The New York Times today announced that it is leveraging the power of Google Cloud technology to digitize an extensive collection of photographs dating back to as early as the late 19th century. The process will uncover some never-before-seen-documents, equip Times journalists with an easily accessible historical reference source, and preserve The Times’s history, one
The definition of artificial intelligence is constantly evolving, and the term often gets mangled, so we are here to help. What is AI, exactly? The question may seem basic, but the answer is kind of complicated. In the broadest sense, AI refers to machines that can learn, reason, and act for themselves. They can make
Could synthetic data be the solution to rapidly train artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms? There are advantages and disadvantages to synthetic data; however, many technology experts believe that synthetic data is the key to democratizing machine learning and to accelerate testing and adoption of artificial intelligence algorithms into our daily lives. What is synthetic data? When a
Terminator hiring manager? Probably not, but for better or for worse artificial intelligence is making its way into interview rooms. Does AI offer a chance to erase hiring bias? Can it bring us close to equal employment opportunities? As the adage goes, “to err is human”. Mistakes and bias are built into the human condition.
Industry 4.0 (the fourth industrial revolution), with its advances in internet of things (IoT) devices, sensors and analytics, is a compelling opportunity for the pharmachem industry. That was the message from Scott Lawson, PwC UK director for pharma and life sciences, during the recent BioPharma Ambition event at NIBRT in Dublin. Lawson pointed out that while the
Automation isn’t just about transforming jobs and the future of work for employees, it will also transform the recruitment process. When we talk about automation and the future of work, a lot of the conversation tends to land on future jobs. Many people are left wondering whether or not their job will still be there
Manchester Science Partnerships (MSP) has officially launched a new £2m tech incubator which will help create up to 2,000 jobs in data science and technology innovation companies over the next decade. Reflecting the ambitions of the updated Greater Manchester strategy to build on the city region’s strengths in technology and digital innovation, the incubator will provide
Leading scientists have drawn up plans for a vast multinational European institute devoted to world-class artificial intelligence (AI) research in a desperate bid to nurture and retain top talent in Europe. The new institute would be set up for similar reasons as Cern, the particle physics lab near Geneva, which was created after the second world war