Better collaboration between humans and AI may depend on workflow design

The study yielded three main findings. First, respondents indicated that they would be most clear about their own role if they worked parallel to the algorithm and specialized in another task (ie Configuration 2 in the image above). This is hardly surprising: clarity about the role is usually directly related to the degree of independence … Read more

Toronto really needs to upgrade its technology – and it’s bad at that

The big number 231 The number of active companies that registered this month to lobby in Toronto City Hall on technology-related topics. Toronto City Hall is experiencing technical difficulties. In recent years, there has been a relentless volley of high-pressure lobbying from tech companies targeting Mayor John Tory, councilors and senior Toronto bureaucrats. This month, … Read more

Toronto really needs to upgrade its technology – and it’s bad at that

The big number 231 The number of active companies that registered this month to lobby in Toronto City Hall on technology-related topics. Toronto City Hall is experiencing technical difficulties. In recent years, there has been a relentless volley of high-pressure lobbying from tech companies targeting Mayor John Tory, councilors and senior Toronto bureaucrats. This month, … Read more

Toronto really needs to upgrade its technology – and it’s bad at that

The big number 231 The number of active companies that registered this month to lobby in Toronto City Hall on technology-related topics. Toronto City Hall is experiencing technical difficulties. In recent years, there has been a relentless volley of high-pressure lobbying from tech companies targeting Mayor John Tory, councilors and senior Toronto bureaucrats. This month, … Read more

Artificial intelligence recommending a personalized diet based on the microbiome relieves chronic constipation

People with chronic constipation who ate an AI-recommended diet for six weeks had an average 2.5-fold increase in weekly full bowel movements Health August 15, 2022 Through Carissa Wong An AI recommends personalized diets to relieve chronic constipation Golubovy/Shutterstock An artificial intelligence that analyzes the microbiome of people with chronic constipation and recommends personalized diets … Read more

The best free AI art generators

Sometimes I prefer my dog ​​to look a little more like a Pieter Bruegel artwork, and thanks to AI, that possibility is within reach.Image: Kyle Barr/Deep Dream Generator The Impenetrable Beehive spirit of the internet is a better artist than me. It’s not a point of contention, it’s a fact. Sure, I could write, but … Read more

To fix technology, democracy must mature

There is not much we can agree on these days. But two sweeping statements that could gain widespread support are:We need to fix technology” and “We must restore democracy.” It is increasingly recognized that rapid technological development poses risks on a societal scale: state and private oversight, widespread labor automation, increasing monopoly and oligopoly power, … Read more

The only practice that separates AI successes from failures

Anyone who has followed the news about AI in 2022 knows the high rate of failed AI projects. Somewhere between 60-80% of AI projects fail according to various news sources, analysts, pundits and experts. Hidden between all that doom and gloom, however, are the organizations that succeed. What are those 20%+ organizations doing that stand … Read more

How the US Department of Labor is leveraging its data-rich environment

Governments are inundated with data. To understand this data, gain insights and better serve citizens, agencies are turning to technologies such as automation, RPA and ML and AI to better manage data, extract additional value, and improve processes and workflows. The United States Department of Labor (DOL) is one such agency developing a unique approach … Read more