How can governments use AI to improve procurement?

By using artificial intelligence, agencies can improve their procurement processes. Perhaps no government process gives the impression of a complex bureaucracy more than the US government’s procurement system. Agencies follow the Federal Acquisition Regulation – or FAR for short – or the US Department of Defense counterpart, DFAR. The FAR consists of 37 chapters on … Read more

Using AI to Reduce Performance Risks in US Procurement

Advances in digital technology can help manage federal acquisition goals. The US government’s procurement system strives to obtain the best goods and services from the best private sector companies at the best prices. To achieve these goals and ensure taxpayers’ money is properly protected, the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) makes clear that the government procurement … Read more

35 Innovators Under 35: AI and Robots

Robots are generally not known for their flexibility, with a few exceptions. Laura Blumenschein, 29, co-invented the Vine robot, which moves and grows like a plant. Shaped like a tube, the soft robot uses air pressure to maneuver around and lengthens as material fed through the center comes out the other side. “Think of a … Read more

Is science fiction our new reality thanks to humanoids?

A robotic apocalypse may be coming sooner than we think. Elon Musk, the king of artificial intelligence, said he will unveil a new humanoid, the Tesla Bot, by the end of the year. Earlier this month, Musk said: Twitter that Tesla’s AI Day had been postponed to September 30, as the company may have an … Read more

Stanford University Open Sources Controllable Generative Language AI Diffusion-LM

Stanford University researchers have open sourced Diffusion-LM, a non-autoregressive generative language model that allows fine-grained control of the model’s output text. When evaluated on controlled text generation tasks, Diffusion-LM outperforms existing methods. The model and experiments were described in a paper published on arXiv. Diffusion-LM is a generative language model that plug and play control … Read more

Radiologists develop AI to highlight artifacts on CT pulmonary angiography

Movement artifacts, respiratory movement, technically unsatisfactory – and so on Lead author Giridhar Dasegowda, MBBS, senior author Keith Dreyer, DO, PhD, and colleagues at Mass General Brigham pulled 793 CTPA reports from three healthcare sites (two academic, one community). The searches that returned the results contained terms such as: motion artifacts† breathing movement and technically … Read more

Sanofi Urges to Accelerate Medical Writing and Reporting Processes

Sanofi aims to scale its natural language generation capabilities with Yseop, positioning it to leverage its partner’s platform to accelerate the clinical trial submission process. Yseop, a company specializing in artificial intelligence (AI) and natural language processing (NLP), first partnered with Sanofi four years ago to automate clinical safety reporting before expanding its relationship to … Read more

In DALL-E Mini, the internet’s favorite artificial intelligence meme machine

on June 6, Hugging Face, a company that hosts open source artificial intelligence projects, has seen traffic to an AI image generation tool called DALL-E Mini skyrocket. The seemingly simple app, which generates nine images in response to a typed text prompt, was launched almost a year ago by an independent developer. But after some … Read more

In DALL-E Mini, the internet’s favorite artificial intelligence meme machine

on June 6, Hugging Face, a company that hosts open source artificial intelligence projects, has seen traffic to an AI image generation tool called DALL-E Mini skyrocket. The seemingly simple app, which generates nine images in response to a typed text prompt, was launched almost a year ago by an independent developer. But after some … Read more

The procurement path to AI governance

Procurement standards can promote responsible government use of artificial intelligence. The growing interest in and acceptance of artificial intelligence systems by all levels of government has sparked much debate. AI has a lot to offer government, as automated tools can enable officials to make their decision-making processes faster, more accurate and more predictable. But relying … Read more