This Week In Cognitive Automation: AI Spots Wildfires, Preventing Bias

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Pascal Bornet
This Week In Cognitive Automation: AI Spots Wildfires, Preventing Bias

Day after day, week after week, Intelligent Automation is getting more powerful, supporting clients, patients, employees, companies, and making our world more human. Each week, I’ll share the content I’m reading that celebrates the latest and most significant advancements in these fields.


Tesla Bot Unveiled 

A humanoid robot that uses vehicle AI. “It’s intended to be friendly,” Elon Musk joked.


AI Tool Tracks the Time Politicians Spend on Their Phones

The handy tool uses machine learning and face recognition to measure.


AI sifts through video data to spot fires

Sonoma County, California is using artificial intelligence to help detect blazes before they become wildfires.


AI will improve food safety, quality, and processing efficiency post-COVID—with some risks attached

AI can help accelerate food processes alongside a rapidly growing global demand for food.


Stopping AI Bias Starts With Diverse Product Teams

One of the most potent, but often unseen, hurdles to effective product design is under-representation, which can lead to inherent bias.


Would you let a robot lawyer defend you?

Could your next lawyer be a robot? It sounds far fetched, but artificial intelligence (AI) software systems – computer programs that can update and “think” by themselves – are increasingly being used by the legal community.


Other great cognitive automation reads:

It is always safer to see the finish before deciding. Primer app leverages AI and AR to redecorate your home easily.

This levitating lamp uses science to defy gravity! This innovation leverages electromagnetic induction with a magnetic levitation system.

Combining algorithms to create more insights. In this example, 4 algorithms are using the same input (the image of a car), and each of them produce simultaneously 4 different (and complementary) outputs: License plate number recognition, Brand and model type recognition, Logo detection, and Car color recognition.


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By
Pascal Bornet
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Chief Data Officer, Aera Technology
Published:
October 27, 2021
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