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The Data Thread. Issue #3

June 25, 2019

Get The Data Thread in your inbox here In The News The future of AI research is in Africa Despite the odds, the African machine-learning community has blossomed over the last few years. In 2013, a local group of industry practitioners and researchers began Data Science Africa, an annual workshop…

The Data Thread. Issue #2.

June 18, 2019

In The News Deepfakes have got Congress panicking. This is what it needs to do. With the 2020 US election looming, the US Congress has grown increasingly concerned that the quick and easy ability to forge media could make election campaigns vulnerable to targeting by foreign operatives and compromise voter…

The Data Thread. Issue #1.

June 11, 2019

Get The Data Thread in your inbox here In The News Why does Beijing suddenly care about AI ethics? “New guidelines on freedom and privacy protection signal that the Chinese state is open to dialogue about how it uses technology.” AI & Machine Learning Using Transfer Learning for NLP with…