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Dave Gershgorn

Emerging Tech

The Case Against Understanding Why AI Makes Decisions

Not everyone wants to open the "black box" of artificial intelligence.

Data

Google Is Using 46 Billion Data Points to Predict the Medical Outcomes of Hospital Patients

Google hopes to predict your medical outcome as soon as you’re admitted to the hospital.

Emerging Tech

The Robots of 2018 Are iPads on Wheels

Information robots took over the robot section of CES 2018.

CIO Briefing

Online Shopping is Overloading the US Postal Service

USPS expects to ship more than 850 million packages this holiday season.

Emerging Tech

How to Give the Gift of Bitcoin This Holiday Season

All of your friends and family are secretly hoping to unwrap the gift of a speculative, volatile investment.

Emerging Tech

All the New Software Amazon Announced at Its Huge Developer Conference

Amazon is trying to make artificial intelligence services a cornerstone of its quickly-growing cloud business.

CIO Briefing

Stanford Trained AI to Diagnose Pneumonia Better Than a Radiologist in Just Two Months

There’s a clear trend that having more data makes it easier to train artificial intelligence.

CIO Briefing

More Than 50 Experts Just Told DHS That Using AI for “Extreme Vetting” Is Dangerously Misguided

The controversial program, which hasn’t yet been implemented, would screen digital information to determine whether a person is fit to stay in the United States.

Emerging Tech

The Field of AI Research Is About to Get Way Bigger Than Code

When it comes to developing artificial intelligence, the largest technology companies in the world are all-in.

Emerging Tech

If the US Government Can’t Explain AI’s Decisions It Shouldn’t Use It

Nearly 250 years in, there’s a new force at work on the North American continent whose decisions can’t be explained.