Created with the idea to create a personal AI that would help you express and witness yourself by offering a helpful conversation, Replika today is a faithful companion, a real friend, and also a private therapist to over a million people world over.
Algorithmic bias is human-made; hence it can also be solved by us. Since AI can help expose the hidden truth in faulty data sets, it helps the people developing these technologies to understand the errors better if not quicker. Observing ethically questionable whirlpools in data can help us rectify our process and shift our focus into a more balanced manner of developing algorithms.
The outbreak of Covid-19 didn't give countries the time to channelize and measure the depth of the spread when it began. However, there are many ways we, as a technologically developed race, could devise a plan for to avoid such an unprecedented situation from happening again.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) has already proved a vital tool in the fight against Covid-19. Be it by the early detection of the disease by a Canadian start-up or in speeding up diagnostics more pragmatically and efficiently or via being an essential aid to healthcare workers by delivering food and medicine and sanitising cities.