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Nvidia T4 GPUs now generally available on Google Cloud

Google Cloud has made Nvidia T4 GPUs generally available, making it the first platform to offer them globally as cloud instances Nvidia’s T4 GPUs, unveiled earlier this year, are aimed at machine learning training and inference, data analytics and graphics workloads. Google first made them available in Brazil, India, Tokyo and Singapore in January; AWS… Read More


IoT, AI and robotics to support people living with dementia

Prescription technologies could become available to dementia patients within the next decade GPs could begin prescribing a raft of new technologies tailored to people living with dementia to help them live at home for longer, researchers say. Scientists at the new £20 million Care Research & Technology Centre at Imperial College London will develop sensors,… Read More


European Commission releases 7 essential requirements for trustworthy AI

AI industry sees new guidelines set by European Commission in attempt to enhance trust The European Commission has called for human oversight and transparency in artificial intelligence-based systems in order to ensure the technology is “trustworthy”. AI technology must also not discriminate, be fair and respect the data privacy of users if it is to… Read More


Londons FiveAI: Our driverless tech is Waymo ready than Googles

London autonomous car firm FiveAI has begun pilots in Bromley and Croydon Supervised tests of a potential autonomous car service built by a UK-based artificial intelligence firm have begun in two London boroughs. Autonomous technology firm FiveAI has started testing five self-driving cars in Bromley and Croydon as the latest step in its plans to… Read More


Facebook to introduce explainability to ad and news feed algorithms

New tool will enable users to see how Facebook ranks posts based on user habits Facebook is to begin explaining to users why they are seeing certain posts on their news feed in an attempt to make the platform easier to understand. The social network has announced it is to start offering users a “why… Read More


More diversity within design roles is necessary to ensure inclusive AI

More female, black or ethnic minority computer designers are needed to support artificial intelligence to be inclusive Dr Bethany Waterhouse-Bradley said progress was being spearheaded by white, male, middle-class computer engineers. That can show itself through sensors which find it harder to detect black hands than white, the lecturer in social policy at Ulster University… Read More


Government launches investigation into machine learning bias

The investigation will look into the potential for algorithmic bias in public and private sector decision making The potential for bias in machine learning algorithms that could be used in local government and the justice system is to be investigated by a government advisory body. The Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation (CDEI) is to… Read More


Campaigners hope new gender-neutral AI voice assistant will combat gender bias

Q has been developed by creative agency Virtue and Copenhagen Pride Researchers and campaigners have designed a gender-neutral voice for use in virtual assistants to promote inclusivity in voice technology and help end gender bias. Built by creative agency Virtue, Copenhagen Pride and equality campaign organisation EqualAI, the voice is designed to reflect the growing… Read More


TensorFlow can now run on £12 edge hardware

Experimental speech recognition demo on Cortex-M4 prototype board shows that the ‘intelligent edge’ is on the horizon Google has introduced TensorFlow Lite 1.0, a framework for mobile and embedded devices, at its TensorFlow Dev Summit in California. TensorFlow Lite begins with training AI models on TensorFlow – Google’s computational framework for building ML models –… Read More


Masters courses in AI coming to UK universities

The initiative is part of a government drive to increase AI skills, a sector that’s talent pool is drying up Graduates are to be given the chance to become qualified experts in AI through a new set of masters courses and work-based placements. The Government has announced up to 200 AI Masters places will be… Read More


Babylon AIs GP at Hand gets green light to expand

NHS England no longer objects to the GP at Hand service expanding into Birmingham Babylon AI’s GP at Hand has been given the green light to expand to a second major city after health leaders dropped their objections. NHS England confirmed it had found a solution to previous concerns around access to immunisation and screening… Read More


Robotics and AI to free up 5.7 million hours of GP time annually

Rapid advances will also be spurred on by developments in the ability to sequence individuals’ genomes, however data privacy chief concern Robots, artificial intelligence and smart speakers will unburden doctors to give them more time with patients, according to an NHS report on the pending technological “revolution” in healthcare. Rapid advances will also be spurred… Read More



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