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AI for the Poor

As AI technology advances, concern grows in wealthy countries that machines will replace highly skilled knowledge workers. However, the impact of AI on developing countries is expected to be different. With a higher percentage of the population working in less vulnerable sectors to automation, such as agriculture, the focus is on how billions of people in these countries can employ AI rather than being replaced by it. The most transformative applications of AI in the developing world are likely to be those that open up new possibilities for humans rather than replacing them. Already, AI has been used to develop alternative credit scoring systems, offer small loans via mobile phones, target aid during crises, provide personalized education, offer better medical diagnostics, and assist with navigating bureaucracies. To make AI more accessible in the developing world, efforts must be made to create data representative of these populations and overcome infrastructural barriers such as limited smartphone access and poor connectivity. International coordination is also needed, as many developing countries lack the resources and scale to invest in AI technologies for the poor.

AI-Generated Counterfeit Books Are Now Being Sold on Amazon

An author has discovered that AI-generated counterfeit books are now being sold on Amazon in her name. The books are poorly written and full of errors, but unsuspecting customers still purchase them. This is a new and disturbing development in the world of AI, and it raises questions about the potential for AI to be used to create harmful or misleading content.

Google Says AI Systems Should Be Able to Mine Publishers’ Work Unless Companies Opt Out

Google has proposed a new policy allowing AI systems to mine publishers’ work without their permission unless the publishers specifically opt-out. This policy has been criticized by publishers, who worry that it could lead to the unauthorized use of their content. Google has defended the policy, arguing that allowing AI systems to learn from a wide range of data is necessary to be effective.

Small Businesses Are Using AI to Save Time and Money

Small businesses are increasingly using AI to automate tasks and improve efficiency. AI-powered tools can help businesses with everything from customer service to marketing to inventory management. This can free up businesses to focus on their core activities and grow their bottom line.

LabGenius Uses Machine Learning to Produce Antibodies at Scale

LabGenius is a company that uses machine learning to produce antibodies at scale. This technology has the potential to revolutionize the healthcare industry, as it could produce custom antibodies for individual patients. LabGenius is currently working with pharmaceutical companies to develop new treatments for cancer and other diseases.

EverestLabs Uses Robotic Arms and AI to Make Recycling More Efficient

EverestLabs is a company that uses robotic arms and AI to make recycling more efficient. Their technology can sort recyclable materials with high accuracy, and it can also identify and remove contaminants. This can help improve the quality of recycled materials and reduce the amount of waste in landfills.

Vatican Announces That AI Will Be the Theme of Next World Day of Peace

This is a significant development, as it shows that the Vatican is taking AI seriously and is concerned about its potential impact on society. The World Day of Peace is an annual event celebrated on January 1st. It is a time for people worldwide to reflect on peace and work towards a more peaceful future.


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