AI potpourri: AI gets a job at NASA, finds serial killers, stops suicide, selects embryos, and interviews you!
This article discusses how Thomas Hargrove, a retired journalist who had access to a large collection of murder records created an algorithm that was able to find crime patterns.
Misses and false alarms should be factored in when designing the automation algorithm. Too many misses have catastrophic consequences in a high-risk situation. Facebook's AI is an example of an automated system where having misses far outweigh the nuisance of having false alarms.
This article talks about the newest employee at NASA Shared Services Center, Washington, who is a bot. Washington is a rules-based bot and follows a set of rules. NASA expects that future bots will have higher-order cognitive processing abilities.
This article discusses how AI is being used by companies to improve their recruiting process.
Unilever is also using AI to narrow down candidates based on their speech, facial expressions and body language.