"Spotify is paving the way in democratizing music, and in that process, some ethical constituents are more troubling and speculative than others"
Welcome back to your dose of all things artificial intelligence! We are excited for this week's issue- we are bringing you the latest updates, along with Kaira Villanueva's essay about democratizing music and usage of user data.
"Spotify is paving the way in democratizing music, and in that process, some ethical constituents are more troubling and speculative than others.”
Kaira Villanueva is a senior at Columbia University focusing on the intersection of human experience and computer interfaces. She works on designing and engineering systems that enable healthy user experiences and is an advocate for inclusive technology. In her latest essay, she shares her thoughts on the ethics behind democratizing music.
You can read the full blog post about Kaira's essay here.
🚀 Event Recap
Our Co-Founder Haroon shared our work at A.I. For Anyone with The Impact Fellowship on January 13. We are excited to be able to continuously spread the message about the importance of spreading AI literacy and democratizing technology! 💖
🍳 Fresh from the A.I. Oven
How AI Provided Early Warnings of the Wuhan Virus
"Bluedot, a Toronto startup alerted its clients to the outbreak on Dec. 31, well ahead of notifications from the World Health Organization and US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention."
Apple Expanding AI Ecosystem
Apple recently acquired Xnor.ai, a Seattle-based start-up that develops low-power, edge-based artificial intelligence tools. Apple has acquired over 20 AI companies since 2010.
Taco Bell Integrating AI to app
Taco Bell is announced a partnership with Certona to create personalized experiences for its mobile app users, deriving relevant menu items and pushing targeted promotions.
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- The AI4A team
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