The Ethics of using AI in Advertising

AdAge - As an industry, advertising has long been obsessed with understanding human behavior. The ability of artificial intelligence (AI) systems to transform vast amounts of complex, ambiguous information into insight is driving personal analysis into market behavior. There are nearly 2 billion Facebook users globally. About 200 billion tweets are shared on Twitter every year. Google processes 40,000+ searches every second. We can now assess the entirety of an individual's social activity: every word, every picture, every emoji.

Trump's victory: the night a machine predicted humans better than the humans

Campaign Live – President Donald Trump. It's fair to say pollsters, political commentators and experts on both sides of the Atlantic didn't believe they would ever see that. And neither did I. If you listened to us all on the airwaves it was clear that most believed common sense would prevail and prevent someone so polarising and unpredictable being elected to the most powerful office in the world.

What to expect of artificial intelligence in 2017

technologyreview.com - Last year was huge for advancements in artificial intelligence and machine learning. But 2017 may well deliver even more. Here are five key things to look forward to. AlphaGo’s historic victory again…


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Robotics pioneer Rodney Brooks debunks AI hype seven ways

technologyreview.com - We are surrounded by hysteria about the future of artificial intelligence and robotics—hysteria about how powerful they will become, how quickly, and what they will do to jobs. I recently saw a story…

The Best Way to See AI: Stop Looking – Machine Learnings

machinelearnings.co - The AI Revolution is upon us, as we’ve been told in a variety of styles: epic origin story, biopic and almost corporate thriller, full-on dystopian tale, a (mostly) happy ending, and an unsolved myst…

The AI Coach

ethicsplayground.wordpress.com - The integration of Artificial Intelligence into companies will create complete new job profiles. One of them is the “AI Compliance Officer”, but also the “AI Coach”. After AIs already won in Chess an…


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Spotify’s Discover Weekly: How machine learning finds your new music

hackernoon.com - First, some background: When many people hear the words “collaborative filtering”, they think of Netflix, as they were one of the first companies to use collaborative filtering to power a recommendat…

Alfonso Rodés habla sobre Inteligencia Artificial y el futuro de la publicidad

ipmark.com - Alfonso Rodés posa para IPMARK en la sede de Havas Village Madrid. Que el futuro de la industria publicitaria estará en manos de los matemáticos en pocos años es una realidad que inquieta a muchos. P…

Box adds machine learning to cloud storage with Box Skills

computerworlduk.com - Cloud storage vendor Box has launched a new Skills framework that will deliver intelligence into its enterprise file management solutions. At its BoxWorks 2017 conference in San Francisco this week, …


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Artificial Intelligence And The Age Of Empathy - CONSCIOUS

consciousmagazine.co - Lately, AI has been the source of various articles and discussions. A new frontier, a new era, and a new industrial revolution have been dawning. Google’s chairman Eric Schmidt calls this fourth indu…

10 Companies transforming how machine learning is used

wittysparks.com - 10 Companies transforming how machine learning is used What was once only seen in movies is now reality – and it’s gaining acceptance across many industries and audiences. More and more companies are…


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Sundar Pichai says the future of Google is AI

theverge.com - Unbeknownst to me, at the very moment on Monday morning when I was asking Google CEO Sundar Pichai about the biggest ethical concern for AI today, Google's algorithms were promoting misinformation ab…

Bad Info Follows Every Tragedy. Don't Fall For It

wired.com - Sunday night, a gunman on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas fired ammunition into a large crowd at a music concert adjacent to the hotel. At least 58 people were kille…

How AI Could Change Amazon: A Thought Experiment

hbr.org - How will AI change strategy? That’s the single most common question the three of us are asked from corporate executives, and it’s not trivial to answer. AI is fundamentally a prediction technology. A…

Designing with AI – Elegant Tools – Medium

medium.com - With Recommendations, you can post your question on Facebook as you normally would, and when a friend comments with a recommendation, we link to the corresponding Facebook Page and display details li…

Artificial intelligence is about the people, not the machines

techcrunch.com - It takes money to make money and right now a lot of that money is going into the development of artificial intelligence. From hedge funds to venture capital firms, everyone in finance has some idea a…

Where human intelligence outperforms AI

techcrunch.com - David Kline is a journalist, author and intellectual property strategist. With every new trend comes a counter-trend. And so despite the current excitement over the wonders of artificial intelligence…

AI and Ethical Design

cyber.harvard.edu - Beth Altringer of Harvard’s John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and the Graduate School of Design discusses how to design AI systems with ethics in mind. What if we started eve…

Panelists Strike an Optimistic Tone on Artificial Intelligence | News | The Harvard Crimson

thecrimson.com - Panelists speak on artificial intelligence and its impact on the workforce at the Institute of Politics on Thursday night. The forum, called “Will You Still Have a Job When the Robots Arrive?”, featu…

Facebook’s Frankenstein Moment

nytimes.com - Facebook is fighting through a tangled morass of privacy, free-speech and moderation issues with governments all over the world. Congress is investigating reports that Russian operatives used targete…

I asked Tinder for my data. It sent me 800 pages of my deepest, darkest secrets

theguardian.com - At 9.24pm (and one second) on the night of Wednesday 18 December 2013, from the second arrondissement of Paris, I wrote “Hello!” to my first ever Tinder match. Since that day I’ve fired up the app 92…

God Is a Bot, and Anthony Levandowski Is His Messenger | Backchannel

wired.com - Many people in Silicon Valley believe in the Singularity—the day in our near future when computers will surpass humans in intelligence and kick off a feedback loop of unfathomable change. When that d…

Zoom brings a dash of augmented reality and artificial intelligence to meetings in latest release

techcrunch.com - At Zoomtopia, Zoom’s very first user conference this week, the company announced a series of enhancements to its popular meeting software including the introduction of augmented reality meetings, aut…

4 Ways Machine Learning Boosts The Customer Experience

cmo.com - In the 1950s, scientists began working to build machines capable of imitating intelligent human behaviour. Progress accelerated recently when we entered a new phase of machine learning—one that has l…


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Make a 3D model of your face from a single photo with this AI tool

theverge.com - Bored? Of course you are, it’s Monday. So why not use this little AI-powered tool to turn a photo of your face into a 3D model, then idly spin it round, pondering exactly how and when super-intellige…

A Strategist’s Guide to Artificial Intelligence

strategy-business.com - Jeff Heepke knows where to plant corn on his 4,500-acre farm in Illinois because of artificial intelligence (AI). He uses a smartphone app called Climate Basic, which divides Heepke’s farmland (and, …


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The future of news is humans talking to machines

niemanlab.org - This year, the iPhone turned 10. Its launch heralded a new era in audience behavior that fundamentally changed how news organizations would think about how their work is discovered, distributed and c…

Most Marketers Say They Understand AI, but the Details Are Hazy - eMarketer

emarketer.com - Artificial intelligence (AI) has been invoked by everyone from Elon Musk, who warns the technology could spell the end of humanity, to labor analysts, who caution it could bring an end to most jobs. …

7 Ways We’re Screwing Up AI in Healthcare – Tincture

tincture.io - The healthcare AI space is frothy. Billions in venture capital are flowing, nearly every writer on the healthcare beat has at least an article or two on the topic, and there isn’t a medical conferenc…


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12 AI Quotes Everyone Should Read

forbes.com - Artificial Intelligence began as a philosophical conundrum in ancient times, developed into a science fiction forecast (and warning) in the Modern Era and is a practical reality today. This shows tha…


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Machine Learning: The Evolution From An Artificial Intelligence Subset To Its Own Domain

forbes.com - Machine Learning (ML) has reached an inflection point – at least in terms of messaging. For my first article as part of the TIRIAS Research contributor group, I’ll take this space to level set on a d…


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