Justice Department and EEOC Warn Against Disability Discrimination Justice Department and EEOC Warn Against Disability Discrimination (5/12/2022) News, Trustworthy AI - The Department of Justice and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today each released a technical assistance document about disability discrimination when employers use artificial intelligence (AI) and other software tools to make employment decisions. Employers increasingly use AI and… ...
AI-Powered App Aims to Discover Talent in Guard, Reserve AI-Powered App Aims to Discover Talent in Guard, Reserve (5/12/2022) Applications, News, Workforce - Members of the Reserve and National Guard are highly skilled across a variety of private-sector industries and have the potential to make substantial contributions to Defense Department missions, a DOD official said. The problem is, the department is not always… ...
U.S. EEOC and U.S. Department of Justice Warn against Disability Discrimination U.S. EEOC and U.S. Department of Justice Warn against Disability Discrimination (5/12/2022) News, Trustworthy AI - Today the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) each released a technical assistance document about disability discrimination when employers use artificial intelligence (AI) and other software tools to make employment decisions. Employers increasingly… ...
Tips for Workers: The Americans with Disabilities Act and the Use of Software, Algorithms, and Artificial Intelligence Tips for Workers: The Americans with Disabilities Act and the Use of Software, Algorithms, and Artificial Intelligence (5/12/2022) News, Trustworthy AI - Many businesses use technology to make decisions about hiring, promotions, and firing workers. That technology can make it harder for people with disabilities to get or do well at a job. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) protects applicants and… ...
Hitting a new peak: Scientists enhance X-ray data analysis with artificial intelligence Hitting a new peak: Scientists enhance X-ray data analysis with artificial intelligence (5/11/2022) News, R&D - Artificial intelligence (AI) is transforming every scientific field, from biology to materials science. When it comes to some types of X-ray experiments, new AI approaches have enabled researchers to obtain a more accurate analysis of their samples and to do… ...
Machine Learning Framework IDs Targets for Improving Catalysts Machine Learning Framework IDs Targets for Improving Catalysts (5/10/2022) News, R&D - Chemists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory have developed a new machine-learning (ML) framework that can zero in on which steps of a multistep chemical conversion should be tweaked to improve productivity. The approach could help guide… ...
Engineers develop fast and accurate COVID-19 sensor Engineers develop fast and accurate COVID-19 sensor (5/10/2022) Applications, News, R&D - Engineers at Johns Hopkins University, supported in part by the U.S. National Science Foundation, have developed a COVID-19 sensor that addresses the limitations of the two most widely used types of COVID-19 tests: PCR tests that require sample preparation, and… ...
S&T Tech Leads to Children Rescued and Traffickers Arrested S&T Tech Leads to Children Rescued and Traffickers Arrested (5/9/2022) Applications, News - It’s a rainy April afternoon in Taguig City when police spring into action. Nearly one million people call this bustling financial center of the Philippines home. It’s loud and crowded and easy for a child to become lost and maybe… ...
Retinal cell map could advance precise therapies for blinding diseases Retinal cell map could advance precise therapies for blinding diseases (5/6/2022) Applications, News, R&D - Researchers have identified distinct differences among the cells comprising a tissue in the retina that is vital to human visual perception. The scientists from the National Eye Institute (NEI) discovered five subpopulations of retinal pigment epithelium (RPE)—a layer of tissue… ...
Researchers now able to predict battery lifetimes with machine learning Researchers now able to predict battery lifetimes with machine learning (5/5/2022) Applications, News, R&D - Imagine a psychic telling your parents, on the day you were born, how long you would live. A similar experience is possible for battery chemists who are using new computational models to calculate battery lifetimes based on as little as… ...