Artificial intelligence

News articles classified as Artificial intelligence

Stanford Health Policy —

New technologies aid the fight against human trafficking

An AI-powered database could help Brazilian authorities locate labor camps in the Amazon rainforest where hundreds of thousands of people are held in conditions of modern slavery.

Stanford Medicine —

Leaders discuss AI, equity, aging, and cancer

Physicians and researchers described some of the most promising pursuits in the medical field at the first Big Ideas in Medicine conference.

Stanford HAI —

The problem of pediatric data

Medical algorithms trained on adult data may be unreliable for evaluating young patients. But children’s records present complex quandaries for AI, especially around equity and consent.

Stanford HAI —

AI uncovers bias in dermatology training tools

A model trained on thousands of images in medical textbooks and journal articles found that dark skin tones are underrepresented in materials that teach doctors to recognize disease.

Stanford Medicine —

How X trained an AI tool for pathologists

The platform formerly known as Twitter turns out to be a surprising source of high-quality medical knowledge, says biomedical data science expert James Zou.

Stanford HAI —

Trust issues

An increasing number of people are turning to AI for help in sensitive areas like financial planning and medical advice, but researchers say large language models aren’t trustworthy enough for such critical jobs.

Stanford HAI —

Congressional staffers go to AI boot camp

To effectively regulate artificial intelligence, lawmakers must first understand it. A Stanford HAI workshop helped staffers think critically about this emerging technology.

Stanford HAI —

AI’s hidden racial variables

James Zou on how AI that predicts patients' race based on medical images could improve or exacerbate health care disparities.