Startup Digest

Artificial Intelligence

July 15, 2016

Hi all,

Welcome to AI Reading List #24. Here are some of the AI resources, updates and ideas I found most interesting this week.

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Police Use Robot to Kill for First Time; AI Experts Say it's no Big Deal but Worry About Future

Hope Reese - TechRepublic

The bomb robot police used to kill the Dallas Gunman last week was not acting on its own, but future ones will likely have more autonomy. And it's definitely not too early to start debating the ethics of that.

Up to Speed on Deep Learning in Medical Imaging

Isaac Madan and David Dindi

Great introductory overview to how Deep Learning is being used to identify, interpret and learn from medical image data.

We Need to Talk About AI and Access to Publicly Funded Data-Sets

Natasha Lomas - TechCrunch

It's great that a lot of companies and other people are starting to apply Deep Learning to medical images and other data. However, as Natasha Lomas questions here, should countries and hospitals be giving patients' data in exclusive deals to giant companies like Google for free?

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