Humanitarian organisations invest in AI to improve their work

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AI can be used for an infinite number of tasks. It can answer your questions, produce images, or even create a virtual friend for you. More recently, it has been saving lives. The International Committee of the Red Cross began using it in 2019 to detect anti-personnel landmines more effectively. Previously, human experts alone analysed infrared images from mine-detecting drones, in what was a time-consuming and inaccurate process. Now, AI assists these operators by directly flagging up suspicious images. This saves a considerable amount of time. It’s as if the analyst had a thousand assistants…

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