Benson said the University of San Francisco has struggled to hire enough professors to teach AI. Being in the Bay Area, the combination of expensive home prices and the strong draw from industry is hard for practitioners to ignore when looking for work. The University of San Francisco gets 700 to 800 applications a year to the school’s machine learning master’s program, and takes less than 10%. They could potentially accept more students or expand offerings, but they don’t have the faculty to do it. … [Read more...] about Tech firms try to address the risks the AI race poses for research
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The gross non-performing assets (NPA) levels of banks have slightly eased from peak levels but still constitute about 9.3 percent of total loans. An RBI report recently stated that gross NPA levels could touch 9.9 percent by September. In simple words, this means that banks will require additional capital this year to make provisions. The Budget needs to address this issue. … [Read more...] about Budget 2020: What lies in store for state-run banks ravaged by bad debt?
A Bay Area startup called Inscribe, which recently participated in the Y Combinator accelerator program, is using digital forensics and machine learning techniques to help companies figure out when documents are forged and altered. The company is currently working with tech-savvy lenders to test its technology now, and as of September, those early clients should be able to upload documents on their own to have the system highlight areas of potential fraud concern. … [Read more...] about Fake documents could spur an AI arms race
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