U.S. joins G7 artificial intelligence group to counter China

News:The United States has joined the Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence(AI). Facts: The Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence is a G7 countries Partnership initiated by France and Canada. Aim: To study and provide recommendations on the responsible adoption of AI based on shared principles of human rights, inclusion, diversity, innovation and economic growth. Additional Facts:… Continue reading U.S. joins G7 artificial intelligence group to counter China

Anguilla: British Territory in Caribbean

News:Anguilla,an island in the Caribbean Sea is a financial beneficiary of two latest trends in technology: Artificial intelligence(AI) and vanity URL(Uniform Resource Locator) or internet addresses. Facts: How is Anguilla a beneficiary? AI is the country code of Anguilla and it is also an acronym for Artificial Intelligence(AI). Every time an internet address which ends… Continue reading Anguilla: British Territory in Caribbean

National Educational Alliance for Technology(NEAT)

News:Ministry of Human Resource Development(MHRD) has announced a Scheme named National Educational Alliance for Technology(NEAT). Facts: About NEAT: The scheme aims to use Artificial Intelligence to make learning more personalized and customized as per the requirements of the learner. Under the scheme,a National NEAT platform will be created that would provide one-stop access to these… Continue reading National Educational Alliance for Technology(NEAT)

MSDE, IBM come together for nationwide Train-the-Trainer program in AI

News:Ministry of Skill Development has signed an agreement with Global IT major IBM for nationwide Train-the-Trainer program in Artificial Intelligence. Facts: About the program: As part of the program,trainers will be trained on basic Artificial Intelligence(AI) skills towards using the technology in their day-to-day training activities. The program will be executed over a period of… Continue reading MSDE, IBM come together for nationwide Train-the-Trainer program in AI

Health Ministry explores AI for combating tuberculosis

The Central tuberculosis(TB) Division of the health ministry has signed an MoU with the Wadhwani Institute for Artificial Intelligence to explore the application of Artificial Intelligence(AI) technology in its fight against the TB disease. The areas that AI based applications can support are in vulnerability and hot-spot mapping, modelling novel methods of screening and diagnostics… Continue reading Health Ministry explores AI for combating tuberculosis

AI tool helps astronomers identify galaxy clusters quickly

Researchers have developed an artificial intelligence powered tool called as “Deep-CEE” to identify galaxy clusters quickly. Galaxy clusters are some of the most massive structures in the cosmos but despite being millions of light years across,they can still be hard to spot. Deep-CEE stands for Deep Learning for Galaxy Cluster Extraction and Evaluation. This Artificial… Continue reading AI tool helps astronomers identify galaxy clusters quickly

A policy on AI, cyber security on the cards

A member of NITI Aayog has said that it has come up with a policy on artificial intelligence (AI) and cyber security. The policy would be taken up in the Union Cabinet soon. AI refers to the ability of machines to perform cognitive tasks like thinking, perceiving, learning, problem solving and decision making. Cyber security… Continue reading A policy on AI, cyber security on the cards

Govt plans introducing artificial intelligence system in MCA 21 portal

The government has decided to introduce artificial intelligence system in the MCA21 portal-an e-Governance initiative of Ministry of Company Affairs (MCA) This will make the compliance process easier as well as ensure routine enforcement activities are done round-the-clock on autopilot basis. The main focus of the government will be to rationalise all the forms and… Continue reading Govt plans introducing artificial intelligence system in MCA 21 portal

Share of tech patents on the rise in IP filings

According to a report by industry body Nasscom,India origin companies has filed over 4,600 patents in the US between 2015-2018.The majority of the patents were from the technology domain. A patent is a form of intellectual property.A patent gives its owner the right to exclude others from making,selling and importing an invention for a limited… Continue reading Share of tech patents on the rise in IP filings

UAE to host world’s foremost Artificial Intelligence Summit

United Arab Emirates (UAE) will host the world’s leading Artificial Intelligence (AI) Summit -AIE from April 30 to May 1,2019.The inaugural ‘AI Everything’ will take place at the Dubai World Trade Centre. The summit aims to empower global dialogue on the future of government, business and society.It will bring together world leaders on a single… Continue reading UAE to host world’s foremost Artificial Intelligence Summit