In the wake of the pandemic, a growing number of businesses are speeding up plans to adopt AI and automation, according to the World Economic Forum’s Future of Jobs Report 2020.
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As humans and technology increasingly work together, here are five examples of the range of applications for artificial intelligence and where it might do good.
Closing the net on illegal fishing
Overfishing can deprive millions of people of their livelihood and billions of people of the food they need.
OceanMind is a UK-based organization fighting back against overfishing and illegal fishing using AI.
Pulling data from a variety of sources, including on-board collision-avoidance transmitters, radar and satellite imagery, and phone signals, OceanMind can track thousands of vessels around the world. Analyzing all that data, to ensure fishing craft are only operating in areas where they are allowed, is only possible thanks to AI and machine-learning algorithms.
When a ship is detected in waters where it isn’t licensed to operate, its location and details can be sent straight to local law enforcement or coast guard agencies to effect a timely intervention. […]
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