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How AI is detecting unconscious bias in recruitment

Vivek Doraiswamy, Co-Founder of MeVitae, explains how artificial intelligence can strip away prejudices and bias to ensure equality and diversity in recruitment. To succeed in a fast-paced, hyper-competitive global marketplace, companies must innovate, but a technology skills shortage is looming. As a result, 94% of the fastest growing tech firms state that finding, recruiting and […]

Phil Young

Artificial intelligence: a force for good

Phil Young, Senior Community and Research Manager at Digital Catapult, writes about the societal benefits of artificial intelligence and shares details about our upcoming AI events and activities.  Dystopian movies, TV and popular literature such as I, Robot, Transcendence and most recently Humans on Channel 4 have painted Artificial Intelligence in a relatively dim light, […]

AI XPRIZE

IBM Watson AI XPRIZE: Digital Catapult signs as official partner

UK innovation centre supports artificial intelligence competition designed to change the world for the better LONDON, UK, 3 January 2017 – Digital Catapult is proud to announce that it is the advocate UK partner involved in the IBM Watson AI XPRIZE, a $5m competition challenging teams to demonstrate how humans can collaborate with AI to tackle the world’s […]

Thales Pit Stop

Disrupting Rail: Data lakes and unicorns

Michaela Muruianu, Innovation Coordinator at Digital Catapult, shares outcomes from our recent Thales Pit Stop which explored new solutions for predicting and preventing rail infrastructure issues. The UK has a long history with railways, as it was the first country to build a full-scale working railway steam locomotive in 1804. Trains still play an important role in […]

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