Scott Koegler

Scott Koegler

Scott Koegler is Executive Editor for PMG360. He is a technology writer and editor with 20+ years experience delivering high value content to readers and publishers. 

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Bias is Everywhere - Can AI Help Identify and Reduce It?

 Bias is one of the biggest documented weaknesses of humans. This can be seen from implicit tests that show that we are not even aware of some of our biases. Although we may say that these biases are part of human nature, experiments have shown that they can affect our judgments and outcomes. Over the past few years, there has been an argument on whether human biases can be solved by artificial intelligence or whether these biases can make their way into AI systems and cause harm. This comes at a time when AI is being deployed by many companies across different industries. The industries need to be aware of the risks of biases ad how AI can be affected by it.

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Can AI be Considered to be Conscious?

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has achieved a lot since it came into existence. However, the main objective has always been to get high-level AI systems that mimic humans in most of the things they do. In essence, the primary objective of AI systems is to function independently, like humans. However, that AI is conscious is no longer a matter of if but when. This was envisioned by Norbert Wiener, the renowned father of cybernetics in his book The Human Use of Human Beings, back in 1950. Although Norbert lived at a time when vacuum tubes were the building blocks of computers that were few at a time, he foresaw how automation would change the society for the better.

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AI Can't Cure COVID-19

With the coronavirus now spreading fast across countries, many people are looking for information on how to approach it. This involves finding out what works and what does not. With such a need for information, disinformation is also spreading across borders more than ever before. One of the most recent disinformation is that artificial intelligence can cure COVID-19. Such kind of information circulating online is not only misleading but is dangerous as well. With the increase in the number of social media users and platforms, such mis/disinformation can reach millions of people within a short time.

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