« All Episodes: Gigaom AI Minute – June 4

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  • Researchers at Florida State University are using AI and machine learning to predict suicide risk with incredible results. The team can predict suicide attempts within the next two years with about 80 percent accuracy, and suicides attempts likely to occur within the next week at 92 percent accuracy. Read more.
  • This past April, a poll of 2200 Americans on AI asked respondents if they were strongly for or against national regulation of AI. Survey results indicated 37 percent of respondents strongly supported national regulation of AI, while just 4 percent felt strongly opposed. However, almost half of reported limited knowledge of what AI actually is. Read more.
  • A Paris business school will soon employ AI and facial analysis to know when online students are and aren’t paying attention. Using students’ webcams, a software called Nestor will analyze eye movements and facial expressions and then deliver quizzes based on the content covered when students appeared inattentive. Read more.
  • Expedia employs sentiment analysis to help hotels monitor and manage their online reputation. The company’s Guest Review Insights analyzes and organizes reviews to help hotel partners gain actionable insight. Hotels can better understand which amenities or guest services are most popular while also diagnosing areas of guest experience to improve upon. Read more.