AI needs systemic solutions to systemic bias, injustice, and inequality

The group discussed the need for higher accountability from tech companies, inclusion of multiple stakeholders and domain experts in AI decision making, practical ways to adjust AI project workflows, and representation at all stages of AI development and at all levels — especially where the power brokers meet.

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How BMW and Malong used edge AI and machine learning to streamline warehouse and checkout systems

How BMW and Malong used edge AI and machine learning to streamline warehouse and checkout systems

As BMW’s car sales doubled over the past decade to 2.5 million in 2019, this created a logistics dilemma — one that was solved in part by Nvidia’s Isaac, Jetson AGX Xavier, and DGX platforms.

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Silicon Valley execs and Pentagon AI Chief talk AI at the edge

Silicon Valley execs and Pentagon AI chief talk AI at the edge

When considering transformational ways to use computer vision on the edge in devices like robots, drones, cameras, and other devices, Booz Allen Hamilton VP Josh Sullivan advises caution, urging people to take security seriously on what’s become a whole new attack vector.

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Intel VP: AI-aided defect detection is a killer app for industrial IoT

Intel VP: AI-aided defect detection is a killer app for industrial IoT

The conversation highlighted a particularly compelling emergent use case: hugely improved product defect detection that promises to improve the reliability of everything from computer screens to cars.

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Goldman: AI tools have potential in finance beyond smart stock trading

Goldman: AI tools have potential in finance beyond smart stock trading

While AI isn’t ready to replace humans, Elkan suggested, it has a unique ability to provide actionable guidance based on large quantities of data — assuming companies are realistic about its capabilities and limitations.

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