Welcome to Nural's newsletter where we explore how AI is being used to tackle global grand challenges.
As always in the newsletter you will find a compilation of articles, news and cool companies all focusing on using AI to tackle global grand challenges.
Please note there will be no newsletter next week as I'm heading on holiday!
Packed inside we have
- An American government agency have created a framework to reduce bias in AI
- Artificial pancreas are being piloted in diabetics in the UK
- Apple entering the clinical care space
- and more...
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Key Recent Developments
NIST Proposes Approach for Reducing Risk of Bias in Artificial Intelligence
Artificial pancreas will be piloted in 1,000 diabetics, says NHS CEO
Apple reportedly trialled plans for a primary care service on its own employees
TikTok just gave itself permission to collect biometric data on US users, including 'faceprints and voiceprints'
Other interesting reads
Cool companies I have come across this week
Insilico Medicine - Artificial Intelligence for every step of drug development.
Memory.ai - Craft tools for a better future of work.
ALERTWildfire - ALERTWildfire is a consortium of The University of Nevada, Reno, University of California San Diego, and the University of Oregon providing fire cameras and tools to help firefighters and first responders
AI/ML must knows
Few shot learning - Supervised learning using only a small dataset to master the task.
Transfer Learning - Reusing parts or all of a model designed for one task on a new task with the aim of reducing training time and improving performance.
Tensorflow/keras/pytorch - Widely used machine learning frameworks
Generative adversarial network - Generative models that create new data instances that resemble your training data. They can be used to generate fake images.
Deep Learning - Deep learning is a form of machine learning based on artificial neural networks.
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