The most important general-purpose technology of our era is artificial intelligence, particularly machine learning (ML) — that is, the machine’s ability to keep improving its performance without humans having to explain exactly how to accomplish all the tasks it’s given. Within just the past few years machine learning has become far more effective and widely available. We can now build systems that learn how to perform tasks on their own.
FDA approves AI-powered diagnostic that doesn’t need a doctor’s help
Marking a new era of “diagnosis by software,” the US Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday gave permission to a company called IDx to market an AI-powered diagnostic device for ophthalmology.
A New Border Security App Uses AI To Flag Suspicious People In Seconds
Amid concerns about predictive policing, Unisys says its system should expedite screening of cargo and people and reduce unnecessary inspections.
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