machine learning

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With AI, Africa’s health systems can take on COVID-19

Africa’s health systems should use Artificial Intelligence technology in their fight against COVID-19. Here are some ways that Artificial Intelligence (AI) might play in bolstering the continent’s health systems.

Financial trading bots display behavior similar to that of people

Once algorithms, used by financial trading bots, go live on markets, they start behaving in ways that programmers could not have foreseen.

Importance of Africans producing content on the Internet

We need to tell our stories on the Internet, specifically on our own platforms (not behind the walled gardens of social media platforms), our own websites, that are out on the open web. That no Jack, Mark or Larry can censor or suspend you from.

Technology kills jobs but equally creates new ones

While we complain complaining that "they(technology based solutions) are taking our jobs," other countries are improving their competitiveness and potentially leaving us behind, further destroying the very jobs we are trying to protect.

The thought of Big Data watching our every move is a bit unnerving

Everything in our lives is fast becoming digital data. This not only applies to your Internet activity but also to things such as your face being decoded digitally so that it can be uniquely identified by surveillance cameras even when you are in a crowd.

Making the algorithms we create fair

A machine learning expert predicts a new balance between human and machine intelligence is on the horizon. For that to be good news, researchers need to figure out how to design algorithms that are fair.

Turn.io's machine learning helps power youth employment in South Africa

Turn.io, the recently launched behaviour change chat product, has partnered with Mintor, to scale their award-winning youth employment platform in South Africa.