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With New Healthcare Tech Relying on Data Sharing, Trust is Required 

Doctor showing senior patient how to synchronize health app in smartphone and smartwatch
By AI Trends Staff  
On the verge of a new era of healthcare in which AI can combine with data sharing to deliver many new services, healthcare organizations need to earn the trust of patients that their data will be used properly. 
That was a message delivered by speakers on healthcare and AI topics at the Consumer Electronics Show held virtually last week.  
Christina Silcox, Policy Fellow at the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy
Issues related to data bias and explainability surfaced quickly.  A major issue with …

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Startup: Truera Raising Money to Get AI Explainability Solution to Market 

Startup Truera attempts to shine a light into the black box of AI to give visibility into how the model arrives at its recommended decisions. (Credit: Getty Images)  
By AI Trends Staff  
In the black box problem in machine learning, data goes in, suggested decisions come out, and how the model arrived at its suggestions may or may not be explainable. This problem intrigued Prof. Anupam Datta of Carnegie Mellon University, who in 2014 with his PhD student Shayak Sen began researching explainable AI. At the same time, Will Uppington was among the founders at Bloomreach, which was trying to make …

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2021 Predictions: ML Automation, K-anonymity, Hyperautomation, Semantic Graphs 

Predictions from experts for AI in 2021 include more diverse datasets, more AI in BI, semantic graphs, k-anonymity and hyperautomation. (Credit: Getty Images)
[Ed. Note: We have heard from a range of AI practitioners for their predictions on AI Trends in 2021. Here are predictions from a selection of those writing.] 
Florian Douetteau, CEO and co-founder of Dataiku
From Florian Douetteau, CEO and co-founder of Dataiku: 
Inclusive engineering will begin to make its way into the mainstream to support diversity. In order to ensure diversity is baked into their AI plans, companies must also commit the time and resources to practice inclusive …

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