Issue 10 | Winter 2019

Navigating the Rise of Affective Computing

Understanding and analysing human emotions doesn’t come naturally to computers, but the field is advancing rapidly

Taking on Illegal Logging with AI

Artificial intelligence has been applied to many areas, but few have such an immediate benefit as the work being done by Rainforest Connection

Emotional Intelligence: The must-have skill

As artificial intelligence becomes an ever-more present part of our working lives, the skills required of human workers are shifting

Let’s Get Ethical: Creating Fair and Trustworthy AI 

At its best, artificial intelligence can provide huge benefits for society. At its worst, it reflects humanity’s darkest prejudices

AI vs AI: DDoS Attacks

The cybersecurity industry is turning to artificial intelligence and machine learning to defend against cyber threats. Cybercriminals are adding it to their arsenal too

Industries Giving AI the Green Light

Around the world, companies are increasingly exploring the potential of AI, but not all industries have got as far as others

From the Influencers: Key quotes

 This month’s key quotes from leaders in artificial intelligence

When Models Are Attacked: AI Security Risks

There are many barriers to creating effective AI, but one of the less commonly discussed areas is malicious attacks

Inside the Factory Where Robots Program Themselves

Printed circuit boards are an essential part of modern life, with demand in almost every sector

Should AI Use Red Teams?

In the ongoing search for solutions to AI bias, techno-sociologist Zeynep Tufekci has proposed a novel solution: red teams

Automation is Still a Risk to Jobs

Despite an increasing focus on how AI can be used to augment human jobs, the reality is still that many roles are at risk of automation

Pope Francis on AI: Does it Really Risk “Barbarism”?

At The Common Good in the Digital Age conference in September, Pope Francis warned that AI could, if unchecked by ethics, become “an enemy of the common good”

Are Brands at Risk of Losing the Human Touch?

Customer service has been fast to embrace AI, particularly with the advent of chatbots. But there’s a role for humans too

AI Events in November and Beyond

Stay up to date with the latest industry events around the world,  with conferences and seminars across the US, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia