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Study shows software used to predict repeat offenders is no better at it than untrained humans

[ad_1] COMPAS, a piece of software commonly used in the justice system to predict which offenders will find themselves behind bars again, is no better than soliciting random people on Mechanical Turk to determine the same thing, a new study has found. Oh, and they’re...

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Collibra snags $58 M Series D led by Iconiq and Battery Ventures to simplify data governance

[ad_1] Collibra, a company that wants to help firms understand data governance, announced a $58 million Series D funding round today led by Iconiq Capital and Battery Ventures. All of the investors involved in this round were coming back for another dip in the well. In...

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Black boxes, human factors, and the unintended consequences of today’s AI

[ad_1] Photo credit: Pixabay. Aftermath is a 2017 movie based on the Uberlingen air disaster of 2002. It tells the revenge story of one of the victims’ grieving parents who went on to kill an air controller blamed for the crash. The movie had reviewers rolling...

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Inside Flipkart’s monster-cruncher: how it gleans insights from a petabyte of data daily

[ad_1] Flipkart CEO Kalyan Krishnamurthy with his team. Photo credit: Flipkart Stories Gender is complicated for the data scientists at Flipkart, India’s leading ecommerce site. It’s not enough, for example, to know that the shopper is female. What if she’s shopping for her husband today? So,...

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How data helps medical professionals implement patient personalisation (Paid Content by Vodafone)

[ad_1] In recent years, the scientific community has come to think about cancer — and cancer treatment — differently. Whereas in past decades, cancer was diagnosed, classified and treated according to the specific types of tissues it affected — breast cancer, for example, has traditionally been...

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China’s ecommerce turns to robots as labor shortage looms

[ad_1] Chinese ecommerce giant JD relies on around 65,000 employees for its last mile delivery service. Photo credit: JD. Inside a warehouse in the southeast corner of Beijing, a crane-like robot patiently picks up packages from pallet to container. Red banners are strewn across the top...

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