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Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis. Photo: HT
Last year, organizations that have adopted AI saw tangible improvements in those areas in the range of 8% to 22%. (Reuters)
The differences in AI readiness between governments may increase the risk that certain countries could become testing grounds. (iStockphoto)
Pranav Alam, founder and CEO of Genebox (Ramegowda Bopaiah/Mint)
Pranav Alam, founder and CEO of Genebox (Ramegowda Bopaiah/Mint)

AI may help you lose weight too

  • With so many data points involved, it’s almost impossible for one individual to give you the right advice
  • Alam said roughly 100 genes that determine how you behave with food and his company can get as many as 700,000 data points for one individual

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AI has been increasingly seen as a magic pill that can solve any disease for which there is no cure yet.
AI has been increasingly seen as a magic pill that can solve any disease for which there is no cure yet.

India can leap ahead with AI in healthcare: Microsoft

  • Besides providing doctors and nurses with new user experiences, AI has a tremendous potential in precision medicine
  • It can also make healthcare more accessible and affordable for people in the remotest of areas

Many economists find that automation has an overall positive effect on the labour market. (iStockphoto)
Many economists find that automation has an overall positive effect on the labour market. (iStockphoto)

Chefs and truck drivers beware: AI is coming for your jobs

  • Businesses are typically eager to implement cost-cutting technology as they lay off workers
  • In the future, the class of workers affected by automation could grow as machines become more intelligent

Microsoft says it is democratizing AI and is making the technology used in building its own AI applications available on Azure to empower developers and institutions in solving their most difficult problems. (Reuters)
Microsoft says it is democratizing AI and is making the technology used in building its own AI applications available on Azure to empower developers and institutions in solving their most difficult problems. (Reuters)

Microsoft releases ‘Age of Intelligence’ white paper on India’s readiness of AI

  • Microsoft's white paper outlines challenges and opportunities with respect to AI
  • It says India is digitally ready for a comprehensive AI framework aligned to industries' long-term strategy

HR is a vast field with diverse and intricate functions, such as conflict mediation, capacity building, and hiring. 
HR is a vast field with diverse and intricate functions, such as conflict mediation, capacity building, and hiring. 

Multiple nuances to how humans can deal with AI governing hiring: Kazim Rizvi

  • AI’s impact in HR, in very basic terms, can be understood as a tale of faster and more informed decision making
  • AI algorithms could evaluate resumes on the basis of their experience and desired qualifications, providing a round of vetting with little or no effort

Creating music using AI is now the next step in this transformational journey, although the use of AI in music creation is definitely not something new. 
Creating music using AI is now the next step in this transformational journey, although the use of AI in music creation is definitely not something new. 

How Artificial Intelligence is transforming the music streaming industry  

  • Deeper mobile penetrations, cheaper data and the emergence of AI and Machine Learning have created a great ecosystem for streaming players 
  • RIAA estimates that the music industry has posted an increase in revenues in two consecutive years and possibly in 2018 as well

IBM CEO Ginni Rometty voted Harish Natarajan the victor but also said her company’s Project Debater better enriched their knowledge.  (Bloomberg)
IBM CEO Ginni Rometty voted Harish Natarajan the victor but also said her company’s Project Debater better enriched their knowledge. (Bloomberg)

A human just triumphed over IBM's six-year-old AI debater

  • IBM's 'Miss Debater' goes head to head with world debate champion Harish Natarajan, and loses
  • Artificial Intelligence may hold the edge in games such as Go and Jeopardy, but debating involves human emotion

Radiologists need to adapt themselves to new skill sets and technologies for attaining better productivity by integrating AI with radiology practice. (A file photo of a laboratory at Moolchand Healthcare. Leading hospitals are forming alliances with single speciality chains such as pathology and radiology chains, IVF centres, eye clinics, physiotherapy centres, cancer chains, etc., to effectively deliver services and jointly unlock more value. )
Radiologists need to adapt themselves to new skill sets and technologies for attaining better productivity by integrating AI with radiology practice. (A file photo of a laboratory at Moolchand Healthcare. Leading hospitals are forming alliances with single speciality chains such as pathology and radiology chains, IVF centres, eye clinics, physiotherapy centres, cancer chains, etc., to effectively deliver services and jointly unlock more value. )

Artificial Intelligence all set to Virtualize Radiology Brains  

  • AI and automation will not replace radiologists, but will act as an assistant to radiologist in every step of the imaging detection, diagnosis and prognosis
  • There is an increase in interest and enthusiasm for AI among the radiology community as the discussion is moving upwards on from considering AI as a threat

Monjin last year joined hands with Microsoft to develop a global assessment standard for interviewers.
Nearly 40 per cent of AI professionals have an entry-level salary of Rs 6 lakh onwards.
Nearly 40 per cent of AI professionals have an entry-level salary of Rs 6 lakh onwards.

Over 4,000 AI job roles vacant on talent shortage: Report

Around 57% of firms hiring for artificial intelligence (AI) roles are looking for candidates with over five years of experience, while the average AI experience of Indian professionals stands at a mere three years, according to the study

CIOs and IT leaders in digital commerce struggle with two major challenges when it comes to deploying AI projects: lack of quality training data and lack of in-house skills.
CIOs and IT leaders in digital commerce struggle with two major challenges when it comes to deploying AI projects: lack of quality training data and lack of in-house skills.

Make your digital commerce AI project a success

CIOs and IT leaders should follow three best practices to increase their success rate with digital commerce AI projects.

This no longer is a ‘man vs machine’ battle but is about ‘man with machines’. Photo: iStock
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