Uganda installs Huawei’s AI-powered facial recognition surveillance system ‘nationwide’

“The cameras are already transforming modern day policing in Uganda, with facial recognition and artificial intelligence as part of policing and security.” — Ugandan Police. In East Africa, the Republic of Uganda is partnering with China technology giant Huawei to launch a facial recognition surveillance system that uses artificial intelligence to identify and log the identities…

Cerebras Systems unveils a record 1.2 trillion transistor chip for AI

New artificial intelligence company Cerebras Systems is unveiling the largest semiconductor chip ever built. The Cerebras Wafer Scale Engine has 1.2 trillion transistors, the basic on-off electronic switches that are the building blocks of silicon chips. Intel’s first 4004 processor in 1971 had 2,300 transistors, and a recent Advanced Micro Devices processor has 32 billion…

Trueface raises $3.7M to turn camera data into actionable insights

Today, we have millions of cameras deployed throughout various industries, organizations, and global borders around the world. However, with each of these individual cameras monitoring continuously and collecting vast amounts of data points, what good is it if not actionable or context applied? Trueface, a US-based leader in computer vision, utilizes machine learning and artificial…

Google’s DeepMind is applying artificial intelligence to detect acute kidney disease (GOOGL)

This is an excerpt from a story delivered exclusively to Business Insider Intelligence Digital Health Pro subscribers. To receive the full story plus other insights each morning, click here. The health unit of Google’s London-based AI powerhouse DeepMind published research that claims its machine learning (ML) AI can accurately predict 90% of acute kidney injuries…

I have released 100+ stock trading strategies using machine learning (GoogColab)

SSRN Paper: Note: the paper is still in draft form https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3420952 This paper investigates various machine learning trading and portfolio optimisation models and techniques. The notebooks to this paper are Python based. By last count there are about 15 distinct trading varieties and around 100 trading strategies. Code and data are made available where appropriate.…