AI Could Predict Death. But What If the Algorithm Is Biased?

April 23, 2019

Earlier this month the University of Nottingham published a study in PloSOne about a new artificial intelligence model that uses machine learning to predict the risk of premature death, using banked health data (on age and lifestyle factors) from Brits aged 40 to 69. This study comes months after a joint study between UC San Francisco, Stanford, and Google, which reported results of machine-learning-based data mining of electronic health records…


48 hours of innovation: What we learned at dmexco

September 29, 2017

Image: dmexco As dmexco comes to an end, attendees are leaving with new insights and ideas around the digiconomy and how to stay innovative in the ever changing tech landscape.  After two days of discussions around the latest trends and innovations, these are our key takeaways. Brands need to be content creators  Living in the digital world takes a toll on our ability to take in the world around us,…


Facebook takes new steps to fight revenge porn with photo-matching tech

June 1, 2017

Revenge porn is one of the most insidious problems on social media and the internet at large and Facebook is now taking new steps to fight it on one of the world’s largest online platforms. The social network announced it’s rolling out a new set of tools for users on Facebook, Messenger, and Instagram to prevent their most intimate images from being shared without their permission. The system won’t immediately…