The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are the 17 goals established by the United Nations General Assembly to positively transform our society and the world we live in.
The range of potential projects continues to grow as the AI community advances our technology capability and better understands the problems being faced.
One of the interesting aspects about several of Intel’s ‘AI for Social Good’ projects is that no new or novel technology was required.
Our team of AI researchers at Intel achieved success by working with partners to understand the problems, collecting the appropriate data, retraining algorithms, and molding them into a practical solution.
In fact, the call for proposals to be shared at upcoming AI for Social Good workshops held at NeurIPS and ICLR stated that submitted projects ‘do not necessarily need to be of outstanding theoretical novelty.’
Anna Bethke is a deep learning data scientist within the Artificial Intelligence Products Group at Intel, where she is the head of AI for Social Good. Her responsibilities include researching and designing fair, transparent, and accessible AI systems and establishing partnerships with social good organizations to enable their missions with Intel’s technologies and AI expertise.