What the Heck is AI doing about COVID-19?

What the Heck is AI doing about COVID-19?

**This article was first published on my Medium account on May 9th 2020. ** On December 31st 2019, a small Canadian Artificial Intelligence startup called BlueDot, which uses natural language processing and machine learning to scour through hundreds of foreign sources daily, issued a thorough warning that an “unusual pneumonia case”, originating from the Wuhan province in China, would be spreading across the globe in record time, and it projected the routes it would take to do so. And when it does, it would be a killer. This was more than one week before even the (until recently…) well-funded, very powerful World...Read more