Infrastructure

9 Posts

China's AI ROI: AI May Add $600 Billion to China's Economy by 2030
Infrastructure

China's AI ROI: AI May Add $600 Billion to China's Economy by 2030

China’s investment in AI business, infrastructure, and research could pay off big over the next decade.
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Drone delivering package.
Infrastructure

Where Drones Fly Free

Autonomous aircraft in the United Kingdom are getting their own superhighway.What’s new: The UK government approved Project Skyway, a 165-mile system of interconnected drone-only flight routes. The airspace is scheduled to open by
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The View Through the Windshield
Infrastructure

The View Through the Windshield

Overhead cameras equipped with computer vision are spotting distracted drivers on the road.What’s new: A system from Melbourne-based Acusensus alerts police when drivers are engaged in risky activities such as using a cell phone
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Matt Zeiler
Infrastructure

Matt Zeiler: Advance AI for Good

There’s a reason why artificial intelligence is sometimes referred to as “software 2.0”: It represents the most significant technological advance in decades. Like any groundbreaking invention, it raises concerns about the future, and much of the media focus is on the threats it brings.
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Computer vision from SewerAI identifies flaws in water pipes.
Infrastructure

AI Goes Underground: Computer Vision From SewerAI Classifies Defective Pipes

A system from California startup SewerAI analyzes videos of underground pipes to prioritize those in need of repair.
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Animation of thousands of flights over the globe
Infrastructure

Flight Paths Optimized

An AI system is helping aircraft avoid bad weather, restricted airspace, and clogged runways. Alaska Airlines will route all its flights using a system from Airspace Intelligence called Flyways.
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Forbidden sign over security cameras, handprint and face recognition system
Infrastructure

The Coming Crackdown

The European Union proposed sweeping restrictions on AI technologies and applications. The executive arm of the 27-nation EU published draft rules that aim to regulate, and in some cases ban, a range of AI systems.
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Data showing information related to AI strategy status in OECD countries
Infrastructure

Computation as a National Resource

How much processing power do various nations have on hand to drive their AI strategy? An international trade group aims to find out. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is launching an effort to measure the computing capacity available in countries around the world.
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Fei-Fei Li
Infrastructure

Fei-Fei Li: Invigorating the U.S. AI Ecosystem

The United States has been a leader in science and technology for decades, and all nations have benefitted from its innovations. But U.S. leadership in AI is not guaranteed.
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