The Imperative to Democratize Artificial Intelligence

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LocalOrg : MIT Technology Review recently published an article titled, “An AI Ophthalmologist Shows How Machine Learning May Transform Medicine.” In it, it describes how Google researchers at their DeepMind subsidiary used artificial intelligence (AI) to scan images of human eyes to detect a common form of blindness as well as, or better More...

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By Finian Cunningham On Saturday, November 26th, 2016
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French Harbinger For Better Russian-European Ties

Finian Cunningham (SCF) : France is to hold presidential elections early next year. The two main contestants both promise to bring a dramatic shift towards better Franco-Russian relations. Regardless of who actually More...

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By nsnbc On Saturday, November 26th, 2016
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Cuba’s Fidel Castro Dies Age 90

nsnbc : Cuba’s revolutionary leader and long-time head of State Fidel Castro Ruiz died on Friday at 10:29pm local time. His death was announced by his brother, President Raul Castro who said that Fidel’s More...

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By F William Engdahl On Monday, November 21st, 2016
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The Iran-Russia-China Strategic Triangle

F. William Engdahl (NEO) : The developing economic, political and military links binding Iran, China and Russia in what I see as an emerging Golden Triangle in Eurasia, are continuing to deepen in significant areas. More...

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By New Eastern Outlook On Saturday, November 19th, 2016
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The Future of South Korea’s Domestic Policy

Konstantin Asmolov (NEO) : Besides the scandal surrounding the confidante of the President, other events have also been occurring in the political life of South Korea. Firstly, the South Korean President, Park More...

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By nsnbc On Wednesday, November 9th, 2016
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The forgotten violence that helped India break free from colonial rule

Joseph McQuade (TC) : The popular view of India’s journey to independence from British rule is the famous story of Mohandas Gandhi’s extraordinary campaign of non-violent protest. It is a heritage still marked More...

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By Finian Cunningham On Saturday, November 5th, 2016
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England Plays Political Football over FIFA Poppy Ban

Finian Cunningham (SCF) : The Rule Britannia brigade were out in force this week furiously denouncing an international football ban on what they say is their right to commemorate Britain’s war dead. Soccer’s More...

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By nsnbc On Saturday, November 5th, 2016
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So, parliament gets a pre-Brexit vote – but what will it be voting on?

Fiona de Londras (TC) : The court ruling that Britain’s parliament must have a vote before the government can trigger Article 50 to start Brexit negotiations has opened more than one can of worms. One particularly More...

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By Azly Rahman On Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016
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Islamisation and its Discontents

Azly Rahman (nsnbc) : I am back writing for the public. I took a few-weeks-hiatus from my Malaysiakini column to write a few literary essays, chapters from my memoir of growing up in the “sewel but sober and sensible More...

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By F William Engdahl On Sunday, October 30th, 2016
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More Bang for the Buck

F. William Engdahl (NEO) : More bang for the buck is the most apt description when we compare spending of the United States Government with that of the Government of the Russian Federation on its defense sector More...