Developing for Development: Machine Learning for the Greater Good

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Mobile agriculture in Uganda powered by machine learning

When we contemplate machine learning, we might think of our phone companions Siri or Cortana, hot fitness items on the market now that adjust to our routines and abilities, or about big business and data science. Seldom does our picture of “cutting-edge” involve places that are not industrialized. But the “developing” world is a rich… Read more

Is Artificial Intelligence Within Reach?

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Hope you enjoy this guest post from Victoria Preston, a robotics major from Olin College of Engineering: Artificial intelligence and machine learning are arguably two of the biggest concepts in advancing robotic technologies. They promise of years to come when we can be sitting on the park bench having a lovely conversation with an android… Read more