Tag: artificial intelligence

CBSE Plans to Introduce Artificial Intelligence as Compulsory Subject in Class 8,9,10

For the next academic session, The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) have planned to implement  Artificial Intelligence (AI) as a compulsory subject in school Syllabus with an aim to make students well-versed in technologies shaping the future for its 20,299 schools in India and 220 schools in 25 other countries those affiliated to it.

Source: CBSE Plans to Introduce Artificial Intelligence as Compulsory Subject in Class 8,9,10

Using Intel AI to Stop Poachers and Protect Endangered Animals

RESOLVE’s* new TrailGuard AI* camera uses Intel-powered artificial intelligence (AI) technology to detect poachers entering Africa’s wildlife reserves and alert park rangers in near real-time so poachers can be stopped before killing endangered animals.

Source: Using Intel AI to Stop Poachers and Protect Endangered Animals

Interra Conclave Mulls the Future of AI

Interra Conclave Mulls the Future of AIIna. recently held conclave on the future of AI,where the speakers had stressed the need for the information technology sector to embrace Artificial Intelligence (AI). Asoke K. Laha, Founder, President and CEO of InterraIT, has emerged as a strong advocate of the adoption of cutting-edge technologies as a strategy to reorient India’s IT industries in the face of challenges posed by rampant protectionism, increased competition, and labor arbitrage in its target markets.

“We need to look inward at domestic markets with a view to bringing to the table sophisticated new technologies like open-source software, cloud computing, data analytics, and now artificial intelligence.” Laha said.

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Project-MAVEN – A lethal attack by AI weapons by picking up racial, gender and other biases from society …???

Project-MAVEN - A lethal attack by AI weapons by picking up racial, gender and other biases from societyGoogle Sets Limits for Project MAVEN but Allows to Continue US Defence Work


Google CEO Mr.Sundar Pichai affirmed that the AI is as more as profound to humanity than fire & war. Last Thursday Mr.Pichai offered guidelines for how Google will-and won’t-use the technology. One thing Pichai says Google won’t do: work on AI for weapons. But the guidelines leave much to the discretion of company executives and allow Google to continue to work for the military.

This is a response to more than 4,500 Googlers signing a letter protesting the company’s involvement in a Pentagon project called Maven that uses machine learning to interpret drone surveillance video and imagery. In the letter addressed to CEO Sundar Pichai, Google employees expressed concern that the U.S. military could weaponize AI and apply the technology towards refining drone strikes and other kinds of lethal attacks.“We believe that Google should not be in the business of war,” the letter begins, before going on to explain that Google’s involvement in Project Maven stands to damage its brand and its trust among the public. Researchers have warned AI systems could pick up racial, gender and other biases from society at large depending on the training sets and methods used to teach them to process data…..Read More



GDPR Will Change The Business Dynamics

GDPR Will Change The Business DynamicsWith the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) came into effect from 25th May 2018 in Europe. Now citizens across will have the choice and more control over their personal data, including what messages they want to receive from marketers, hence it will be difficult for the corporates to share their bulk branding campaigns share through either digital or social media campaigns .The fact behind it , with the help of artificial Intelligence ( AI),when a consumer clicks the advertisement, all the user data/behaviour/profile/buying pattern can be captured. Now, the question comes on how to do impact-full marketing to reach out the target audiences.

Globally, the increasing number of cybercrimes has made it imperative for companies to keep pace in hiring the right talent to combat them. Therefore, companies across the world are gearing up to ensure compliance to General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and ePrivacy requirements. While the larger technology giants are more or less equipped to comply, it is the mid-size and smaller firms that are seeking professionals to help them cope with the requirements the new laws entail and data security is the biggest reason for SMEs not taking up Cloud Computing ….Read More


Technology is Transforming from GPS to VPS

Technology is Transforming from GPS to VPSWith the growth of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is become the stressed topic with in the technology companies such as Google, Apple, IBM and others ,there is radical amount of transformation ,which we could find in the works is a “For You” tab that will show nearby points of interest, with a “Your Match” feature attempting to custom-tailor recommendations. Now Google maps to get augmented reality(AR), with VPS (Visual Positioning System).

With AR on, a future version of the Maps app will merge its traditional interface with a live camera view. When doing navigation, superimposed arrows will appear at each turn, making it harder to misinterpret directions. The company is even experimenting with inserting animated characters such as a fox, which would remove any doubt and make the app more entertaining.

VPS is a related feature, combining the live camera view with Google’s data trove to get a better sense of position than possible with just GPS. The technology could be especially useful in dense urban areas where GPS is often blocked by skyscrapers.

Google VP Aparna Chennapragada didn’t say when these features might come to Maps, or if they’ll be available on iOS as well as Android….Read More



Social Influence Platform Klout To Out On May 25th

Social Influence Platform Klout To Out On May 25thIt is absolutely fact in this digital world that, you understand that your online presence can really help your offline career. Whether you’re a marketer analyzing Super Bowl ads, an investor posting about Bitcoin, or a software engineer explaining the newest technologies, you grasp the power of thought leadership to improve your career.

The San Francisco-based startup, which had raised around $40 million in funding from some big-name investors, was acquired by social customer service company Lithium Technologies for a reported $200 million back in 2014. Lithium later launched a product called Reach, powered by Klout, to “put the social back in social media marketing. the Klout deal gave it access to AI and machine learning capabilities, but as a service on its own? – well, that’s a different matter.

Klout, the pioneer in using big data to measure online expertise founded way back in 2008. Lithium acquired Klout and the combination brings together the 100 million consumers who engage across Lithium communities every month with the 500 million consumers touched by Klout to establish one of the biggest data footprints of consumer attitudes, preferences and activities. The Klout acquisition provided Lithium with valuable artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning capabilities but Klout as a standalone service is not aligned with our long-term strategy….Read More