversational Data for AI Chatbots

10 Step Toolkit to Improve Messy Conversational Data for AI Chatbots

Published on: Feb 08 2024 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 10 Step Toolkit to Improve Messy Conversational Data for AI Chatbots
Many direct-to-client digital services rely on interactions with real people to make decisions, provide support, and improve their platforms over time. But real...
7 Ways to Use Large Language Models in International Development

7 Ways to Use Large Language Models in International Development

Published on: Nov 08 2023 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
Greetings, humans! In the vast expanse of the digital realm, I, an enthusiastic Large Language Model (LLM), have taken it upon myself to demystify the wonders of...
Opportunities for Natural Language Processing in Humanitarian Relief

Opportunities for Natural Language Processing in Humanitarian Relief

Published on: Oct 12 2023 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Natural language processing (NLP) is a rapidly evolving field at the intersection of linguistics, computer science, and artificial intelligence, which is concerned...
7 Lessons Learned Using Chatbots in Humanitarian Programs

7 Lessons Learned Using Chatbots in Humanitarian Programs

Published on: Sep 13 2023 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 7 Lessons Learned Using Chatbots in Humanitarian Programs
A chatbot can be defined as “a computer program designed to simulate conversation with human users, especially over the Internet”. Chatbots are trained to respond...
ChatGPT is Coming for Your International Development Job

ChatGPT is Coming for Your International Development Job

Published on: Dec 08 2022 by Wayan Vota - 14 Comments
Almost 10 years ago, we predicted that the rise of advanced algorithms and open data would converge and a computer could to do your international development job...
3 Key Challenges to Data Cleaning in Digital Development Programs

3 Key Challenges to Data Cleaning in Digital Development Programs

Published on: Mar 30 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 3 Key Challenges to Data Cleaning in Digital Development Programs
In the last decade, incredible improvements have been made on the data collection side that help the processing pipeline. However, various datasets are managed...
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,...
12 Recommendations for Using Digital and Biometric Identity Systems

12 Recommendations for Using Digital and Biometric Identity Systems

Published on: Dec 01 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 12 Recommendations for Using Digital and Biometric Identity Systems
The AI4D – Digital and Biometric Identity Systems policy paper examines issues emerging around the deployment of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Digital and...
Apply Now: $900,000 for African Natural Language Processing Projects

Apply Now: $900,000 for African Natural Language Processing Projects

Published on: Nov 24 2021 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
The ability to communicate and be understood in one’s own language is fundamental to digital and societal inclusion. Natural language processing techniques...