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Candy cane shortages and the importance of variation

It’s the holiday season in much of the world, and this year that means not just early sunsets and school breaks but also supply chain woes.  Everything, from puzzles and hot sauce to peppermint candy canes, is in short supply this month, as the global economy struggles to get items from point A to point B.

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They are what they’re taught: The need for AI data curation ethics

Artificial intelligence (AI) refers to a bunch of computer algorithms used to build machines capable of carrying out tasks that typically require human intelligence. These machines learn particular tasks based on the data we generate. Similar to an old saying “We are what we eat,” the performance of an AI system depends on how and what we “teach” it.  Thus, the data collected and used are fundamental to training AI systems.

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