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Using AI for social good in Singapore and Asia-Pacific

Google is partnering UN body in funding the creation of a research network and bringing together diverse players to tap the benefits of AI in the region.

Verily, a subsidiary of Alphabet, partnered the National Environment Agency on Project Wolbachia, which releases male sterile Wolbachia-infected mosquitoes to mate with female Aedes aegypti mosquitoes and cut their numbers.

A DOZEN years ago, I heard a presentation by the great Swedish statistician Hans Rosling, who worked in the field of data visualisation. Rosling dreamed of a dashboard for crises around the world. "We have dashboards for cars," he said, "but we don't have dashboards for the most important...