Our Blog: The Humankind of AI

We write to inform, share, and consider. We exist to build a brighter world for future generations through novel applications of machine learning and AI: humbled by our responsibility to be ethical participants. We hope you learn more about who we are, what we're writing about, and AI's impact on humankind.

Hospitals Face an Infection Control Problem. People + AI Can Solve It.

The Problem is Non-Compliance

Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) affect 1.4 million people worldwide at any given time. That’s ~1 in 31 hospital patients. [1] In the United States, HAIs cost hospitals $28-44 billion annually. Their indirect cost to society (e.g., early deaths, decreased productivity) is even greater. [2]

Three Ways to Failure-Proof Your AI Roadmap

Manage Risk & Achieve Rewards

Artificial intelligence (AI) adoption is accelerating, but trends are...

Computer Vision vs. Machine Vision: What's the Difference?

The Simplest Explanation

You’re likely to encounter “computer vision” (CV) and “machine vision”...

Machine Vision with a Mission: Saving the Amazon Rainforest

Unlicensed Logging is an Environmental Hazard

Does your home have wooden floors, doors, or...

Cross-Species Communication? Researchers Say AI is the Key

Technology Could Help Us Understand Animals

Although animals don’t “speak” like us, they do...

We Helped a Non-Profit Expand Road Access in Rural Rwanda

The Mission: Expanding Road Access in Rural Rwanda

In 2020, a non-profit set out to solve a...

Artificial Intelligence in the Wild: Helping Conservationists Save Species

Artificial Intelligence in the Wild

Scientists warn that we’re facing Earth's sixth “mass...

Machine Vision in Manufacturing Means Better Quality Control

What is Machine Vision?

Machine vision uses sophisticated hardware and artificial intelligence (AI)...

We Helped a Startup Fight Wildfires with AI & Atmospheric Balloons

Climate Change Fuels Record Wildfires

The 2021 wildfire season scorched 3.6 million acres in the...

We Can Use Artificial Intelligence Against Pandemics. Why Stop at COVID-19?

Learning from the Past

In June 2021, six months after the first identified COVID-19 outbreak  [1],...