Tag Archive: Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence: Can We Trust Machines to Make Fair Decisions?

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By Catherine Kenny. Artificial Intelligence touches almost every aspect of our lives, from mobile banking and online shopping to social media and real-time traffic maps. But what happens when artificial intelligence is biased? What if it makes mistakes on important…
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Register: UCSB Mind and Machine Intelligence Summit, June 1-3

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Don’t miss the 2021 Mind and Machine Intelligence Summit, hosted by UC Santa Barbara, June 1-3, 2021. This virtual event will examine state-of-the-art AI in healthcare, as well as ways that AI can be used/misused in this setting.

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Neuroscientists Tap Gamers to Learn How People Problem-Solve

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By Robert Sanders. Fans of Candy Crush Saga, Flow Free or Minesweeper should check out a challenging new mobile game app, hexxed, that will stretch your brain as it helps brain researchers understand human strategic thinking and perhaps improve the reasoning…
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UC convenes Artificial Intelligence Working Group to Harness Innovative Technology, Establish Guardrails for Equitable and Ethical Use

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By Karen Aldridge. Artificial intelligence (AI) — machines or computer programs capable of learning and problem-solving to perform tasks that typically require humans — can make people and organizations more efficient. At the same time, these technological advances can…
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UCSC Partners in Institute to Explore the Role of AI in Education

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By Tim Stephens. Computer scientists in the Baskin School of Engineering at UC Santa Cruz are partners in a new institute to explore the role that artificial intelligence (AI) may play in the future of education and workforce development.

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UC Davis to Lead New Artificial Intelligence Institute for Next-Generation Food Systems

Professor Ilias Tagkopoulos, right, in his laboratory at the UC Davis Genome Center in 2016 with research specialist Navneet Rai. Tagkopoulos, whose work bridges computer science and biology, will lead a new institute for artificial intelligence in food systems supported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and National Science Foundation. (UC Davis College of Engineering)

By A.J. Cheline. The University of California, Davis, has been awarded $20 million as part of a multi-institutional collaboration to establish an institute focused on enabling the next-generation food system through the integration of artificial intelligence, or AI, technologies. The…
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Top 5 UC IT Stories for 2019

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By Mark Cianca and Yvonne Tevis.

  1. Diversity and Inclusion Get the Spotlight
    The UC IT community is focusing on diversity from all angles. A new “Diversifying the IT Culture” track boasted 16 sessions at our big annual…
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Spotting Misinformation Online Via Artificial Intelligence

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By Sonia Fernandez. We live in an era of too much information — an endless stream of status updates, memes, reposts, infographics, quotes and hashtags roll daily through our social media feeds, meant to express viewpoints, drum up solidarity, provide…
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