Innovation Intelligence Review #6

Short weekly review to facilitate deepening about innovative medium-term themes and scenarios in the social-tech fields

MIlan, Roberto Cozzi Swinming-pool with the Maurizio Cattelan’s mural by ToiletPaper

AI 1, 4 intelligence, introducing a taxonomy of the roles that AI systems can play in supporting intelligence — namely, automated analysis, collection support, evaluation support, and information prioritization — and provide qualitative analyses of the drivers of the impact of system performance for each of these categories, by Rand

AI 2, 4 Covid-19, Greece, system that uses a machine-learning algorithm to determine which travellers entering the country should be tested for COVID-19. Machine learning to be more effective at identifying asymptomatic people than was random testing or testing based on a traveller’s country of origin. According to analysis, during the peak tourist season, the system detected two to four times more infected travellers than did random testing, by Nature

AI 3, 4 Welfare, abuses, Vulnerability Index — Service Prioritization Decision Assistance Tool — an example how a scoring algorithm to help address America’s homelessness crisis are used by local governments to deny assistance to large numbers of people in need, by Coda

A/V R, Job Training Markets, Worldwide spending on augmented and virtual reality training systems topped 1.3 USD billion in 2020 and is expected to be 72,8 in 2024, by IDC

Climate Intelligence, the lack of adaptation policies is rendering the Middle East uninhabitable and the consequent expected waves of migration from poor countries, by Foreign Policy

Competitive Intelligence, GeoEcomics Soft Power, Lithuania has inaugurated its e-residency program: for now it is not comparable as that of Estonia

Crypto Intelligence, the use of cryptocurrency funding by far-right groups and the ‘follow the money’ the difficulties, by The Associated Press

Crypto Laws, Ukraine, a draft law legalizing and regulating cryptocurrency and other virtual assets like tokens in Ukraine has passed the parliament in the second reading on Sept. 8 (sorry in Ukranian)

Health Intelligence, mass sociogenic illness, also known as mass psychogenic illness or historically called mass hysteria, spreads like a social virus. But instead of a perceptible viral particle, the pathogen and method of contagion is invisible. Symptoms spread by unconscious social mimicry to vulnerable people, thought to be triggered by emotional distress. The case of Tourette syndrome induced by social media, by WIRED

Robotic Intelligence, the attempt to define the characteristics of the phenomenon of empathy in the area of human, robot interaction (HRI), by Joanna K. Malinowska on Minds and Machine

Social Intelligence 1, global cities, how the pandemic has challenged the global-city model and how changes in light of the decline in infections do not seem reversible from a demographic perspective, by The Economist

Social Intelligence 2, conspiracy theories, dead-internet theory is a niche idea because it’s patently ridiculous, but it has been spreading. The base idea is that Much of the “supposedly human-produced content” you see online was actually created using AI and was propagated by bots, possibly aided by a group of “influencers” on the payroll of various corporations that are in cahoots with the government, by The Atlantic


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